Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy
|Administrator||Board of Control for Cricket in India|
|Tournament format||Round robin then knock out|
|Number of teams||27|
|Current champion||East Zone (1st title)|
|Most successful||Baroda (2 titles)
Gujarat (2 titles)
|2016–17 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy|
The Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is a Twenty20 cricket domestic championship in India, organized by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), among the teams from Ranji Trophy. The 2008-09 season was the inaugural season for this trophy. It is named after a famous Indian cricketer, Syed Mushtaq Ali. In June 2016, the BCCI announced that the championship would be scrapped and replaced with a zonal-based competition.
BCCI launched its own state structure in 2006-07 season with 27 Ranji teams divided in 5 Zones with the name of Inter-State T20 Championship which was renamed and relaunched as the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
Baroda won the trophy in 2011-12 by defeating Punjab by 8 runs at Brabourne Stadium largely due to the all-round performance by Irfan Pathan. Irfan came in at No. 7 turned the game from 91 for 5 into a sturdier 149 for 6 and took two for 24 while bowling.
Gujarat won the trophy in 2012/13 defeating Punjab in the final by four wickets with 13 deliveries to spare. After winning the toss Punjab were reduced to 20 for 4, through the bowling of Mehul Patel, Jasprit Bumrah and Rohit Dahiya.
Baroda won the 2013/14 trophy by defeating Uttar Pradesh in the final by 3 runs After reaching 116 for 1 in the 17th over, Uttar Pradesh collapsed while chasing a target of 145 and lost the match by three runs.
The competition featured 27 state teams which plays in Ranji Trophy which had previously competed in the Inter-State T20 Championship.
|Inter-State T20 Championship|
|Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy|
|2016/17||East Zone||Central Zone|
|Most Trophy wins||2||Baroda, Gujarat|
|Most consecutive wins||12||Bengal|
|Most consecutive defeats||22||Jammu & Kashmir|
|Largest margin of victory (by runs)||By 112 runs||Delhi||Gujarat|
|Largest margin of victory (by wickets)||By 10 wicket||Jharkhand||Tripura|
|Largest margin of victory (by balls)||By 100 balls||Jharkhand||Tripura|
Highest team score
|233/3||Gujarat||Kerala||Emerald High School Ground||Indore||2013|||
|219/4||Bengal||Tripura||Tata Digwadih Stadium||Dhanbad||2009|||
|215/5||Maharashtra||Mumbai||Sardar Patel Stadium||Ahmedabad||2013|||
Lowest team score
|30||Tripura||Jharkhand||Tata Digwadih Stadium||Dhanbad||2009|||
|58||Bengal||Tamil Nadu||Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium||Hyderabad||2012|||
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- Bengal hold nerve in thrilling finale
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- "Snag in Domestic Flight". Retrieved May 18, 2014.
- Compiled from Overall First-Class Records at CricketArchive.
- Gujarat vs Kerala
- Bengal vs Tripura
- Maharashtra vs Mumbai
- Jharkhand vs Tripura
- Hyderabad vs Andhra
- Bengal vs Tamil Nadu