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#1251249 - Fri Nov 29 2019 02:40 AM Results & Standings .. Ranji Trophy
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Indian Domestic Cricket: Ranji Trophy 2019-20 - 9 December to 12 February

This will be the 5th edition of the FT comp of the premier domestic cricket tournament of India. paper_aero starts as defending champion, and he's been on the podium on all 4 previous years as well (2 gold 2 silver). We simply pick the teams we think will win, and score as many points as they do in their matches, which is as follows:

Win outright- 6 points
Bonus point (for innings or 10 wicket wins)- 1 point
1st innings lead in a drawn match - 3 points
No result- 1 point
1st innings deficit in a drawn match- 1 point
Lost Outright - 0 points

~ 28 top teams divided into 3 groups.
~ We only pick one of the 2 teams in each round....and score as many points as the teams we pick score (for win or draw)
~ 9 rounds of league matches (12 matches each round).
~ Grace period of 1 hour for all rounds from this year.

Vidarbha start as 2-time defending champions, after beating Saurashtra in last year's finals. Kerala and Karnataka were the losing semifinalists last year.

Please sign in here if you are interested. 11 people took part in the inaugural comp, 10 over the next two years and last year there were 9 runners....hoping more people will join in....




Edited by gtho4 (Sat Jan 18 2020 09:04 AM)

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#1251260 - Fri Nov 29 2019 06:22 AM Re: Indian Cricket:Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Sign-in sheet
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I'll give it a go
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#1251287 - Fri Nov 29 2019 11:51 AM Re: Indian Cricket:Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Sign-in sheet
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I'm in

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#1251398 - Sat Nov 30 2019 08:55 AM Re: Indian Cricket:Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Sign-in sheet
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If it's a team pick type thing, I'll play. I just won't understand scoring though lol (not talking about the comp scoring either).


Edited by dg_dave (Sat Nov 30 2019 08:55 AM)
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#1251417 - Sat Nov 30 2019 04:08 PM Re: Indian Cricket:Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Sign-in sheet
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#1251426 - Sat Nov 30 2019 05:50 PM Re: Indian Cricket:Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Sign-in sheet
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#1252309 - Sat Dec 07 2019 08:26 AM Re: Indian Cricket:Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Sign-in sheet
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#1252522 - Mon Dec 09 2019 10:46 PM Re: Indian Cricket:Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Sign-in sheet
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I missed the second round of games, but that's because of the wedding...now in the past, I'm trying to recoup from all the craziness. smilee
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#1252526 - Mon Dec 09 2019 11:16 PM Re: Indian Cricket:Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Sign-in sheet
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Originally Posted By: dg_dave
I missed the second round of games, but that's because of the wedding...now in the past, I'm trying to recoup from all the craziness. smilee


Welcome back smile You missed the first day of round 1....you can either start with spoon score, or miss scores of first 3 matches and score from the remaining 9, as you wish...Hope you will join from round 2 ...
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#1252628 - Tue Dec 10 2019 10:38 PM Re: Indian Cricket:Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Sign-in sheet
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Originally Posted By: srini701
Welcome back smile You missed the first day of round 1....you can either start with spoon score, or miss scores of first 3 matches and score from the remaining 9, as you wish...Hope you will join from round 2 ...


Whichever will give me more points for round one will be ideal. I'll be sure to post for round 2.


Edited by dg_dave (Tue Dec 10 2019 10:39 PM)
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#1252877 - Thu Dec 12 2019 10:53 PM Re: Results & Standings .. Ranji Trophy
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1
Ranji Trophy 2019-20
1
1
Round 1: Dec 9 - 12
1


8 players lodged picks.

