The Duleep Trophy would be held at one of the venues in the South Zone © AFP (representational picture)

Mumbai: Jul 8, 2013
The three-team NKP Salve Challenger Trophy 50-over tournament will kick off the upcoming domestic season on September 26 with one-day champions Delhi taking on India A.

The final of the tournament, in which India B is the third competing team, is scheduled for September 29 at a venue which is yet to be decided by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), as per the truncated schedule which was uploaded on its website today.

The season’s Duleep Trophy is to be held in the South Zone centres from October 3 to 21.

Here is the schedule of NKP Salve and Duleep Trophy tournaments:

NKP Salve Challenger series (Venue to be announced):

Sep 26: Delhi v India A (D/N)

Sep 27: India A v India B (D/N)

Sep 28: Delhi v India B (D/N)

Sep 29: Final (D/N)

Duleep Trophy (South Zone):

Oct 3-6: South Zone v West Zone

Oct 10-13: East Zone v North Zone

Oct 10-13: Central Zone v winners of South v West