Ranji Trophy

Ranji Trophy is an annual first-class cricket championship which is played in India. It is played between teams which represent regional and state cricket associations. The competition was first held in 1934

Timelines
Fast bowler Vinay Kumar retires from international, First-class cricket

26 Feb 2021

Fast bowler Vinay Kumar retires from international, First-class cricket

Fast bowler Vinay Kumar announced his retirement from international and First-class cricket on Friday.

Ashok Dinda retires: Presenting his numbers in domestic cricket

03 Feb 2021

Ashok Dinda retires: Presenting his numbers in domestic cricket

Former India and Bengal fast bowler Ashok Dinda announced retirement from all forms of cricket on February 2.

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Arjun among players selected for MCA camp

31 Jan 2021

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Arjun among players selected for MCA camp

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun Tendulkar is among the 100 players selected by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) for the probable players' camp for the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021.

BCCI set to conduct IPL 2021 in India

31 Jan 2021

BCCI set to conduct IPL 2021 in India

In what comes as a positive news for Indian cricket fans, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is planning to conduct the IPL 2021 in India.

Ranji Trophy scrapped for 2020/21, Vijay Hazare Trophy gets go-ahead

30 Jan 2021

Ranji Trophy scrapped for 2020/21, Vijay Hazare Trophy gets go-ahead

In a major development, India's premier domestic tournament Ranji Trophy won't be held in the truncated 2020/21 season.

BCCI to discuss 'bigger IPL window' in forthcoming meeting

17 Jan 2021

BCCI to discuss 'bigger IPL window' in forthcoming meeting

While two new teams are set to be introduced from the IPL 2022 season onwards, the BCCI is working on ways to get a bigger window in the international calendar in order to accommodate a longer tournament.

Navdeep Saini earns maiden Test call-up: Unfurling his journey

06 Jan 2021

Navdeep Saini earns maiden Test call-up: Unfurling his journey

Fast bowler Navdeep Saini has earned his maiden Test call-up for the upcoming Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Prithvi Shaw turns 21: A look at his splendid records

09 Nov 2020

Prithvi Shaw turns 21: A look at his splendid records

The dashing Indian opener, Prithvi Shaw, turned 21 on Monday.

VVS Laxman turns 46: A look at his splendid records

01 Nov 2020

VVS Laxman turns 46: A look at his splendid records

Indian maestro Vangipurappu Venkata Sai Laxman turned 46 on Sunday.

India's domestic season could start from January 1

19 Oct 2020

India's domestic season could start from January 1

The 2020-21 Indian domestic cricket season is expected to commence on January 1.

IPL: Tracing the journey of pacer Prithvi Raj Yarra

06 Oct 2020

IPL: Tracing the journey of pacer Prithvi Raj Yarra

Fast bowler Prithvi Raj Yarra has been named the replacement for Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar after the latter was ruled out of the 2020 Indian Premier League.

Player profile: Who is RCB's new opener Devdutt Padikkal?

22 Sep 2020

Player profile: Who is RCB's new opener Devdutt Padikkal?

Royal Challengers Bangalore registered their first victory of the 2020 IPL as they beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 10 runs in their opening game.

India set to host England in February, Sourav Ganguly confirms

22 Aug 2020

India set to host England in February, Sourav Ganguly confirms

The BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has confirmed that India will fulfill the Future Tours Programme commitments by hosting England in February 2021.

Rahul Dravid highlights impact of COVID-19 on Indian cricket

02 Aug 2020

Rahul Dravid highlights impact of COVID-19 on Indian cricket

Former Indian captain Rahul Dravid believes Indian cricket will suffer if the sport doesn't resume in the next two months.

IPL: Governing Council set to discuss tournament's schedule

21 Jul 2020

IPL: Governing Council set to discuss tournament's schedule

The Indian Premier League Governing Council will hold a meeting to discuss the schedule of the tournament.

BCCI plans to mow down domestic season amid COVID-19 pandemic

19 Jul 2020

BCCI plans to mow down domestic season amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to call-off a number of domestic tournaments in the nation amid coronavirus pandemic.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Amol Muzumdar talks about his cricketing journey

13 Jul 2020

#NewsBytesExclusive: Amol Muzumdar talks about his cricketing journey

In 1988, a young Amol Muzumdar was padded up when Shardashram Vidyamandir lost two wickets in the Lord Harris Shield semi-final.

World's third largest cricket stadium to be built in Jaipur

04 Jul 2020

World's third largest cricket stadium to be built in Jaipur

One of the world's largest cricket stadiums with a seating capacity of 75,000 will be constructed on the outskirts of Jaipur.

India's Nitin Menon becomes youngest umpire to enter Elite Panel

29 Jun 2020

India's Nitin Menon becomes youngest umpire to enter Elite Panel

Indian umpire Nitin Menon, on Monday, became the youngest ever to be included in the International Cricket Council's Elite Panel of Umpires for the 2020-21 season.

Wasim Jaffer appointed head coach of Uttarakhand cricket team

23 Jun 2020

Wasim Jaffer appointed head coach of Uttarakhand cricket team

Former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer has been appointed head coach of the Uttarakhand cricket team for the impending domestic season.

