The ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 is heading towards a thrilling end as the knockout stage is all set to commence from January 26 (Tuesday) at the Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad. The eight teams will be taking part in four quarterfinal matches which will be played on January 26 and January 27 while the semifinal and final will take place on January 29 and 31 respectively.
Six group winners and two best runners-up sides have qualified for the knockout stages of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Bihar, Rajasthan, Baroda, and Punjab have qualified as group winners while Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh have made the cut as the two best runners-up.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 knockout staged full schedule (Timings in IST):
January 26, Tuesday
Quarter-final 1: Karnataka vs Punjab, 12:00 PM
Quarter-final 2: Tamil Nadu vs Himachal Pradesh, 7:00 PM
January 27, Wednesday
Quarter-final 3: Haryana vs Baroda, 12:00 PM
Quarter-final 4: Bihar vs Rajasthan, 7:00 PM
January 29, Friday
Semi-final 1: Winner of Quarter-final 2 vs Winner of Quarter-final 4, 12:00 PM
Semi-final 2: Winner of Quarter-final 1 vs Winner of Quarter-final 3, 7:00 PM
January 31, Sunday
Final: Winner SF1 vs Winner SF2, 7:00 PM
Squads of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 knockout stages
Karnataka: Karun Nair (c), Pavan Deshpande (VC), Abhimanyu Mithun, Prasidh Krishna, Prateek Jain, V Koushik, Ronit More, Darshan MB, Manoj Bhandage, Devdutt Padikkal, Roham Kadam, KV Siddharth, KL Shrijith, BR Sharath, Anirudha Joshi, Shreyas Gopal, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jagadeesha Suchith, Pravin Dubey, Shubhang Hegde
Haryana: Ankit Kumar, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Ajit Chahal, Yuzvendra Chahal, Pramod Chandila, Arun Chaprana, Ashish Hooda, Kapil Hooda, Aman Kumar, Tinu Kundu, Sanjay Pahal, Harshal Patel, Himanshu Rana, Shubham Rohilla, Mohit Sharma, Nitin Saini, Rohit Sharma, Shivam Chauhan, Guntashveer Singh, Sumit Kumar, Rahul Tewatia, Jayant Yadav, Yashu Sharma
Punjab: Mandeep Singh (c), Anmolpreet Singh, Simran Singh (w), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Abhishek Sharma, Harpreet Brar, Siddarth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma, Barinder Sran, Baltej Singh, Arshdeep Singh, Gitansh Khera, Karan Kaila, Anmol Malhotra, Ramandeep Singh, Mayank Markande, Sanvir Singh, Rohan Marwaha.
Bihar: Babul Kumar, Mangal Mahrour, Vikash Yadav, Yashasvi Rishav, Ashutosh Aman (c), Shasheem Rathour, Samar Quadri, Mohit Kumar (w), MD Rahmatullah, Vikash Ranjan, Sachin Kumar, S Gani, Amod Yadav, Harsh Raj, Shashi Anand, Vibhooti Bhaskar, Suraj Kashyap, Rahul Kumar, Vikash Patel, Anuj Raj, Apurva Anand.
Rajasthan: Bharat Sharma (w), Ankit Lamba, Rajesh Bishnoi, Ashok Menaria (c), Arjit Gupta, Mahipal Lomror, Tanveer-Ul-Haq, Rahul Chahar, Ravi Bishnoi, Aniket Choudhary, Khaleel Ahmed, Deepak Chahar, Aditya Garhwal, Manender Narender Singh, Chandrapal Singh, Salman Khan, Yash Kothari, Akash Singh, Rajat Choudhary.
Tamil Nadu: Dinesh Karthik (c), Vijay Shankar (VC), B Aparajith, Sandeep Warrier, J Kousik, R Sonu Yadav, M Ashwin, R Sai Kishore, M Siddharth, L Suryapprakash, R S Jaganath Srinivas, B Indrajith, M Shahrukh Khan, C Hari Nishaanth, KB Arun Karthik, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, N Jagadeesan, Aswin Crist, M Mohammed, G Periyasamy.
Himachal Pradesh: RI Thakur (c), Amit Kumar, Ekant Sen, Prashant Chopra (w), Rishi Dhawan, Pankaj Jaiswal, Nitin Sharma, Kanwar Abhinay Singh, Ankush Bedi, Abhimanyu Rana, Mayank Dagar, Ayush Jamwal, Arpit Guleria, Vaibhav Arora, Akash Vashist
Baroda: Krunal Pandya (c), Deepak Hooda, Chintal Gandhi, Pradeep Yadav, Soyeb Sopariya, Ansh Patel, Parth Kohli, Bhargav Bhatt, Pratik Ghodadra, Pratyush Kumar, Kedar Devdhar, Ninad Rathwa, Smit Patel, Vishnu Solanki, Abhimanyu Rajput, Dhruv Patel, Atit Sheth, Babasafi Pathan, L Meriwala, Mohit Mongia, Bhanu Pania, Kartik Kakade.
Live streaming details of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 knockout stages
The matches in the knockout stages of the tournament will be telecasted live on Star Sports. Live streaming will be available on the Hotstar app and website.