Duleep Trophy is being played in Greater Noida this year from Aug 23 to Sep 14 with 4 matches being played. The 3 teams India Red, India Blue and India Green are led by Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir and Suresh Raina respectively. Duleep Trophy tournament will be played for the first time with a pink ball and under lights.
The matches will be held at Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex and the entry is free for all. The matches will be played from 2 pm till 10 pm.
The Duleep Trophy is a first class cricket league which follows test match format. This year the league matches will be of 4 days test matches and the final one will follow the international standards i.e. it will be 5 day test match. Pink ball will be used in place of the ordinary red ball and the matches will be played under the flood lights.
It is a first class cricket league of Indian domestic cricket which is
played every year and this will be the 55th season of the league.
Generally 5 teams used to participate in the tournament but this year
there will be 3 teams only. Total 4 matches to be played, each team will
play once against each other and after three matches, the two teams
having more points in the table will play the grand finale.
Duleep Trophy 2016 Schedule & Fixtures :-
|Date ||Match ||Venue ||Time (IST) |
|23rd Aug- 26th Aug ||India Red vs India Green 1st test match ||Greater Noida International Cricket Stadium, U.P. ||2:00 PM |
|29th Aug- 1st Sep ||India Red vs India Blue 2nd test match ||Greater Noida International Cricket Stadium, U.P. ||2:00 PM |
|4th Sep – 7th Sep ||India Blue vs India Green 3rd test match ||Greater Noida International Cricket Stadium, U.P. ||2:00 PM |
|10th Sep – 14th Sep ||TBD vs TBD final Match ||Greater Noida International Cricket Stadium, U.P. ||2:00 PM|