Madhya Pradesh outclassed the 41-time winners Mumbai to win the Ranji Trophy 2021/22 season and thus, ended up bagging their maiden title within the prestigious match. They may now be defending their title within the 2022/23 season, however it will be an enormous problem for them to retain it because the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) has provide you with a brand new format for the following season.
The BCCI on Monday, August 8 introduced the schedule for the 2022-23 season which is about to start on December 13, 2022, with the ultimate to be performed on February 20, 2023. Nonetheless, the nationwide cricket board has determined that there could be two winners this time round i.e. one from the Elite group and the opposite from the Plate group. This determination has been taken to keep away from a mismatch when it comes to competitors throughout knockouts and make the match extra intense.
BCCI introduces a brand new format beginning 2022/23 Ranji Trophy season
In response to the brand new format launched by the BCCI beginning with the 2022/23 season, the staff that finishes on high of the Plate group would now not be competing towards a staff from the Elite group within the pre-quarterfinal match as historically adopted. The Plate groups will likely be having their very own match any more.
Beginning subsequent season, all of the six Plate group groups will lock horns with one another as soon as and the 4 finest sides amongst them would qualify for the semifinals. Extra importantly, there’s a big bonus for the 2 finalists as they might be promoted to the Elite group for the following season.
Coming to the Elite teams, the 32 taking part groups will likely be divided into 4 teams consisting of eight sides every. After a specific staff competes towards all the opposite seven opponents of their respective teams, the 2 finest sides from every group will qualify for the quarterfinals.
Nonetheless, the 2 groups ending on the backside in all 4 Elite teams have a lot to fret about as they might be relegated to the Plate group within the subsequent season primarily based on factors and quotient. Thus, all of the Elite groups have so much to play for and delight to salvage w.e.f. subsequent season onwards.