divided into three groups
The two multi-day tournaments will be followed by the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Two white-ball tournaments will be contested between 38 teams, divided into three groups of 8 teams each and 7 teams in two groups. India’s premier domestic tournament, the Ranji Trophy, will have two categories; Elite and Plate. The Elite Group will consist of 32 teams and will consist of 4 groups of 8 teams each in a home and away format. Each team will play 7 matches in the league stage. The top two teams from each of the four groups will qualify directly for the quarter-finals.
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women’s domestic cricket
The plate group will consist of 6 teams with 15 league matches and the top 4 will directly qualify for the semi-finals. The bottom two teams will play against each other for 5th, 6th place. Both Elite Group and Plate Group league matches will start on 13th December and Plate League will end on 29th January and Elite Group will end on 20th February. The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup is scheduled to take place in South Africa in February 2023, with the women’s calendar beginning on 11 October with the Senior Women’s T20 Trophy and ending on 5 November. This will be followed by the Senior Women’s Interzonal T20 and T20 Challenger. The 50-over format will then be followed by the Senior Women’s One Day Trophy and the Inter-Zonal ODI.
Tournament will be held at Under-16 level
This season both the Senior Women’s Interzonal T20 and ODI have been resumed. For the first time, the board will organize a one-day tournament for girls at the under-16 level. The competition will help girls to experience competitive cricket at an early age. Since South Africa will also host the ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup in January, the Women’s U19 T20 Trophy and the Women’s U19 T20 Challenger have been scheduled from 1 October to 7 November.