Goa cricket team

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Goa cricket team
Fatorda Stadium.jpg
Captain: Swapnil Asnodkar
Coach: Hrishikesh Kanitkar
Owner: Goa Cricket Association
Founded: 1950
Home ground: Dr. Rajendra Prasad Stadium, Margao
Capacity: 5,000
Ranji Trophy wins: 0
Irani Trophy wins: 0
Vijay Hazare Trophy wins: 0
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy wins: 0

The Goa cricket team, based in Goa, India, has competed in the Ranji Trophy since the 1985-86 season.

Playing history[edit]

Goa lost all five matches in their first season,[1] and did not win until 1996-97, in their 56th match, when they defeated Karnataka by an innings.[2]

As of early January 2016, Goa had played 168 times in the Ranji Trophy for 18 wins, 77 losses and 73 draws.[3]

Venues[edit]

Goa's home grounds are the Dr. Rajendra Prasad Stadium, Margao, and the Goa Cricket Association Academy Ground, Porvorim.

International Venues[edit]

Name City State First used Last used F/C LA T20 Notes
Fatorda Stadium Margao Goa 1989 2010 1 10 0 Hosted nine ODIs.

Domestic Venues[edit]

Name City State First used Last used F/C LA T20 Notes
Arlem Breweries Ground Margao Goa 1986 2005 12 9 0
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Stadium Margao Goa 1968 2013 21 14 0
Bhausaheb Bandodkar Ground Panaji Goa 1986 2006 26 16 0
Goa Cricket Association Academy Ground Porvorim Goa 2010 2015 15 5 0
Railway Stadium (Vasco da Gama) Vasco da Gama Goa 1985 1985 1 0 0

Current squad[edit]

Players with international caps are listed in bold.

No. Name Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Captain
Swapnil Asnodkar (1984-03-29) 29 March 1984 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Batsmen
Suraj Dongre (1989-12-27) 27 December 1989 (age 26) Left-handed Left-arm off break
Rohit Asnodkar (1986-12-05) 5 December 1986 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Rohan Belekar (1987-10-28) 28 October 1987 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Sagun Kamat (1983-05-11) 11 May 1983 (age 32) Left-handed Right-arm leg break
All-rounders
Harshad Gadekar (1986-12-05) 5 December 1986 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Amit Yadav (1989-10-10) 10 October 1989 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Saurabh Bandekar (1987-11-27) 27 November 1987 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Amogh Desai (1992-08-26) 26 August 1992 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Robin D'Souza (1980-05-08) 8 May 1980 (age 35) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Darshan Misal (1992-09-11) 11 September 1992 (age 23) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Wicket-keepers
Rahul Keni (1988-04-24) 24 April 1988 (age 27) Left-handed
Keenan Vaz (1991-09-12) 12 September 1991 (age 24) Right-handed
Fast Bowlers
Gauresh Gawas (1990-12-08) 8 December 1990 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Spinners
Shadab Jakati (1980-12-27) 27 December 1980 (age 35) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox

Coaching Staff[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]