Winner - Rajasthan

Rajasthan celebrate their Ranji Trophy triumph with an open-top bus ride through Jaipur
Rajasthan celebrate their Ranji Trophy triumph with an open-top bus ride through Jaipur © Mahesh Acharya
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Specials

    Rajasthan's old-school marathon man

Vineet Saxena is one of those archetypal journeymen who toils far from the limelight. By Nagraj Gollapudi

A wayward journey to success

After giving up cricket twice, Madhya Pradesh's TP Sudhindra was the highest wicket-taker in this season's Ranji Elite League. By Abhishek Purohit

    The boys who believed

Though they were defending champions, Rajasthan couldn't have started the Ranji season any worse. Not that it mattered, since the end was perfect. By Nagraj Gollapudi

Rajasthan's own Captain Cool triumphs

Fastidious in his ways, yet instinctive on the pitch; Hrishikesh Kanitkar's biggest asset is his ability to instill calm. By Nagraj Gollapudi

Consistent Rajasthan dominate stats

Rajasthan, who sealed their second consecutive Ranji Trophy title, led the way with both bat and ball this season. By Madhusudhan Ramakrishnan

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Points Table

Group A

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied Draw Aban Pts Quotient
Mumbai 7 3 0 0 4 0 25 1.439
Karnataka 7 2 0 0 5 0 22 1.831
Rajasthan 7 2 0 0 5 0 16 0.984
Saurashtra 7 2 1 0 4 0 16 0.925
U. Pradesh 7 0 1 0 6 0 16 1.021
Punjab 7 1 2 0 4 0 15 0.774
Railways 7 1 3 0 3 0 13 0.941
Orissa 7 0 4 0 3 0 2 0.542

Group B

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied Draw Aban Pts Quotient
Tamil Nadu 6 1 0 0 5 0 20 1.408
M. Pradesh 6 2 1 0 3 0 17 1.012
Haryana 6 1 0 0 5 0 14 0.999
Baroda 6 2 2 0 2 0 13 0.953
Bengal 6 1 1 0 4 0 13 1.163
Delhi 6 1 2 0 3 0 11 0.938
Gujarat 6 1 3 0 2 0 8 0.744

Statistics

Ranji Trophy Elite, 2011/12 (in India First-class)

Rajasthan celebrate their Ranji Trophy triumph with an open-top bus ride
© Mahesh Acharya
Robin Bist went past 1000 runs this Ranji Trophy season
© K Sivaraman
Tamil Nadu had to settle for the runners-up spot after they conceded a first-innings lead
© K Sivaraman
The Rajasthan players are all smiles
© K Sivaraman
Rajasthan celebrate their second consecutive Ranji Trophy win
© K Sivaraman
Tamil Nadu captain L Balaji with the runners-up trophy
© K Sivaraman

Squads

Sanjay Bangar (c) Ranjitkumar Mali
Anureet Singh Prashant Awasthi
Nileshkumar Chauhan Faiz Fazal
Yere Goud Murali Kartik
Shreyas Khanolkar Arlen Konwar
Mahesh Rawat (wk) Dhiran Salvi
Shivakant Shukla Jai Prakash Yadav
Tournament Results
Tamil Nadu v Rajasthan at Chennai - Jan 19-23, 2012
Match drawn (Rajasthan won on 1st innings)
Mumbai v Tamil Nadu at Mumbai - Jan 10-13, 2012
Match drawn (Tamil Nadu won on 1st innings)
Haryana v Rajasthan at Rohtak - Jan 10-12, 2012
Rajasthan won by 64 runs
Hyderabad v Rajasthan at Hyderabad (Deccan) - Jan 2-5, 2012
Match drawn (Rajasthan won on 1st innings)
M. Pradesh v Mumbai at Indore - Jan 2-5, 2012
Match drawn (Mumbai won on 1st innings)
Tamil Nadu v Maharashtra at Chennai - Jan 2-5, 2012
Match drawn (Tamil Nadu won on 1st innings)
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