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. In the 2012-13 edition of Vijay Hazare Trophy Assam played extremely well and finished runners up.