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Ranji Trophy 2022

The Ranji Trophy is a cricket tournament held in India. The competition will be in its 87th season in 2022. The Ranji Trophy is India's main first-class cricket competition. The event is divided into two stages, with the league stage taking place from February 17 to March 15, 2022, and the knockout stage taking place from May 30 to June 26, 2022. Saurashtra had already won the prestigious Ranji Trophy. The tournament's previous edition, the 2020-21 edition, was cancelled owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Players will have to undergo a mandatory five-day quarantine period. As per ANI, each Ranji Trophy team squad will have a maximum of 30 members. Out of the 30, there has to be a minimum of 20 players. The rest can be the management and support staff members.


Table of Contents


  1. Teams
  2. Format
  3. Points System



Teams


There are a total of 38 teams divided into nine groups. Group A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H have four teams each and Plate Group have 6 teams in it. The groups have been decided based on the team's performance in the previous edition of the Trophy.


Group AGroup BGroup CGroup DGroup EGroup FGroup GGroup HPlate Group
GujaratBengalJammu & KashmirGoaAndhraHaryanaAssamChhattisgarhArunachal Pradesh
KeralaBarodaKarnatakaMumbaiRajasthanHimachal PradeshMaharashtraDelhiBihar
Madhya PradeshHyderabadPuducherryOdishaServicesPunjabUttar PradeshJharkhandManipur
MeghalayaChandigarhRailwaysSaurashtraUttarakhandTripuraVidarbhaTamil NaduMizoram
--------Nagaland
--------Sikkim


Format


League stage


In Ranji 2022, a total of 65 matches will be played. Each team will play one match against every other team in their group during the League stage. There are nine groups in total, including eight Elite groups with four teams each and a plate group with six teams.


Knockout Stage


The Knockout stage will have seven matches, four quarterfinals, two semifinals and the final. The knockout matches will start from 30 May 2022 and the final will be played from 22 - 26 June 2022.


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
"We will request Wriddhiman Saha to make a comeback at Bengal Cricket" - Newly appointed CAB president Snehasis Ganguly 
"We will request Wriddhiman Saha to make a comeback at Bengal Cricket" - Newly appointed CAB president Snehasis Ganguly 

"We will request Wriddhiman Saha to make a comeback at Bengal Cricket" - Newly appointed CAB president Snehasis Ganguly 

Ranji Trophy 98/99 and the day Karnataka pulled off the greatest of heists
Ranji Trophy 98/99 and the day Karnataka pulled off the greatest of heists

Ranji Trophy 98/99 and the day Karnataka pulled off the greatest of heists

"It’s a request to him – he has to start performing in first-class matches" - Sreesanth urges Sanju Samson to pile up runs in domestic cricket
"It’s a request to him – he has to start performing in first-class matches" - Sreesanth urges Sanju Samson to pile up runs in domestic cricket

"It’s a request to him – he has to start performing in first-class matches" - Sreesanth urges Sanju Samson to pile up runs in domestic cricket

"You might not get picked when you're at your peak and people forget you" - Aditya Tare's realistic opinion on India dream
"You might not get picked when you're at your peak and people forget you" - Aditya Tare's realistic opinion on India dream

"You might not get picked when you're at your peak and people forget you" - Aditya Tare's realistic opinion on India dream

"I want to play in a team where I am needed" - Aditya Tare on why he chose Uttarakhand after Mumbai
"I want to play in a team where I am needed" - Aditya Tare on why he chose Uttarakhand after Mumbai

"I want to play in a team where I am needed" - Aditya Tare on why he chose Uttarakhand after Mumbai

"I didn't get any clear reason why they wanted to move on, I was one of the fittest guys in the team" - Aditya Tare on his communication with Mumbai selectors
"I didn't get any clear reason why they wanted to move on, I was one of the fittest guys in the team" - Aditya Tare on his communication with Mumbai selectors

"I didn't get any clear reason why they wanted to move on, I was one of the fittest guys in the team" - Aditya Tare on his communication with Mumbai selectors

