Saurashtra cricket team

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Saurashtra (Gujarati: સૌરાષ્ટ્ર ક્રિકેટ સંઘ) is one of three cricket teams based in Gujarat which competes in the Ranji Trophy (the others being Baroda and Gujarat). Formerly known as Nawanagar cricket team, they won the Ranji Trophy in 1936-37.and were also runners up in the very next season of 1937-38.[1]

Competition history[edit]

Captained by Jaydev Shah, Saurashtra/Nawanagar/Western India have won the Ranji Trophy (Plate) in 1936-37 and 1943-44, both times defeating Bengal.

They have been runners up in Ranji Trophy (plate) 1937-38 2012-13 and 2015-16, they lost against Hyderabad, Mumbai and Mumbai respectively.

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Players with international caps are listed in bold.

No. Name Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Captain & Batsmen
Jaydev Shah (1983-05-03) 3 May 1983 (age 34) Left-handed Right-arm off break Captain
Batsmen
Cheteshwar Pujara (1988-01-25) 25 January 1988 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Bhushan Chauhan (1984-10-29) 29 October 1984 (age 32) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Chirag Pathak (1987-02-02) 2 February 1987 (age 30) Left-handed Right-arm medium
Arpit Vasavada (1988-10-28) 28 October 1988 (age 28) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Wicket-keepers
Sagar Jogiyani (1984-06-20) 20 June 1984 (age 33) Right-handed
Sheldon Jackson (1986-09-27) 27 September 1986 (age 30) Right-handed
Pacer All-rounders
Chirag Jani (1989-11-09) 9 November 1989 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Amitoze Singh 14 February 1989 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Spinner All-rounders
Kamlesh Makvana (1983-08-31) 31 August 1983 (age 33) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Ravindra Jadeja (1988-12-06) 6 December 1988 (age 28) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Samarth Vyas (1995-11-28) 28 November 1995 (age 21) Right-handed Leg break googly
Bowlers
Dharmendrasinh Jadeja (1990-08-04) 4 August 1990 (age 26) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Jaydev Unadkat (1991-10-18) 18 October 1991 (age 25) Right-handed Left-arm medium-fast
Deepak Punia (1993-09-27) 27 September 1993 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Shaurya Sanandia (1987-04-24) 24 April 1987 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm medium

Coaching Staff[edit]

  • Director of Cricket : n/a
  • Head coach: India Shitanshu Kotak
  • Asst. coach: India Neeraj Odedara
  • Batting coach: None
  • Bowling coach: n/a
  • Spin Bowling Coach: n/a
  • Fielding coach: n/a
  • Manager: Arjunsinh Rana
  • Mental conditioning coach: Vacant
  • Fitness trainer: n/a
  • Head Physiotherapist: Abhishek Thakar
  • Masseur: n/a
  • Performance analyst: n/a

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Ranji Trophy espncricinfo.com.