Mumbai, Jan 2: Defending champions Mumbai will face Maharashtra in the first quarter-final of the Ranji Trophy 2013-14 at Wankhede Stadium from January 8 to 12, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced today.
The quarter-final draw was conducted by BCCI on Thursday after the completion of the league phase.
In the second last-eight match, Bengal will meet Railways at Eden Gardens, Kolkata while third game of the knockout in Bangalore sees Karnataka locking horns with Uttar Pradesh.
Jammu and Kashmir versus Punjab in Baroda will complete the quarter-final line-up for this year. All matches are of five day duration from January 8.
The semi-finals will be held in Indore and Mohali from January 18 to 22 and final in Hyderabad from January 29 to February 2.
Ranji Trophy Quarter-finals (January 8-12)
1 Mumbai Vs Maharashtra - Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai (to be telecast Live on Star Sports)
2 Bengal Vs Railways - Eden Gardens, Kolkata
3 Karnataka Vs Uttar Pradesh - M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
4 Jammu and Kashmir Vs Punjab - Motibaug, Baroda
Semi-finals (January 18 to 22)
Indore - Winners of Game 1 Vs 2
Mohali - Winners of Game 3 Vs 4 (to be telecast Live on Star Sports)
Final (January 29 to February 2)