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January 26, 2023 16:31
Jadeja claims 7 wickets

Ranji Trophy: Ravindra Jadeja claims 7 wickets in comeback match for Saurashtra vs Tamil Nadu

January 26, 2023 16:31
First wicket for Kerala
January 26, 2023 16:30
Mumbai-Maharashtra first-innings tie and qualification scenarios

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai-Maharashtra tie on first-innings, hand Andhra chance for quarterfinal qualification

January 26, 2023 16:18
Tamil Nadu 133 & 324 vs Saurashtra 192

Ravindra Jadeja ends with seven wickets. He castles the last batter to end the Tamil Nadu innings in the 37th over.

January 26, 2023 16:01
Tamil Nadu 108/8 & 324 vs Saurashtra 192

Ravindra Jadeja picks up his fifth wicket as he rattles the middle stump after Ajith Ram misses his defence.

January 26, 2023 15:59
Tamil Nadu 106/7 & 324 vs Saurashtra 192

Ravindra Jadeja picks up his fourth wicket, catching Vijay Shankar leg before. On the previous delivery, Shankar had recieved a reprieve. Jadeja had him leg before but off a no ball.

January 26, 2023 15:49
Kerala 272/9 vs Pondicherry 371
January 26, 2023 15:42
Tamil Nadu 93/6 & 324 vs Saurashtra 192

Shankar was dropped on 10 runs. Dharmendrasinh had him sky a full length delivery but Yuvrajsinh put the chance down at backward point. The lead is 225 runs.

January 26, 2023 15:37
Hyderabad 38/4 & 355 vs Delhi 433

Hyderabad collapsing! Harshit Rana and Divij Mehra have been the wicket takers for Delhi. The trail is still 70 runs.

January 26, 2023 15:33
How is Andhra qualifying for knockouts?

The first innings tie between Maharshtra and Mumbai means each team will end up with one point. This takes Maharashtra to 26 points and Mumbai to 24 points. Andhra has 26 points as well but will advance by virtue of more bonus points won. It has one, secured against Assam, while Maharashtra has none.

January 26, 2023 15:26
Tamil Nadu 77/5 & 324 vs Saurashtra 192

Both Jadejas strike post Tea. Ravindra first castled Indrajith followed by Dharmendra removing Sai Sudarshan.

January 26, 2023 15:17
Mumbai 384 vs Maharashtra 384

Tanush Kotian is dismissed and Mumbai is all out for 384. This means that both teams are tied for the first innings and Andhra will go through from the group.

January 26, 2023 14:56
Rajasthan 39/3 & 136 vs Services 178 & 276 - TEA

Rajasthan has lost momentum yet again. Poonia removed Deepak and Lomror before Pulkit Narang added a third to the Services wickets column. 280 needed to win.

January 26, 2023 14:50
Kerala 242/6 vs Pondicherry 371 - TEA
January 26, 2023 14:49
Hyderabad 18/2 & 355 vs Delhi 433 - TEA

Hyderabad suffers early setbacks, captain Tanmay Agarwal given caught behind of an attempted pull off Harshit Rana and pacer Divij Mehra forcing Rahul Radesh to snick to wicketkeeper to leave the home team at 18 for two at tea break, after conceding 78 run lead.

January 26, 2023 14:44
Tamil Nadu 61/3 & 324 vs Saurashtra 192 - TEA

Tamil Nadu manages to arrest the fall of wickets. Sudarshan and Indrajith have had all kinds of problems with the ball skidding and staying low but have seen the session out. The lead stands at 193 runs.

January 26, 2023 14:35
Kerala 241/5 vs Pondicherry 371
January 26, 2023 14:20
Karnataka beats Jharkhand by nine wickets

The centurion from the last innings - Devdutt Padikkal - fell for a duck but Nikin Jose and Samarth ensured the side reached the target without any hiccups. Karnataka ensures top spot in the group.

January 26, 2023 14:10
Delhi 433 vs Hyderabad 355

Delhi all out for 433, a lead of 78 runs, with Harshit Rana hitting 58 off 90 balls with 8 fours and a six. He was also the last man out lbw to medium pacer Ajay Dev Goud.

