Ranji Trophy:

Group A: Mumbai, Punjab, Gujarat, Delhi, Karnataka, Haryana, Odisha, Vidarbha, Jharkhand. Group B: Saurashtra, Services, Uttar Pradesh, Railways, Baroda, Madhya Pradesh, Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan. Group C: Hyderabad, Maharashtra, Andhra, Assam, Kerala, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Tripura.

The fixtures (home teams first; state mentioned wherever venue is not decided): Round 1 (Oct. 27 to 30): Group A: Haryana vs. Mumbai (Haryana); Punjab vs. Odisha (Punjab); Vidarbha vs. Gujarat (Nagpur); Jharkhand vs. Delhi (Jharkhand). Group B: Saurashtra vs. Rajasthan (Rajkot); Services vs. Tamil Nadu (New Delhi); Madhya Pradesh vs. Railways; Bengal vs. Baroda (Kolkata). Group C: Hyderabad vs. Andhra (Hyderabad); Maharashtra vs. Tripura (Maharashtra); Himachal vs. Goa (Himachal).

Round 2 (Nov. 7 to 10): Group A: Punjab vs. Mumbai (Punjab); Gujarat vs. Delhi (Ahmedabad); Karnataka vs. Jharkhand (Karnataka); Vidarbha vs. Haryana (Nagpur). Group B: Railways vs. Saurashtra (to be hosted by Railways); Baroda vs. Uttar Pradesh (Baroda); Madhya Pradesh vs. Tamil Nadu (Madhya Pradesh); Rajasthan vs. Bengal (to be hosted by Rajasthan); Group C: Assam vs. Hyderabad (Guwahati); Kerala vs. Andhra (Kerala); J & K vs. Goa (J & K); Tripura vs. Himachal (Agartala).

Round 3 (Nov. 14 to 17): Group A: Mumbai vs. Delhi (Mumbai); Karnataka vs. Gujarat (Karnataka); Vidarbha vs. Odisha (Nagpur); Haryana vs. Jharkhand (Haryana). Group B: Saurashtra vs. Uttar Pradesh (Rajkot); Services vs. Rajasthan (Delhi, to be hosted by Services); Baroda vs. Railways (Baroda); Bengal vs. Madhya Pradesh (Kolkata). Group C: Hyderabad vs. Maharashtra (Hyderabad); Andhra vs. Assam (Andhra); Kerala vs. Tripura (Kerala); Himachal vs. J & K (Himachal Pradesh).

Round 4 (Nov. 21 to 24): Group A: Punjab vs. Gujarat (Punjab); Delhi vs. Haryana (Delhi); Vidarbha vs. Karnataka (Nagpur); Odisha vs. Jharkhand. Group B: Bengal vs. Saurashtra (Kolkata); Services vs. Madhya Pradesh (Delhi, to be hosted by Services); Uttar Pradesh vs. Tamil Nadu (U.P.); Rajasthan vs. Railways (Rajasthan). Group C: Himachal vs. Hyderabad (Himachal); Maharashtra vs. Goa (Maharashtra); Andhra vs. J & K (Andhra); Tripura vs. Assam (Agartala).

Round 5 (Nov. 28 to Dec. 1): Group A: Mumbai vs. Vidarbha (Mumbai); Haryana vs. Punjab (Haryana); Jharkhand vs. Gujarat (Jharkhand); Odisha vs. Karnataka (Cuttack); Group B: Tamil Nadu vs. Saurashtra (Chennai); Services vs. Bengal (Delhi, to be hosted by Services); Rajasthan vs. Uttar Pradesh (Rajasthan); Baroda vs. Madhya Pradesh (Baroda). Group C: Andhra vs. Maharashtra (Andhra); Himachal vs. Assam (Himachal) J&K vs. Kerala (J&K); Goa vs. Tripura (Goa).

Round 6 (Dec. 6 to 9): Group A: Mumbai vs. Jharkhand (Mumbai); Punjab vs. Vidarbha (Punjab); Odisha vs. Delhi (Cuttack); Haryana vs. Karnataka (Haryana). Group B: Uttar Pradesh vs. Services (Uttar Pradesh); Railways vs. Bengal (to be hosted by Railways); Tamil Nadu vs. Baroda (Chennai); Madhya Pradesh vs. Rajasthan (to be hosted by Madhya Pradesh). Group C: Hyderabad vs. Tripura (Hyderabad); Maharashtra vs. J&K (Maharashtra); Assam vs. Goa (Guwahati); Kerala vs. Himachal (Kerala).

Round 7 (Dec. 14 to 17): Mumbai vs. Odisha (Mumbai); Karnataka vs. Punjab (Karnataka); Gujarat vs. Haryana (Ahmedabad); Delhi vs. Vidarbha (Delhi). Group B: Madhya Pradesh vs. Saurashtra (Madhya Pradesh); Baroda vs. Services (Baroda); Bengal vs. Uttar Pradesh (Kolkata); Railways vs. Tamil Nadu (to be hosted by Railways). Group C: Goa vs. Hyderabad (Goa); Kerala vs. Maharashtra (Kerala); Andhra vs. J&K (Andhra); J&K vs. Assam (J&K).

Round 8 (Dec. 22 to 25): Group A: Karnataka vs. Mumbai (Karnataka); Delhi vs. Punjab (Delhi); Gujarat vs. Orissa (Ahmedabad); Jharkhand vs. Vidarbha (Jharkhand). Group B: Saurashtra vs. Baroda (Rajkot); Railways vs. Services (to be hosted by Railways); Uttar Pradesh vs. Madhya Pradesh (to be hosted by Uttar Pradesh); Tamil Nadu vs. Rajasthan (Chennai); Group C: J&K vs. Hyderabad (J&K); Maharashtra vs. Himachal (Maharashtra); Tripura vs. Andhra (Agartala); Goa vs. Kerala (Goa).

Round 9 (Dec. 30 to Jan. 2, 2014): Group A: Gujarat vs. Mumbai (Ahmedabad); Jharkhand vs. Punjab (Jharkhand); Delhi vs. Karnataka (Delhi); Odisha vs. Haryana (Cuttack). Group B: Saurashtra vs. Services (Rajkot); Uttar Pradesh vs. Railways (Uttar Pradesh); Rajasthan vs. Baroda (Rajasthan); Tamil Nadu vs. Bengal (Chennai). Group C: Hyderabad vs. Kerala (Hyderabad); Assam vs. Maharashtra (Guwahati); Goa vs. Andhra (Goa); Tripura vs. J&K (Agartala).

Prof. D.B. Deodhar Trophy (to be played in South Zone, 2.30 p.m. start): March 23: Quarterfinals: Central Zone vs. East Zone (match 1); Semifinals: March 24: South vs. North (match 2); March 25: West vs. winners of Match 1 (match 3); March 27: Final: Between winners of matches 2 and 3.

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