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Want to contribute whenever I get a chance: Vijay
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Want to contribute whenever I get a chance: Vijay

IMAGE: Maurali Vijay hits out. Photograph: BCCI His surprise omission from the Playing XI on EdenGardens green top in the first Test against Sri Lanka may have raised eyebrows but opener Murali Vijay has accepted the "difficult situation" of fighting for his spot with multiple contenders and said he is "used to it by now". India's most technically accomplished opener at the moment, Vijay was out of the team due to wrist fracture and made a comeback during the home series against Sri Lanka ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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Ranji Trophy semis: Nair ton ensures first innings lead for Karnataka

A summary of Ranji Trophy semi-finals played at Kolkata and Pune on Monday   IMAGE: Karun Nair's unbeaten 148 ensured Karnataka took a vital 109-run first innings lead over Vidarbha. Photograph: BCCI/File Vice-captain Karun Nair struck an unbeaten century to put former champions Karnataka in a strong position on the second day of their Ranji Trophy semi-final against Vidarbha at the EdenGardens, in Kolkata on Monday. Nair's unbeaten 148 ensured a healthy 109-run first innings lead for ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Day-night Test cricket is inevitable: Ganguly

IMAGE: Sourav Ganguly. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images for The ICC Former India captain Sourav Ganguly said on Thursday day-night Test cricket is inevitable. Ganguly's comment came after some reports stated that concerned with poor ticket sales especially during the India-Sri Lanka series opener last month at EdenGardens, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president has pushed for day-night Test matches at home.   "It is inevitable, it has to happen someday. It is very ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago India will win opening Test despite being 17/3: Ganguly  Rediff.com2 months ago
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As SA tour beckons, Ishant's resurgence a blessing for India

In Nagpur, he extracted good bounce and movement from a batting-friendly track, which could prove crucial in South Africa with India set to face wickets that are expected to aid the faster bowlers. IMAGE: Ishant Sharma successfully appeals for the wicket of Dimuth Karunaratne on Day 1 of the 2nd Test in Nagpur. Photograph: BCCI India's batsmen plundered runs and spin spearhead Ravichandran Ashwin got among the wickets against Sri Lanka but it was the resurgence of paceman Ishant Sharma that ...
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Pujara, third Indian to bat on all 5 days of a Test

IMAGE: Chetesshwar Pujara has emulated ML Jaisimha and Ravi Shastri on achieving the feat. Photograph: Swapan Mahapatra/PTI Right-handed batsman Cheteshwar Pujara added yet another feather on his cap as he became the third Indian cricketer to bat on all five days of a Test match, during the opening match against Sri Lanka at the EdenGardens in Kolkata on Monday. The 29-year-old, who entered an exclusive club on Day 5 of the ongoing Test, came in to bat at the crease after opener KL Rahul was ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago 'Pujara has batted outstandingly well in these conditions'  Rediff.com2 months ago
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PHOTOS: Match evenly poised as Lanka trail India by 7 runs

Scorecard Images from Day 3 of the 1st Test at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Saturday IMAGE: India captain Virat Kohli celebrates the wicket of Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews on Day 3 of the 1st Test at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Saturday. Photograph: BCCI Fifties from Lahiru Thirimanne and Angelo Mathews kept Sri Lanka firmly on course for a handy first-innings lead against India on day three of the rain-hit first Test on Saturday.   The islanders, bidding for their first Test victory in ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Kohli will play as long as his body allows: Sridhar  Rediff.com2 months ago Stats: Inconsistent Kohli has not had the best year  Rediff.com2 months ago The job is not finished yet, says Sri Lanka bowling coach  Rediff.com2 months ago
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Umpire Ketttleborough misses third day's play

IMAGE: Umpire Richard Kettleborough. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images Down with a throat infection, on-field umpire Richard Kettleborough pulled out of day three's play in the opening cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka in Kolkata on Saturday.   Kettleborough was replaced by West Indies' Joel Wilson, who accompanied Nigel Long to start the day's proceedings as India resumed on 74/5 at EdenGardens. "Wilson is down with a throat infection and has been replaced by third umpire ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Green top at Eden makes Lanka captain hopeful

'We are more than capable of playing in this kind of conditions. We need to get a good start, especially the top four and then we can continue'   IMAGE: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal exuded confidence going into the first Test against India at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Wednesday. Photograph: Ashok Bhaumik/PTI Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal confirmed on Wednesday that their senior-most batsman, Angelo Mathews, will bat at the important number four position in the first Test ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Do Sri Lanka bowlers have it in them to take 20 wickets?

'Even though the immediate past has not been good we are looking for a new leaf to start with' 'Reverse swing is one of the things which we have worked on. It's got the feel of the Duke ball, it's different and we are getting used to that' IMAGE: Sri Lanka bowler Dasun Shanaka will look to put to test the strategies the visitors have in place to tackle India's batting. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images Sri Lanka bowling coach Rumesh Ratnayake revealed on Sunday that his team has prepared ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Warm-up: Samson's 128 frustrates Lanka, tour match ends in draw

Skipper Sanju Samson stood out with a sublime 128 to lead Board President's XI fight back against visiting Sri Lanka as their two-day tour match ended in a draw in Kolkata on Sunday. In reply to Sri Lanka's 411/9 declared, the Board President's XI were struggling at 31/2 after lunch on the second day, but Samson patiently built his innings and helped his side reach 287/5 when both captains agreed on a stalemate after 75 overs. During his 143-ball knock, Samson hit 19 fours and one six.
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