Bihar cricket team

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Bihar Cricket Team
Personnel
Captain Pragyan Ojha
Coach Subroto Banerjee
Owner Bihar Cricket Association
Team information
Home ground Moin-ul-Haq Stadium, Patna and Urja Stadium, BSEB, Patna
Capacity 25,000
History
Ranji Trophy wins 0
Irani Trophy wins 0
Vijay Hazare Trophy wins 0
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy wins 0

The Bihar cricket team is a cricket team representing the state of Bihar in the Indian domestic competitions.[1][2] The team competed in the Ranji Trophy from 1936-37 until 2003-04, after which it was succeeded by the Jharkhand cricket team.[3] Bihar played 236 first-class matches, winning 78, losing 56 and drawing 102.[4] Bihar Cricket Association released 35 probables for Bihar Cricket Team on 7 July 2017 who represented Bihar in Ranji Trophy.[5]

History[edit]

In April 2018, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) reinstated Bihar, ahead of the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy tournament.[6][7]On 19 September 2018, they won their opening fixture of the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, beating Nagaland by 8 wickets.[8][9]

On 8 October 2018, Bihar defeated Mizoram by 9 wickets to enter the Quarter-finals of 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy.[10][11] Bihar won the Plate Group and progressed to the knock-out phase of the tournament.[12] However, they were beaten by nine wickets by Mumbai in their quarter-final match to be knocked out of the tournament.[13][14]

Key[edit]

General

Batting

Bowling

Fielding

Cricket grounds[edit]

Name City State First used Last used Notes
Moin-ul-Haq Stadium Patna Bihar 1970 1998 Home ground, hosted three ODIs
Nehru Smarak Stadium Bhagalpur Bihar 1972 1973
Sandy's Compound Enclosure Bhagalpur Bihar 1981 1981
Dr. Nagendra Jha Stadium Darbhanga Bihar 1986 1998
Gandhi Maidan Patna Bihar 1958 1959

Current squad[edit]

Name Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Vikash Ranjan (1993-02-15) 15 February 1993 (age 25) Right-handed
Kundan Sharma (1995-08-10) 10 August 1995 (age 23) Right-handed
Keshav Kumar (1988-12-13) 13 December 1988 (age 29) Right-handed Vice-Captain
Babul Kumar (1993-01-12) 12 January 1993 (age 25) Right-handed
Samar Quadri (1989-07-27) 27 July 1989 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm legbreak
Ashutosh Aman (1986-05-19) 19 May 1986 (age 32) Right-handed Left-arm orthodox
Diwan Khan (1980-01-08) 8 January 1980 (age 38) Right-handed Right-arm medium fast
Anunay Singh (1993-01-03) 3 January 1993 (age 25) Right-handed
Manish Rai (1993-11-24) 24 November 1993 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm medium fast
Rohit Raj (1993-12-03) 3 December 1993 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm medium fast
MD Rahmatullah (1984-12-10) 10 December 1984 (age 33)
Ashish Sinha (1990-09-16) 16 September 1990 (age 28) Right-handed
Sabir Khan (2000-11-24) 24 November 2000 (age 17)

Support Staff[edit]

  1. Team Manager: Pradeep Kumar
  2. Head Coach: Subroto Banerjee
  3. Assistant Coach: Pramod Kumar
  4. Team Physio: Kumar Abhishek
  5. Team Trainer: Gopal Kumar

Famous Players[edit]

  1. Ajay Narayan Sharma
  2. Nikhilesh Ranjan
  3. Tarun Kumar
  4. Rajiv Kumar
  5. Amikar Dhayal
  6. Tariq-ur-Rehman
  7. Sunil Kumar
  8. Devki Nandan Das
  9. Suraj Nr. Lal
  10. Neeraj Kumar
  11. Vishnu Shankar
  12. Ashok Kumar
  13. Ram Kumar
  14. Dhiraj Kumar
  15. Rajiv Ranjan
  16. Prabhat Kumar
  17. Raju Vals
  18. Pramod Kumar
  19. Syed Saba Karim
  20. Zeeshan Ali
  21. Pawan Kumar[disambiguation needed]
  22. Manish Kumar
  23. Pratik Narain
  24. Bimal Bose
  25. V. Venkatram

