1996–97 Ranji Trophy

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1996-97 Ranji Trophy
Ranji trophy.jpg
The Ranji Trophy, which the winners get.
Cricket formatFirst-class cricket
Tournament format(s)League and knockout
Most runsRaman Lamba (Delhi) (1034)[1]
Most wicketsRajesh Chauhan (Madhya Pradesh) (52)[2]

The 1996–97 Ranji Trophy was the 63rd season of the Ranji Trophy. Bombay won the final against Delhi on first innings lead. This match, held at Gwalior, was the first day-night first class match in India.

Raman Lamba who scored 1034 and Ajay Sharma, 1033, bettered the previous record for most runs in a season.


5–9 April 1997
630 (202.2 overs)
Jatin Paranjpe 111, Amol Muzumdar 144
Feroze Ghayas 2/116
559 (219.1 overs)
Ashu Dani 178, Ajay Sharma 176
Nilesh Kulkarni 4/143
Mumbai won on first innings lead
Captain Roop Singh Stadium, Gwalior
Umpires: V. K. Ramaswamy, Subroto Porel
  • Mumbai won the toss and decided to bat
  • Day-night match

Scorecards and averages[edit]


  1. ^ "Ranji Trophy, 1996/97 / Records / Most runs". Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Ranji Trophy, 1996/97 / Records / Most wickets". Retrieved 23 July 2015.

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