Assam cricket team
|Colours:||Dark green Yellow|
|Owner:||Assam Cricket Association|
ACA Stadium (Capacity:60,000);
|Ranji Trophy wins:||0|
|Vijay Hazare Trophy wins:||0|
The Assam cricket team is a domestic cricket team based in the Indian state of Assam, run by the Assam Cricket Association. They compete and represent the state annually in the first-class Ranji Trophy tournament, limited-overs Vijay Hazare Trophy tournament and the Twenty 20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
Until the 2002–03 season, when the zonal system was abandoned, Assam formed 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. In 2014-15 Ranji season Assam again promoted to Group A level. In the 2015–16 Ranji Trophy, the team reached the semi final for the first time in the history of the tournament.
Since Assam played its first home match in 1948, it has also played first-class home matches in (in chronological order) Shillong, Jorhat, Nowgong, Dibrugarh, Karimganj, Hailakandi, Mangaldoi and Tinsukia.
- Abu Nechim
- Anup Ghatak
- Arlen Konwar
- Gautam Dutta
- Hemanga Baruah
- Javed Zaman
- Krishna Das
- Parag Das
- Pritam Das
- Rajesh Borah
- Subhrajit Saikia
- Zakaria Zuffri
- Zahir Alam
Players with an IPL contract are listed in bold.
|No.||Name||Birth date||Batting Style||Bowling Style||Notes|
|Captain and Batsman|
|Arun Karthik||15 February 1986||Right-handed||Right-arm leg break||FC 100/50 : 8/14|
|Rishav Das||16 December 1989||Right-handed||Right-arm off break|
|Pallavkumar Das||17 January 1990||Left-handed||Right-arm medium|
|Rahul Hazarika||31 May 1993||Left-handed||Right-arm off break|
|Sibsankar Roy||10 October 1990||Left-handed||Right-arm off break|
|Amit Verma||30 June 1987||Left-handed||Right-arm leg break||FC 100/50 : 10/13|
|Tarjinder Singh||22 December 1987||Right-handed||Right-arm off break|
|Amit Sinha||26 November 1988||Right-handed||Leg break|
|Jamaluddin Syed Mohammed||3 June 1983||Left-handed||Slow left-arm orthodox||FC 100/50 : 2/8 ; FC Wkts : 90+|
|Swarupam Purkayastha||18 May 1994||Right-handed||Right-arm off break|
|Kunal Saikia||19 June 1988||Right-handed|
|Dhiraj Goswami||1 May 1985||Right-handed||Right arm medium|
|Abu Nechim Ahmed||5 November 1988||Right-handed||Right-arm medium-fast||Vice captain. LA Wkts : 40+|
|Krishna Das||12 October 1990||Right-handed||Right-arm medium-fast||FC Wkts : 110+|
|Arup Das||27 July 1991||Right-handed||Right-arm medium-fast||FC Wkts : 100|
|Pritam Das||16 October 1988||Right-handed||Right-arm medium-fast|
|Arlen Konwar||1 January 1981||Right-handed||Right-arm off break|
|Deepak Gohain||11 December 1992||Right-handed||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|Sujay Tarafdar||6 December 1989||Right-handed||Right-arm medium|
- Head Coach: Sunil Joshi
- Assistant Coach: Subhrajit Saikia
- Trainer: n/a
- Physio: Parvez Bhati
- Manager: Manoj Bhagawati
- "Assam reach first Vijay Hazare final". espncricinfo.com. Retrieved 14 October 2015.
- "Team unity behind Assam's remarkable season". cricbuzz.com. Retrieved 14 October 2015.
- "Assam relaxed ahead of maiden semi-final". espncricinfo.com. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
- "First-class matches played by Assam". CricketArchive. Retrieved 25 January 2015.
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