Scores:

Services 124 & 279 Drew with Assam 162 & 74/5 - Assam 3, Services 1
Chhattisgarh 134 & 78 Lost to Odisha 215 - Odisha 7, Chhatisgarh 0
Andhra 211 & 314/3 Drew with Vidarbha 441 - Vidarbha 3, Andhra 1
Hyderabad 233 & 266 Lost to Gujarat 313 & 187/2 - Gujarat 6, Hyderabad 0
Kerala 525/9d Drew with Delhi 142 & 395/4 - Kerala 3, Delhi 1
Rajasthan 257 & 168 Lost to Punjab 358 & 68/0 - Punjab 7, Rajasthan 0
Mumbai 431 & 409/4d Beat Baroda 307 & 224 - Mumbai 6, Baroda 0
Himachal Pradesh 120 & 182 Lost to Saurashtra 141 & 165/5 - Saurashtra 6, HP 0
Karnataka 336 & 151 Beat Tamil Nadu 307 & 154 - Karnataka 6, TN 0
Railways 253 & 270 Drew with Uttar Pradesh 175 & 62/2 - Railways 3, UP 1
Haryana 401 Beat Maharashtra 247 & 86 - Haryana 7, Maharashtra 0
Tripura 289 & 211 Lost to Jharkhand 136 & 418/8d - Jharkhand 6, Tripura 0


Tipping Comp Standings

    position points
    ----- ----- ------------
    TW LW hi-lo LW TW Total
    ----- ----- ------------hf ws
    1 - 1-1 paper_aero --- 48 48 1
    2 - 2-2 George95 --- 47 47
    3 - 3-3 gtho4 --- 42 42
    4 - 4-4 LeoDaVinci --- 41 41
    5 - 5-5 Howie72 --- 40 40
    5 - 5-5 srini701 --- 40 40
    7 - 7-7 wwe84 --- 30 30
    8 - 8-8 ozzz2002 --- 14 14 1

    Perfect Picks --- 63 63
    Best Picks --- 48 48
    Worst Possible -- 4 4
    Wooden Spoon --- 14 14

    default = wooden spoon score



Weekly Leader

1. +1 paper_aero
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.




week   Hall of Fame                           Wooden Spoon

1. 48 paper_aero 14 ozzz2002
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.


Only 8 of us lined up at the start for the 5th edition of the FT Comp on Ranji Trophy, the premier domestic cricket competition of India....this is the lowest turn out even in this comp frown ....defending champion paper_aero has been on the podium in every edition so far....can he make it 5 in a row? He starts off on a good foot, taking the early lead, though we are all pretty much bunched up, except for ozzz2002.

There were 8 outright results in the opening round, including a very thrilling win for Karnataka over Tamil Nadu in the very last over of the match on the fourth day. Saurashtra struggled but won over Himachal Pradesh, eternal favourites Mumbai thrashed Baroda, Hyderabad succumbed on the last day to Gujarat, Odisha put in a surprisingly strong show to beat Chattisgarh while Punjab and Haryana also had it rather easy in their opening matches. Defending champions Vidarbha were held back by some resilient batting on the last day by the Andhra batsmen.

The next round starts Tuesday, December 17.
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#1253782 - Sun Dec 22 2019 11:29 PM Re: Results & Standings .. Ranji Trophy
srini701 Offline
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Registered: Wed Jan 04 2006
Posts: 10272
Loc: Hyderabad India           


1
Ranji Trophy 2019-20
1
1
Round 2: Dec 17 - 20
1

    9 of 10 players lodged picks.
pts
6-0
0-6
7-0
7-0
3-1
0-6
0-7
0-6
0-7
7-0
0-6
7-0
Scores:
Andhra 368 & 20/1 beat Delhi 215 & 169
Kerala 239 & 115 lost to Bengal 307 & 50/2
Punjab 443/6d beat Hyderabad 242 & 76
Vidarbha 510/8d beat Rajasthan 260 & 190
Karnataka 321 drew with Uttar Pradesh 281 & 204/3d
Madhya Pradesh 125 & 270 lost to Baroda 222 & 174/9
Railways 248 & 141 lost to Saurashtra 479/9d
Tamil Nadu 96 & 145 lost to Himachal Pradesh 158 & 154
Assam 162 & 186 lost to Jharkhand 415/9d
Haryana 242 beat Tripura 68 & 49
Maharashtra 109 & 309 lost to Jammu & Kashmir 209 & 263
Odisha 540 beat Services 271 & 238
ww Ge sr Ll pa oz gt Ho dg
6 6 6

