1949–50 Ranji Trophy

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1949-50 Ranji Trophy
Ranji trophy.jpg
The Ranji Trophy, which the winners get.
Dates18 November 1949–21 March 1950
Administrator(s)BCCI
Cricket formatFirst-class cricket
Tournament format(s)Knockout
ChampionsBaroda
Participants19
Most runsVijay Hazare (Baroda) (609)[1]
Most wicketsHiralal Gaekwad (Holkar) (29)[2]

The 1949–50 Ranji Trophy was the 16th season of the Ranji Trophy. Baroda won the title defeating Holkar in the final.

Highlights[edit]

Zonal Matches[edit]

West Zone[edit]

 
Round 1Round 2Round 3
 
          
 
18 Nov 1949 — Baroda
 
 
Baroda333
 
2 Dec 1949 — Baroda
 
Bombay114 & 201
 
Baroda382
 
 
Kathiawar180 & 145
 
 
8 Jan 1950 — Baroda
 
 
Baroda357 & 348/4d
 
 
Gujarat284 & 211/4
 
 
3 Dec 1949 — Ahmedabad
 
 
Gujarat360 & 70/4
 
 
Maharashtra172 & 253
 
 
 
 

North Zone[edit]

 
Round 1Round 2
 
      
 
2 Dec 1949 — Delhi
 
 
Delhi343 & 225
 
9 Jan 1950 — Delhi
 
Rajputana215 & 235
 
Delhi544 & 140/4
 
11 Dec 1949 — Patiala
 
Southern Punjab456 & 34/3
 
Southern Punjab152 & 121/4
 
 
Services62 & 208
 

East Zone[edit]

 
Round 1Round 2Round 3
 
          
 
6 Dec 1949 — Jorhat
 
 
Assam50 & 52
 
27 Jan 1950 — Indore
 
Holkar157
 
Holkar92 & 429
 
 
Bengal141 & 251
 
 
26 Feb 1950 — Indore
 
 
Holkar262 & 222/5
 
10 Dec 1949 — Jamshedpur
 
Bihar226 & 254
 
Bihar163 & 326
 
4 Feb 1950 — Jamshedpur
 
Orissa89 & 44
 
Bihar207 & 287
 
 
Uttar Pradesh258 & 189
 
 
 
 

South Zone[edit]

 
Round 1Round 2
 
      
 
24 Dec 1949 — Madras
 
 
Madras328 & 236/7
 
26 Jan 1950 — Madras
 
Mysore215 & 347
 
Madras264 & 124
 
9 Dec 1949 — Secunderabad
 
Hyderabad125 & 136
 
Hyderabad327 & 62/2
 
 
Central Provinces and Berar136 & 251
 

Inter-Zonal Knockout matches[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
24 Feb 1950 – Madras
 
 
Madras103 & 69
 
17 Mar 1950 – Baroda
 
Baroda297
 
Baroda437 & 258/6
 
4 Mar 1950 – Delhi
 
Holkar419 & 272
 
Delhi335 & 253/7
 
 
Holkar615 & 315
 

Final[edit]

Baroda entered the final for the third successive season, following a win against Holkar in the 1947–48 season and a loss to Bombay in 1948–49 edition.[3]

17–21 March 1950
Scorecard
v
Baroda (H)
419 (154.5 overs)
Mushtaq Ali 140
Vijay Hazare 3/99 (40 overs)
437 (165.4 overs)
Vijay Hazare 130
C. S. Nayudu 5/182 (56 overs)
272 (107.4 overs)
Chandu Sarwate 66
Amir Elahi 4/66 (20.4 overs)
258/6 (99 overs)
Vijay Hazare 101
C. S. Nayudu 4/90 (30 overs)
Baroda won by 4 wickets
Maharaja Pratapsingh Coronation Gymkhana Ground, Baroda
Umpires: D. B. Deodhar and Jamshed Patel
  • Holkar won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Hiralal Gaekwad (Holkar) claimed his 50th wicket in first-class cricket.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ranji Trophy, 1949/50 / Records / Most runs". Retrieved 23 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Ranji Trophy, 1949/50 / Records / Most wickets". Retrieved 23 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Ranji Trophy Final". The Indian Express. 18 March 1950. p. 8. Retrieved 29 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Baroda v Holkar, Ranji Trophy 1949/50 (Final)". CricketArchive. Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 30 July 2018.

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