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Vijay Hazare Trophy

Vijay Hazare Trophy
Countries India
Administrator BCCI
Format List A cricket
First tournament 2002–03
Tournament format Round robin, then knock out
Number of teams 27
Current champion Karnataka
Most successful Tamil Nadu(4 titles)
Website BCCI
2014–15 Vijay Hazare Trophy

Vijay Hazare Trophy, also known as the Ranji One Day Trophy, was started in 2002–03 as a limited-overs cricket domestic competition involving state teams from the Ranji Trophy plates. It is named after the famous Indian cricketer Vijay Hazare.

Tamil Nadu have won the trophy 4 times. Jharkhand won the trophy in 2011, beating Gujarat in the finals at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore. Bengal won it on 2011-12.

Karnataka are the current champions of the trophy in 2013-14, beating Railways in the finals.[1]

Format

The 27 Ranji teams are split into 5 zonal groups as follows:

Zone Teams No. of Teams
Central Madhya Pradesh, Railways, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Vidarbha 5
East Assam, Bengal, Jharkhand, Odisha, Tripura 5
North Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Services 6
South Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Hyderabad, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu 6
West Baroda, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Mumbai, Saurashtra 5

After playing each team in the group once, the five winners and the best performing runner-up qualifies for the quarter final stage directly, while the four other runners-up play in the preliminary quarter finals. The 2 winners of pre-quarter finals joining the remaining 6 teams in the quarter final stage.

Tournament History

Year Winner
2002–03 Tamil Nadu [2]
2003–04 Mumbai [2]
2004–05 Tamil Nadu/Uttar Pradesh [2]
2005–06 Railways
2006–07 Mumbai [2]
2007–08 Saurashtra [3]
2008–09 Tamil Nadu [4]
2009–10 Tamil Nadu [5]
2010–11 Jharkhand [6]
2011–12 Bengal [7]
2012–13 Delhi [8]
2013–14 Karnataka [9]
2014–15 Karnataka

References

  1. ^ http://www.espncricinfo.com/vijay-hazare-trophy-2014/content/current/story/728429.html
  2. ^ a b c d http://www.espncricinfo.com/india/content/story/313378.html
  3. ^ http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/current/series/306286.html
  4. ^ http://www.espncricinfo.com/vijayhazare2008-09/content/current/series/369026.html
  5. ^ http://www.espncricinfo.com/vijayhazare2009/content/current/series/412592.html
  6. ^ http://www.espncricinfo.com/vijayhazare2010/content/current/series/471506.html
  7. ^ http://www.espncricinfo.com/indian-domestic-2011/engine/match/526378.html
  8. ^ http://www.wisdenindia.com/tag/vijay-hazare-trophy-2012-13
  9. ^ http://www.espncricinfo.com/vijay-hazare-trophy-2014/engine/match/726169.html

External links

  • Vijay Hazare Trophy on SPORT195
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