7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
7 7 7
1 1 3 3 1 1 3 3 1
6 6 6 6
7 7 7 7 7 7
6 6 6 6
7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
6 6 6 6 6 6
7 7 - 7 7 7 7
28 34 57 37 54 28 69 57 35
6 pts = outright win* (complete game of two innings each)
3 pts = drawn match, leading after 1st innings (four innings not played)
1 pt = drawn match, behind on 1st innings (four innings not played)
1 pt = no result
0 pts = lost outright

* it's 7 pts if won by innings, or by ten wickets (via a bonus pt)



Tipping Comp Standings

    position points
    ----- ----- ------------
    TW LW hi-lo LW TW Total
    ----- ----- ------------hf ws
    1 3 1-3 gtho4 42 69 111 1
    2 1 1-2 paper_aero 48 54 102 1
    3 5 3-5 Howie72 40 57 97
    3 5 3-5 srini701 40 57 97
    5 2 2-5 George95 47 34 81
    6 4 4-6 LeoDaVinci 41 d 69
    7 7 7-7 wwe84 30 28 58 1
    8 - 8-8 Llynfi -- 37 51
    9 - 9-9 dg_dave -- 35 49
    10 8 8-10 ozzz2002 14 28 42 2

    Perfect Picks 63 75 138
    Best Picks 48 69 117
    Worst Possible 4 1 5
    Wooden Spoon 14 28 42

    default = wooden spoon score


Weekly Leader

1. +1 paper_aero
2. +9 gtho4
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.




week   Hall of Fame                           Wooden Spoon

1. 48 paper_aero 14 ozzz2002
2. 69 gtho4 28 ozzz2002, wwe84
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.


We welcome Llynfi to the competition, and welcome back dg_dave...making it 10 runners again...LeoDaVinci defaulted the round (let's hope he won't regret the decision in the final round). gtho4 had a near perfect round, missing just one match out of the 12, and he jumps into the lead...ozzz2002 is probably still looking at the Indian map trying to figure out where these teams are, and ends up with a second spoon. wwe84 also landed a spoon with a different set of picks.

It was a crazy round, with almost every match producing an outright result! There were some predictable results (wins for Jharkhand, Vidarbha, Saurashtra) and some shocks, with Andhra beating Delhi outright and Himachal Pradesh surprising Tamil Nadu (though Tamil Nadu was missing many key players). Baroda and Madhya Pradesh played out an edge of the seat thriller, while Haryana and Odisha continue to make merry in the relatively weaker Group C.

The next round starts on Christmas Day.


Edited by srini701 (Mon Dec 23 2019 09:50 PM)
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#1254274 - Sun Dec 29 2019 11:40 PM Re: Results & Standings .. Ranji Trophy
srini701 Offline
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Posts: 10272
Loc: Hyderabad India           


1
Ranji Trophy 2019-20
1
1
Round 3: Dec 25 - 28
1

    10 of 10 players lodged picks.
pts
3-1
1-3
6-0
6-0
1-3
1-3
1-3
0-7
0-7
1-1
3-1
0-6
Scores:
Bengal 289 & 46/0 Drew with Andhra 181
Haryana 371 Drew with Jharkhand 408/5
Delhi 284 & 84/3 Beat Hyderabad 69 & 298
Gujarat 127 & 210 Beat Kerala 70 & 177
Vidarbha 338 Drew with Punjab 408/5
Karnataka 166 & 296 Drew with Himachal Pradesh 280 & 34/2
Tamil Nadu 149 & 377/7 Drew with Madhya Pradesh 333
Mumbai 114 & 198 Lost to Railways 266 & 47/0
Saurashtra 331 & 120 Lost to Uttar Pradesh 523
Jammu & Kashmir 460/5d Drew with Assam 82/2
Maharashtra 289 & 149/3d Drew with Chhattisgarh 286
Tripura 126 & 84 Lost to Services 173 & 41/2
pa gt Ho sr Le oz Ge ww dg Ll
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
0 6 6 6 0 6 6 0 0 0
0 6 6 6 6 0 0 6 6 6
1 1 3 1 1 3 3 1 3 1
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 3
3 3 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 3
0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 7
0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 0
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
3 1 3 1 1 3 1 1 3 3
3 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 1
6 6 6 0 0 6 6 0 6 0
21 29 31 21 22 32 25 21 34 28
6 pts = outright win* (complete game of two innings each)
3 pts = drawn match, leading after 1st innings (four innings not played)
1 pt = drawn match, behind on 1st innings (four innings not played)
1 pt = no result
0 pts = lost outright

