The pre-Indian Premier League (IPL) phase of the Ranji Trophy will take place from February 10 to March 15 this year, as previously announced.
One of India’s most prominent cricket administrators, Jay Shah, said on Thursday that a lot of hard effort had gone into getting the Ranji Trophy back on track. After a two-year layoff, India’s most prestigious red-ball domestic tournament, the Ranji Trophy, began on Thursday.
“The return of India Cricket’s biggest domestic tournament, the #RanjiTrophy, has been highly anticipated. After a lot of work behind the scenes, it’s time to let the red ball take the lead. Everyone, have a good time! “A tweet from Jay Shah.
The pre-Indian Premier League (IPL) phase of the Ranji Trophy will take place from February 10 to March 15 this year, as previously announced. Phase II was scheduled to begin May 30 and end June 26. Over the course of 62 days, 64 matches would be played in the Ranji Trophy this year.
One Plate Group and eight Elite Groups are available. It is expected that there will be four teams in the Elite Groups and six in the Plate Group. Each Elite Group will have a representative in the quarterfinal round. The lowest-ranked of the eight teams that qualified will face the top team in the Plate Group in a pre-quarterfinal.
During the Ranji Trophy match between Saurashtra and Mumbai, Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara will go head-to-head.