RG Sharma of India emulates H Masakadza of Zimbabwe in scoring 150 plus runs on two occasions in a one day series

RG Sharma of India scored 152 not out at Guwahati on 21 Oct 18 and 162 against West Indies at Mum-BS on 29 Oct 18. He became the second batsman in the history of one-day internationals to score 150 plus runs on two occasions in a bilateral series. H Masakadza of Zimbabwe is the other batsman to perform such a feat. He had scored 156 at Harare on 12 Oct 2009 and 178 not out at Harare on 18 Oct 2009 against Kenya. It is interesting to note that these two batsmen have performed the feat in the month of October. It is interesting to note that these two batsmen have performed this feat while opening the innings for their respective teams.

H MASAKADZA OF ZIMBABWE
No Runs Pos Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 156 1 1 v Kenya Harare 12 Oct 2009
2 178* 2 1 v Kenya Harare 18 Oct 2009
RG SHARMA OF INDIA
1 152* 1 2 v West Indies Guwahati 21 Oct 2018
2 162 1 1 v West Indies Mum-BS 29 Oct 2018

RG Sharma becomes the first batsman and also the first opening batsman in the history of one day internationals to score 150 plus runs on seven occasions

RG Sharma of India scored 162 against West Indies at Mum-BS on 29 Oct 18. It represents his seventh score of 150 plus runs in one day games. He became the first batsman to score 50 plus runs on  seven occasions in the history of one day internationals.  All such occasions are tabulated below. He also became the first opening batsman to score 150 plus runs on seven occasions.

No Runs Pos Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 209 1 1 v Australia Bengaluru 02 Nov 2013
2 264 2 1 v Sri Lanka Kolkata 13 Nov 2014
3 150 1 2 v South Africa Kanpur 11 Oct 2015
4 171* 1 1 v Australia Perth 12 Jan 2016
5 208* 1 1 v Sri Lanka Mohali 13 Dec 2017
6 152* 1 2 v West Indies Guwahati 21 Oct 2018
7 162 1 1 v West Indies Mum-BS 29 Oct 2018

MS Dhoni requires one more run to reach ten thousand runs representing a nation

MS Dhoni of India requires one more run to complete ten thousand runs in one-day games representing a nation. He would then become the 13th batsman to reach the landmark. The feat of all the other twelve batsmen is furnished below along with the feat of MS Dhoni

No Player Team Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0
1 SR Tendulkar Ind 1989-2012 463 452 41 18426 200* 44.83 49 96 20
2 KC Sangakkara Srl 2000-2015 397 373 40 13975 169 41.96 25 90 15
3 RT Ponting Aus 1995-2012 374 364 39 13589 164 41.81 29 82 20
4 ST Jayasuriya Srl 1989-2011 441 429 18 13364 189 32.51 28 68 34
5 DPMD Jayawardene Srl 1998-2015 443 413 38 12381 144 33.01 18 75 28
6 Inzamam-ul-Haq Pak 1991-2007 375 348 52 11701 137* 39.53 10 83 20
7 JH Kallis RSA 1996-2014 323 309 53 11550 139 45.11 17 86 17
8 SC Ganguly Ind 1992-2007 308 297 23 11221 183 40.95 22 71 16
9 R Dravid Ind 1996-2011 340 314 39 10768 153 39.15 12 82 13
10 BC Lara Win 1990-2007 295 285 32 10348 169 40.90 19 62 14
11 TM Dilshan Srl 1999-2016 330 303 41 10290 161* 39.27 22 47 11
12 V Kohli Ind 2008-2018 215 207 36 10199 183 59.64 38 48 12
13 MS Dhoni Ind 2004-2018 328 278 77 09999 183* 49.74 09 67 09

MS Dhoni of India requires one more run to complete ten thousand runs in one-day games representing a nation. He would then become the fifth Indian batsman to reach the landmark. The feat of all the other four batsmen is furnished below along with the feat of MS Dhoni

No Player Team Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0
1 SR Tendulkar Ind 1989-2012 463 452 41 18426 200* 44.83 49 96 20
2 SC Ganguly Ind 1992-2007 308 297 23 11221 183 40.95 22 71 16
3 R Dravid Ind 1996-2011 340 314 39 10768 153 39.15 12 82 13
4 V Kohli Ind 2008-2018 215 207 36 10199 183 59.64 38 48 12
5 MS Dhoni Ind 2004-2018 328 278 77 09999 183* 49.74 09 67 09

Ranji Trophy preview – 2018/19 season by Sri C Keshava Murthy

The 85th edition of the prestigious domestic tournament – Ranji Trophy – will take off on the 1st of November 2018. As many as 17 matches involving 34 teams will commence on 1st November in the first round of matches.

