India’s domestic season will get underway from January 1, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said on Saturday. He also said the BCCI has “elaborate plans” for junior cricket and women’s tournaments.
The BCCI’s Apex Council met on Saturday to discuss the domestic calendar, which had been thrown in disarray by the surging Covid-19 cases in India.
“We have had extensive discussions on domestic cricket and we have tentatively decided to start the competitions from January 1, 2021,” Ganguly told PTI from Dubai.
When asked if it would be a curtailed season or not, the former Indian captain said the board won’t be able to accommodate all domestic tournaments, given the situation with the pandemic.
“We will certainly have the full-fledged Ranji Trophy. [But] it will probably not be possible to hold all tournaments,” Ganguly said, hinting that the BCCI was eyeing the January-March period for the Ranji…