Defending champions Karnataka will lock horns with Jammu and Kashmir on the opening day of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 (SMAT) on January 10 at the KSCA Cricket Ground in Alur.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy returns after almost nine months of hiatus, which makes this year’s edition all more special. Apart from being played amidst the ongoing pandemic, all eyes will be on the comeback man, S. Sreesanth, who will be plying his trade with Kerala.
The 12th edition of the competition will be played between 38 teams - divided between six groups; five Elite groups and one Plate group - across six different venues in the group stage - Bangalore, Kolkata, Vadodara, Indore, Mumbai, Tamil Nadu. The competition will then move to Ahmedabad for the knockout round before it reaches its conclusion on January 31.
|Date and Day||Group||Match||Time (IST)||Venue|
|January 10, Sunday||Elite A||Karnataka vs J&K||12:00 PM||Alur|
|January 10, Sunday||Elite A||Punjab vs Uttar Pradesh||12:00 PM||Alur|
|January 10, Sunday||Elite A||Railways vs Tripura||12:00 PM||Alur|
|January 10, Sunday||Elite B||Bengal vs Odisha||12:00 PM||Kolkata|
|January 10, Sunday||Elite B||Jharkhand vs Tamil Nadu*||12:00 PM||Kolkata|
|January 10, Sunday||Elite C||Gujarat vs Maharashtra||12:00 PM||Vadodara|
|January 10, Sunday||Elite C||Chhatisgarh vs Himachal Pradesh||12:00 PM||Vadodara|
|January 10, Sunday||Elite C||Baroda vs Uttarakhand||12:00 PM||Vadodara|
|January 10, Sunday||Elite B||Assam vs Hyderabad *||7:00 PM||Kolkata|
(Note: Matches in '*' will broadcast on Star Sports Network)
You can get the full schedule of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 here.
So as we approach the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 starting date, here are all the telecast details that you need to know.
When and where to watch Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 in India?
Star Sports network has acquired the broadcasting rights of SMAT 2021, and you can catch the action live on Star Sports 2 and Star Sports 2 HD with options to enjoy the tournament in multiple languages. Note that the games have been scheduled to start from 12:00 PM IST and 7:00 PM IST.
Note that Star Sports will only telecast the matches scheduled at two specific venues – the Eden Gardens and the Wankhede Stadium. Only Group B and Group E matches are scheduled at these stadiums.
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