Cricket in India

Cricket is often the sport that everyone knows. Many play cricket in the country. Cricket is the most popular sport in India. Many people play it across the country. The ICC Champions Trophy of the 1983 Cricket World Cup 2007 ICC World Twenty Twenty20, and the 2011 Cricket World Cup, won by the ICC Champions Trophy, and shared by Sri Lanka 2002 ICC Champions Trophy. Domestic matches include Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy, Vijay Hazare Trophy, Deodhar Trophy, Irani Trophy and NKP Salve Challenger Trophy. In addition, the BCCI hosts the Indian Premier League, Twenty20 competition.

Cricket is an important part of the culture of India. The Indian team shares a rivalry with the Pakistani team, and India-Pakistan matches are some of the most anticipated matches, and most watched television broadcasts in the country.


Before 1918

The East India Company in the entire subcontinent bases India cricket on the entire history and existence and development of British rule. The first definite reference to cricket in 1721 is in Cambay, near Baroda, where the East Indian Company’s English sailors report is played in the suburbs of the city. The Calcutta Cricket and Football Club does not exist in 1792, but has probably been established for over a decade. In 1799 another club was formed in Srirangapatna in South India after the successful British siege and the defeat of Tipu Sultan. In 1864, a Madras Calcutta V was arguably the first grade cricket match in India.

1918 to 1945

India is a member of the “elite club” joining England, South Africa, New Zealand and the West Indies in June 1932. Lords India’s first game against England attracted Emperor of India, who was the king of England, as well as a huge audience of 24000 people

1945 to 1960

This period was a crucial and crucial event in India’s history of cricket during the British Raj in 1947, under the complete independence of India.

The initial accident of change was Mumbai’s four teams tournament, which has been a focal point for Indian cricket for over 50 years. There are no teams based on the new India ethnic origin. As a result, the Ranji Trophy national championship came its own. Hindus won the last time the Mumbai Pentagonal, which had won, in 1945-46. India defeated England in Madras Innings and recorded their first Test victory in 1952

1960 to 1970

One team completely dominated Indian cricket in the 1960s. As part of the 1958-59 season, with 15 victories in the 1972-73 Ranji Trophy, Mumbai won the title in all ten seasons during a review. Among them were the Farok Engineer, Dilip Sardesai, Bapu Nadkarni, Ramakant Desai, Balu Gupta, Ashok Mankad and Ajit Wadekar.

In the 1961-62 season, the Duleep Trophy was inaugurated as a zone-level competition. It was named after Ranji’s nephew, Kumar Shri Dullesinji 1905-59. In its basin Mumbai, it is not surprising that the West Zone won six of the top nine awards. Some teams, dominated by Indian domestic cricket, have been able to mount any kind of challenge in Karnataka, Delhi, and this time from 1970 to 1985 Mumbai.

India enjoyed two international highlights. In 1971, he won the England Test series for the first time, beating the wondrous Ray Lingworth Ashes winners. In 1983, England and India were the unexpected winners of the 1983 Cricket World Cup under Kapil Dev.

1985 to 2000 ‘

For 1993-94, the Duleep Trophy was converted into a knockout competition for the league format. Many team names and accents were changed in 1990 when the traditional names were introduced instead of the British Raj. Notably, Mumbai became Chennai in the famous place of Mumbai and Madras.

In the 21st century

Since 2000, John Wright, the Indian team, has undergone major reforms in the appointment of India’s first foreign coach. In 2001, India won the Test series against Australia in Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, West Indies and England, with the leadership of Sourav Ganguly marking the start of a dream era. India went on to win the 2003 Cricket World Cup final, defeating Sri Lanka’s joint victory in the ICC Championships, Australia. In September 2007, India won the first Twenty Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa, beating Pakistan by 5 runs. India defeated Sri Lanka in the final of the Cricket World Cup in 2011 – under the leadership of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, for the first time since 1983.

  • Modern India Cricket Association
  • International cricket
  • Domestic matches
  • Ranji Trophy
  • Irani Trophy
  • Duleep Trophy
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy
  • BCCI Corporate Trophy
  • Indian Premier League
  • Interstate Twenty Twenty Championships

Ranji Trophy is India’s domestic cricket competition. A domestic first-class cricket championship in the Ranji Trophy is played in India between the teams representing the regional cricket associations. Contest Currently, there are at least one representation with 21 teams out of 29 states in India and Delhi (which is a Union Territory) comprising of 37 teams. The contest is the first Indian cricketer, whoever has England and Sussex, Ranjitsinhji “Ranji” was known for the name played on.

