Mushtaq Ali Trophy starts on March 17
The fifth edition of the AIRTEL Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, the Inter-state domestic T20 competition, will commence on Sunday, 17 March 2013.
The tournament will be played in the league-cum-knockout format.
The intra-zonal leagues will be played from 17 March 2013 to 22 March 2013 at the following venues:
Ch. Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium, Lahli TERI Oval, Gurgaon
Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering, Shimoga
Prerana Education Society, Information and Technology, Shimoga
Vishveshwariah Iron and Steel Limited, Bhadravati
East Zone (17 March – 21 March):
Tripura Institute of Technology (Polytechnic Ground), Narsingarh
Maharaja Bir Bikram Stadium, Agartala
Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium, Motera – A and B grounds, Ahmedabad
VCA Stadium, Civil Lines, Nagpur
The All-India knockout, featuring the top two teams from each zone, will be played at Ranchi from 25 March 2013 to 31 March 2013. This stage of the competition will be played for the AIRTEL Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
The previous winners of the tournament are as follows:
2006-07 – Tamil Nadu
2009-10 – Maharashtra
2010-11 – Bengal