Ranji Trophy Quiz

Think you know all about the Ranji Trophy Matches? Its time to put your knowledge to a little test.


1. When was the first Ranji Trophy Match played?

2. Who was the first cricketer to scalp all 10 opposition wickets in a single innings during a Ranji Trophy Match?

3. Which is the lowest score ever by a team in Ranji Trophy Matches?

4. Who holds the record for the most 10 Wicket Hauls* in a match in Ranji Trophy Cricket? [*10 or more wickets in both the innings considered together]

5. Who is the highest wicket taker in Ranji Matches?

Answers:

1. The first Ranji Trophy Match was played between Madras and Mysore on 4 November 1934 at Chepauk. 

2. Premangsu Chatterjee of Bengal. Premangsu Chatterjee is the first bowler in history to account for all ten oppostion wickets in a single innings of a Ranji Trophy Match. he achieved this feat during the Bengal V Assam game played at Jorhat in the 56-57 season.

3. In the Rajasthan v Hyderabad game played in the 2010 season, after being invited to bat first, Hyderabad were bowled out for a paltry 21 runs in just 15.3 overs. This is the lowest score ever by a team in Ranji Matches.

4. Rajinder Goel with 17 Ten Wickets Hauls in a match.

5. Rajinder Goel is the highest wicket taker in Ranji Trophy history with 637 dismissals to his credit.