Indian Cricket Tournaments

Indian Cricket Tournaments:

indian cricket tournaments

Cricket game treated as a religion in India. Even common People in India have a close association with this game. In every corner of the country aspires to have a budding cricket star in it. So the game played in every playground and every possible corner of the country. Fans in India are very passionate to watch not only international cricket match but also the domestic cricket matches. The domestic cricket tournaments also have a lot of impact on the cricket lovers. These domestic tournaments have high quality and seem full amusement. Hence these domestic tournaments also grab the national cricket icons and give a splendid performance to make more cricket lovers. In India, the Cricket tournaments and matches conducted under the aegis of the Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) in India. Here a list of popular domestic cricket tournaments in the country.

Ranji Trophy:

The Ranji Trophy tournament has a lot of crazy in India. This Trophy launched in July 1934 and very old and influential tournament in India. The first Ranji Trophy held in 1934-35, Bombay is the first champions of Ranji Trophy.

Irany Trophy:

On the eve of the 25th year of Ranji Trophy Championship, The Irany Trophy conceived during the 1959-60 season. The tournament named after the late Z. R. Irani. Z.R Irani serviced to Indian Cricket and associated with the Board of Control for Cricket in India since 1928.

Duleep Trophy:

BCCI launched this trophy to honor Kumar Shri Duleepsinghji. This Trophy brought for the purpose of bringing more competition in the Indian cricket arena. The National selectors choose the players to select for National Team.

Deodhar Trophy:

The Deodhar Trophy is one of the main trophy tournaments in India to honor the grand old man of Indian Cricket Prof D.B.Deodhar. This tournament started in the 1973-74 as a one-day equivalent of the Ranji Tournament. The tournament held between the five Indian cricket zones- the North, South, East, West and Central Zone.

Challenger Trophy:

This Challenger trophy started to honor N.M.P.Salve, who profoundly worked to bring 1987 World Cup to the country. This tournament started 1994-95. In 1998 the name of the tournament was renamed as N.K.P.Salve Challenger Trophy in honor of N.K.P.Salve. In this tournament, some players divided into two parts as India A and India B and played with Indian national team. Most of the prominent players and berth aspirants participated in this tournament.