“We’ve got had in depth discussions on home cricket and we have now tentatively determined to start out the competitions from January 1, 2021,” Ganguly instructed PTI from Dubai.
When requested if it could be a curtailed season or not, the previous Indian captain mentioned the board will not be capable to accommodate all home tournaments for sensible functions.
“We will definitely have the total fledged Ranji Trophy red-ball event. It’ll most likely not be attainable to carry all tournaments,” Ganguly mentioned, 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 might be held between March and April.
“We even have elaborate plans for our age group and ladies’s cricket. We’ll begin with the Ranji Trophy after which we may also have the opposite tournaments between March and April,” he mentioned.
He additionally knowledgeable that the Indian staff might be allowed to coach in Australia throughout their quarantine part.
“Cricket Australia has despatched us an itinerary and we mentioned the modalities of that itinerary. We might be enjoying 4 Assessments and that can finish within the third week of January,” the BCCI president mentioned.
The Indian staff is predicted to play three ODIs, three T20Is and 4 Assessments Down Underneath.
On the house sequence towards England, Ganguly mentioned that the BCCI is monitoring the scenario and the ultimate itinerary might be ready in due time.
“The England sequence is sweet three and a half to 4 months away. We nonetheless have time. We’re monitoring the scenario (COVID-19) which is fairly fluid and can take a name accordingly,” he mentioned.
Whereas internet hosting the sequence in India (Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Dharamsala being doubtless venues) stays precedence, the UAE is a second possibility.