List of Ranji Trophy winners
Current winners of Ranji Trophy:
Ranji Trophy is a domestic cricket competition of India. The Ranji Trophy is a domestic first-class cricket championship played in India between teams representing regional cricket associations. The competition is currently played between 28 teams. The Ranji Trophy competition is named after former Indian cricketer Ranjit Singh Ji or 'Ranji'. Vidarbha's team is the defending champion of Ranji Trophy, Vidarbha won the title by defeating Delhi by 9 wickets in the final match of 2017-18 season.
Vidarbha won the Ranji Trophy title for the first time. But it happened between Vidarbha and Saurashtra that started on 3 February 2019, in which Vidarbha defeated Saurashtra by 78 runs in the final to retain their title to become the sixth team in the history of the tournament. Mumbai has won this competition the most 41 times.
History of Ranji Trophy:
The Ranji Trophy was first organized in July 1934. The first match of the competition was held on 04 November 1934 at Chepauk Stadium between Madras and Mysore.
Format of Ranji Trophy:
The format of Ranji Trophy is in two phases. Round-robin league matches are played in the first phase, in the second phase it is knock-out. The limit is four days for round robin matches and five days for knockout matches. In this each team has to bat twice and bowl twice. In the knockout stage, if the match ends in a draw, the team wins on the basis of first innings.
List of Ranji Trophy winners from the year 1934 till date:
|Session||Ranji Trophy Winner Name||Runner-up|
|2020-2021||Cancelled Due To Covid-19|
|2018–19||Vidarbha (2 titles)||Saurashtra|