Assam cricket team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Assam cricket team
Captain: Abu Nechim
Coach: Subhrajit Saikia and Subhadeep Ghosh
Founded: 1960
Home ground:
Ranji Trophy wins: 0
Vijay Hazare Trophy wins: 0

The Assam cricket team is a Ranji Trophy team based in the Indian state of Assam, run by the Assam Cricket Association. Until the 2002–03 season, when the zonal system was abandoned, it used to form a part of Eastern Zone. It has not seen much success in the Ranji Trophy circuit but won their plate group in 2006/07 before losing the semi-final to Orissa, despite having not won a first-class match in the previous two seasons. In 2009–10 season Assam entered into eltite group of the Ranji Trophy. In 2009-10 Ranji Trophy season Assam topped the plate group and subsequently progressed to the Super League. However, in the 2010–11 season, it ended at the bottom of its group in the Super League and face relegation to Plate League for the next season.[1] In the 2012-13 edition of Vijay Hazare Trophy Assam played extremely well and finished runners up.

Home grounds[edit]

Famous players[edit]

  • Anup Ghatak
  • Syed Zakaria Zuffri
  • Rajesh Bora
  • Gautam Dutta
  • Arlen Konwar
  • Abu Nechim Ahmed
  • Zaved Zaman
  • Subhrajit Saikia

Current squad[edit]

Players with an IPL contract are listed in bold.

No. Name Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Batsmen
Dheeraj Jadhav (1979-09-16) 16 September 1979 (age 34) Left-handed Right-arm off break
Niraj Patel (1981-03-26) 26 March 1981 (age 33) Left-handed
Pallav Das (1990-01-17) 17 January 1990 (age 24) Left-handed Right-arm off break
Parviz Aziz (1987-12-08) 8 December 1987 (age 26) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Sibsankar Roy (1990-10-10) 10 October 1990 (age 23) Left-handed Right-arm off break
Tarjinder Singh (1987-12-22) 22 December 1987 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Amit Sinha (1988-11-26) 26 November 1988 (age 25) Right-handed Leg break
Pritam Debnath (1987-07-25) 25 July 1987 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm off break
All-rounders
Gokul Sharma (1987-11-20) 20 November 1987 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Dhiraj Goswami (1985-05-01) 1 May 1985 (age 29) Right-handed Right arm medium
Syed Mohammed (1983-06-03) 3 June 1983 (age 31) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Wicket-keepers
Rajdeep Das (1990-03-11) 11 March 1990 (age 24) Right-handed
Kunal Saikia (1988-06-19) 19 June 1988 (age 26) Right-handed
Wasiqur Rahman (1994-12-29) 29 December 1994 (age 19) Right-handed
Bowlers
Abu Nechim Ahmed (1988-11-05) 5 November 1988 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast captain
Arup Das (1991-07-27) 27 July 1991 (age 22) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Pritam Das (1988-10-16) 16 October 1988 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Arlen Konwar (1981-01-01) 1 January 1981 (age 33) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Deepak Gohain (1992-12-11) 11 December 1992 (age 21) Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Krishna Das (1990-10-12) 12 October 1990 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Sujay Tarafdar (1989-12-06) 6 December 1989 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm medium

Head Coaches - Subhrajit Saikia and Subhadeep Ghosh

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] from cricinfo.com.

External links[edit]