India’s premier domestic cricket tournament is all set to begin from December 09, 2019. The Ranji Trophy 2019-20 season is the 86th edition of the first-class tournament. Ranji Trophy takes place every year towards the end of the year. The Ranji Trophy 2019-20 will be played till March 2020, with final on March 09. The Ranji Trophy 2019-20 sees the addition of one new team. Union Territory of Chandigarh is the new team to be included in the tournament and it takes the number of participating teams to 38. In case, you are looking for Ranji Trophy 2019-20 live streaming online, then below you will find out all the information. Apart from Ranji Trophy 2019-20 live streaming details, fans will find match timings as well. Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Game Time for Test Specialists, Opportunity and Hope for Rest.
The Ranji Trophy 2019-20 comprises of 169 matches. The teams have been divided into four groups. The first round will be based on the round-robin format followed by knockouts. Group A and Group B consists of nine teams each while Group C and the Plate Group comprises of ten teams each.
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Ranji Trophy 2019-20 Schedule and Match Timings
The Ranji Trophy 2019-20 will begin from December 09. The quarterfinal of Ranji Trophy 2019-20 will be held between February 20 to 24, 2020. The semi-finals will take place between February 29 to March 04, 2020. And final between March 09 to March 13, 2020. All the matches of Ranji Trophy 2019-20 will have a start time of 09:30 AM. The venues for knockouts and finals will be selected later.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20 Live Telecast (TV Channels in India)
Star Sports is the official broadcaster of India’s home series and domestic tournaments. So, the live telecast of Ranji Trophy 2019-20 will be available on Star Sports network. Not all the first round matches will be telecast. However, the select matches will be telecast on Star Sports 2/HD. Rahane, Shaw in Mumbai Ranji Squad for Baroda Game.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20 Live Streaming Online
As Star Sports network holds the broadcast rights of Ranji Trophy 2019-20, the tournament will be live-streamed on its OTT platform- Hotstar. For Ranji Trophy 2019-20 live streaming online, fans can access Hotstar mobile app or website. The free live streaming of Ranji Trophy 2019-20 will be available for JIO users. Others will have to subscribe to Hotstar premium by paying a nominal fee. Ranji Trophy 2019-20 features some of India’s top-most cricketers and fans will be keen to follow their stars.