Sify – [India], July 18 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced its plans to host over 2000 matches in the upcoming 2018-19 domestic season.


  • The domestic cricket season 2018-19 will take place in August with Duleep Trophy across various age groups in the men’s and women’s category, an official release noted.
  • The tournament will have nine teams each in Elite Group A and B and 10 teams in the Elite Group C.
  • The team that qualifies for quarter-finals from the Plate group will be promoted to Elite Group C in the next season.
  • The top two teams that qualify for the quarter-finals from Elite Group C will be promoted to Elite Group A & B in the next season.
  • The senior women’s team will commence their domestic season with the T20 Challenger Trophy.

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