Rajasthan cricket team
The Rajasthan cricket team is a cricket team which represents the Indian state of Rajasthan. The team won the Ranji Trophy in the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons, having finished runners-up eight times between 1960-61 and 1973-74. It is currently in the Ranji Trophy Elite group. It is run by the Rajasthan Cricket Association and is popularly known as "Team Rajasthan".
|Captain||Mahipal Lomror, Ashok Menaria and Aniket Choudhary|
|Home ground||Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur|
|Ranji Trophy wins||2|
|Vijay Hazare Trophy wins||0|
|Inter-State T20 wins||0|
|Official website:||Rajasthan Cricket Association|
Rajputana's first recorded match came in the 1928/29 Delhi Tournament against Aligarh, with the Rajputana Cricket Association being formed shortly thereafter in 1931 at Ajmer.[n 1] Rajputana's inaugural appearance in first-class cricket came in November 1933 against the touring Marylebone Cricket Club at Mayo College Ground in Ajmer, which resulted in a heavy innings defeat. The team entered the Ranji Trophy for the first time in the 1935/36 season, playing its first match in the competition against Central India, losing by a heavy margin. The team played in the following seasons Ranji Trophy, again losing to Central India, but this time by the reduced margin of just two wickets. Rajputana gained its first win in first-class cricket against Lionel Tennyson's touring eleven, with victory by two wickets in 1937. The team lost its only match against Southern Punjab in the 1938/39 Ranji Trophy, however the following season it recorded its first Ranji Trophy victory against Delhi, winning by 7 wickets. However it lost its following match against Southern Punjab by the margin of an innings and 190 runs. With the onset of World War II, cricket in India was somewhat disrupted, but first-class cricket continued to function.
Best performances in Ranji TrophyEdit
- Players with international caps are listed in bold.
|Name||Birth date||Batting Style||Bowling Style||Notes|
|Mahipal Lomror||16 November 1999||Left-handed||Slow left-arm orthodox||First Class and Twenty20 Captain|
Plays for Rajasthan Royals in IPL
Plays for India Red in 2019-20 Duleep Trophy
|Robin Bist||2 November 1987||Right-handed||Right-arm Off break|
|Amitkumar Gautam||10 October 1995||Right-handed||Right-arm Leg break googly|
|Ashok Menaria||29 October 1990||Left-handed||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|Rajesh Bishnoi Sr||8 October 1987||Right-handed||Right-arm medium-fast|
|Salman Khan||26 December 1988||Right-handed||Right-arm off break|
|Aditya Garhwal||15 April 1996||Right-handed||Right-arm Leg break googly|
|Abhijeet Tomar||14 March 1995||Right-handed||Right-arm off break|
|Ankit Lamba||3 December 1991||Right-handed||Right-arm Leg break googly|
|Yash Kothari||6 October 1995||Right-handed||Right-arm off break|
|Arjit Gupta||12 September 1989||Right-handed||Right-arm medium|
|Siddharth Saraf||16 October 1992||Right-handed|
|Ramnivas Golada||23 October 1994||Right-handed||Right-arm medium|
|Tajinder Singh||25 May 1992||Right-handed||Right-arm off break|
|Abhimanyu Lamba||31 October 1995||Right-handed||Right-arm medium|
|Chetan Bist||3 September 1989||Right-handed|
|Manender Singh||2 January 1996||Right-handed|
|Rahul Chahar||4 August 1999||Right-handed||Right-arm Leg break googly||Plays for Mumbai Indians in IPL|
Played for Rest of India in 2018-19 Irani Cup
Plays for India Green in 2019-20 Duleep Trophy
Played for India C in 2018-19 Deodhar Trophy
|Chandrapal Singh||8 September 1994||Left-handed||Right-arm off break|
|Rajesh Bishnoi Jr||25 January 1990||Left-handed||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|Ravi Bishnoi||5 September 2000||Right-handed||Right-arm off break|
|Tanveer-Ul-Haq||3 December 1991||Right-handed||Left-arm medium fast||Played for Rest of India in 2018-19 Irani Cup|
Plays for India Green in 2019-20 Duleep Trophy
|Aniket Choudhary||28 January 1990||Right-handed||Left-arm medium||Plays for India Blue in 2019-20 Duleep Trophy|
|Nathu Singh||8 September 1995||Right-handed||Right-arm medium||Plays for Delhi Capitals in IPL|
|Deepak Chahar||7 August 1992||Right-handed||Right-arm medium||List A Captain |
Plays for Chennai Super Kings in IPL
Played for India B in 2018-19 Deodhar Trophy
|Khaleel Ahmed||5 December 1997||Right-handed||Left-arm medium||Plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL|
- Kamlesh Nagarkoti, who plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL, was ruled out of the 2018-19 season due to injury.
- 2013/14-2017 Pankaj Singh
- 2010/11–2012/13 Hrishikesh Kanitkar
- 1992/1997 Rajiv Rathore
- 1990/91– Parmindar Singh
- 1989/90 Sanjay Vyas
- 1988/89 Padam Shastri
- 1985/86–1987/88 Sanjay Vyas
- 1979/80–1984/85 Parthasarathy Sharma
- 1977/78–1978/79 Kailash Gattani
- 1966/67–1976/77 Hanumant Singh
- 1962/63–1965/66 Raj Singh Dungarpur
- 1960/61–1961/62 Kishan Rungta
- 1957/58–1959/60 Vinoo Mankad
- 1951/52–1956/57 Maharana of Mewar
- 1935/36–1939/40 Walter Bradshaw
- 1933/34–1937/38 Maharaja of Dungarpur
Sawai Mansingh StadiumEdit
Rajasthan play the majority of their home matches at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium.
The ends are called the City End and the Pavilion End.
- "Other Matches played by Rajputana". CricketArchive. Retrieved 1 November 2012.
- "RCA History". Rajasthan Cricket Association. Retrieved 1 November 2012.
- "First-Class Matches played by Rajputana". CricketArchive. Retrieved 1 November 2012.
- "Delhi v Rajputana, 1939/40 Ranji Trophy". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2 November 2012.
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