2017–18 Ranji Trophy Group D

The 2017–18 Ranji Trophy was the 84th season of the Ranji Trophy, the first-class cricket tournament in India. It was contested by 28 teams divided into four groups, each containing seven teams.[1] The top two teams from Group D progressed to the quarterfinals of the competition.[2] Vidarbha progressed to the knockout stage of the competition after beating Goa by an innings and 37 runs in round 6 of the tournament.[3] They were joined by Bengal, after they drew against Goa in their final group-stage match.[4]

2017-18 Ranji Trophy Group D
Ranji trophy.jpg
The Ranji Trophy, awarded to the winners
Dates6 October 2017 (2017-10-06) – 28 November 2017 (2017-11-28)
Administrator(s)BCCI
Cricket formatFirst-class cricket
Tournament format(s)Round-robin
Host(s) India
Participants7
2017–18 Indian domestic cricket season
Men

Women

TeamsEdit

The following teams were placed in Group D, based on their average points in the previous three years:[5]

Points tableEdit

Team[6] Pld W L D A Pts NRR
Vidarbha 6 4 0 2 0 31 +0.358
Bengal 6 2 1 3 0 23 +0.367
Punjab 6 2 2 2 0 18 +0.609
Himachal Pradesh 6 1 1 4 0 14 +0.300
Chhattisgarh 6 1 3 2 0 13 –0.514
Services 6 1 2 3 0 10 –0.273
Goa 6 0 2 4 0 6 –0.700

FixturesEdit

Round 1Edit

6–9 October 2017
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729/8d (148 overs)
Prashant Chopra 338 (363)
Sandeep Sharma 4/149 (36 overs)
601 (154.3 overs)
Abhishek Gupta 202 (203)
Gurvinder Singh 6/162 (46 overs)
145/5 (40 overs)
Paras Dogra 45* (71)
Manpreet Gony 2/20 (9 overs)
Match drawn
Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala
Umpires: Belur Ravi and Chirra Ravikanthreddy
Player of the match: Prashant Chopra (Himachal Pradesh)

6–9 October 2017
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458 (161.3 overs)
Manoj Singh 125 (322)
Darshan Misal 5/79 (34 overs)
277 (122.1 overs)
Sumiran Amonkar 79 (235)
Sumit Ruikar 5/72 (46 overs)
170/7 (67 overs) (f/o)
Sumiran Amonkar 53 (135)
Sumit Ruikar 5/29 (21 overs)
Match drawn
Goa Cricket Association Academy Ground, Porvorim
Umpires: Subrat Das and Sanjay Hazare
Player of the match: Sumit Ruikar (Chhattisgarh)
  • Chhattisgarh won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Manoj Singh (Chhattisgarh) scored his maiden first-class century.[8]

6–9 October 2017
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552/9d (137 overs)
Sudip Chatterjee 115 (191)
Sachidanand Pandey 4/108 (31 overs)
359 (111.2 overs)
Navneet Singh 121 (284)
Aamir Gani 5/109 (34.2 overs)
161/5d (22 overs)
Abhishek Raman 40 (37)
Diwesh Pathania 3/71 (10 overs)
212/7 (77 overs)
Vikas Hathwala 64 (71)
Kanishk Seth 2/18 (11 overs)
Match drawn
Palam A Stadium, Delhi
Umpires: Nitin Pandit and Pashchim Pathak
Player of the match: Navneet Singh (Services)

Round 2Edit

14–17 October 2017
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161 (42.2 overs)
Abhishek Gupta 89 (93)
Lalit Yadav 3/47 (16 overs)
505 (153.2 overs)
Ganesh Satish 164 (245)
Abhishek Sharma 4/136 (34.2 overs)
226 (72.1 overs)
Abhishek Sharma 49 (86)
Akshay Karnewar 6/47 (14.1 overs)
Vidarbha won by an innings and 117 runs
Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
Umpires: Yeshwant Barde and Nand Kishore
Player of the match: Ganesh Satish (Vidarbha)