"It's not enough to just be good, I have to be the best" - Shams Mulani on his breakout season for Mumbai
"It's not enough to just be good, I have to be the best" - Shams Mulani on his breakout season for Mumbai

"It's not enough to just be good, I have to be the best" - Shams Mulani on his breakout season for Mumbai

"God gave me this, so why to tinker with it" - Mukesh Kumar on his broken middle-finger's magic
"God gave me this, so why to tinker with it" - Mukesh Kumar on his broken middle-finger's magic

"God gave me this, so why to tinker with it" - Mukesh Kumar on his broken middle-finger's magic

"Then go, stay in the washroom only" - How Mukesh Kumar's toe-crushing inswinger impressed Waqar Younis and Ranadeb Bose
"Then go, stay in the washroom only" - How Mukesh Kumar's toe-crushing inswinger impressed Waqar Younis and Ranadeb Bose

"Then go, stay in the washroom only" - How Mukesh Kumar's toe-crushing inswinger impressed Waqar Younis and Ranadeb Bose

“Individual records won't suffice anymore, play for the team and be a match-winner” – New Bengal head coach Laxmi Ratan Shukla’s mantra to end 33-year Ranji Trophy drought
“Individual records won't suffice anymore, play for the team and be a match-winner” – New Bengal head coach Laxmi Ratan Shukla’s mantra to end 33-year Ranji Trophy drought

“Individual records won't suffice anymore, play for the team and be a match-winner” – New Bengal head coach Laxmi Ratan Shukla’s mantra to end 33-year Ranji Trophy drought

Ritam Basu
Bengal players had no clue about coach Arun Lal's imminent resignation - Sources
Bengal players had no clue about coach Arun Lal's imminent resignation - Sources

Bengal players had no clue about coach Arun Lal's imminent resignation - Sources

Srinjoy Sanyal
"There is no controversy on this" - Arun Lal steps down as Bengal coach due to age and fatigue
"There is no controversy on this" - Arun Lal steps down as Bengal coach due to age and fatigue

"There is no controversy on this" - Arun Lal steps down as Bengal coach due to age and fatigue

Pained by IPL snub and injuries, Manoj Tiwary continues to chase longstanding Ranji dream
Pained by IPL snub and injuries, Manoj Tiwary continues to chase longstanding Ranji dream

Pained by IPL snub and injuries, Manoj Tiwary continues to chase longstanding Ranji dream

Srinjoy Sanyal
“When I didn’t get any response from the CAB, I felt I had no dignity left” – Wriddhiman Saha explains his decision to quit Bengal
“When I didn’t get any response from the CAB, I felt I had no dignity left” – Wriddhiman Saha explains his decision to quit Bengal

“When I didn’t get any response from the CAB, I felt I had no dignity left” – Wriddhiman Saha explains his decision to quit Bengal

Ritam Basu
"We had lots of financial problems, used to stay in huts"- Sarfaraz Khan on father's contribution to his rise
"We had lots of financial problems, used to stay in huts"- Sarfaraz Khan on father's contribution to his rise

"We had lots of financial problems, used to stay in huts"- Sarfaraz Khan on father's contribution to his rise

"Everyone's body is different, what matters is how I move on the ground" - Sarfaraz Khan on comments about his fitness
"Everyone's body is different, what matters is how I move on the ground" - Sarfaraz Khan on comments about his fitness

"Everyone's body is different, what matters is how I move on the ground" - Sarfaraz Khan on comments about his fitness

"Literally got tears in my eyes, thought I will never play for Mumbai again" - Sarfaraz Khan recalls emotional Ranji Trophy comeback
"Literally got tears in my eyes, thought I will never play for Mumbai again" - Sarfaraz Khan recalls emotional Ranji Trophy comeback

"Literally got tears in my eyes, thought I will never play for Mumbai again" - Sarfaraz Khan recalls emotional Ranji Trophy comeback

Can Sarfaraz Khan make it into the Indian Test Team soon?
Can Sarfaraz Khan make it into the Indian Test Team soon?

Can Sarfaraz Khan make it into the Indian Test Team soon?

