Ranji Trophy Winners List
Ranji Trophy Winners List

Ranji Trophy Winners List: The Ranji Trophy is a domestic first-class cricket championship played in India between multiple teams representing regional and state cricket associations.

The competition currently consists of 38 teams, with all 28 states in India and four of the eight union territories having at least one representation. The competition is named after the first Indian cricketer who played international cricket, Ranjitsinhji, who was also known as ‘Ranji’.

Ranji Trophy Winners List

The first edition of the tournament was won by Bombay (now known as Mumbai). Mumbai/Bombay has played in 46 finals and has won a total of 41 Ranji Trophy champions, the most by any team on the Ranji winners list.

SeasonWinnerRunner-up
2022TBA(To be Announced)TBA(To be Announced)
2019–20SaurashtraBengal
2018–19VidarbhaSaurashtra
2017–18VidarbhaDelhi
2016–17GujaratMumbai
2015–16MumbaiSaurashtra
2014–15KarnatakaTamil Nadu
2013–14KarnatakaMaharashtra
2012–13MumbaiSaurashtra
2011–12RajasthanTamil Nadu
2010–11RajasthanBaroda
2009–10MumbaiKarnataka
2008–09MumbaiUttar Pradesh
2007–08DelhiUttar Pradesh
2006–07MumbaiBengal
2005–06Uttar PradeshBengal
2004–05RailwaysPunjab
2003–04MumbaiTamil Nadu
2002–03MumbaiTamil Nadu
2001–02RailwaysBaroda
2000–01BarodaRailways
1999–00MumbaiHyderabad
1998–99Karnataka
Madhya Pradesh
1997–98KarnatakaUttar Pradesh
1996–97MumbaiDelhi
1995–96KarnatakaTamil Nadu
1994–95BombayPunjab
1993–94BombayBengal
1992–93PunjabMaharashtra
1991–92DelhiTamil Nadu
1990–91HaryanaBombay
1989–90BengalDelhi
1988–89DelhiBengal
1987–88Tamil NaduRailways
1986–87HyderabadDelhi
1985–86DelhiHaryana
1984–85BombayDelhi
1983–84BombayDelhi
1982–83KarnatakaBombay
1981–82DelhiKarnataka
1980–81BombayDelhi
1979–80DelhiBombay
1978–79DelhiKarnataka
1977–78KarnatakaUttar Pradesh
1976–77BombayDelhi
1975–76BombayBihar
1974–75BombayKarnataka
1973–74KarnatakaRajasthan
1972–73BombayTamil Nadu
1971–72BombayBengal
1970–71BombayMaharashtra
1969–70BombayRajasthan
1968–69BombayBengal
1967–68BombayMadras
1966–67BombayRajasthan
1965–66BombayRajasthan
1964–65BombayHyderabad
1963–64BombayRajasthan
1962–63BombayRajasthan
1961–62BombayRajasthan
1960–61BombayRajasthan
1959–60BombayMysore
1958–59BombayBengal
1957–58BarodaServices
1956–57BombayServices
1955–56BombayBengal
1954–55MadrasHolkar
1953–54BombayHolkar
1952–53HolkarBengal
1951–52BombayHolkar
1950–51HolkarGujarat
1949–50BarodaHolkar
1948–49BombayBaroda
1947–48HolkarBombay
1946–47BarodaHolkar
1945–46HolkarBaroda
1944–45BombayHolkar
1943–44Western IndiaBengal
1942–43BarodaHyderabad
1941–42BombayMysore
1940–41MaharashtraMadras
1939–40Maharashtra
United Provinces
1938–39Bengal
Southern Punjab
1937–38HyderabadNawanagar
1936–37NawanagarBengal
1935–36BombayMadras
1934–35BombayNorthern India

 

Ranji Trophy Records

Most Career Runs

Wasim Jaffer is the only player to score more than 10000 runs in Ranji Trophy. Wasim Jaffer announces his retirement from all forms of cricket in late 2020. Check out the list of Most Career runs in Ranji Trophy below:

ScorePlayerTeamsCareer span
12038Wasim JafferVidarbha, Mumbai
1996/97 – 2019/20
9205Amol MuzumdarBombay/Mumbai, Assam, Andhra
1993/94 – 2013/14
9201Devendra BundelaMadhya Pradesh
1995/96 – 2017/18
8700Yashpal SinghSikkim, Services
2001/02 – 2019/20
8554Mithun ManhasDelhi, Jammu & Kashmir
1997/98 – 2016/17
8114Paras DograHimachal Pradesh, Puducherry
2001/02 – 2019/20
8059Hrishikesh KanitkarMaharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan
1994/95 – 2013/14
7861Naman OjhaMadhya Pradesh
2000/01 – 2019/20
7850Subramaniam BadrinathTamil Nadu, Vidarbha, Hyderabad
2000/01 – 2016/17
7650Faiz FazalVidarbha, Railways
2003/04 – 2019/20

 

Highest Individual Scores

B. B. Nimbalkar’s 443* against Kathiawar in the 1948/49 season remains as the Highest Individual Score of Ranji Trophy history. Check out the full list of Highest Individual Scores in Ranji Trophy tournament:

ScorePlayerForAgainstYear
443*B. B. NimbalkarMaharashtraKathiawar1948/49
377Sanjay ManjrekarBombayHyderabad1990/91
366M. V. SridharHyderabadAndhra1993/94
359*
Vijay MerchantBombayMaharashtra1943/44
Samit GohelGujaratOdisha2016/17
353V. V. S. LaxmanHyderabadKarnataka1999/00
352Cheteshwar PujaraSaurashtraKarnataka2012/13
351*Swapnil GugaleMaharashtraDelhi2016/17
343Puneet BishtMeghalayaSikkim2018/19
340Sunil GavaskarBombayBengal1981/82
338Prashant ChopraHimachal PradeshPunjab2017/18

 

Most Career Centuries

Domestic cricket legend Wasim Jaffer scored a whopping 40 centuries in is career span and leads the list of most career centuries in the Ranji Trophy tournament. Check out the full list of most career centuries in the Ranji Trophy tournament:

CenturiesPlayerTeamsCareer span
40Wasim JafferMumbai, Vidarbha
1996/97 – 2019/20
31Ajay SharmaDelhi, Himachal Pradesh
1984/85 – 2000/01
28
Hrishikesh KanitkarMaharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan
1994/95 – 2013/14
Amol MuzumdarBombay/Mumbai, Assam, Andhra
1993/94 – 2013/14
27Amarjit KaypeePunjab, Haryana
1980/81 – 1999/00
26
Brijesh PatelMysore/Karnataka
1969/70 – 1987/88
Surendra BhaveMaharashtra
1986/87 – 2000/01
25Mithun ManhasDelhi, Jammu & Kashmir
1997/98 – 2016/17
24
Vinod KambliBombay/Mumbai
1989/90 – 2004/05
Subramaniam BadrinathTamil Nadu, Vidarbha, Hyderabad
2000/01 – 2016/17
Devendra BundelaMadhya Pradesh
1995/96 – 2017/18

 

Most Runs in a Season

Former Indian cricketer V. V. S. Laxman scored a massive 1415 runs during the 1999/00 season while playing for Hyderabad. Check out the list of Most Runs scored in a Ranji Trophy Season:

ScorePlayerTeamSeason
1415V. V. S. LaxmanHyderabad1999/00
1340Rahul DalalArunachal Pradesh2019/20
1331Milind KumarSikkim2018/19
1321Shreyas IyerMumbai2015/16
1310Priyank PanchalGujarat2016/17
1280Vijay BharadwajKarnataka1998/99
1260Wasim JafferMumbai2008/09
1223Kedar JadhavMaharashtra2013/14
1160Mayank AgarwalKarnataka2017/18
1089Ajinkya RahaneMumbai2008/09

Most career wickets

Rajinder Goel leads the list of Most career wickets in the Ranji Trophy tournament with 637 wickets under his name. Check out the list of Most career wickets holders in Ranji Trophy tournament:

WicketsPlayerTeamsCareer span
637Rajinder GoelPatiala, Southern Punjab, Delhi, Haryana
1958/59 – 1984/85
531Srinivasaraghavan VenkataraghavanMadras/Tamil Nadu
1963/64 – 1984/85
479Sunil JoshiKarnataka
1992/93 – 2010/11
442Vinay KumarKarnataka, Puducherry
2004/05 – 2019/20
441Narendra HirwaniMadhya Pradesh, Bengal
1984/85 – 2005/06
437Bhagwat ChandrasekharMysore/Karnataka
1963/64 – 1979/80

 

Best Bowling Figures in an Innings

Premangsu Chatterjee has the best Bowling Figures in an Innings of the Ranji Trophy tournament. Check out the list of Bowling Figures in an Innings of the Ranji Trophy tournament:

ScorePlayerTeamOpponentSeason
10/20Premangsu ChatterjeeBengalAssam1956/57
10/78Pradeep SunderamRajasthanVidarbha1985/86
9/23Ankeet ChavanMumbaiPunjab2012/13
9/25Hyder AliRailwaysJammu & Kashmir1969/70
9/29Faisal ShaikhGoaServices2002/03

 

Most wickets in a season

Ashutosh Aman is the player to pick the maximum wicket in a season. Ashutosh picked 68 wickets in the 2018/19 season. Following him, Jaydev Unadkat picked 67 wickets in 2019/20 and holds the second position. Check out the full list of Most wicket takers in a season of Ranji Trophy tournament:

WicketsPlayerTeamSeason
68Ashutosh AmanBihar cricket team2018/19
67Jaydev UnadkatSaurashtra2019/20
64Bishan Singh BediDelhi1974/75
62
Dodda GaneshKarnataka1998/99
Kanwaljit SinghHyderabad1999/00
59Dharmendrasinh JadejaSaurashtra2018/19
58Srinivasaraghavan VenkataraghavanTamil Nadu1972/73
Maninder SinghDelhi1991/92
57Ranadeb BoseBengal2006/07
56Shahbaz NadeemJharkhand2016/17

 

Highest Innings Totals

In 1993/94 Ranji tournament Hyderabad scored 944 runs for 6 wickets loss and registered their name in the top position of the list of Highest Innings Totals. In the 20th Century, Meghalaya becomes the only team to register their name in the Highest Innings Totals list with a score of 826/7 (dec) in 2018/19 season.

ScoreTeamOpponentSeason
944/6 decHyderabadAndhra1993/94
912/6 decTamil NaduGoa1988/89
912/8 decHolkarMysore1945/46
855/6 decBombayHyderabad1990/91
826/4MaharashtraKathiawar1948/49
826/7 decMeghalayaSikkim2018/19

 

Lowest Innings Totals

Again Hyderabad is the team to top the list of Lowest innings totals of a Ranji Trophy Season. Check out the list of Lowest innings totals of a Ranji Trophy Tournament sofar:

ScoreTeamOpponentSeason
21HyderabadRajasthan2010/11
22Southern PunjabNorthern India1934/35
23
SindSouthern Punjab1938/39
Jammu and KashmirDelhi1960/61
Jammu and KashmirHaryana1977/78

 

Highest partnerships per wicket

Following are the details of the Highest partnership run scored per wicket scored in the Ranji Trophy tournament.

WicketScorePlayersTeamOpponentSeason
1st464Ravi Sehgal & Raman LambaDelhiHimachal Pradesh1994/95
2nd475Zahir Alam & Lalchand RajputAssamTripura1991/92
3rd594*Swapnil Gugale & Ankit BawneMaharashtraDelhi2016/17
4th577Vijay Hazare & Gul MohammadBarodaHolkar1946/47
5th520*Cheteshwar Pujara & Ravindra JadejaSaurashtraOrissa2008/09
6th417Wriddhiman Saha & Laxmi Ratan ShuklaBengalAssam2010/11
7th460Bhupinder Singh Jr. & Pankaj DharmaniPunjabDelhi1994/95
8th392Amit Mishra & Jayant YadavHaryanaKarnataka2012/13
9th249*Ankit Srivastava & Kapil SethMadhya PradeshVidarbha2000/01
10th233Ajay Sharma & Maninder SinghDelhiBombay1991/92