14–17 October 2017
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255 (85.5 overs)
Rituraj Singh 55* (61)
Pankaj Jaiswal 4/59 (19 overs)
625/7d (144 overs)
Ankush Bains 143 (216)
Saurabh Bandekar 2/140 (33 overs)
426/2 (111 overs)
Swapnil Asnodkar 167 (228)
Match drawn
Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala
Umpires: Sudhir Asnani and Abhijit Deshmukh
Player of the match: Pankaj Jaiswal (Himachal Pradesh)
  • Himachal Pradesh won the toss and elected to field.
  • Ankit Kaushik (Himachal Pradesh) made his first-class debut.
  • Pankaj Jaiswal (Himachal Pradesh) made the second-fastest fifty in the history of the Ranji Trophy, doing so in 16 balls.[10]

14–17 October 2017
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529/7d (147.3 overs)
Sudip Chatterjee 118 (191)
Shubham Singh 4/162 (40.3 overs)
110 (39.5 overs)
Ashutosh Singh 53 (98)
Ashoke Dinda 7/21 (10.5 overs)
259 (81.4 overs) (f/o)
Abhimanyu Chauhan 115 (193)
Mohammed Shami 6/61 (22 overs)
Bengal won by an innings and 160 runs
Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium, Raipur
Umpires: Saiyed Khalid and Navdeep Singh
Player of the match: Ashoke Dinda (Bengal)
  • Chhattisgarh won the toss and elected to field.
  • Shubham Singh (Chhattisgarh) made his first-class debut.
  • Manoj Tiwary (Bengal) played in his 100th first-class match.[11]

Round 3Edit

24–27 October 2017
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635 (148.5 overs)
Jiwanjot Singh 238 (293)
Shadab Jakati 5/165 (46 overs)
246 (79.4 overs)
Sagun Kamat 47 (97)
Raghu Sharma 4/50 (15.4 overs)
256 (88.1 overs) (f/o)
Darshan Misal 64* (111)
Vinay Choudhary 3/57 (29.1 overs)
Punjab won by an innings and 133 runs
Goa Cricket Association Academy Ground, Porvorim
Umpires: Ulhas Gandhe and Tapan Sharma
Player of the match: Jiwanjot Singh (Punjab)
  • Punjab won the toss and elected to bat.

24–27 October 2017
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364 (116.3 overs)
Nikhil Gangta 130 (268)
Vikas Yadav 5/91 (37 overs)
215 (76.3 overs)
Nitin Tanwar 55 (67)
Gurvinder Singh 4/58 (22.3 overs)
176/9d (54.4 overs)
Akash Vasisht 44 (73)
Diwesh Pathania 3/36 (12.4 overs)
228 (78.4 overs)
Ravi Chauhan 97 (209)
Gurvinder Singh 6/52 (18.4 overs)
Himachal Pradesh won by 97 runs
Palam A Stadium, Delhi
Umpires: Sivasubramaniyan Shankar and Krishnaraj Srinath
Player of the match: Gurvinder Singh (Himachal Pradesh)
  • Himachal Pradesh won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Nitin Tanwar (Services) made his first-class debut.

24–27 October 2017
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489 (163.2 overs)
Amandeep Khare 210 (453)
Umesh Yadav 3/87 (28 overs)
435 (124.4 overs)
Faiz Fazal 125 (229)
Sumit Ruikar 4/98 (27 overs)
195/9 (52 overs)
Jatin Saxena 75 (110)
Akshay Karnewar 3/43 (17 overs)
Match drawn
Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur
Umpires: Anil Dandekar and Vineet Kulkarni
Player of the match: Amandeep Khare (Chhattisgarh)
  • Vidarbha won the toss and elected to field.

