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Ranji Trophy 2019-20

9 Dec 2019 - 13 Mar 2020

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 will be the 86th season of the tournament. Ranji Trophy is the premier first-class cricket tournament in India. The season will take place from 9 December 2019 to 13 March 2020. Vidarbha is the winner of Ranji Trophy from the last two seasons.


Table of Contents


  1. Teams
  2. Format
  3. Points System


Teams


There are a total of 38 teams divided into four groups. Group A and B have nine teams each. Group C and Plate Group have 10 teams each. This is the first time that Chandigarh is participating in the tournament. The groups have been decided based on the team's performance in the previous edition of the Trophy.


Group AGroup BGroup CPlate Group
AndhraBarodaAssamArunachal Pradesh
BengalHimachal PradeshChattisgarhBihar
DelhiKarnatakaHaryanaChattisgarh
GujaratMadhya PradeshJammu and KashmirGoa
HyderabadMumbaiJharkhandManipur
KeralaRailwaysMaharashtraMeghalaya
PunjabSaurashtraOdishaMizoram
RajasthanTamil NaduServicesNagaland
VidarbhaUttar PradeshTripuraPuducherry
------UttarakhandSikkim


Format


League stage


A total of 169 matches will be played in Ranji 2019-20. There will be 162 matches in the league stage of the tournament. In the League stage, every team will play one match against every other team in their group. At the end of the League stage, top five teams across Group A and B, top teams from Group C and the top team from Plate Group will advance to the knockout stage of the tournament.


Bottom two teams across Groups A and B will be relegated to Group C. The top teams from Group C will be promoted to Group A and B for the next edition of the tournament. The bottom-ranked team in Group C will be relegated to Plate Group and the top-ranked team of Plate Group will be promoted to Group C.


Knockout Stage


The Knockout stage will have seven matches, four quarterfinals, two semifinals and the final. The knockout matches will start from 20 February 2020 and the final will be played from 9 March 2020.


New Change


The BCCI has agreed to use a limited DRS system for this edition of the tournament in the knockout stage. The limited DRS system will not use Hawk-Eye and UltraEdge


Points System


ScenarioPoints
Win6
Bonus point (for innings or 10 wickets wins)1
1st innings lead in a drawn match3
1st innings deficit in a drawn match1
No result1
Lost0


Videos
Sheldon Jackson's dash for recognition

Sheldon Jackson's dash for recognition

How Saurashtra Coach Karsan Ghavri used conversation as a tool for Ranji Trophy success

How Saurashtra Coach Karsan Ghavri used conversation as a tool for Ranji Trophy success

The 5 highest scores made by a Ranji Trophy debutant

The 5 highest scores made by a Ranji Trophy debutant

Meet the trio with the most Ranji Trophy double centuries

Meet the trio with the most Ranji Trophy double centuries

Ranji Trophy: 3 long-standing records in the competition's history 

Ranji Trophy: 3 long-standing records in the competition's history 

Ranji Trophy: 3 most prolific seasons by a fast bowler

Ranji Trophy: 3 most prolific seasons by a fast bowler

Less than 4 days: Time that was allotted to prepare the pitch for Ranji Trophy final

Less than 4 days: Time that was allotted to prepare the pitch for Ranji Trophy final

Cheteshwar Pujara responds criticism over his strike rate, says 'nothing wrong if a batsman takes time to score runs'

Cheteshwar Pujara responds criticism over his strike rate, says 'nothing wrong if a batsman takes time to score runs'

3 reasons why Jaydev Unadkat deserves a place in the Indian team

3 reasons why Jaydev Unadkat deserves a place in the Indian team

'Happy with how things went, but would have been happier if we'd won Ranji Trophy': Gujarat all-rounder Chintan Gaja [Exclusive]

'Happy with how things went, but would have been happier if we'd won Ranji Trophy': Gujarat all-rounder Chintan Gaja [Exclusive]

3 Players who scored triple centuries in the 2019-20 Ranji Trophy 

3 Players who scored triple centuries in the 2019-20 Ranji Trophy 

Dav Whatmore lavishes praise on India's first-class cricket setup

Dav Whatmore lavishes praise on India's first-class cricket setup

Jaydev Unadkat's Ranji Trophy 2019-20 season has re-ignited hopes of India comeback 

Jaydev Unadkat's Ranji Trophy 2019-20 season has re-ignited hopes of India comeback 

With new arrows in the quiver, Jaydev Unadkat leaves his mark 

With new arrows in the quiver, Jaydev Unadkat leaves his mark 

5 Big stories of the 2019-20 Ranji Trophy season

5 Big stories of the 2019-20 Ranji Trophy season

5 players to have scored multiple triple centuries in the Ranji Trophy

5 players to have scored multiple triple centuries in the Ranji Trophy

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Saurashtra's outgoing coach Karsan Ghavri and Cheteshwar Pujara want Jaydev Unadkat playing for India

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Saurashtra's outgoing coach Karsan Ghavri and Cheteshwar Pujara want Jaydev Unadkat playing for India

'Will have to deal with bromance': Cheteshwar Pujara cautions Jaydev Unadkat’s fiancée in Instagram post

'Will have to deal with bromance': Cheteshwar Pujara cautions Jaydev Unadkat’s fiancée in Instagram post

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Jaydev Unadkat believes he is at the peak of his powers

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Jaydev Unadkat believes he is at the peak of his powers

Saurashtra Wins Their Maiden Ranji Trophy Title

Saurashtra Wins Their Maiden Ranji Trophy Title

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