* it's 7 pts if won by innings, or by ten wickets (via a bonus pt)



Tipping Comp Standings

    position points
    ----- ----- ------------
    TW LW hi-lo LW TW Total
    ----- ----- ------------hf ws
    1 1 1-3 gtho4 111 29 140 1
    2 3 2-5 Howie72 97 31 128
    3 2 1-3 paper_aero 102 21 123 1 1
    4 3 3-5 srini701 97 21 118 1
    5 5 2-5 George95 81 25 106
    6 6 4-6 LeoDaVinci 69 22 91
    7 9 7-9 dg_dave 49 34 83 1
    8 8 8-8 Llynfi 51 28 79
    9 7 7-9 wwe84 58 21 79 2
    10 10 8-10 ozzz2002 42 32 74 2

    Perfect Picks 138 51 189
    Best Picks 117 34 151
    Worst Possible 5 7 12
    Wooden Spoon 42 21 63

    default = wooden spoon score


Weekly Leader

1. +1 paper_aero
2. +9 gtho4
3. +12 gtho4
4.
5.
6.
7.




week   Hall of Fame                           Wooden Spoon

1. 48 paper_aero 14 ozzz2002
2. 69 gtho4 28 ozzz2002, wwe84
3. 34 dg_dave 21 paper_aero, wwe84, srini701
4.
5.
6.
7.


Bad weather (extreme cold and rain) affected a lot of matches this round and 7 of the 12 matches ended in draws. We had some bold picks for every game and maybe some of us can feel bad about not getting more points smile There were some great results too, none greater than the massive upset of Mumbai at the hands of Railways and Saurashtra losing to Uttar Pradesh by an innings! Hyderabad and Tripura continue to lose badly this year.

dg_dave takes the round's honours and moves up a little. paper_aero is one of the 3 spooners, and he slides down a spot, ceding ground to Howie72.

The next round starts on January 3 (IST). Please don't wait till last minute to post your picks.

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#1254730 - Mon Jan 06 2020 10:11 PM Re: Results & Standings .. Ranji Trophy
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Posts: 10272
Loc: Hyderabad India           


1
Ranji Trophy 2019-20
1
1
Round 4: Jan 3 - 6
1

    9 of 10 players lodged picks.
pts
1-3
3-1
0-6
0-7
6-0
0-6
1-3
0-6
6-0
1-3
3-1
0-7
Scores:
Gujarat 194 Drew with Bengal 239/5
Tripura 288/6d Drew with Odisha 121 & 71/1
Mumbai 194 & 149 Lost to Karnataka 218 & 129/5
Jharkhand 259 & 155 Lost to Jammu & Kashmir 441
Haryana 123 & 258 Beat Chhattisgarh 119 & 173
Kerala 164 & 218 Lost to Hyderabad 228 & 155/4
Punjab 313 & 44/4 Drew with Delhi 339
Rajasthan 151 & 257 Lost to Andhra 257 & 152/4
Baroda 201 & 98 Beat Railways 99 & 101
Himachal Pradesh 175 & 285/5 Drew with Madhya Pradesh 427/9d
Tamil Nadu 180 & 154 Drew with Uttar Pradesh 175 & 42/2
Maharashtra 44 & 147 Lost to Services 285
pa gt Ho sr Le oz Ge ww dg Ll
1 3 1 3 3 1 1 1 3
0 0 0 0 6 6 6 0 6
1 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 3
6 6 6 0 0 0 6 6 0
6 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0
3 1 1 1 3 1 1 3 1
6 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
0 6 0 6 6 6 6 0 6
0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0
0 7 7 0 0 7 7 0 7
1 1 1 1 1 3 1 3 1
25 32 18 19 27 35 36 d 21 28
6 pts = outright win* (complete game of two innings each)
3 pts = drawn match, leading after 1st innings (four innings not played)
1 pt = drawn match, behind on 1st innings (four innings not played)
1 pt = no result
0 pts = lost outright

