The a lot awaited home cricket season will begin from January 1, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly stated on Sunday.
The BCCI Apex Council met on Sunday night and a great period of time was spent on discussing the home calendar which had been thrown in disarray by the surging circumstances of COVID-19 in India.
“We have now had in depth discussions on home cricket and we’ve got tentatively determined to begin the competitions from January 1, 2021,” Ganguly advised PTI from Dubai.
When requested if it will be a curtailed season or not, the previous Indian captain stated the board received’t have the ability to accommodate all home tournaments for sensible
“We will definitely have the total fledged Ranji Trophy redball match. It’ll most likely not be potential to carry all tournaments,” Ganguly stated, hinting that BCCI is eyeing the January-March window for Ranji Trophy.
The BCCI president additionally assured that the junior cricket and ladies’s tournaments shall be held between March and April.
“We even have elaborate plans for our age group and ladies’s cricket. We are going to begin with Ranji Trophy after which we may even have the opposite tournaments between March and April,” he stated.
He additionally knowledgeable that the Indian staff shall be allowed to coach in Australia throughout their quarantine section.
“Cricket Australia has despatched us an itinerary and we mentioned the modalities of that itinerary. We shall be enjoying 4 Assessments and that can finish in third week of January,” the BCCI president stated.
The Indian staff is anticipated to play three ODIs, three T20Is and 4 Assessments Down Underneath.
On the house collection towards England, Ganguly stated that the BCCI is monitoring the state of affairs and the ultimate itinerary shall be ready in due time.