Odisha cricket team
|Owner||Odisha Cricket Association|
|Home ground||Barabati Stadium (and other stadiums)|
Its main home ground is Barabati Stadium in Cuttack. Home matches are also played at DRIEMS Ground in Cuttack, East Coast Railway Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Veer Surendra Sai Stadium in Sambalpur, KIIT Cricket Stadium in Bhubaneswar and other grounds.
The team's recent best performance in the Ranji Trophy came in the 2016-17 season, when they advanced to the quarter-final stage. They lost there to the eventual champions, Gujarat, whose opener Samit Gohel scoring a record 359* in the first innings.
The Odisha cricket team is selected by the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA). The Odisha Cricket Association organises the Odisha Premier League every year to promote cricket and to search for local talent throughout the state.
Odisha first competed at first-class level in the 1949-50 Ranji Trophy, when they lost to Bihar by 356 runs. Their first victory came in 1952-53, when they defeated Assam by an innings. They played only against other East Zone teams (Bihar, Assam and Bengal) until 1983-84, when they progressed to the Ranji Trophy quarter-finals for the first time.
At the completion of the 2017-18 season, Odisha had played 296 Ranji Trophy matches. They had won 64, lost 106 and drawn 126.
Past and present players
Players from Odisha who have played Test cricket for India, along with year of Test debut:
Prominent players at the domestic level:
|Name||Birth date||Batting Style||Bowling Style||Notes|
|Subhranshu Senapati||30 December 1996||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium||First Class and List A Captain|
|Sandeep Pattnaik||17 May 1998||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Off break|
|Anurag Sarangi||17 December 1992||Left-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium|
|Debasish Samantray||10 September 1996||Left-hand Bat|
|Abhishek Yadav||8 June 1995||Left-hand Bat|
|Swastik Samal||27 July 2000||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Leg break|
|Arabind Singh||5 December 1990||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium|
|Govinda Poddar||9 September 1991||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Off break||Twenty20 Captain|
|Abhishek Raut||3 March 1987||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Leg break|
|Biplab Samantray||14 December 1988||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium|
|Shantanu Mishra||30 May 1994||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Off break|
|Prayash Singh||2 February 1994||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium|
|Sujit Lenka||14 December 1992||Right-hand Bat||WK|
|Rajesh Dhuper||2 December 1999||Right-hand Bat||WK|
|Prabin Luha||11 May 1995||Right-hand Bat||WK|
|Pappu Roy||23 February 1995||Left-hand Bat||Slow Left-arm Orthodox||Played for India C in 2018-19 Deodhar Trophy|
|Subham Nayak||25 October 1998||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Off break|
|Rajesh Mohanty||20 May 2000||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium||Played for India Green in 2019-20 Duleep Trophy|
|Suryakant Pradhan||30 September 1993||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium|
|Debabrata Pradhan||10 October 1996||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium|
|Basant Mohanty||24 November 1986||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium|
|Deepak Behera||15 January 1985||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium|
|Ankit Yadav||23 May 1995||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium|
|Ashutosh Das||17 October 1997||Right-hand Bat||Right-arm Medium|
Coaches in Odisha cricket team are listed below:
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