The league matches of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 ended on 19 January. After this, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had also confirmed which 8 teams will participate in the quarter-finals of this T20 tournament. However, it has now been decided which team will play the quarter-final with which team in the quarter-finals of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy tournament.
According to the BCCI, the first quarter-final between the Karnataka and Punjab teams will be played at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad on January 26 from 12 noon. The second quarter-final at the same ground will be played between Tamil Nadu and Himachal Pradesh teams from 7 pm. Let me tell you, all the 8 teams that have reached the quarter-finals of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy have reached here by winning at least 4 matches. Some teams have also won all 5 of their matches.
The third quarter-finals of this T20 tournament will also be played at Motera on January 27 from 12 noon. This match will be between the team of Haryana and Baroda. At the same time, the fourth and last quarter-final match between the teams of Bihar and Rajasthan will be held on Wednesday 27 January at seven in Motera. The teams that win their respective quarter-finals will get a place in the semi-finals. The semifinal and final matches will also be played in Motera.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 Quarter Finals Schedule
First quarter final on 26 January - between Karnataka and Punjab - at Motera from 12 noon
Second quarter final on 26 January - between Tamil Nadu and Himachal - at Motera from 7 pm
The third quarter-final on 27 January - between Haryana and Baroda - at Motera from 12 noon
The fourth quarter-final on 27 January - between Bihar and Rajasthan - in Motera from 7 pm