Jaipur to host Irani Cup match; Corporate Trophy from Sep 1
Mumbai: Jaipur will host the Irani Cup game between last season`s Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai and the Rest of India from October 1-5.
The eight-day Corporate Cup tournament, to be contested by 16 teams, starts September 1, according to the BCCI media release.
The three-team NKP Salve Challenger Trophy has been allotted to the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association with Indore hosting the four-day tournament on October 8.
The BCCI`s Corporate Trophy Committee met at the Cricket Centre to finalise the teams participating in the second edition of the tournament.
The league matches for the Corporate Trophy will be played from September 1 to 3. Visakhapatnam will host the two semi-finals, on September 5 and 6 respectively, as well as the final on September 8.
The groupings are as follows: Group A - All matches to be played in Visakhapatnam Air India, BSNL, Chemplast and State Bank of Mysore
Group B - All matches to be played in Chennai Tata Sports Club, Vijaya Bank, BPCL and Canara Bank.
Group C - All matches to be played in Hyderabad India Cements, All India Electricity Board, State Bank of Hyderabad and Indian Oil Corp.
Group D - All matches to be played in Bengaluru ONGC, Income Tax, MRF and State Bank of Patiala.
The following matches will be day-night affairs: League game at Vishakhapatnam on September 3. The semi-finals and final.