Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicRanji Trophy

Topic: Ranji Trophy

MP’s Ranji win is a reminder that sports gives you everything, but in its own sweet time

Back in 1999, Chandrakant Pandit was Madhya Pradesh’s losing captain. Today, he is the coach of the winning team.

Frank Tyson — Indian cricket owes a lot to ‘reluctant Bombay coach’ who taught bowlers to run

Once an invincible force, the Bombay team was in crisis in the 1980s. With the ‘Typhoon’ as their coach, they bounced back within a year & stormed into the finals of the Ranji Trophy.

Bihar’s Sakibul Gani becomes first cricketer to score triple-century on first-class debut

Gani scored 341 runs off just 405 balls in the ongoing Ranji Trophy Plate Group match against Mizoram with the help of 56 fours and 2 sixes. He maintained a strike rate of 84.20.

Cancelling Ranji trophy bad move on part of BCCI. Cricket can’t be only about money & IPL

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Indian football legend Chuni Goswami dies of cardiac arrest at 82

Chuni Goswami made 50 appearances for the Indian football team between 1956 & 1964. Later, as a first-class cricketer, he captained Bengal in the Ranji Trophy.

Commentators Amarnath, Doshi trolled for calling Hindi ‘national tongue’ during Ranji match

Former first-class cricketers Rajinder Amarnath and Sushil Doshi tried to clarify their remarks and apologise, but there were few takers.

Ladakh cricketers will represent Jammu & Kashmir in domestic circuit for now: CoA Vinod Rai

The Jammu & Kashmir Ranji team is not known to have featured a player from Ladakh till date. The upcoming season is scheduled to start in December.

Prithvi Shaw is a breath of fresh air, a rare hyped prodigy who has succeeded

To wish Prithvi Shaw is allowed to be himself than the ‘next’ anyone else is a bridge too far. But he’s just what the Indian team needs at the top of the order.

Remembering Ranjitsinhji, the first Indian who played Test cricket for England

Ranji also served as a colonel in the British Army in World War I, and later was the Maharaja of Nawanagar princely state in what is now Gujarat.

Judicial overzeal to fix what wasn’t broken cuts Rajasthan cricket’s rise, leaves it a mess

The two-time Ranji winners fell to the bottom even as the judiciary-run state body, with the shadow of Lalit Modi still looming large, is riven by divisions.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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