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featurecricket2 months ago

Shikhar Dhawan’s Test career - is it 'really' done and dusted

It has been exactly 636 days since Shikhar Dhawan last wore the Indian whites, in the series against England, batting alongside KL Rahul. However, since then, his future has more or less looked cold, with the southpaw establishing himself as more of a white-ball specialist.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket5 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | The underwhelming XI of the tournament

Nothing divides opinion like stringing together a ‘Flop XI’ for a tournament. Arguments with colleagues can even make you pull your hair out in frustration. Thus after exchanging several verbal blows, we, here at SportsCafe, have collated together the underwhelming XI of the 2019/20 Ranji season.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket5 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Very good to have DRS at least in knockouts, admits Abhimanyu Easwaran

Bengal captain Abhimanyu Easwaran gave a thumbs up to the BCCI’s move to use the Decision Review System (DRS) for the first time in the semi-finals of the Ranji Trophy starting tomorrow. Head coach Arun Lal also welcomed the move, saying he is hopeful it will avoid the major howlers.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket5 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | ODI v BEN - Bengal build on precious first innings lead

Building on a precious 82-run first-innings lead against Odisha in the second quarter-final at the DRIEMS Ground in Cuttack, Bengal reached 79 for two at stumps on day three. Earlier, three-fers from Ishan Porel, Nilkantha Das, and Mukesh Kumar helped Bengal restrict Odisha to just 250.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket6 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | ODI v BEN - Anustup Majumdar, Shahbaz Ahmed to Bengal’s rescue after top order collapse

An unbeaten century from Anustup Majumdar and an unbeaten half-century from Shahbaz Ahmed helped rescue Bengal from 46 for five to reach 308 for six at stumps on day one against Odisha. Suryakant Pradhan and Kanwar Singh Chohan, who picked up two wickets each, led the way for the hosts.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket6 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group A - Bengal, Delhi in command, rain dents Vidarbha’s qualifying dreams

Bengal and Delhi reached commanding positions against Rajasthan and Gujarat respectively at the end of day three of the eighth round of matches. Elsewhere, rain spoiled play in Vidarbha’s clash against Kerala, which meant that the former’s chances of qualifying for the quarter-finals are now slim.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket6 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Abhimanyu Easwaran returns for Rajasthan clash; Aditya Tare to continue leading Mumbai

Abhimanyu Easwaran, who is currently representing the India ‘A’ side in Christchurch, will return to India post the first unofficial Test and will lead Bengal in their upcoming Ranji clash against Rajasthan. Meanwhile, Aditya Tare will continue to lead Mumbai despite the return of Suryakumar Yadav.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket6 months ago

Bengal misses ‘lionhearted’ Ashok Dinda but can't control certain things, admits Manoj Tiwary

Manoj Tiwary, speaking exclusively to SportsCafe, has shed some light on Ashok Dinda, stating that the team does miss the pacer but it's one of the cases wherein determining factors are uncontrollable. However, Tiwary also pressed that Dinda is extremely important to any side that he is in.
Sritama Panda
newscricket6 months ago

Ranji Trophy | Manoj Tiwary to lead Bengal against Delhi in Abhimanyu Easwaran’s absence

Manoj Tiwary is all set to lead Bengal in its next Ranji Trophy fixture against Delhi as his successor Abhimanyu Easwaran tours New Zealand with the India  A side. Tiwary is coming off a triple ton, only the second Bengal batter to achieve the feat, which helped his side flatten Hyderabad at home.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket7 months ago

Happy that I am part of India discussion, elates Priyank Panchal

Priyank Panchal has stated that he is happy being a part of the discussion of India's opening debate which he feels adds to his game and fuels him to perform better. Panchal has also added that he and Abhimanyu Easwaran respect each other and enjoy each other's success at the domestic level.
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