Top 5 Lowest Totals In Ranji Trophy
Updated - Feb 27, 2015 4:40 am
Top 5 Lowest Totals In Ranji Trophy: Recently Mumbai was bowled out for 44 against Karnataka in a Ranji Trophy encounter. This bought out the subject of the lowest scores in Ranji Trophy history. The Ranji trophy was first played in 1934/35 after the then Indian Board decided to have a domestic competition and the honorable Maharaja of Patiala donated the trophy to be presented to the champions.
The trophy was named after the best Indian player of that time, England and Sussex cricketer Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji (Jam Sahib of Nawanagar, also known as “Ranji”).
Here are the top 5 lowest totals ever by any team in an innings in Ranji trophy:
5. 23- Jammu and Kashmir v Haryana 1977/78
This match was played at Moti Lal School of Sports Ground, Rai, Haryana. It also featured a young Kapil Dev. Haryana batted first and scored 330/5 dec. with R Anand scoring an unbeaten 150. Jammu Kashmir was dismissed for just 93 runs in their first innings. Left arm Rajinder Goel picked up 6/25 with his loopy left arm spinners.
The second innings went worst for the Jammu and Kashmir team as they were bowled out for a record low score of 23 runs with Rajinder Goel picking up 7/4 and 13/29 in the match. Kapil Dev also picked up 3/15 in the Jaamu Kashmir innings.
Jammu Kashmir lost the match by an innings and 214 runs.