January 26, 2023 13:59
Rajasthan 17/0 & 136 vs Services 178 & 276

Rajasthan managed to clear Services out for 276 - remarkable given that it was cruising at 191/2 at once stage. 319 is the target and the openers have already cut it down by 17 runs.

January 26, 2023 13:53
Kerala 215/5 vs Pondicherry 371
January 26, 2023 13:51
Tamil Nadu 4/2 & 324 vs Saurashtra 192

Ravindra Jadeja strikes from the other end. He bamboozles Shahrukh Khan who prods on his front foot ans sees the ball go past his defence and onto the stumps.

January 26, 2023 13:43
Tamil Nadu 1/1 & 324 vs Saurashtra 192

Jagadeesan falls in the first over as he tries a lofted drive over mid off. Jani runs back and completes the catch. Shahrukh Khan is the man sent next by Tamil Nadu.

January 26, 2023 13:39
Mumbai 336/7 vs Maharashtra 384
January 26, 2023 13:31
Delhi 399/9 vs Hyderabad 355

Even after Ayush Badoni’s (191) wicket, Delhi’s Divij Mehra and Harshit Rana continue to resist and defy Hyderabad. The lead has shot up to 44 runs.

January 26, 2023 13:26
Saurashtra 192 vs Tamil Nadu 324

A 132-run advantage for Tamil Nadu at the end of the first innings. Dodiya was the last man dismissed with a staight delivery staying low and rattling the off stump.

January 26, 2023 13:21
Saurashtra 190/9 vs Tamil Nadu 324

Pradosh Ranjan Paul is brought into the attack and he strikes in the first over. Samarth Vyas is trapped leg before and Saurashtra is just one wicket away from conceding three points to Tamil Nadu.

January 26, 2023 13:10
Mumbai 307/7 vs Maharashtra

The set batter Prasad Pawar departs!

January 26, 2023 13:03
Jharkhand 201 & 164 vs Karnataka 300

Karnataka needs 66 runs to win the match. Things wrapped up quickly post Lunch as Jharkhand lost its last four wickets for just nine runs.

January 26, 2023 12:51
Can Kerala fight back from the brink?
January 26, 2023 12:49
Mumbai 299/6 at Lunch

Prasad Pawar scored his maiden first-class century as Mumbai headed for lunch at 299-6, still trailing by 85 runs. Resuming the day at 99, Pawar (142 n.o., 256b) brought up his century on the first ball of the day, as Mumbai did make an attempt to fight back in a must-win game.

On a Brabourne Stadium surface that had very little help for the bowlers, Pawar forged a 51-run stand with Shams Mulani before the latter was stumped by stumper Saurabh Nawale off a Siddesh Veer delivery.

Mumbai must take a first-innings lead in a bid to make it to the quarterfinals, but with its top-order failing to rise to the occasion, Pawar stood firm and played a disciplined innings.

However, Maharashtra would be disappointed as Nawale dropped Pawar behind the stumps for 121 off a Pradeep Dadhe delivery. And making optimum use of the reprieve, Pawar went about his business, trying to build yet another partnership with Tanush Kotian (38 no, 55b). Having got six stitches on his left hand after being hit on the first day, Kotian came out to bat and hit three boundaries and a six.

Just at the stroke of lunch, he was caught at deep square leg by Veer off a Dadhe delivery, but the umpires called it a no-ball. As Maharashtra players looked dejected, there were huge cheers from the Mumbai camp.

January 26, 2023 12:07
Kerala 169/5 vs Pondicherry 371 - LUNCH

January 26, 2023 12:06
Delhi 356/8 vs Hyderabad 355 - LUNCH

Aushi Badoni’s heroics have salvaged three points from Delhi. It was at 277/8 at one point but now has a one run lead and Badoni is still at the crease on 162.

January 26, 2023 12:04
Saurashtra 170/8 vs Tamil Nadu 324 - LUNCH

Dharmendrasinh Jadeja hit a sweep for fours in the last over before Lunch. The session clearly belonged to Tamil Nadu and has put it on course to take a first innings lead.

