Ranji Trophy 2022 LIVE – 19 Matches Start today: After a long wait for 2 years, Ranji Trophy returns today. On the opening day itself 19 matches will start. With the Covid situation easing in the country, the BCCI decided to conduct the 38-team event in the new normal of bio-secure environments – Follow Ranji Trophy 2022 live updates with InsideSport.IN
Ranji Trophy 2022 LIVE – Top players in action: The tournament will give a host of domestic cricketers an opportunity to make their name, while giving veterans like Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara a shot at resurrecting their Test careers.
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Other top players to be seen in action are: Hanuma Vihari (Hyderabad), Mayank Agarwal and Prasidh Krishna (Karnataka), Sreesanth (Kerala), Prithvi Shaw (Mumbai), Jaydev Unadkat (Saurashtra), Krunal Pandya (Baroda) and Umesh Yadav (Vidarbha).
Allrounder Hardik Pandya and wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha have opted out.
Ranji Trophy LIVE Streaming: Few matches of Ranji Trophy can be watched LIVE on Star Sports Network and the LIVE Streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar. Follow all LIVE Score Updates of Ranji Trophy with InsideSport.IN
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The fixture between defending champions Saurashtra and record 41-time champions Mumbai in Ahmedabad will generate a lot of interest. With Pujara and Rahane on either side, it will be interesting to see who scores more runs since the Test squad for the Sri Lanka series (at home) is expected to be announced soon.
The Format of Ranji Trophy 2022: The 2021-22 Ranji Trophy will be held in two phases, with the IPL in between. The first phase, which consists of league matches and one
pre-quarterfinal, starts on February 17 and ends on March 15.
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The IPL is expected to start on March 27. Before the Ranji pre-quarterfinal, there will be three rounds of matches held: the first from February 17 to 20, then February 24 to 27, and finally, from March 3 to 6. The second phase, of the knockouts, is likely to begin on May 30 – after the IPL has concluded – and run up to June 26.
- A total of 38 teams will be participating
- Teams have been divided into nine groups, 8 Elite and 1 Plate.
- The Elite groups have four teams each, the Plate group has six sides in it.
- A total of 57 matches will be played in the league phase, as each team plays three matches.
- While the Elite teams face all other sides in their group once, the Plate teams will play only against three sides in their group.
- The league phase will be followed by the pre-quarterfinal, and the knockouts: the quarterfinals, the semi-finals and the final. That’s a total of 65 matches.
Where will the Ranji matches be played? The Elite matches will all be held across eight states, all neutral to the teams in action. Rajkot, Cuttack, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thumba, Delhi, Rohtak, Gurugram, Sultanpur and Guwahati will be the cities where matches will be played. All the Plate matches will be conducted in Kolkata. The venue for the pre-quarter-final and the knockouts will be decided later.
Ranji Trophy 2022 Live: Schedule, Timings, Groups, full squads, LIVE streaming- All you need to know
Elite A: Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Meghalaya; Venue: Rajkot
Elite B: Bengal, Baroda, Hyderabad, Chandigarh; Venue: Cuttack
Elite C: Karnataka, Railways, Jammu & Kasmir, Pondicherry; Venue: Chennai
Elite D: Saurashtra, Mumbai, Odisha, Goa; Venue: Ahmedabad
Elite E: Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Services, Uttarakhand; Venue: Trivandrum
Elite F: Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Tripura; Venue: Delhi
Elite G: Vidarbha, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Assam; Venue: Haryana
Elite H: Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand, Chattisgarh, Venue: Guwahati
Plate: Bihar, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Sikkim, Arunachal Prades; Venue: Kolkata
Ranji Trophy LIVE Streaming: Few matches of Ranji Trophy can be watched LIVE on Star Sports Network and the LIVE Streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.
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