* it's 7 pts if won by innings, or by ten wickets (via a bonus pt)



Tipping Comp Standings

    position points
    ----- ----- ------------
    TW LW hi-lo LW TW Total
    ----- ----- ------------hf ws
    1 1 1-3 gtho4 140 32 172 1
    2 3 1-3 paper_aero 123 25 148 1 1
    3 2 2-5 Howie72 128 18 146 1
    4 5 2-5 George95 106 36 142 1
    5 4 3-5 srini701 118 19 137 1
    6 6 4-6 LeoDaVinci 91 27 118
    7 10 7-10 ozzz2002 74 35 109 2
    8 8 8-8 Llynfi 79 28 107
    9 7 7-9 dg_dave 83 21 104 1
    10 9 7-10 wwe84 79 d 97 2

    Perfect Picks 189 59 248
    Best Picks 151 36 187
    Worst Possible 12 5 17
    Wooden Spoon 63 18 81

    default = wooden spoon score


Weekly Leader

1. +1 paper_aero
2. +9 gtho4
3. +12 gtho4
4. +24 gtho4
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6.
7.
8.
9.




week   Hall of Fame                           Wooden Spoon

1. 48 paper_aero 14 ozzz2002
2. 69 gtho4 28 ozzz2002, wwe84
3. 34 dg_dave 21 paper_aero, wwe84, srini701
4. 36 George95 18 Howie72
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.

Rain continued to intervene, but there were still 7 outright results possible this round. Mumbai lost again, this time to Karnataka, in the "marquee" match of the round, prompting a hue and cry in the Mumbai cricket circles (they were after all the Indian "Giants" of cricket for many many years). Hyderabad got their first win of the season beating Kerala, while Andhra won on the road against Rajasthan. Maharashtra continue to slide down, being bowled out for 44 on the opening day and losing by an innings against the Services team. Jammu & Kashmir pulled off the upset of the round, winning by an innings against a relatively stronger Jharkhand side.

George95 takes the round's honours here after we were all over the place with our picks...surprisingly, only 1 match (Uttar Pradesh) had a unanimous pick (and they were lucky rain saved them against Tamil Nadu). Howie72 takes the spoon and allows paper_aero back into second. In the meanwhile, gtho4 has silently doubled his lead at the top in a single round.

The next round starts on January 11 (IST). Please don't wait till last minute to post your picks.

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#1255641 - Wed Jan 15 2020 11:34 PM Re: Results & Standings .. Ranji Trophy
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Registered: Wed Jan 04 2006
Posts: 10272
Loc: Hyderabad India           


1
Ranji Trophy 2019-20
1
1
Round 5: Jan 11 - 14
1

    10 of 10 players lodged picks.
pts
0-7
0-6
6-0
1-3
1-3
3-1
3-1
3-1
3-1
0-6
6-0
6-0
Scores:
Hyderabad 225 & 168 Lost to Andhra 489/8d
Bengal 170 & 99 Lost to Vidarbha 212 & 61/1
Kerala 227 & 136 Beat Punjab 218 & 124
Gujarat 325 & 216/1 Drew with Rajasthan 360
Madhya Pradesh 124 & 330/9d Drew with Railways 244 & 205/5
Saurashtra 581/7d Drew with Karnataka 171 & 220/4
Mumbai 488 Drew with Tamil Nadu 324 & 48/1
Uttar Pradesh 431 Drew with Baroda 230 & 113/1
Chhattisgarh 318 & 252/5 Drew with Assam 464/9d
Haryana 90 & 248 Lost to Odisha 160 & 182/9
Jammu & Kashmir 360 & 201/5d Beat Services 242 & 146
Maharashtra 434 & 48/2 Beat Jharkhand 170 & 311
pa gt Ho sr Le oz Ge ww dg Ll
7 7 7 7 7 0 7 7 7 0
6 0 6 6 0 0 0 6 6 0
6 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0
1 1 1 1 1 3 1 3 3 3
1 3 3 1 3 3 3 3 3 3
1 3 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1
1 3 3 1 3 3 3 3 1 3
3 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 3 3
1 3 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 3
6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 6 6 6 6 6 6 0 0 6
0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 6 0
33 27 35 25 25 32 27 39 31 22
6 pts = outright win* (complete game of two innings each)
3 pts = drawn match, leading after 1st innings (four innings not played)
1 pt = drawn match, behind on 1st innings (four innings not played)
1 pt = no result
0 pts = lost outright

