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Jammu and Kashmir cricket team

The Jammu and Kashmir cricket team (Hindi: जम्मू और कश्मीर क्रिकेट टीम) is a cricket team based in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, run by JKCA. It is in the Plate Group of the Ranji Trophy. Its main home ground is the Sher-i-Kashmir Stadium in Srinagar, and it also plays at Gandhi Memorial Science College Ground in Jammu.

Jammu and Kashmir first took part in the Ranji Trophy in 1959-60.[1] It has always been one of the weaker teams: up to the end of the 2012-13 season it had played 242 matches in the competition and won only 16 times.[2]

In 2013/14, the team qualified for the knockout stage of the Ranji Trophy after a gap of more than 10 years.Placed in Group C, the state team, which last qualified for the knockout stage in 2001-02 season, notched up four outright wins in the league round to pip Goa by .001 points on net run rate for a berth in the quarterfinals.

Sunil Joshi is current coach for of team since 2014 as tasted early success under him by beating the Ranji giants Mumbai cricket team at Wankhede Stadium in the prelim rounds of Ranji Trophy in 2014/15.[3] [4]


  • Home Ground 1
  • Famous Player 2
  • Current squad 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Home Ground

Famous Player

Current squad

Players with international caps are listed in bold.

No. Name Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Mithun Manhas (1979-10-12) 12 October 1979 Right-handed Right-arm off break Captain
Ian Dev Singh (1989-03-01) 1 March 1989 Right-handed Right-arm off break
Shubham Khajuria (1995-09-13) 13 September 1995 Right-handed
Ahmed Bandy (1995-03-05) 5 March 1995 Right-handed Right-arm medium
Hardeep Singh (1981-12-13) 13 December 1981 Right-handed Right-arm medium
Paras Sharma (1995-12-04) 4 December 1995 Right-handed Right-arm off break
Imran Haroon (1988-12-25) 25 December 1988 Right-handed Right-arm medium
Aditya Singh (1989-12-12) 12 December 1989 Right-handed Right-arm medium
Bandeep Singh (1989-09-09) 9 September 1989 Right-handed Leg break
Arshad Kawaja (1987-04-22) 22 April 1987 Right-handed Right-arm off break
Parvez Rasool (1989-02-13) 13 February 1989 Right-handed Right-arm off break
Samiullah Beigh (1984-05-03) 3 May 1984 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Manik Gupta (1990-12-16) 16 December 1990 left-handed Leg break
Adil Rishi (1989-02-01) 1 February 1989 Right-handed
Obaid Haroon (1986-12-02) 2 December 1986 Right-handed
Abid Nabi (1985-12-26) 26 December 1985 Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Waseem Raza (1993-01-03) 3 January 1993 Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Vijay Dogra (1993-07-31) 31 July 1993 Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Ram Dayal (1989-10-29) 29 October 1989 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Umar Nazir Mir (1993-11-03) 3 November 1993 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Sohail Wani (1992-11-05) 5 November 1992 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Zahoor Sofi (1987-05-02) 2 May 1987 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Zamin Veeray (1995-06-08) 8 June 1995 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast


  1. ^ Cricket Archive list of first-class matches played by Jammu and Kashmir
  2. ^ Jammu and Kashmir playing record
  3. ^ J&K take historic win over Mumbai
  4. ^ Joshi replaces Bedi as J&K coach

External links

  • Cricinfo's Complete History of the Indian Domestic Competitions
  • Current Jammu & Kashmir Ranji Trophy squad

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