Saurashtra cricket team

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Saurashtra cricket team
Personnel
CaptainJaydev Unadkat
CoachKarsan Ghavri
OwnerSaurashtra Cricket Association
Team information
Home groundSaurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot

Saurashtra cricket team is one of three cricket teams based in Gujarat which competes in the Ranji Trophy (the others being Baroda and Gujarat).

Competition history[edit]

Previous teams from Saurashtra were Nawanagar and Western India. Nawanagar won the Ranji Trophy in 1936-37 and were runners up in 1937-38.[1] Western India won the Ranji Trophy in 1943-44.

Saurashtra began competing in the 1950-51 Ranji trophy. They were runners-up in the Ranji Trophy to Mumbai in 2012-13 and 2015-16 and in 2018-19 against Vidarbha.

Home ground[edit]

International Players[edit]

Famous international players from Saurashtra cricket team are shown below:

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Players with international caps are listed.

Name Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Batsmen
Arpit Vasavada (1988-10-28) 28 October 1988 (age 31) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox Vice-captain
Vishvaraj Jadeja (1998-07-19) 19 July 1998 (age 21) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Samarth Vyas (1995-11-28) 28 November 1995 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Cheteshwar Pujara (1988-01-25) 25 January 1988 (age 32) Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Kishan Parmar (1992-04-09) 9 April 1992 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Divyaraj Chauhan (1994-07-01) 1 July 1994 (age 25) Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Himalaya Barad (1989-08-28) 28 August 1989 (age 30) Right-handed
Rajdeep Darbar (1987-09-14) 14 September 1987 (age 32) Right-handed
All-rounders
Prerak Mankad (1994-03-23) 23 March 1994 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Chirag Jani (1989-11-09) 9 November 1989 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Agnivesh Ayachi (1995-06-15) 15 June 1995 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Ravindra Jadeja (1988-12-06) 6 December 1988 (age 31) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox Plays for Chennai Super Kings in IPL
Wicket-keepers
Sheldon Jackson (1986-09-27) 27 September 1986 (age 33) Right-handed
Harvik Desai (1999-10-04) 4 October 1999 (age 20) Right-handed
Snell Patel (1993-10-15) 15 October 1993 (age 26) Right-handed Played for India Blue in 2019-20 Duleep Trophy
Avi Barot (1992-06-25) 25 June 1992 (age 27) Right-handed
Spin Bowlers
Dharmendrasinh Jadeja (1990-08-04) 4 August 1990 (age 29) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox Played for India Green in 2019-20 Duleep Trophy
Played for Rest of India in 2018-19 Irani Cup
Kamlesh Makvana (1983-08-31) 31 August 1983 (age 36) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Jay Chauhan (1992-10-06) 6 October 1992 (age 27) Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Vandit Jivrajani (1991-09-03) 3 September 1991 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Pace Bowlers
Jaydev Unadkat (1991-10-18) 18 October 1991 (age 28) Right-handed Left-arm medium-fast Captain
Plays for Rajasthan Royals in IPL
Played for India Red in 2019-20 Duleep Trophy
Played for India A in 2019-20 Deodhar Trophy
Chetan Sakariya (1998-08-20) 20 August 1998 (age 21) Left-handed Left-arm medium-fast
Kushang Patel (1991-09-13) 13 September 1991 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Parth Chauhan (1995-07-04) 4 July 1995 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast

Coaching staff[edit]

  • Director of Cricket : n/a
  • Head coach: India Karsan Ghavri
  • Assistant 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.