* it's 7 pts if won by innings, or by ten wickets (via a bonus pt)



Tipping Comp Standings

    position points
    ----- ----- ------------
    TW LW hi-lo LW TW Total
    ----- ----- ------------hf ws
    1 1 1-3 gtho4 172 27 199 1
    2 2 1-3 paper_aero 148 33 181 1 1
    2 3 2-5 Howie72 146 35 181 1
    4 4 2-5 George95 142 27 169 1
    5 5 3-5 srini701 137 25 162 1
    6 6 4-6 LeoDaVinci 118 25 143
    7 7 7-10 ozzz2002 109 32 141 2
    8 10 7-10 wwe84 97 39 136 1 2
    9 9 7-9 dg_dave 104 31 135 1
    10 8 8-10 Llynfi 107 22 129 1

    Perfect Picks 248 55 303
    Best Picks 187 39 226
    Worst Possible 17 6 23
    Wooden Spoon 81 22 103

    default = wooden spoon score


Weekly Leader

1. +1 paper_aero
2. +9 gtho4
3. +12 gtho4
4. +24 gtho4
5. +18 gtho4
6.
7.
8.
9.




week   Hall of Fame                           Wooden Spoon

1. 48 paper_aero 14 ozzz2002
2. 69 gtho4 28 ozzz2002, wwe84
3. 34 dg_dave 21 paper_aero, wwe84, srini701
4. 36 George95 18 Howie72
5. 39 wwe84 22 Llynfi
6.
7.
8.
9.

There were no rain or bad weather interruptions, and most of the matches amongst the "big" teams in Groups A and B predictably played out to hard-fought draws. Kerala scored their first win in a thriller of a low-scoring game to beat Punjab. This allowed Andhra to top the table after their comfortable innings win over a struggling Hyderabad. Vidarbha won too, beating a strong Bengal side. Note that the top 5 teams in both group A and B together make it to quarterfinals (2 teams from Group C and 1 from Plate group complete the quarterfinal setup).

In Group C, Haryana and Odisha played out a thriller, while Jammu Kashmir won again...it's going to be a very fascinating second half of the season in all 3 groups as the race for the last 8 berths hots up.

wwe84 returned from a week's hiatus and scores his first win of the season...Llynfi takes his first spoon of the comp and drops down. Nobody's running away with this comp this season, and it promises to be a fight to the finish.

Points table at half-way stage
Elite, Cross Pool
Team      M   W   L   D   Pts
Andhra 5 3 0 2 21
Punjab 5 2 1 2 18
Vidarbha 4 2 0 2 17
Karnataka 5 2 0 2 17
Saurastra 4 2 1 1 16
Gujarat 4 2 0 2 13
Baroda 4 2 1 1 13
Uttar Pr 5 1 0 4 13
Railways 5 1 2 2 13
Bengal 4 1 1 2 12
Delhi 4 1 1 2 10
Himachal 4 1 1 2 10
Mumbai 4 1 2 1 9
Kerala 5 1 3 1 9
Madhya Pr 4 0 1 3 7
Hyderabad 5 1 4 0 6
Tamil Nadu 5 0 2 3 5
Rajasthan 4 0 3 1 3

Elite, Group C
Team M W L D Pts
Odisha 5 4 0 1 28
J+K 5 4 0 1 26
Haryana 5 3 1 1 21
Jharkand 5 2 2 1 16
Services 5 2 2 1 14
Assam 5 1 1 3 14
Chat'gar 5 1 2 2 9
Mahar'a 5 1 3 0 9
Trupura 5 0 3 2 6


The next round of matches starts on Sunday, January 19 10 am (IST). Please don't wait till last minute to post your picks.




Edited by srini701 (Wed Jan 15 2020 11:37 PM)
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