Mumbai, Sep 8 (UNI) The One-day N K P Salve Trophy Challenger series, featuring the top 39 players of the country, will be held at Cuttack from October 23-26.
The tournament will be played between the India Red, Blue and Green sides.
According to the domestic calendar for the season 2008-09 of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Duleep Trophy tournament, involving the five zonal teams along with a visiting team (not yet finalised), will be held from January 16 to February 10, after the conclusion of the national championship for the Ranji Trophy.
The Ranji Trophy Elite and Plate division league ties would commence simultaneously on November 3. Elite pool ties would conclude on December 18, while the Plate league would end on December 11.
The Plate group's semifinals would be held from December 15-18 with the winners qualifying for the knock out rounds of the Elite division, starting with the quarterfinals, from December 23, 2008 to January 11, 2009.
The zonal One-day league would be run from February 15, followed by the inter-zonals for the Vijay Hazare Trophy in Agartala from February 28 to March 9.
The Deodhar Trophy limited overs inter-zonal knock-out tournament would be held from March 14-18 at Cuttack.
The Twenty 20 zonal league is scheduled from March 22, the inter-zonal T20 two-group league from April 2 culminating in the All India T20 final between the winners of the groups for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on April 8.
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