"That will never leave my mind" - Kumar Kartikeya on Madhya Pradesh's historic Ranji Trophy triumph
"That will never leave my mind" - Kumar Kartikeya on Madhya Pradesh's historic Ranji Trophy triumph

"That will never leave my mind" - Kumar Kartikeya on Madhya Pradesh's historic Ranji Trophy triumph

3 lesser-known names who announced themselves this Ranji Trophy season
3 lesser-known names who announced themselves this Ranji Trophy season

3 lesser-known names who announced themselves this Ranji Trophy season

"He certainly has banged the selection committee's door down" - Sunil Gavaskar backs Sarfaraz Khan to earn India call-up
"He certainly has banged the selection committee's door down" - Sunil Gavaskar backs Sarfaraz Khan to earn India call-up

"He certainly has banged the selection committee's door down" - Sunil Gavaskar backs Sarfaraz Khan to earn India call-up

Ranji Trophy 2021-22: Best XI of the tournament
Ranji Trophy 2021-22: Best XI of the tournament

Ranji Trophy 2021-22: Best XI of the tournament

[Watch] Coach Chandrakant Pandit breaks down as Madhya Pradesh clinch first-ever Ranji Trophy title
[Watch] Coach Chandrakant Pandit breaks down as Madhya Pradesh clinch first-ever Ranji Trophy title

[Watch] Coach Chandrakant Pandit breaks down as Madhya Pradesh clinch first-ever Ranji Trophy title

"Heartbreak of 23 years is finally a thing of past" - Twitterati hails MP for lifting maiden Ranji Trophy title
"Heartbreak of 23 years is finally a thing of past" - Twitterati hails MP for lifting maiden Ranji Trophy title

"Heartbreak of 23 years is finally a thing of past" - Twitterati hails MP for lifting maiden Ranji Trophy title

Madhya Pradesh lift maiden Ranji Trophy title following 6-wicket triumph over Mumbai 
Madhya Pradesh lift maiden Ranji Trophy title following 6-wicket triumph over Mumbai 

Madhya Pradesh lift maiden Ranji Trophy title following 6-wicket triumph over Mumbai 

Patidar ton, rain add to Mumbai’s woes as MP gain significant lead on Day 4 of Ranji Trophy 2022 final
Patidar ton, rain add to Mumbai’s woes as MP gain significant lead on Day 4 of Ranji Trophy 2022 final

Patidar ton, rain add to Mumbai’s woes as MP gain significant lead on Day 4 of Ranji Trophy 2022 final

“Venkatesh Iyer and Avesh Khan motivated us ahead of the match” - MP centurion Yash Dubey after Day 3 of Ranji Trophy 2022 final
“Venkatesh Iyer and Avesh Khan motivated us ahead of the match” - MP centurion Yash Dubey after Day 3 of Ranji Trophy 2022 final

“Venkatesh Iyer and Avesh Khan motivated us ahead of the match” - MP centurion Yash Dubey after Day 3 of Ranji Trophy 2022 final

Yash Dubey, Shubham Sharma tons put MP in command in Ranji Trophy 2022 final against Mumbai
Yash Dubey, Shubham Sharma tons put MP in command in Ranji Trophy 2022 final against Mumbai

Yash Dubey, Shubham Sharma tons put MP in command in Ranji Trophy 2022 final against Mumbai

[WATCH] MP batter Yash Dubey celebrates in "KL Rahul style" after scoring century against Mumbai on Day 3 of Ranji Trophy 2022 final
[WATCH] MP batter Yash Dubey celebrates in "KL Rahul style" after scoring century against Mumbai on Day 3 of Ranji Trophy 2022 final

[WATCH] MP batter Yash Dubey celebrates in "KL Rahul style" after scoring century against Mumbai on Day 3 of Ranji Trophy 2022 final

Sarfaraz Khan isn't knocking on the Indian selection door anymore, he's banging it down
Sarfaraz Khan isn't knocking on the Indian selection door anymore, he's banging it down

Sarfaraz Khan isn't knocking on the Indian selection door anymore, he's banging it down

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