The 83rd edition of the Ranji Trophy is scheduled from 6th October 2016 and to end on 7th to 11 January 2017 with the final. The 10th and new team of this year’s Ranji Trophy are Chhattisgarh and team will be lead by Mohammad Kaif. The National championship group matches will not live telecast on TV but the tournament will broadcast the quarterfinals matches on TV. Below are the info on Ranji Trophy 2016 live telecast TV channels plus how to watch this national cricket tournament live streaming online.
Ranji Trophy is the most popular and prestigious domestic cricket tournament in India and most of the cricketers are selected for the national team based on their performance in this tournament.
Ranji Trophy 2016 Live Score
The 2016-17 season of Ranji Trophy will be played at neutral venues while the quarter-finals will be played from 17th December and the semi-finals from 27th December 2016. The big final will be played between 7 to 11 January 2017.
Mumbai is in group A who is the defending champions of Ranji Trophy with Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Railways. Saurashtra are in Group B with Karnataka, Delhi and Vidarbha. Andhra, Haryana, Chhattisgarh, Kerala andHimachal Pradesh are in Group C.
Ranji Trophy 2016 Live Telecast TV Channels
The Indian national cricket team is scheduled to play 13 Tests at home against New Zealand, England, and Australia and due to this tight schedule, there is very little space for Ranji Trophy to broadcast. Therefore, Ranji Trophy 2016 group stage matches will not live telecast on TV.
But it is expected that knockout rounds will be broadcasted live on Star Sports network. Star Sports is the official broadcaster of the Ranji Trophy 2016-17 season.
Ranji Trophy 2016 Live Streaming
There is one more bad news is that Ranji Trophy 2016 matches will not be shown live streaming online on starsports.com or Hotstar. Earlier, at least one round of matches in the group stage was being shown by broadcasters plus quarterfinals, semifinals and final for cricket viewers and matches were also available via live streaming too.