The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI), in its next Apex council meeting, will talk about the destiny of the indefinitely postponed Ranji Trophy.
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly. (AP Picture)
- Ranji Trophy may very well be held in February after Mushtaq Ali’s success
- BCCI is set to strategy the ICC for an prolonged 2023-31 FTP window
- Girls’s cricket and junior home cricket will even be mentioned
For the next digital Apex council meeting of the BCCI, to be held on January 17, the gadgets on agenda might be to talk about the destiny of Ranji Trophy 2021. The final concluded version of the Ranji Trophy, i.e the 2019-2020 season, was performed from December 2019 to March 2020.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020-21 season of the Ranji Trophy was postponed till January 1, 2021. Nevertheless, the BCCI determined to go ahead with the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy that is presently underway. The Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2020-21 will host 102 T20s from January 10 to January 31.
As a consequence, the Ranji Trophy will likely start in February, earlier than IPL 2021, and might be performed throughout the identical six venues and among the many similar groups because the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
In the meantime, one other merchandise of debate on the agenda for BCCI might be to decide the schedule for juniors and ladies’s home cricket. In accordance to Sports activities In the present day, BCCI is additionally in talks with different boards for girls’s cricket worldwide schedule.
BCCI to pitch prolonged window for FTP cycle 2023-2031 to ICC
Amongst additional gadgets on agenda is BCCI pitching the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) an prolonged window for the 2023-31 FTP (Future Excursions Programme). The prolonged window is vital for the BCCI for the reason that IPL Governing Council accepted 10 groups to be a part of the IPL from the 2022 version.
The premier T20 league would require a minimal of a 2-month window and the opposite boards want to agree to have their gamers launched for the higher a part of the IPL.