Jammu and Kashmir cricket team

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The Jammu and Kashmir cricket team (Hindi: जम्मू और कश्मीर क्रिकेट टीम) is a cricket team based in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, run by JKCA. It is in the Plate Group of the Ranji Trophy. Its main home ground is the Sher-i-Kashmir Stadium in Srinagar, and it also plays at Gandhi Memorial Science College Ground in Jammu.

History[edit]

Jammu and Kashmir first took part in the Ranji Trophy in 1959-60.[1] It has always been one of the weaker teams: up to the end of the 2015–16 season it had played 267 matches in the competition and won only 21 times.[2]

In recent seasons Jammu and Kashmir has been more successful. In 2013–14, the team qualified for the knockout stage of the Ranji Trophy after a gap of more than 10 years. Placed in Group C, the state team, which last qualified for the knockout stage in 2001–02 season, notched up four outright wins in the league round to pip Goa by .001 points on net run rate for a berth in the quarterfinals.

Sunil Joshi is current coach for of team since 2014 as tasted early success under him by beating the Ranji giants Mumbai cricket team at Wankhede Stadium in the prelim rounds of Ranji Trophy in 2014–15.[3][4]

Home grounds[edit]

Famous players[edit]

  • Mithun Manhas He is a player in the Indian Premier League represented the Delhi Daredevils in the fourth season of IPL. In the seventh season of the Indian Premier League, he was contracted by the Chennai Super Kings .
  • Abid Nabi - once considered as one of the fastest bowler in India.

Current squad[edit]

Player name Date of Birth Designations batting/balling type
Mithun Manhas 12/10/1979 Bcci player, India nationals u-19, ranjhi Right-handed, offspin-orthodox
Shubham Khajuria 13/09/1995 Bcci player, India nationals u-19, ranjhi right handed, in swing-orthodox
Mustafa Raheel 12/06/2001 Bcci player, India nationals u-19, duleep right handed, fast-seam
Mohammed Zaid Wani 20/08/2000 Bcci player, India nationals u-19, ranjhi right handed, fast-medium
Mir Burhan 20/03/2001 Bcci player, India nationals, ranjhi right handed, leg spin-orthodox
Ian Dev Singh 03/07/1992 Bcci,IPL,SPW,India international,ranjhi right handed, fast-orthodox
Faheem Maqbool 02/12/1999 Bcci player, India nationals u-19 left handed, fast-orthodox
Farman Baba 05/11/1999 Bcci player, India nationals u-19 right handed, leg spin-orthodox
Jiyaad Magrey 07/08/2001 Bcci player, India nationals u-19 left handed, off spin-othodox
Zamin zahoor 12/12/2000 Bcci player, India nationals u-19 left-handed, offspin-orthodox
Raza ansari 03/04/2001 Bcci player, India nationals u-19 right handed, fast-se

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Home of CricketArchive". Retrieved 21 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "The Home of CricketArchive". Retrieved 21 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "J&K take historic win over Mumbai". Retrieved 21 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "Joshi replaces Bedi as J&K coach". Retrieved 21 April 2017. 

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