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1936–37 Ranji Trophy

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Administrator(s)  BCCI
Tournament format(s)  Knockout
Participants  17
Cricket format  First-class cricket
Champions  Nawanagar
1936–37 Ranji Trophy

Most runs  Sorabji Colah (Nawanagar) (384)

The 1936–37 Ranji Trophy was the third season of the Ranji Trophy. It was contested between 17 teams in a knockout format. Nawanagar won the title in their first appearance defeating Bengal in the final.



  • Amar Singh of Nawanagar scored 103 (in 75 minutes) & 55, and took 10/83 (6/48 & 4/35) against Sind. Against Bombay, he took 8/62 in an innings. In four matches, he scored 335 (second highest aggregate) and took 28 wickets.
  • Mubarak Ali took a hat-trick split across two innings for Nawanagar vs Western India. Against Bengal, Ali scored 90 in 96 minutes batting at No.11
  • Shute Banerjee who had played two matches for Bengal was prevented from appearing in the final as he was in the service of the state of Nawanagar.
  • Teams

    The team that won the zonal title is listed in bold. The teams are listed in the approximate order in which they finished in the zone.

    Scorecards and averages

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  • References

    1936–37 Ranji Trophy Wikipedia