The Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is a Twenty20 cricket local title in India, sorted out by Board of Control for Cricket in India. The 2008-09 season was the inaugural season for this trophy. It is named after a celebrated Indian cricketer, Syed Mushtaq Ali. In June 2016, the BCCI said that the title would be rejected and supplanted with a zonal-based competition.
BCCI propelled its own state structure in 2006-07 season with 27 Ranji groups separated in 5 Zones with the name of Inter-State T20 Championship which was renamed and relaunched as the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Delhi won the 2017-18 trophy by crushing Rajasthan in last by 41 runs. Baroda won the trophy in 2011-12 by overcoming Punjab by 8 keeps running at Brabourne Stadium to a great extent because of the inside and out execution by Irfan Pathan.
Irfan came in at No. 7 diverted the amusement from 91 for 5 into a sturdier 149 for 6 and took two for 24 while bowling. Baroda won the 2013-14 trophy by vanquishing Uttar Pradesh in the last by 3 pursues achieving 116 for 1 in the seventeenth over, Uttar Pradesh fallen while pursuing an objective of 145 and lost the match by three runs.