List of cricketers[edit]

No Name First Last Mat Batting Bowling Fielding
Inn NO Runs HS 100 50 Avg Balls Wkt BBM 4WI Ave Econ Ca St
1 Keshav Kumar[17] 2018 2018
2 Babul Kumar[18] 2018 2018
3 Ashish Sinha[19] 2018 2018
4 Vikash Ranjan[20] 2018 2018
5 Rohit Raj[21] 2018 2018
6 MD Rahmatullah[22] 2018 2018
7 Anshuman Gautam[23] 2018 2018
8 Kundan Sharma[24] 2018 2018
9 Anunay Singh[25] 2018 2018
10 Rehan Khan[26] 2018 2018
11 Samar Quadri[27] 2018 2018
12 Ashutosh Aman[28] 2018
13 Eshaan Ravi[29] 2018 2018
14 Manish Rai[30]
15 Pragyan Ojha[31] 2018 2018
16 Kumar Mridul[32] 2018 2018

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bihar pads up for domestic matches". The Telegraph. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  2. ^ "A Well-Deserved Opportunity For Northeastern States, Bihar, Puducherry". Outlook India. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  3. ^ "It's definitely not cricket". India Today. Archived from the original on 18 September 2012.
  4. ^ Bihar's first-class record Archived 12 July 2017 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "News of Bihar Cricket Association". biharcricketassociation.com. Archived from the original on 7 October 2017.
  6. ^ "No Irani Cup in 2018-19 domestic season?". ESPN Cricinfo. Archived from the original on 18 April 2018. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  7. ^ "BCCI Technical Committee Approves Bihar's Participation in Ranji Trophy". News18. Archived from the original on 18 April 2018. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  8. ^ "Vijay Hazare Trophy: Bihar make winning return to domestic cricket". Times of India. Retrieved 19 September 2018.
  9. ^ "Plate, Vijay Hazare Trophy at Anand, Sep 19 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 19 September 2018.
  10. ^ "Bihar thrash Mizoram to make Vijay Hazare QF". cricbuzz. Retrieved 8 October 2018.
  11. ^ "Jharkhand, Haryana, Services and Tamil Nadu jostle for last two quarter-final spots". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 October 2018.
  12. ^ "Jharkhand, Haryana, Services and Tamil Nadu jostle for last two quarter-final spots". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 October 2018.
  13. ^ "Mumbai storm into Vijay Hazare semi-finals after routing Bihar for 69". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 14 October 2018.
  14. ^ "Mumbai crush Bihar to reach Vijay Hazare SF". CricBuzz. Retrieved 14 October 2018.
  15. ^ "Afghanistan Captains' Playing Record in Test Matches". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  16. ^ "Statistics / Test Matches / Fielding records – as designated wicketkeeper". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  17. ^ "Keshav Kumar". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-10-26.
  18. ^ "Babul Kumar". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-10-26.
  19. ^ "Ashish Sinha". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-10-26.
  20. ^ "Vikash Ranjan". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-10-26.
  21. ^ "Rohit Raj". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-10-26.
  22. ^ "MD Rahmatullah". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-10-26.
  23. ^ "Anshuman Gautam". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-10-26.
  24. ^ "Kundan Sharma". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-10-26.
  25. ^ "Anunay Singh". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-10-26.
  26. ^ "Rehan Khan". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-10-26.
  27. ^ "Samar Quadri". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-10-26.
  28. ^ "Ashutosh Aman". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-10-26.
  29. ^ "Eshaan Ravi". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-10-26.
  30. ^ "Manish Rai". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-10-26.
  31. ^ "Pragyan Ojha". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-10-26.
  32. ^ "Kumar Mridul". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-10-26.

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