Services cricket team

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The Services cricket team plays in the Ranji Trophy, the main domestic first-class cricket competition in India. Under the auspices of the Services Cricket Association they represent the Indian armed services.

They first played in the Ranji Trophy in 1949-50. They played in the North Zone of the competition until 2001-02, and have played in the Plate Group and other lower-ranked groups since 2002-03, except for one season in the Elite Group in 2005-06.

As of mid-October 2015 they had played 303 matches in the Ranji Trophy, for 80 wins, 105 losses and 118 draws.[1]

Their main home ground is the Palam A Ground, Model Sports Complex, Delhi.

Current squad[edit]

No. Name Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Note
Soumik Chatterjee (C) (1988-09-27) 27 September 1988 (age 28) Left-handed Right-arm leg break
Anshul Gupta (1989-09-10) 10 September 1989 (age 27) Right-handed n/a
Nakul Verma
Pratik Desai
Rajat Paliwal (1991-12-24) 24 December 1991 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm off break Most hundreds(4) for Ranji Trophy, 2015/16
Deepak Punia
Shashank Sharma (1992-09-07) 7 September 1992 (age 24) Left-handed
Diwesh Pathania (1989-06-22) 22 June 1989 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Suraj Yadav
Shadab Nazar


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