Haryana cricket team

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The Haryana cricket team is a domestic cricket team based in the Indian state of Haryana. The team is run by the Haryana Cricket Association. In recent times it hasn't been very successful in the Ranji Trophy circuit. In the past, however, it has produced some of the biggest superstars to go on to play for the Indian cricket team, including Kapil Dev. It has won the Ranji Trophy 1 time and come runner-up once.

Competition history[edit]

Haryana has never been considered a very strong team in the Ranji Trophy circuit and has only featured in a Ranji Trophy final twice. The first time, in 1986 against Delhi, resulted in a heavy defeat. Electing to bat first, the Haryana team (captained by Kapil Dev were all out for 288. They then allowed Delhi to score a mammoth 638, with most bowlers being ineffective. They then went on to be all out for 209 after Maninder Singh bagged 8 wickets. See Scorecard.

Its next final was in 1991 against Mumbai, which was a thriller, with Haryana winning by just 2 runs. This allowed for them to make their one and only appearance in the Irani Trophy, facing a Rest of India side that contained the likes of Sourav Ganguly, Javagal Srinath, Maninder Singh and Vinod Kambli. Haryana won by 4 wickets after being set a last innings target of 204. See Scorecard

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