Round 4Edit

1–4 November 2017
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419 (121.3 overs)
Abhishek Raman 176 (242)
Rishi Dhawan 4/86 (31 overs)
206 (56.2 overs)
Sumeet Verma 64 (59)
Ashoke Dinda 5/61 (22 overs)
65/4 (15 overs)
Wriddhiman Saha 34 (42)
Rishi Dhawan 4/37 (8 overs)
353 (115 overs) (f/o)
Priyanshu Khanduri 95 (238)
Mohammed Shami 5/109 (31 overs)
Match drawn
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Umpires: Sivasubramaniyan Shankar and Tapan Sharma
Player of the match: Abhishek Raman (Bengal)
  • Himachal Pradesh won the toss and elected to field.
  • Sidharth Sharma (Himachal Pradesh) made his first-class debut.
  • Abhishek Raman (Bengal) scored his maiden first-class century.[12]

1–4 November 2017
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385 (124.5 overs)
Faiz Fazal 136 (288)
Nitin Tanwar 2/44 (18 overs)
317 (113 overs)
Nakul Verma 71 (109)
Akshay Wakhare 5/87 (36 overs)
223/6d (44 overs)
Akshay Karnewar 48* (28)
Vikas Yadav 2/39 (7 overs)
99 (28.1 overs)
Rahul Singh 33 (35)
Akshay Wakhare 5/16 (14 overs)
Vidarbha won by 192 runs
Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur
Umpires: Anil Dandekar and Jayaraman Madanagopal
Player of the match: Akshay Wakhare (Vidarbha)
  • Vidarbha won the toss and elected to bat.

1–4 November 2017
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238 (73 overs)
Vishal Kushwah 76 (93)
Manpreet Gony 4/41 (12 overs)
653/9d (128.1 overs)
Anmolpreet Singh 267 (262)
Shourabh Kharwar 3/107 (19 overs)
297 (102.4 overs)
Ashutosh Singh 119 (222)
Sandeep Sharma 4/89 (27 overs)
Punjab won by an innings and 118 runs
Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium, Raipur
Umpires: Puttarangaiah Jayapal and Belur Ravi
Player of the match: Anmolpreet Singh (Punjab)

Round 5Edit

9–12 November 2017
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499 (138.1 overs)
Sanjay Ramaswamy 182 (361)
Ishan Porel 4/139 (47 overs)
207 (81 overs)
Manoj Tiwary 50 (89)
Akshay Wakhare 3/45 (18 overs)
18/0 (1.3 overs)
Sanjay Ramaswamy 16* (6)
306 (101.4 overs) (f/o)
Wriddhiman Saha 97 (116)
Lalit Yadav 4/54 (22 overs)
Vidarbha won by 10 wickets
Bengal Cricket Academy Ground, Kalyani
Umpires: Nand Kishore and Martin Saggers
Player of the match: Sanjay Ramaswamy (Vidarbha)

9–12 November 2017
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175 (44.2 overs)
Rishi Dhawan 35 (48)
Sumit Ruikar 3/20 (8 overs)
456 (135.2 overs)
Rishabh Tiwari 131 (280)
Pankaj Jaiswal 3/85 (21.2 overs)
167 (49.5 overs)
Nikhil Gangta 41 (65)
Shahnawaz Hussain 6/53 (16 overs)
Chhattisgarh won by an innings and 114 runs
Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala
Umpires: Jayaraman Madanagopal and Krishnamachari Srinivasan
Player of the match: Rishabh Tiwari (Chhattisgarh)
  • Chhattisgarh won the toss and elected to field.
  • Shahnawaz Hussain (Chhattisgarh) took his maiden five-wicket haul in first-class cricket.[15]

9–12 November 2017
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263 (107.2 overs)
Vikas Yadav 84 (180)
Amogh Sunil Desai 3/18 (9.2 overs)
270 (118.5 overs)
Keenan Vaz 70 (167)
Sachidanand Pandey 5/61 (32.5 overs)
190 (55.4 overs)
Ravi Chauhan 55 (111)
Darshan Misal 7/68 (23.4 overs)
128/4 (50 overs)
Sagun Kamat 57* (106)
Diwesh Pathania 3/37 (15 overs)
Match drawn
Palam A Stadium, Delhi
Umpires: Anil Dandekar and Umesh Dubey
Player of the match: Vikas Yadav (Services)
  • Goa won the toss and elected to field.
  • Vikash Mohan (Services) and Heramb Parab (Goa) both made their first-class debuts.

