SRINAGAR: The J&K cricket team will have its work cut out as the BCCI announced the schedule and fixtures for the upcoming Ranji Trophy, Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy.
In the Ranji Trophy, the J&K senior men’s team has been placed in Elite group D alongside Saurashtra, Tamil Nadu, Railways, Jharkhand and Goa. The Group D matches will take place in Ahmedabad. The Group Stages of the competition are scheduled to run from January 13 to February 13, 2022. While the Knockouts stage will take place from February 20 to March 20, 2022 in Kolkata.
In Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, the Jammu & Kashmir cricket team has been placed in Elite group C alongside Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana and Andhra. The Group C matches will take place in Baroda and are scheduled to be played from November 4 to 9. The Knockouts of the tournament will start from November 16 to 22 in Delhi.
In the Vijay Hazare Trophy, the J&K cricket team has been placed in Elite group A alongside the likes of Gujarat, Andhra, Vidarbha, Odisha and Himachal Pradesh. The tournament’s group stage matches will be played from December 8 to 14 and the Knockouts will take place from December 21 to 27. The venue for the tournament hasn’t been decided yet.
With this release of fixtures, and a new administration at the helm of affairs at JKCA, the J&K cricket fans will hope to see a worthy performance from the team.
As the results of the recently held senior team trials in Jammu and Srinagar are yet to be made public, fans expect the team members and coaches to be announced soon.
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