Odisha cricket team
|Coach||Shiv Sundar Das|
|Owner||Odisha Cricket Association|
|Home ground||Barabati Stadium (and other stadiums)|
Its main home ground is Barabati Stadium in Cuttack. Home matches are also played at DRIEMS Ground 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 came in the 2016-17 season, when they advanced to the quarter-final stage. They lost there to the eventual champions, Gujarat, whose opener Samit Gohel scoring a record 359* 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.
Odisha first competed at first-class level in the 1949-50 Ranji Trophy, when they lost to Bihar by 356 runs. Their first victory came in 1952-53, when they defeated Assam by an innings. They played only against other East Zone teams (Bihar, Assam and Bengal) until 1983-84, when they progressed to the Ranji Trophy quarter-finals for the first time.
Past and present players
Some of the more notable players are:
|No.||Name||Birth date||Batting Style||Bowling Style||FC 100s||FC 5+ Wkts|
|FC & LA Captain|
|Govinda Poddar||9 September 1991||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Offbreak||4|
|T20 Captain & Opening Batsmen|
|Anurag Sarangi||17 December 1992||Left-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium|
|Sandeep Pattnaik||17 May 1998||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Offbreak||1|
|Ranjit Singh||23 December 1994||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium||1|
|Abhilash Mallick||21 November 1991||Right-hand Bat||Slow Left-arm Orthodox||1|
|Arabind Singh||5 December 1990||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium|
|Bikas Pati||17 May 1985||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium|
|Girjia Rout||12 May 1991||Right-hand Bat||Leg-break Googly|
|Abinash Saha||23 May 1992||Right-hand Bat|
|Halhadar Das||10 December 1986||Right-hand Bat||WK||2|
|Subhranshu Senapati||30 December 1996||Right-hand Bat||WK|
|Biplab Samantray||14 December 1988||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium||4|
|Lagnajit Samal||29 September 1989||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium|
|Basant Mohanty||24 November 1986||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium||17|
|Deepak Behera||15 January 1985||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium||2|
|Suryakant Pradhan||30 September 1993||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium||2|
|Dhiraj Singh||21 November 1987||Right-hand bat||Slow left-arm orthodox||2|
|Alok Mangaraj||28 November 1988||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium||1|
|Shyam Sahu||11 January 1986||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium|
|Amit Das||2 March 1992||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium|
- Debashish Mohanty
- Shiv Sunder Das
- Sanjay Raul
- Ranjib Biswal
- Sanjay Kumar Satapathy
- Subit Biswal
- Michael W. Bevan.
- Balvinder Sandhu
- Sourajit Mohapatra
- Abakash Khatua
- "Samit Gohel's 359* shatters 117-year record". ESPN Cricinfo. 27 December 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
- "Bihar v Orissa 1949-50". Cricinfo. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
- "Orissa v Assam 1952-53". Cricinfo. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
- "First-Class Matches played by Orissa". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
- "Ranji Trophy Playing Record". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
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