January 26, 2023 12:01
Jharkhand 184/6 & 164 vs Karnataka 300 - LUNCH

Anukul Roy and Supriyo Chakraborty’s 77-run stand has eked out a lead for Jharkhand. 48 runs now and it remains to be seen how long the two can frustrate Karnataka.

January 26, 2023 11:55
Saurashtra 166/8 vs Tamil Nadu 324

Saurashtra batters are falling like a pack of cards. Prerak Mankad rocks back to cut a back of a length delivery, misses it and sees his stumps disturbed. Third wicket for Ajith Ram.

January 26, 2023 11:46
Saurashtra 160/7 vs Tamil Nadu 324

Vasavada goes in the next over. Ajith Ram castles him. Saurashtra looks on course to concede a first innnings lead.

January 26, 2023 11:44
Saurashtra 160/6 vs Tamil Nadu 324

Chirag Jani falls an agonising one run short of a deserved half century. Siddarth gets him leg before. Samarth Vyas comes out and joins Arpit Vasavada. Trails by 164 runs.

January 26, 2023 11:39
Kerala 152/5 vs Pondicherry 371

Things going from bad to worse for Kerala. Still 219 runs from parity.

January 26, 2023 11:28
Baroda beats Nagaland by an innings 343 runs

Nagaland fold for 88 in the second innings to hand Baroda a bonus point win. It won’t be advancing to the quarterfinals but an impressive win to end the season on a high.

January 26, 2023 11:09
Andhra beats Assam by an innings and 95 runs

Lalith Mohan ends up with five wickets as Assam is skittled out for 153 runs in the second innings. An impressive win for Andhra which gets it a bonus point. That still might not be enough to take it through to the knockouts.

January 26, 2023 11:00
Bengal 6/0 & 100 vs Odisha 265

Bengal team’s 1st innings folded at 100/9. Majumdar didn’t bat. Bengal has been asked to follow on.

January 26, 2023 10:57
Kerala 135/4 vs Pondicherry
January 26, 2023 10:48
Delhi 277/7 vs Hyderabad 355

Ayush Badoni completed century with an upper cut off medium pacer Ajay Dev Goud.

-V.V. Subrahmanyam

January 26, 2023 10:38
Mumbai 238/6 vs Maharashtra 384

Another wicket falls for Mumbai. Prasad Pawar is falling short of partners at the other end. Mumbai still 146 runs behind.

January 26, 2023 10:33
Kerala 127/4 vs Pondicherry 371
January 26, 2023 10:23
Saurashtra 124/5 vs Tamil Nadu 324

Baba Aparajith gets Ravindra Jadeja. The India all-rounder had looked fluent so far but is trapped by the off-break bowler. Saurashtra still 200 behind and it’ll need its long batting order today. Arpit Vasavada joins the action.

January 26, 2023 10:18
Jharkhand 129/6 & 164 vs Karnataka 300

jharkhand staring down the barrel. Kumar Suraj and Kumar Kushagra showed signs of a recovery but they too fell in their 30s. Gowtham has picked four wickets in the innings and is two short of a ten-wicket haul for the game. Jharkhand trails by seven runs.

January 26, 2023 10:13
Gujarat 9/0 & 205 vs Railways 508

Gujarat’s poor run with the bat continues. It folded for a paltry 205 in the first innings and has been asked to follow on. Hemang Patel was the highest scorer for the team with 39. Need more from the top order if they’re to cover the deficit now standing at 294.

January 26, 2023 09:48
100 up for Saurashtra

Chirag Jani and nightwatchman Chetan Sakariya lead Saurashtra to 100 in 39 overs. They trail Tamil Nadu by 224 runs.

January 26, 2023 09:40
Bengal stutters

Y.B. Sarangi from Kolkata: Resuming from 39/2, Bengal lost three wickets quickly adding only 20 runs in less than an hour. Anustup Majumdar, a reliable batter who picked up a thumb injury yesterday, hasn’t come out to bat. Sunil Roul has added two wickets to his one overnight.

