(Last Updated on : 16/01/2009)
There were a number of 4 teams played against each other in the Central Zone of the Ranji Trophy, 1974-75 and all the teams were the regular participants in the tournament. The teams included the likes of Vidarbha, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh and they fought with each other very hard for becoming one of the top two teams in the zone. The teams also tried their best to get a chance in the knock out level of the tournament, however; only the teams like Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh became successful to do so from the zone.
The Central Zone league matches in the Ranji Trophy, 1974-75 started with the match between the teams of Vidarbha and Rajasthan and the match was held at Nagpur from 07-09 November 1974. The Rajasthan team got a very good start in the tournament, as it won the match by a margin of 8 wickets and also earned 8 valuable points from it. The second match of the Central Zone involved the teams like Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh and the two teams clashed with each other at Indore from 23-25 November 1974. The match was drawn during the stipulated duration and the match officials awarded the Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh teams 5 and 3 points, respectively for the match.
The Madhya Pradesh team was a part of the next match of the zone also and this time, it played against the Vidarbha team at Indore from 06-08 December 1974. The winner of the match was the Madhya Pradesh team with a huge margin of 10 wickets and the team earned 8 valuable points from the match, as well. The fourth of the Central Zone league matches in the Ranji Trophy, 1974-75 saw the teams of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh playing against each other at Kota from 06-08 December 1974. The drawn match saw the Rajasthan team earning 5 points and Uttar Pradesh earning 3 points from it.
The fifth of the Central Zone league matches in the Ranji Trophy, 1974-75 was splayed between the teams of Vidarbha and Uttar Pradesh and the two teams played the match at Nagpur from 25-27 December 1974. The match went on to be drawn after the specified duration of time and it saw the Vidarbha and Uttar Pradesh teams earning 5 and 3 points, respectively from the match. The teams of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh clashed with each other in the last match of the Central Zone and the match took place at Indore from 04-05 January 1975. The Rajasthan team earned 5 points and Madhya Pradesh earned 3 points from the drawn match.