There has been a slight change in the format for this season. As against participation of 28 teams in three groups in 2017/18, 37 teams in four groups (A,B,C,D)  will be taking part in the 2018/19 season.  Out of the nine additional teams Bihar is reentering the tournament. The other eight new teams are – Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Puducherry, Sikkim, and Uttarakhand. Consequent to this, the number of matches for this season has been almost doubled (160) as compared to 89 in 2017/18. Including Bihar, all other eight new teams will figure in Group D out of which the team which finishes at the top in the league stage will get qualified to play in the knock-out stage. Two teams finishing at the top in Group C will also qualify for the knockouts. The remaining five spots in the knockout will be taken from among the five teams which finish at the top combined from both Group A and B teams. The tournament will consist of 4 Quarter Finals, two Semi-Finals and – One Final which will be held from 2nd February. 

However, Karnataka is scheduled to start its sojourn in the second round commencing on 12th November against the defending champion Vidarbha. Karnataka is placed in Group A along with Baroda, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Mumbai, Railways, Saurashtra, and Vidarbha.

The total number of matches held so far in the Ranji Trophy tournament is 4622 out of which Karnataka’s share is 429 (won 194, lost 63 and drawn 172). Mumbai has the distinction of appearing in most matches 503 (only team to cross the 500 mark) as also registering most number of wins in the tournament. Mumbai has also won the RT title for a record number of 41 times. The next two places are held by Karnataka (8 times) and Delhi (7 times)

Teams which have played 400 or more matches in Ranji Trophy
Teams Played Won Lost Drawn
Mum 503 239 26 238
Del 441 184 58 199
TN 432 158 64 210
Knk 429 194 63 172
Hyd 406 140 76 190
Ben 406 153 66 187
Ranji Trophy Winners
Teams Occasions
Mumbai 41
Karnataka 8
Delhi 7
Baroda 5
Holkar 4
Rajasthan 2
Maharashtra 2
Hyderabad 2
Bengal 2
Railways 2
Tamilnadu 2
Nawanagar 1
West India 1
Haryana 1
Punjab 1
UP 1
Gujarath 1
Vidarbha 1
Total 84

 

Karnataka as Winners in RT
Season Opponents Venue Captain
1973/74 Rajasthan Jaipur EAS Prasanna
1977/78 U Pradesh Mohannagar EAS Prasanna
1982/83 Mumbai Mumbai BP Patel
1995/96 Tamilnadu Chennai A Kumble
1997/98 U Pradeah Bangalore RS Dravid
1998/99 M Pradesh Bangalore S Joshi
2013/14 Maharashtra Hyderabad R Vinay Kumar
2014/15 Tamilnadu Mumbai R Vinay Kumar

Overall records in Ranji Trophy                       

Most Runs
Runs Player Teams Mat Ave
10738 Wasim Jaffer Mum/Vid 138 56.81
9202 AA Muzumdar Mum/Asm/And 136 51.40
9201 DS Bundela MP 145 45.32
8554 MA Manhas Del/J&K 135 48.32
8059 HH Kanitkar Mah 105 58.82

Most Wickets
Wkts Player Team Mat Ave
636 R Goel Har 123 17.29
530 S Venkatraghavan TN 96 18.21
479 SB Joshi Kar 117 23.25
442 ND Hirwani MP 92 23.64
437 BS Chandrasekhar Kar 76 19.11

 

Most Matches
Mat Player Teams
145 DS Bundela MP
138 Wasim Jaffer Mum/Vid
136 AA Majumdar Mum/Asm/And
135 MA Manhas Del/J&K
126 RR Parida Ori/Asm/Raj/Vid/HP

 

Most Hundreds
100s Player Teams Mat
36 Wasim Jaffer Mum/Vid 138
31 Ajay K Sharma Del/J&K 88
28 HH Kanitkar Mah 105
28 AA Muzumdar Mum/Asm/And 136
27 AS Kaypee Har 109

 

Highest Totals
Score Teams Opp Venue Season
944-6 d Hyd And Secunderabad 1993/94
912-6 d TN Goa Panaji 1988/89
912-8 d Hol Knk Indore 1945/46
855-6 d Mum Hyd Mumbai 1990/91
826-4 Mah Kat Pune 1948/49

  

Lowest Totals
Score Teams Opp Venue Season
21 Hyd Raj Jaipur 2010/11
22 S Pun N Ind Amritsar 1934/35
23 Sind S Pun Patiala 1938/39
23 J&K Del Srinagar 1960/61
23 J&K Har Rai 1977/78

 

 

