A file photo of Vidarbha celebrating after winning the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy.(PTI)
A file photo of Vidarbha celebrating after winning the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy.(PTI)

BCCI announces dates for domestic cricket season 2019-20

Ranji Trophy will be played from the months of December to March. The format of the tournament remains similar to the last season wherein the top team that qualifies for quarter-finals from the Plate group will be promoted to Elite Group C in the next season.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2019 04:26 PM IST

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced India’s mega domestic cricket season 2019-20 on Wednesday. The seasonwill get underway with the Duleep Trophy in August.

Ranji Trophy will be played from the months of December to March. The format of the tournament remains similar to the last season wherein 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 & Elite Group B in the next season.

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The senior women’s domestic season will commence with the T20 League that is scheduled to start in the month of October.The Col C K Nayudu Trophy, Vinoo Mankad Trophy, Cooch Behar Trophy, Vijay Merchant Trophy and Vizzy Trophy (Inter-university competition) will cater to the young and budding talent of the country.

A total of 2036 domestic games will be played this season across various age groups in the both categories.

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