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Deodhar Trophy

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Countries  India
Format  List A cricket
Tournament format  Knock out
Administrator  BCCI
First tournament  1973-74
Number of teams  5

The Deodhar Trophy is a List A cricket competition in Indian domestic cricket. It is named after Prof. D. B. Deodhar (known as the Grand Old Man of Indian cricket) and is a 50-over knockout competition played on an annual basis among the 5 zonal teams - North Zone, South Zone, East Zone, West Zone and Central Zone. The competition was introduced in 1973-74 season with South Zone winning the trophy.

India A is the winner of the 2015-16 competition. North Zone has won the tournament a record 13 times.

Format

Two teams play in a quarter-final match, with the winner progressing to the semi-finals, met with the remaining 3 teams. From then, it is a simple knockout tournament. Hector is the leading run scorer.

References

Deodhar Trophy Wikipedia


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