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The Ganguly–Durjoy Trophy is a cricket trophy that is awarded to the winner of Test series between India and Bangladesh. It was first awarded in 2017. The trophy is dedicated to the two great captains of the two countries, Sourav Ganguly and Naimur Rahman Durjoy.[1][2][3]

Ganguly–Durjoy Trophy
Countries Bangladesh
 India
AdministratorInternational Cricket Council
FormatTest cricket
First edition2017
Next edition2019
Tournament formatTest Series
Current trophy holder India
Most successful India (1 win)
Most runsIndia Virat Kohli
(242)
Most wicketsIndia Ravichandran Ashwin
(6)
India Ravindra Jadeja
(6)
TVStar Sports

BackgroundEdit

The Bangladesh Cricket Board and the Board of Control for Cricket in India determined in 2016 that all future bilateral tours of their sides shall be contested over the Ganguly–Durjoy Trophy. The naming of the series has, much like other named series, helped to offer Test series between the two nations an emotional and auspicious feeling.

The first Ganguly–Durjoy Trophy was contested as a single-match series in February 2017. India emerged as the victor, with Indian captain Virat Kohli top-scoring and claiming the man of the series award.

The second Ganguly–Durjoy trophy consisting 2 tests will be played in November 2019. Alongside that Bangladesh will also play three T20Is as well. This will be the first time Bangladesh will play multiple matches in different formats in a bi-lateral series in India.[4]

List of Test seriesEdit

Season Host First Match Tests India Bangladesh Drawn Result Holder Player of the series
2017   India 5 February 2017 1 1 0 0 India   India   Virat Kohli
2019   India 14 November 2019 2 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Reports: India-Bangladesh Test encounter this year to be called Durjoy-Ganguly Trophy". 2016-05-26. Retrieved 2017-04-02.
  2. ^ Staff, CricketCountry (2016-05-26). "India vs Bangladesh 2016 Test series to be named Ganguly-Durjoy Trophy". Cricket Country. Retrieved 2017-04-02.
  3. ^ Staff, CricketCountry (2016-06-09). "India to play one-off Test vs Bangladesh at Hyderabad". Cricket Country. Retrieved 2017-04-02.
  4. ^ "Tests against South Africa and Bangladesh in India's 2019-20 home season". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 June 2019.