The knockout stage of the Ranji Trophy 2022 season will begin on Monday, June 6.
The Ranji Trophy, one of India’s oldest cricket tournaments, will begin its second phase following the conclusion of the Indian T20 League 2022. The initial phase was played between February 17 and March 3.
The teams in Ranji Trophy 2022 were initially divided into nine groups - eight Elite and one Plate. While each Elite group consisted of four teams, the Plate group had six teams.
The seven top-placed teams from eight Elite groups have qualified directly for the quarter-finals. These include Bengal, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Mumbai, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.
Meanwhile, the lowest-ranked Elite group team, Jharkhand, won a pre-quarterfinal match against the Plate Group topper Nagaland to reach the final eight.
The Ranji Trophy 2022 knockout stage will be played entirely in Bangalore.
Ranji Trophy 2022 knockout stage schedule
|Day and Date||Match|
|Monday, June 6 - Friday, June 10||Quarter-final 1: Bengal vs Jharkhand|
|Monday, June 6 - Friday, June 10||Quarter-final 2: Mumbai vs Uttarakhand|
|Monday, June 6 - Friday, June 10||Quarter-final 3: Karnataka vs Uttar Pradesh|
|Monday, June 6 - Friday, June 10||Quarter-final 4: Punjab vs Madhya Pradesh|
|Tuesday, June 14 - Saturday, June 18||Semi-final 1|
|Tuesday, June 14 - Saturday, June 18||Semi-final 2|
|Wednesday, June 22 to Sunday, June 26||Ranji Trophy 2022 Final|
Where to watch the Ranji Trophy 2022 knockout stage live in India?
Ranji Trophy 2022 knockout stage will be telecast on the Star Sports 2 SD and HD TV channels in India.
Live streaming for the Ranji Trophy 2022 will be available on the Disney+ Hotstar app and website.
Ranji Trophy 2022 knockout stage squads
Bengal: Abhimanyu Easwaran (captain), Abishek Porel, Akash Deep, Writtick Chatterjee, Sudip Chatterjee, Nilkantha Das, Abhishek Das, Sudip Kumar Gharami, Habib Gandhi, Karan Lal, Anustup Majumdar, Sayan Mondal, Mukesh Kumar, Ishan Porel, Pradipta Pramanik, Geet Puri, Abhishek Raman, Ritwik Roy Chowdhury, Kazi Saifi, Shahbaz Ahmed, Manoj Tiwary.
Jharkhand: Saurabh Tiwary (captain), Bal Krishna, Virat Singh, Pankaj Kumar, Sushant Mishra, Kumar Deobrat, Vikash Vishal, Sahil Raj, Ashish Kumar, Anukul Roy, Nazim Siddiqui, Kumar Suraj, Kumar Kushagra, Manishi, Shahbaz Nadeem, Utkarsh Singh
Karnataka: Manish Pandey (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Samarth R, Karun Nair, Devdutt Padikkal, Siddharth KV, Nischal D, Shubhang Hegde, Aneeshwar Gautam, K Gowtham, J Suchith, Shreyas Gopal, KC Cariappa, Sharath Srinivas, BR Sharath, Ronit More, Prasidh Krishna, Venkatesh M, Vyshak V, Vidyadhar Patil
Mumbai: Prithvi Shaw (captain), Aman Hakim Khan, Armaan Jaffer, Shashank Attarde, Mohit Avasthi, Royston Dias, Shivam Dube, Aakarshit Gomel, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sarfaraz Khan, Tanush Kotian, Dhawal Kulkarni, Shams Mulani, Siddharth Raut, Prashant Solanki, Hardik Tamore, Aditya Tare, Arjun Tendulkar.
Madhya Pradesh: Aditya Shrivastava (captain), Rajat Patidar, Shubham Sharma, Ajay Rohera, Rameez Khan, Yash Dubey, Mihir Hirwani, Kumar Kartikeya, Ishwar Pandey, Kuldeep Sen, Gaurav Yadav, Anubhav Agarwal, Akshat Raghuwanshi, Arshad Khan, Puneet Datey, Saransh Jain, Himanshu Mantri, Parth Sahani, Rakesh Thakur, Prithviraj Singh Tomar
Uttar Pradesh: Kuldeep Yadav (captain), Almas Shaukat, Rishabh Bansal, Priyam Garg, Hardeep Singh, Jasmer Dhankhar, Dhruv Jurel, Aryan Juyal, Madhav Kaushik, Parth Mishra, Akshdeep Nath, Ankit Rajpoot, Shanu Saini, Samarth Singh, Sameer Choudhary, Karan Sharma, Shivam Mavi, Shivam Sharma, Rinku Singh, Yash Dayal, Zeeshan Ansari.
Uttarakhand: Jay Bista (captain), Kunal Chandela, Akash Madhwal, Deepesh Nainwal, Saurabh Rawat, Nikhil Kohli, Shivam Khurana, Himanshu Bisht, Robin Bist, Avneesh Sudha, Kamal Singh, Agrim Tiwari, Mayank Mishra, Dipankar Ramola, Dikshanshu Negi, Arya Sethi, Swapnil Singh, Deepak Dhopala, Tanush Gusain
Punjab: Abhishek Sharma (captain), Anmolpreet Singh, Mandeep Singh, Gurkeerat Mann, Prabhsimran Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Sanvir Singh, Mayank Markande, Arshdeep Singh, Siddharth Kaul, Nehal Wadhera, Jassinder Singh, Prerit Dutta, Baltej Singh, Abhijeet Garg, Ashwani Kumar, Anmol Malhotra, Vijay Chaudhary, Gurnoor Brar, Jiwanjot Singh
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