Highest Individual Scores
Runa Batsman Team Opp Venue Season
443* BB Nimbalkar  Mah Kat Pune 1948/49
377 SV Manjrekar Mum Hyd Mumbai 1990/91
366 MV Sridhar Hyd And S’bad 1993/94
359* VM Merchant Mum Mah Mumbai 1943/44
359 SB Gohel Guj Ori Jaipur 2016/17

                                                

Best innings Bowling effor
W-R Bowlers Team Opp Venue Season
10-20 PM Chatterjee Ben Asm Jorhat 1956/57
10-78 P Sunderam Raj Vid Jodhpur 1985/86
9-23 AA Chavan Mum Pun Mumbai 2012/13
9-25 S HyderAli Rly J&K Delhi 1969/70
9-29 FM Shaikh Goa Ser Delhi 2002/03

 

Most Catches
Cts Mts Player Teams
187 137 Wasim Jaffer Mum/Vid
128 136 AA Muzumdar Mum/Asm/And
127 125 SB Bangar Rlys
123 102 AS Chopra Del/Raj/HP
107 79 SS Bhave Mah

 

Most Dismissals
Player Teams Mts Dis Ct/St
VR Samanth Asm/Mum/Tri 94 335 298/37
NV Ojha MP 98 318 282/36
PR Shah Bar 86 302 266/36
SD Jogiyani Sau 96 299 261/38
M Rawat Har/Rly 93 298 267/31

 

 

Four plus wickets by Indian bowlers in a losing cause in one-day internationals

JJ Bumrah of India captured four for 35 against West Indies at Pune-MCA on 27 Oct 2018. His effort was in a losing cause to provide the 29th occasion of an Indian bowler’s four or more wickets in an innings going in vain against various teams. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 DR Doshi 10.0 0 30 4 2 Ind NZl Brisbane 21 Dec 1980
2 N Kapil Dev 12.0 2 43 5 1 Ind Aus Nottingham 13 Jun 1983
3 Maninder Singh 9.0 2 22 4 2 Ind Pak Sharjah 05 Dec 1986
4 RJ Shastri 10.0 0 38 4 2 Ind Pak Kolkata 18 Feb 1987
5 J Srinath 9.0 1 41 5 1 Ind Eng Bengaluru 26 Feb 1993
6 J Srinath 9.2 1 52 4 2 Ind NZl Napier 16 Feb 1995
7 A Kumble 10.0 0 40 4 1 Ind RSA Hamilton 18 Feb 1995
8 A Kuruvilla 8.4 1 43 4 1 Ind Srl Colombo (SSC) 24 Aug 1997
9 A Kumble 10.0 0 53 4 1 Ind Pak Jaipur 24 Mar 1999
10 J Srinath 10.0 0 49 4 2 Ind Pak Brisbane 10 Jan 2000
11 J Srinath 10.0 2 30 4 2 Ind Aus Sydney 14 Jan 2000
12 SR Tendulkar 10.0 0 56 4 2 Ind RSA Faridabad 15 Mar 2000
13 Harbhajan Singh 10.0 1 43 5 1 Ind Eng Mumbai 03 Feb 2002
14 Z Khan 10.0 2 47 4 2 Ind Zim Faridabad 07 Mar 2002
15 J Srinath 10.0 3 23 4 2 Ind NZl Auckland 26 Dec 2002
16 AB Agarkar 9.0 0 37 4 1 Ind Aus Mumbai 01 Nov 2003
17 AB Agarkar 9.3 1 42 6 1 Ind Aus Melbourne 09 Jan 2004
18 A Nehra 10.0 1 59 6 1 Ind Srl Colombo (RPS) 09 Aug 2005
19 MM Patel 9.0 0 49 4 1 Ind Srl Rajkot 11 Feb 2007
20 AB Agarkar 10.0 0 60 4 2 Ind Eng Manchester 30 Aug 2007
21 IK Pathan 10.0 1 41 4 1 Ind Aus Adelaide 17 Feb 2008
22 A Nehra 10.0 0 55 4 1 Ind Pak Centurion 26 Sep 2009
23 A Nehra 9.5 1 47 4 1 Ind NZl Dambulla 10 Aug 2010
24 Mohd Shami 9.0 0 55 4 1 Ind NZl Napier 19 Jan 2014
25 Mohd Shami 9.0 1 66 4 1 Ind Win Kochi 08 Oct 2014
26 UT Yadav 9.0 0 72 4 1 Ind Aus Sydney 26 Mar 2015
27 I Sharma 10.0 0 77 4 1 Ind Aus Canberra 20 Jan 2016
28 UT Yadav 10.0 0 71 4 1 Ind Aus Bengaluru 28 Sep 2017
29 JJ Bumrah 10.0 1 35 4 1 Ind Win Pune-MCA 27 Oct 2018

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