Round 6Edit

17–20 November 2017
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130 (72.2 overs)
Manoj Singh 53 (117)
Diwesh Pathania 4/45 (23.2 overs)
272 (90.5 overs)
Vikas Hathwala 76 (84)
Shahnawaz Hussain 5/59 (21.5 overs)
133 (55.3 overs)
Abhimanyu Chauhan 43 (97)
Diwesh Pathania 7/41 (20.3 overs)
Services won by an innings and 9 runs
Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium, Raipur
Umpires: Belur Ravi and Krishnamachari Srinivasan
Player of the match: Diwesh Pathania (Services)
  • Services won the toss and elected to field.

17–20 November 2017
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239 (93.4 overs)
Keenan Vaz 72 (170)
Akshay Wakhare 4/50 (25 overs)
427/3d (143 overs)
Wasim Jaffer 158* (369)
Amogh Sunil Desai 1/22 (9 overs)
151 (53.3 overs)
Snehal Kauthankar 56 (101)
Akshay Wakhare 5/54 (15 overs)
Vidarbha won by an innings and 37 runs
Goa Cricket Association Academy Ground, Porvorim
Umpires: Vineet Kulkarni and Pashchim Pathak
Player of the match: Akshay Wakhare (Vidarbha)
  • Goa won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Akshay Wadkar (Vidarbha) made his first-class debut.

17–20 November 2017
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147 (46 overs)
Shubman Gill 63 (102)
Boddupalli Amit 3/31 (9 overs)
379/9d (116 overs)
Abhishek Raman 155 (295)
Siddarth Kaul 5/118 (32 overs)
213 (56.1 overs)
Gurkeerat Singh 57 (53)
Ishan Porel 5/32 (10.1 overs)
Bengal won by an innings and 19 runs
Gandhi Sports Complex Ground, Amritsar
Umpires: K. N. Ananthapadmanabhan and Stephen Harris
Player of the match: Abhishek Raman (Bengal)

Round 7Edit

25–28 November 2017
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353 (107.3 overs)
Akash Vasisht 69 (124)
Rajneesh Gurbani 6/113 (33 overs)
456 (134.4 overs)
Faiz Fazal 206 (307)
Rishi Dhawan 4/96 (26.4 overs)
323/8d (96.1 overs)
Nikhil Gangta 101* (260)
Aditya Sarwate 6/75 (38.1 overs)
Match drawn
Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur
Umpires: Umesh Dubey and Belur Ravi
Player of the match: Faiz Fazal (Himachal Pradesh)
  • Vidarbha won the toss and elected to field.
  • Shubham Kapse (Vidarbha) made his first-class debut.

25–28 November 2017
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379 (99.3 overs)
Shreevats Goswami 139 (194)
Lakshay Garg 4/89 (28 overs)
310 (105 overs)
Amogh Sunil Desai 103 (264)
Ashoke Dinda 5/79 (33 overs)
334/5d (80.5 overs)
Anustup Majumdar 108* (183)
Lakshay Garg 3/74 (25.5 overs)
86/2 (26 overs)
Amogh Sunil Desai 22* (55)
Ashoke Dinda 2/13 (5 overs)
  • Goa won the toss and elected to field.
  • Lakshay Garg (Goa) made his first-class debut.

25–28 November 2017
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645/6d (138 overs)
Anmolpreet Singh 252* (318)
Ravi Chauhan 1/19 (2 overs)
315 (71.2 overs)
Vikas Yadav 71 (97)
Manpreet Gony 5/63 (15 overs)
94/5 (6.1 overs)
Shubman Gill 32 (16)
Sachidanand Pandey 3/26 (2 overs)
458 (105) (f/o)
Rahul Singh 124 (168)
Siddarth Kaul 3/96 (24 overs)
Match drawn
Gandhi Sports Complex Ground, Amritsar
Umpires: Vineet Kulkarni and Krishnaraj Srinath
Player of the match: Anmolpreet Singh (Punjab)
  • Services won the toss and elected to field.
  • Shubman Gill (Punjab) scored his maiden first-class century.[16]

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