Important Cricket Tournaments India

List of important tournaments of cricket

Cricket Tournaments is the important topic in static GK for all competitive exams. This topic having important tournaments and their format, Launched year, defending champions and important details about the tournaments. The details having the reason for naming the tournament, year of next tournament and host country etc.

S. No Tournament Format Details Launch Defending Champions
1 Ranji Trophy TEST It was named for Ranjitsinghji, who was the first Indian cricketer who played international cricket 1934 Vidarbha, Delhi
2 Irani Trophy Test To mark the completion of 25 years of the Ranji Trophy championship and was named after the late Z.R. Irani, who was associated with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) 1959 Vidarbha, delhi
3 Duleep Trophy TEST It was named in honour of Kumar Shri Duleepsinhji of Nawanagar 1961 India Blue
4 Vijay Hazare Trophy ODI Named after the prolific Indian cricketer Vijay Hazare 2002 Mumbai
5 Deodhar Trophy ODI It is named after Prof. D. B. Deodhar (known as the Grand Old Man of Indian cricket) 1973 India C
6 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 Named after Syed Mushtaq Ali, who holds the distinction of scoring the first Test century by any Indian overseas 2009 Delhi
7 Indian Premier League T20 It is a professional Twenty20 cricket league in India contested during April and May of every year by teams representing Indian cities. 2008 Chennai Super Kings
8 Inter-State T20 Championship T20 After India became another member of the ICC Twenty20 and played its first international T20 against South Africa, BCCI launched its own state structure in 2006-07 season, with 27 Ranji teams divided in 5 Zones. 2008
9 Inter State Women’s Twenty20 Competition T20 27 domestic team compete in the tournament. 2008 Delhi womens