Vijay Hazare Trophy How Many Overs: India’s premier 50-over domestic competition is all set to begin tomorrow across four cities.
The imminent season of the Vijay Hazare Trophy will begin tomorrow across multiple venues in Bengaluru, Jaipur, Baroda and Dehradun. India’s premier 50-over competition will see as many as 38 teams contest in four groups. It is worth mentioning that Chandigarh has been added as the latest team.
Slated to begin on September 24, the league phase of the tournament will be played till October 16. The final of the tournament will be played on October 25 at an undisclosed venue.
Vijay Hazare Trophy How Many Overs
The tournament will give immense opportunities to plentiful regional players of the country. The 50-over format of the competition will also given these players enough time to put on display their skills among some of the best domestic players in the country.
We push each other to get better. We could never be as good Alone as We are together 🤙 Early mrng training done ✅ wit my bengal teammates. In Jaipur for the Vijay Hazare trophy 🏆 Cheers 2 @Sanjib_das10 💪👊 pic.twitter.com/ddQI1OnmrD
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Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20 teams:
Group A: Mumbai, Saurashtra, Andhra, Chhattisgarh, Hyderabad, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Goa, Kerala
Group B: Delhi, Vidarbha, Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh, Baroda, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab
Group C: Gujarat, Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Jammu & Kashmir, Tripura, Madhya Pradesh, Railways, Bihar, Services
Group D: Assam, Manipur, Uttarakhand, Meghalaya, Puducherry, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Mizoram, Nagaland, Chandigarh
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20 Qualification criteria
Post the league phase, eight teams will get shortlisted to play the quarter-finals. Only the top team from Group D will qualify for the quarter-finals. As far as Group C is concerned, the top two teams will enter the next round.
The situation isn’t that simple for the remaining five teams. A total of five teams will qualify from Group A and B combined. Out of the 18 teams, first five teams with the highest points will qualify for the quarter-finals.
Under the aforementioned rule, even if all the five teams getting qualified are from either of Group A and B, teams from the other group will have to no option than to exit from the tournament.