Who: Uttar Pradesh
What: Won 2014-15 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy
When: 20 January 2016
Uttar Pradesh on 20 January 2016 won its maiden Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy with a 38-run win over two- time champions Baroda in the final played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
It was Uttar Pradesh’s ninth straight win in the tournament, including five in the preliminary league phase and three more in the super league stage.
About Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy
• The Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is a Twenty20 cricket domestic championship, named after a famous Indian cricketer, Syed Mushtaq Ali.
• It is organized by Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI), among the teams from Ranji Trophy.
• The 2008-09 season was the inaugural season for this trophy.
• BCCI had launched its own state structure in 2006-07 season with 27 Ranji teams divided in 5 Zones with the name of Inter-State T20 Championship, which was renamed and re-launched as the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
• Gujarat was the winner of 2014-15 season of the tournament.