Odisha cricket team

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Odisha Cricket Team
Captain: Govinda Poddar
Coach: India Debashish Mohanty
Owner: Odisha Cricket Association
Founded: 1930
Home ground: Barabati Stadium (and other stadiums)
Capacity: 45,000
Official website: OCA
Odisha playing against Indian Railways at Brabourne Stadium

The Odisha cricket team (known as Orissa until 2011) is a domestic cricket team based in the Indian state of Odisha. It is in the elite group of the Ranji Trophy.

Its main home ground is Barabati Stadium in Cuttack. Home matches are also played at DRIEMS Cricket Stadium in Cuttack, East Coast Railway Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Veer Surendra Sai Stadium in Sambalpur, KIIT Cricket Stadium in Bhubaneswar and other grounds.

The team's recent best performance in the Ranji trophy has come in the 2016-17 season, where they advanced to the Quarterfinal stage.But their journey ended there itself, losing to eventual champions Gujarat, with opener Samit Gohel scoring a record 351* in the first innings.

The Odisha cricket team is selected by the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA). The Odisha Cricket Association organises the Odisha Premier League every year to promote cricket and to search for local talent throughout the state.

Notable Players[edit]

Squad[edit]

No. Name Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style FC 100s FC 5+ Wkts
Captain
Govinda Poddar (1991-09-09) 9 September 1991 (age 25) Right-hand Bat Right-arm Offbreak 4
Batsmen
Sandeep Pattnaik (1998-05-17) 17 May 1998 (age 18) Right-hand Bat Right-arm Offbreak 1
Ranjit Singh (1994-12-23) 23 December 1994 (age 22) Right-hand Bat Right-arm Medium 1
Abhilash Mallick (1991-11-21) 21 November 1991 (age 25) Right-hand Bat Slow Left-arm Orthodox 1
Anurag Sarangi (1992-12-17) 17 December 1992 (age 24) Left-hand Bat Right-arm Medium
Arabind Singh (1990-12-05) 5 December 1990 (age 26) Right-hand Bat Right-arm Medium
Bikas Pati (1985-05-17) 17 May 1985 (age 31) Right-hand Bat Right-arm Medium
Girjia Rout (1991-05-12) 12 May 1991 (age 25) Right-hand Bat Leg-break Googly
Abinash Saha (1992-05-23) 23 May 1992 (age 24) Right-hand Bat
Wicketkeepers
Halhadar Das (1986-12-10) 10 December 1986 (age 30) Right-hand Bat WK 2
Subhranshu Senapati (1996-12-30) 30 December 1996 (age 20) Right-hand Bat WK
Pacer All-rounder
Biplab Samantray (1988-12-14) 14 December 1988 (age 28) Right-hand Bat Right-arm Medium 4
Lagnajit Samal (1989-09-29) 29 September 1989 (age 27) Right-hand Bat Right-arm Medium
Bowlers
Basant Mohanty (1986-11-24) 24 November 1986 (age 30) Right-hand Bat Right-arm Medium 17
Deepak Behera (1985-01-15) 15 January 1985 (age 32) Right-hand Bat Right-arm Medium 2
Suryakant Pradhan (1993-09-30) 30 September 1993 (age 23) Right-hand Bat Right-arm Medium 2
Dhiraj Singh (1987-11-21) 21 November 1987 (age 29) Right-hand bat Slow left-arm orthodox 2
Alok Mangaraj (1988-11-28) 28 November 1988 (age 28) Right-hand Bat Right-arm Medium 1
Shyam Sahu (1986-01-11) 11 January 1986 (age 31) Right-hand Bat Right-arm Medium
Amit Das (1992-03-02) 2 March 1992 (age 25) Right-hand Bat Right-arm Medium

Coaches[edit]

Records[edit]

For more details on this topic, see List of Odisha first-class cricket records, List of Odisha List A cricket records, List of Odisha Twenty20 cricket records.

References[edit]

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