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Deodhar Trophy

Deodhar Trophy
Countries India
Administrator BCCI
Format List A cricket
First tournament 1973-74
Tournament format Knock out
Number of teams 5
Current champion East Zone
Most successful North Zone (13 titles)
Website BCCI
2014–15 Deodhar Trophy

The Deodhar Trophy is a List A cricket competition in Indian domestic cricket. It is named after Prof. D. B. Deodhar (known as the Grand Old Man of Indian cricket) and is a 50-over knockout competition played on an annual basis among the 5 zonal teams - North Zone, South Zone, East Zone, West Zone and Central Zone. The competition was introduced in 1973-74 season with South Zone winning the trophy.

The winner of the 2014-15 competition is East Zone. North Zone has won the tournament a record 13 times.

Format

Two teams play in a quarter-final match, with the winner progressing to the semi-finals, met with the remaining 3 teams. From then, it is a simple knockout tournament.

See also

External links

  • Deodhar Trophy Winners
  • Deodhar Trophy on SPORT195
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