Maharashtra cricket team

Maharashtra cricket team
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Personnel
Captain Ankit Bawne & Rahul Tripathi
Coach Santosh Jedhe
Owner Maharashtra Cricket Association
Team information
Home ground Maharashtra Cricket Association Cricket Stadium, Pune
Capacity 34,000
History
Ranji Trophy wins 2 (1939/40, 1940/41)
Irani Trophy wins 0
Official website MCA

The Maharashtra cricket team is a domestic cricket team based in the Indian state of Maharashtra in the city of Pune. It is one of three teams based in Maharashtra, the other being Ranji Trophy superpower Mumbai and the Vidarbha cricket team.

History

Maharashtra was one of the 15 teams that competed in the first Ranji Trophy tournament in 1934–35, when, captained by D. B. Deodhar, it lost its inaugural match narrowly to Bombay.[1] It has competed ever since, winning twice and finishing runners-up three times. As of February 2021 Maharashtra had played 395 times in the Ranji Trophy, winning 98, losing 75, and drawing 222 times.[2]

Famous players

Some famous cricketers from Maharashtra cricket team are:

Current squad

Players with international caps are listed in bold.

Name Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Captain and Opening Batsmen
Ruturaj Gaikwad (1997-01-31) 31 January 1997 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm off break List A Captain
Plays for Chennai Super Kings in IPL
Opening Batsmen
Yash Nahar (1994-10-10) 10 October 1994 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm off break Highest run scorer for Maharashtra in VH Trophy 20-21
Batsmen
Naushad Shaikh (1991-10-15) 15 October 1991 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Ankit Bawne (1992-12-17) 17 December 1992 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm off break First Class Captain
Kedar Jadhav (1985-03-26) 26 March 1985 (age 36) Right-handed Right-arm off break Plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL
Rahul Tripathi (1991-03-02) 2 March 1991 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm medium Twenty20 Captain
Plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL
Jay Pande (1994-09-20) 20 September 1994 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Ranjeet Nikam (1999-09-20) 20 September 1999 (age 21) Right-handed Right-arm off break
All-rounders
Azim Kazi (1993-10-14) 14 October 1993 (age 27) Left-handed Slow left arm orthodox
Satyajeet Bachhav (1992-11-28) 28 November 1992 (age 28) Left-handed Slow left arm orthodox Highest wicket taker for Maharashtra in VH Trophy 20-21
Swapnil Gugale (1991-04-01) 1 April 1991 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Wicket-keepers
Vishant More (1991-11-25) 25 November 1991 (age 29) Right-handed
Nikhil Naik (1994-11-09) 9 November 1994 (age 26) Right-handed
Spin Bowlers
Shamshuzama Kazi (1994-10-10) 10 October 1994 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Pace Bowlers
Mukesh Choudhary (1986-07-06) 6 July 1986 (age 35) Left-handed Left-arm medium
Pradeep Dadhe (1994-09-13) 13 September 1994 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Rajvardhan Hangargekar (2002-11-10) 10 November 2002 (age 18) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Manoj Ingale (1994-06-26) 26 June 1994 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Ashay Palkar (1989-09-01) 1 September 1989 (age 32) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Anupam Sanklecha (1982-07-17) 17 July 1982 (age 39) Left-handed Right-arm medium-fast

Coaching staff

Maharashtra cricket team's coaching staff are:

See also

References

  1. ^ "Maharashtra v Bombay 1934–35". Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Ranji Trophy Playing Record". CricketArchive. Retrieved 24 February 2021.

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