Paytm Duleep Trophy is being played in Greater Noida this year from Aug 23 to Sep 14. 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 2pm till 10pm.
Duleep Trophy, in its 55th season, is a first class cricket league of Indian domestic cricket which is played every year. This year only three teams will play against the usual five teams earlier. Three teams – India ‘Red’, India ‘Blue’ and India ‘Green’ will participate in the Paytm Duleep Trophy tournament 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 the matches will be played under the flood lights.
The Duleep Trophy follows knock out test match format. This year the league matches will be played in a round robin format of 4 days test matches and the final one will follow the international standards i.e. it will be 5 day test match. 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.
The winner of Duleep Trophy will get Rs 30 lakhs and the trophy while runners up will get a prize money of Rs15 lakhs.
Duleep Trophy 2016 Schedule and Fixtures
|Match 1||Aug 23-26||02:00 PM IST||India ‘Red’||India ‘Green’|
|Match 2||Aug 29-Sept 1||02:00 PM IST||India ‘Red’||India ‘Blue’|
|Match 3||Sept 4-7||02:00 PM IST||India ‘Blue’||India ‘Green’|
|Final||Sept 10-14||02:00 PM IST||TBD||TBD|
Duleep Trophy 2016 Teams
|S.No.||India Red||India Blue||India Green|
|1||Abhinav Mukund||Gautam Gambhir (Capt)||Robin Uthappa|
|2||KS Bharat||Mayank Agarwal||Jalaj Saxena|
|3||Sudip Chatterjee||Sheldon Jackson||Ambati Rayudu|
|4||Gurkeerat Singh||Baba Aparajith||Ian Dev Singh|
|5||Yuvraj Singh (Capt)||Siddhesh Lad||Rohan Prem|
|6||Ankush Bains (wk)||Dinesh Karthik (wk)||Suresh Raina (Capt)|
|7||Arun Karthik||Parvez Rasool||Parthiv Patel (wk)|
|8||Akshay Wakhare||K Monish||Harbhajan Singh|
|9||Kuldeep Yadav||Krishna Das||Shreyas Gopal|
|10||Nathu Singh||Suryakumar Yadav||Ashoke Dinda|
|11||Anureet Singh||Mohit Sharma||Sandeep Sharma|
|12||Ishwar Pandey||Pankaj Singh||Ankit Rajpoot|
|13||Nitish Rana||Shardul Thakur||Rajat Paliwal|
|14||M Ashwin||Cheteshwar Pujara||Jasprit Bumrah|
|15||Abhimanyu Mithun||Hanuma Vihari||Murali Vijay|
Where: Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex, In front of JP Integrated Sports Complex, Greater Noida
When: August 23-September 14, 2016 Timings: 2pm-10pm Contact: 9990216205