Kerala ready to include pacer Sreesanth in Ranji team

18 Jun 2020

Kerala ready to include pacer Sreesanth in Ranji team

The Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) has decided to include controversial pacer S Sreesanth in the state Ranji cricket team in September after his ban period ends.

India's oldest First-class cricketer Vasant Raiji dies at 100

13 Jun 2020

India's oldest First-class cricketer Vasant Raiji dies at 100

India's oldest First-class cricketer, Vasant Raiji, died in the early hours of Saturday.

How Venkatesh Prasad pushed BCCI to select these players

13 Jun 2020

How Venkatesh Prasad pushed BCCI to select these players

Former India fast bowler Venkatesh Prasad revealed how he once wrote to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in order to accelerate the growth of Rohit Sharma, Piyush Chawla and Cheteshwar Pujara.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Is Ravindra Jadeja an underrated all-rounder?

31 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Is Ravindra Jadeja an underrated all-rounder?

Ravindra Jadeja has been a mainstay all-rounder for Team India after he rose to prominence in 2012.

Rahul Dravid backed me ahead of Test debut: Mayank Agarwal

19 May 2020

Rahul Dravid backed me ahead of Test debut: Mayank Agarwal

Indian opener Mayank Agarwal highlighted the impact of Rahul Dravid's priceless advice on his international career.

BCCI set to from ad-hoc body for running DDCA

08 May 2020

BCCI set to from ad-hoc body for running DDCA

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is all set to govern Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) through an ad-hoc committee.

I didn't make international debut due to IPL: Jasprit Bumrah

27 Apr 2020

I didn't make international debut due to IPL: Jasprit Bumrah

Indian pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah believes consistent performances in domestic cricket helped him break into the national side.

IPL without spectators will be a smarter option: Hardik Pandya

26 Apr 2020

IPL without spectators will be a smarter option: Hardik Pandya

Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya believes the 13th edition of Indian Premier League could be staged behind closed doors.

Will Bhuvneshwar Kumar make his international comeback this year?

19 Apr 2020

Will Bhuvneshwar Kumar make his international comeback this year?

Indian pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been out of action lately, owing to his hernia injury.

KL Rahul's journey from being inconsistent to indispensable

17 Apr 2020

KL Rahul's journey from being inconsistent to indispensable

KL Rahul's name stands right atop the list of technically sound batsmen in world cricket.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Wasim Jaffer backs these youngsters to represent India

06 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExclusive: Wasim Jaffer backs these youngsters to represent India

In an exclusive interview with NewsBytes, former Indian cricketer Wasim Jaffer backed young guns Shubman Gill, Sarfaraz Khan and Yashasvi Jaiswal to represent Team India in the near future.

Wasim Jaffer set to become the head coach of Vidarbha

27 Mar 2020

Wasim Jaffer set to become the head coach of Vidarbha

Former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer may take over as the new coach of Vidarbha cricket team.

Saba Karim content with DRS usage in Ranji Trophy

24 Mar 2020

Saba Karim content with DRS usage in Ranji Trophy

BCCI GM Cricket Operations Saba Karim stated that DRS served the purpose of eliminating umpiring flaws in the recently concluded Ranji Trophy 2019-20.

'Can't be Sehwag or Warner': Cheteshwar Pujara on his strike-rate

19 Mar 2020

'Can't be Sehwag or Warner': Cheteshwar Pujara on his strike-rate

Indian Test cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara has claimed he knows his batting style and so does the team management.

Dravid and Laxman did not get enough credit, says Jaffer

16 Mar 2020

Dravid and Laxman did not get enough credit, says Jaffer

Former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer stated that veterans like VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid did not get enough due in their careers.

Unadkat should get a national call-up again: Karsan Ghavri

15 Mar 2020

Unadkat should get a national call-up again: Karsan Ghavri

Saurashtra coach Karsan Ghavri believes Jaydev Unadkat deserves a national call-up, owing to his recent performances in Ranji Trophy 2019-20.

Pujara, Unadkat want full DRS in next Ranji Trophy season

14 Mar 2020

Pujara, Unadkat want full DRS in next Ranji Trophy season

The Ranji Trophy 2019-20 season had seen the introduction of limited DRS in the semi-final stage.

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Statistical review of the tournament

14 Mar 2020

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Statistical review of the tournament

Saurashtra clinched their maiden Ranji Trophy title after gaining the first innings lead in the all-important final against Bengal.

Saurashtra crowned Ranji Trophy 2019-20 champions: Details here

13 Mar 2020

Saurashtra crowned Ranji Trophy 2019-20 champions: Details here

Saurashtra clinched the prestigious Ranji Trophy 2019-20 title after gaining the first innings lead in the all-important final against Bengal.

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Final poised between Saurashtra and Bengal

12 Mar 2020

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Final poised between Saurashtra and Bengal

Anustup Majumdar and Arnab Nandi added 91 runs for the seventh wicket to put Bengal in the driving seat on Day 4 of the Ranji Trophy 2019-20 finale.