2022–23 Irani Cup

The 2022–23 Irani Cup, also known as Mastercard Irani Trophy due to sponsorship reasons, is the 59th edition of the Irani Cup, a first-class cricket competition in India.[1] It is scheduled to be played as a one-off match between Madhya Pradesh, the winners of the 2021–22 Ranji Trophy, and a Rest of India cricket team, from 1 to 5 March 2023.[2]

2022–23 Irani Cup
Rest of India Madhya Pradesh
Date1–5 March 2023
2023–24 →

In March 2020, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed that all domestic cricket in India was suspended due to coronavirus, including the 2019–20 Irani Cup.[3] However the cancelled match was played as an opening match of this season from 1 to 5 October, with the 2019–20 Ranji Trophy winners Saurashtra playing against a Rest of India team.[4]


1–5 March 2023


  1. ^ "Irani Cup returns after two years, Saurashtra to play Rest of India between October 1–5". Sportstar. Retrieved 18 September 2022.
  2. ^ "Both Saurashtra and Madhya Pradesh to play Irani Cups in 2022-23". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 September 2022.
  3. ^ "Coronavirus pandemic: BCCI suspends all domestic tournaments including Irani Cup". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 16 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Irani Cup returns after three years, Saurashtra to face Rest of India from October 1 to 5". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 September 2022.

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