The Duleep Trophy, whick kickstarts the 2022 Indian men’s domestic cricket season, begins on September 8 in Chennai.
Here is the full schedule of the tournament.
|Stage||Fixture||From Date||To Date||City|
|Quarterfinal 1||West Zone vs North East Zone||September 8||September 11||Chennai|
|Quarterfinal 2||North Zone vs East Zone||September 8||September 11||Pondicherry|
|Semifinal 1||Central Zone vs QF 1 Winner||September 15||September 18||Coimbatore|
|Semifinal 2||South Zone vs QF 2 Winner||September 15||September 18||Salem|
|Final||SF 1 Winner vs SF 2 Winner||September 21||September 25||Coimbatore|
The Duleep Trophy has been reintroduced after a three-season gap. The tournament was last held in the 2019-20 season in Bengaluru.
It will be followed by the Irani Cup between the current Ranji Trophy champion Madhya Pradesh and a Rest of India squad picked by the national selectors on October 1. The Irani Cup was last played in 2018-19 when Vidarbha beat Rest of India on first-innings lead.