Delhi will host Vijay Hazare Trophy knockouts from March 7: DDCA

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The knockout stage of the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy will be held in Delhi from March 7 in a bio-secure environment.

Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA) will host the knockout stages of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. (AP Photo)

Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA) will host the knockout stages of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. (AP Photo)

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Delhi will host the knockout stage of the Vijay Hazare TrophyThe knockout stage will be played between March 7 and 14The Vijay Hazare Trophy final will be played on March 14

The Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA) will host the knockout matches of the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy, the national ODI championship, from March 7 in a bio-secure environment.

The group league of the Vijay Hazare Trophy gets over on March 1. The knockout stage will be played between March 7 and 14 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium and the Palam Ground.

"...Kindly note that the knock-out stage of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020-21 will be played at New Delhi from March 7," stated a mail sent from the BCCI secretary's office to all the affiliated state units on February 25, a copy of which is in possession of PTI.

Currently, the league stage of the tournament is being played in bio-secure bubbles at different venues across the country.

The teams have been divided into five Elite Groups and one Plate Group.

As per the BCCI website, the pre-quarterfinal (Eliminator) will be played on March 7, while the quarter-finals will be played on March 8 and March 9.

The two semi-finals will be staged on March 11 while the summit clash will be played on March 14.

This is the second domestic tournament conducted by the BCCI in the curtailed 2020-21 domestic season, following the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, the national T20 championship.

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