1954–55 Ranji Trophy

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1954-55 Ranji Trophy
Ranji trophy.jpg
The Ranji Trophy, which the winners get.
Administrator(s)BCCI
Cricket formatFirst-class cricket
Tournament format(s)Knockout
ChampionsMadras
Participants20
Most runsA. G. Kripal Singh (Madras) (636)[1]
Most wicketsM. K. Murugesh (Madras) (23)[2]
The First Tamilnadu Ranji Trophy Triumph Team of 1954-1955.

The 1954–55 Ranji Trophy was the 21st season of the Ranji Trophy. Madras won the title defeating Holkar in the final.

Zonal Matches[edit]

North Zone[edit]

 
Round 1Round 2
 
      
 
 
 
 
17 Dec 1954 — Jullundur
 
 
Eastern Punjab148 & 282/7
 
3 Dec 1954 — Delhi
 
Services405
 
Services288 & 121/2
 
 
Delhi163 & 242
 

East Zone[edit]

 
Round 1Round 2
 
      
 
18 Dec 1954 — Cuttack
 
 
Orissa58 & 126
 
16 Jan 1955 — Calcutta
 
Bengal329/4d
 
Bengal309 & 421/9d
 
11 Dec 1954 — Jorhat
 
Bihar119 & 169/8
 
Assam53 & 89
 
 
Bihar81 & 107
 

Central Zone[edit]

 
Round 1Round 2
 
      
 
 
 
 
15 Jan 1955 — Indore
 
 
Holkar441
 
18 Dec 1954 — Banaras
 
Madhya Pradesh161 & 100
 
Uttar Pradesh211 & 70/1
 
 
Madhya Pradesh251 & 123/5d
 

West Zone[edit]

 
Round 1Round 2Round 3
 
          
 
18 Dec 1954 — Ahmedabad
 
 
Gujarat354
 
22 Jan 1955 — Baroda
 
Baroda413/4
 
Baroda284/3
 
 
Bombay258
 
 
19 Feb 1955 — Baroda
 
 
Baroda373
 
 
Maharashtra260
 
 
31 Jan 1955 — Rajkot
 
 
Saurashtra160 & 245/5d
 
 
Maharashtra382 & 37/0
 
 
 
 

South Zone[edit]

 
Round 1Round 2Round 3
 
          
 
2 Jan 1955 — Hyderabad
 
 
Hyderabad480/6d
 
21 Jan 1955 — Hyderabad
 
Andhra128 & 245
 
Hyderabad288 & 144/3d
 
 
Mysore152 & 184/2
 
 
4 Feb 1955 — Hyderabad
 
 
Hyderabad274 & 131/5
 
 
Madras331 & 172/6d
 
 
18 Dec 1954 — Ernakulam
 
 
Travancore-Cochin247 & 141/6
 
 
Madras414/9d
 
 
 
 

Inter-Zonal Knockout matches[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
5 Mar 1955 – Indore
 
 
Holkar492
 
 
Baroda412
 
 
2 Apr 1955 – Indore
 
 
Holkar417 & 326
 
 
Madras478 & 311
 
 
7 Mar 1955 – Madras
 
 
Madras347 & 139
 
11 Feb 1955 – Delhi
 
Bengal174 & 155
 
Services312
 
 
Bengal364
 

Final[edit]

2–6 April 1955
Scorecard
v
Holkar (H)
478 (143.2 overs)
C. D. Gopinath 133
Hiralal Gaekwad 4/137
417 (171.5 overs)
Narayan Nivsarkar 85
M. K. Murugesh 3/97
311 (105.1 overs)
A. G. Kripal Singh 91
V. P. Dixit 3/50
326 (80.2 overs)
Chandu Sarwate 56
M. K. Murugesh 5/114
Madras won by 46 runs
Yeshwant Club Ground, Indore
Umpires: Dinkar Desai and Balkrishna Mohoni
  • Holkar won the toss and decided to field.

Scorecards and averages[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ranji Trophy, 1954/55 / Records / Most runs". Retrieved 23 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Ranji Trophy, 1954/55 / Records / Most wickets". Retrieved 23 August 2014.

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