#Domestic Cricket

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Hailing from Palgarh, Maharashtra, Shardul Thakur has now made a spot for himself in the national side. (Photo credit: Twitter/@imShard)

  • Shardul Thakur took only four wickets in his debut Ranji season for Mumbai, bouncing back to take 27 the next year
  • His variations in seam movement and bouncers make him a handy asset for bowling pitches abroad
  • Thakur earned his first call-up to the national side in 2016 on the back of his performance in the 2015 Ranji Trophy final

.Delhi, India
Currently, the league stage of the tournament is being played in bio-secure bubbles at different venues across the country. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The information came from the BCCI secretary's office
  • The teams have been divided into five Elite Groups and one Plate Group
  • This is the second domestic tournament conducted by the BCCI

The pacer has appeared in IPL for four franchises over the years. (Photo credit: Instagram/@iamrvk23)

  • R Vinay Kumar picked up a total of 504 wickets in 1389 matches in first class cricket
  • Kumar has played in 31 One Day Internationals, one Test match and nine T20 International matches for India
  • He led Karnataka to two successive Ranji Trophy wins in 2013-2014 and 2014-2015

.Maharashtra, India
Prithvi Shaw had lost his mother at a very young age and was brought up by his father. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @prithvishaw)

  • Prithvi Shaw has many acceolades to his name and has even made national records
  • The 21-year-old was once suspended for doping violation
  • He originally belongs from Virar, a small town in Maharashtra

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Shaw were noticed first for his huge 546-run innings in the Harris Shield as a 14-year-old. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • In his first stint as the Mumbai captain, Shaw scored the double century off just 42 balls
  • Shaw took Mumbai to the mammoth total of 457/4 in the match
  • The 21-year-old batsman belongs to Thane in Maharashtra and made his first international appearance on October 4, 2018

Nayan Doshi is the son of former Indian left arm spinner Dilip Doshi. (Photo credit: Instagram/@nayan.doshi_officia)

  • Nayan Doshi has a total of four IPL wickets to his name
  • Between 2001 and 2013, Doshi played a total of 70 first-class matches for Saurashtra, Surrey and Rajasthan
  • Doshi said his decisions regarding his comeback to the sport were supported by his father

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Wassim Jaffer was appointed as the head coach of Uttarakhund team in June 2020. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ wassimjaffer14)

  • Cricket Association of Uttarakhand (CAU) alleged that Wasim Jaffer tried to force religion-based selections
  • Jaffer on Wednesday rejected allegations by the cricket association's officials
  • Anil Kumble said the players will miss Jaffer as a mentor

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Wasim Jaffer has played 33 Test Matches for India and is a popular name in domestic cricket. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ wassimjaffer14)

  • Wasim Jaffer resigned as the coach of the Uttarakhand cricket team on Tuesday
  • He was accused of religion-based selection in the team
  • He resigned citing interference and bias of the association in selecting players

This year would mark the first time for the tournament to not be held in 87 years. (Photo credit: Twitter)

  • Secretary Jay Shah stated in a letter to state units how difficult it was to plan the domestic calendar for the season
  • Under-19 national ODI tournament as well as Women's National 50-overs tournament would be hosted by BCCI
  • Jay Shah informed that the decision was taken as per the feedback from state units

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Azharudden scored his century from a mere 37 balls. (Photo: Twitter/@BCCIdomestic)

  • The wicketkeeper batsman was introdued to the Kerala squad in 2015
  • Azharudden was named so because of his brother, an ardent fan of Mohammad Azharuddin, former Indian captain
  • The 26-year-old scored a total of 137 runs from 54 deliveries