As the competition took place in 1934-35 for the first time in July 1934, after the meeting of the Board of Cricket Control Board, India’s cricket championship was started. The trophy was donated by Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala. Prior to the Contest The match was held on 4 November 1934 in Chepup between Madras and Mysore. Madras MJN Gopalan Curtis was bowled on the first ball. After the first Ranji Trophy championship was won by Bombay, they defeated North India in the final. Mumbai (East Bombay) has won the highest number of times in the tournament with 41 wins, including 15 back-to-back wins from 1958-59 to 1972-73.

Clubs with state teams and cricket associations and first-class status are eligible to play in Ranji Trophy. While most associations are regional, like the Railways and services like the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association and the Mumbai Cricket Association, all Indians are.

From the time of its establishment in the period 1952-53 – with the North, West, East and South Central – from 2001-02 session, groups of four or five zones were classified geographically. Initial matches were played within areas on a knockout basis from 1956-57, and then to determine a winner on a league basis; After that, participants of five different areas participated in a nose-out tournament, leading to the final decision of the winner of the Ranji Trophy. From the session of 1970-71, each region of the nose-out phase was expanded to the top two teams from a total of ten qualifying teams. This was expanded again in 1992-93 from the top three to each region; a total of fifteen qualifying teams; Between 1996-1997 and 1999-2000, fifteen qualifying teams participated in a secondary group stage, three groups of five teams, and one of the top two teams of each group with the qualification for the knock-out phase; In all other years till 2001-02, a full fifteen team knockout tournament was organized.

The format was changed with abandoned zonal system in the 2002-03 session and adopted a two division structure – Elite Group, with fifteen teams, and Plate Group, the rest are there. Two sub groups of each group that have played a round robin; From the top two-two elite sub-groups, to contest the Ranji Trophy winner, one out of four team knock-out contest has contested. The team that had gone to last in every elite sub-group, and both the Plate Group Finals were promoted to the season. For the 2006-07 season, the divisions were re-labeled super league and league plate respectively.

In the 2008-09 season, this format was adjusted to give both an opportunity to fight both the Super League Ranji Trophy and the league teams to plate. Semi-final contested by top two-two plate sub-group; The winners of these two matches then joined in the top three from each Super League sub-group in an eight team knock-out tournament. The winner of this knockout tournament won the Ranji Trophy. Promotion and release between SuperLife and Plate League in the form of exile. In the 2010-11 season, Rajasthan won the Ranji Trophy after the start of the season in the plate league.

From the session of 2012-13, this format was slightly adjusted. Super league and plate league names were omitted, but the two-level system remained. For eighteen teams at the top level, the expansion from fifteen teams (known as Group A and Group B and is considered equivalent in position) in two sub-groups of nine; And for a group of second class (known as Group C), it was reduced to nine teams. The top three teams from Group A and B and knockout stage from Top Two Group C Competition. In Group A and Group B, the less kept team goes to Group C, and the top two groups are encouraging C to be top-level.

Round robin matches are four days in length; Knockout matches are played for five days. During its history, if there is one outright result in a Ranji Trophy knockout match, the main winner after the team’s first innings

Duleep Trophy is a domestic cricket tournament in India. The teams will compete in various tournaments. The tournament is named after Kumar Shri Duleepsinghji, one of the earliest Indian cricketers.

The BCCI is in the 1961-62 season. The Duleep Trophy tournament was started. West Zone defeated South Zone by 10 wickets in the first tournament. The West Zone won the 2009 season and won the Duleep Trophy 17 times.

The North Zone, South Zone, East Zone, West Zone and Central Region will be participating in the Duleep Trophy. With the start of the knockout, the match was arranged. From the 1993-94 season, the competition was transferred to the league.

In the 2002-03 season, regional teams were named after Elite A, Elite B, Elite C, Plate A and Plate B. However, due to the loss of the teams, the old system was restored to the end of the season. Apart from the five regional teams from the 2003-04 season, there is also a foreign team as a team. The first team to play was England A.

Various players in the Ranji Trophy tournaments have selected the Duleep Trophy squads. The following teams are involved in each of the following teams:

The Iranian trophy is a domestic cricket competition in India. The Iranian Cup (formerly known as the Iranian trophy) was conceived during the 1959-60 season, marking the completion of 25 years of the Ranji Trophy Championship and was named after late Iranian, which was founded in 1970 in the year 1928 Since then, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was associated with his death till his death. Stability incubator Ranji Trophy is played annually between the winner and the rest of the Indian team.

In the first match played between the Ranji Trophy champions and the rest of India, it was played in 1959-60, with the introduction of the long term treasurer of the Board of Cricket Control of India and the deep patron. For the first few years, it was played at the end of the season. Realizing the importance of sustainability, it was taken to start BCCI’s season, and for the year 1965-66 2012-13, it was traditionally started from the start of the new domestic season. In 2013, it was immediately taken to a date after the Ranji Trophy final, resulting in two Iranian Cup matches being done in the 2012/13 season. Since the game has remained at the end of the season, and Ranji Trophy is played shortly after the final.