in ,

Indian domestic cricket to witness over 2000 matches in 2018-19 season

India Today – The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced that the 37-team Raji Trophy championship will be held from November 1, 2018 to February 6, 2019 after the conclusion of the Vijay Hazare and the Deodhar Trophy 50-overs tournaments.

Summary

  • The Ranji Trophy will have nine new teams in Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Puducherry, Sikkim & Uttarakhand.
  • The top 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 Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy will also comprise 37 teams and will be played after the Irani Trophy.
  • The senior women’s team will commence their domestic season with the T20 Challenger Trophy, while the one-day league runs from December 1 to 29.


Read more…

What do you think?

Written by Cric Editor

BCCI to host 2000+ matches in upcoming domestic season

Joe Root describes ‘mic drop’ celebration as ‘most embarrassing thing I’ve done on a cricket field’