January 26, 2023 09:37
Hundred for Prasad Pawar
January 26, 2023 09:35
Sakibul Gani hits 200 in Plate Group final

Sakibul Gani, who made headlines with a triple-hundred on FC debut last season, has scored a 222-ball double century in the Plate Group final for Bihar v Manipur.

January 26, 2023 09:31
Kerala’s fate rests in its own hands

January 26, 2023 09:31
Big day for Mumbai v Maharashtra
January 26, 2023 08:30
Scores, Day 2

Bengal 39/2 (15) vs Odisha 265 (98)

Andhra 361 (112) vs Assam 113 & 62/5

Jharkhand 164 & 85/2 vs Karnataka 300 (89.1)

Chhattisgarh 531/9d (155) vs Goa 51/1 (17)

Haryana 158/6 (53 overs) vs Uttarakhand

Himachal Pradesh 15/0 (4.4 overs) vs Uttar Pradesh

Baroda 561/6d vs Nagaland 130 & 19/3

Hyderabad 247/4 (90 overs) vs Delhi

Mumbai vs Maharashtra 314/6 (87 overs)

Tamil Nadu 183/4 (90 overs) vs Saurashtra 92/3

Pondicherry 253/4 (87 overs) vs Kerala

Rajasthan 58/2 (21 overs) vs Services 178

Punjab vs Vidarbha 88/2 (31 overs)

Chandigarh 18/0 (6 overs) vs Jammu & Kashmir

Madhya Pradesh vs Tripura 239/6 (82 overs)

Gujarat vs Railways 372/6 (89 overs)

Bihar 392/4 (90) v Manipur

January 25, 2023 19:04
Day 2 recap - Pondicherry vs Kerala

Sachin Baby (30 n.o., 91b, 3x4) rescue mission, for the umpteenth time this season, helped Kerala save face against Pondicherry on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group C match here at the Siechem Stadium on Wednesday.

Baby had Salman Nizar (24 n.o., 51b, 2x4, 1x6) for company as play drew to a close with Kerala still 260 runs behind with seven wickets remaining. The duo had cracks to fill with Kerala floundering at 71 for three. It duly responded with a 40-run stand, seeing off almost 20 overs in the final session by mixing flair and caution against the left-arm orthodox spin pair of Sagar Udeshi and Ankit Sharma.

-Dhruva Prasad

Ranji Trophy: Sachin Baby rescues Kerala against Pondicherry on day 2

January 25, 2023 19:02
Day 2 recap - Andhra vs Assam

Karan Shinde scored an unbeaten 90 off 211 balls as Andhra dominated day two of a Ranji Trophy match against Assam which is staring at a defeat. At Stumps on Wednesday, the visitor was five down for 62 runs and trailing by a massive 186 runs.

In the morning, after a brilliant 148-run partnership between skipper Hanuma Vihari and Abhishek Reddy, Karan and Ricky Bhui went on to add further 73 runs.

-V.S. Aravind

Ranji Trophy: Assam stares at innings defeat as Andhra dominates day two

January 25, 2023 18:59
Day 2 Recap - Mumbai vs Maharashtra

There were no demons in the pitch on Wednesday but Mumbai batters struggled against a disciplined Maharashtra bowling attack. It ended second day’s play at 187 for 5 after Mohit Avasthi claimed his maiden five-wicket haul in First Class cricket to bundle out Maharashtra for 384.

In the crucial Ranji Trophy Elite Group B fixture, Mumbai is trailing by 197 runs and its hopes are now pinned on wicketkeeper-batter Prasad Pawar (99 n.o., 170b, 12x4), who batted with confidence even as wickets tumbled at the other end.

-Shayan Acharya

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai batters struggle against disciplined Maharashtra bowling attack

January 25, 2023 18:56

When to watch Ranji Trophy 2022/23?

Ranji Trophy Round 7 fixtures will start from Tuesday, January 24 from 9:30 AM IST.

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A select number of tournament matches are being telecast on Star Sports 2 and Star Sports 2 HD. The telecast also provides updates and scores from all matches at regular intervals.

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