We all know of the Ranji Trophy cricket matches played in India. Yet, do we know anything about the cricketing pioneer who this trophy is named after? Maharaja Ranjitsinh Jadeja, the ruler of Nawanagar, noted cricketer, who also played for the English cricket team is the father of cricket in India. Right from his birth through to his youth and his crowning as the ruler, his life was a dramatic sequence of events. Find out more from Bhavin Raval, in this brief conversation.