Pathetic – Kerala Cricket Team
I am following the Ranji Trophy in general and Kerala cricket team in particular for more than 20 odd years, thanks to my proximity to
Kerala was never a great team but was always an average team. There were some good players like KN Ananthapadbhanabhan and Ramprakash who were really unlucky, never to have played for
Performance of the Kerala Cricket Team this year was pitiable. They finished last in the Plate group. The Plate group itself is the second division and coming last in that means Kerala cricket team is the worst team in
Just look at these statistics to understand the senseless performance of the Kerala cricket team.
Total Runs Scored: 848
Total Runs Conceded: 1451
Not a single batsman scoring a century
Just 2 batsman scoring half century
Batsman with average greater than 30 – JUST ONE
Just two batsmen scored more than 100 runs in the whole season while none crossed 200 runs.
Just one bowler to take more than 10 wickets in the entire season
Second highest wicket taker has total of 5 wickets to his credit
Recently at a function in Thalasery, Kerala the chief selector of the Indian cricket team K Srikanth was mentioning that more players from Kerala will soon start playing for