Ranji Trophy

Ranji Trophy: Maharashtra sensing an end to the pain

The Second World War was barely underway the last time Maharashtra tasted Ranji trophy glory, yet victory over Bengal has taken them to within a game of ending 72 years of hurt.

Kapil Dev and Chetan Sharma pay tribute to Azad

Kapil Dev’s coach and the tutor to many Indian internations, Desh Prem Azad, suffered a brief cardiac illness and died in hospital in Mohali on Friday. The news of the 75-year-old’s passing has led Kapil Dev and Chetan Sharma to pay tribute.

Ramesh Powars from Mumbai to Rajasthan

Ramesh Powar, the 35-year-old off-spinner is to leave his home town of Mumbai to play for Rajasthan in the upcoming Ranji Trophy season. He has signed a two-year deal.