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Ranji Trophy To Be Held In Two Phases This Season, Knockouts In June: Jay Shah

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BCCI is planning to carry Ranji Trophy in two phases© AFP

The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah on Friday mentioned that the Ranji Trophy this season could be held in two phases, through which all of the league-stage video games could be held within the first part. “The Board has determined to conduct the Ranji Trophy this season in two phases. Within the first part, we plan to finish all matches of the league stage whereas the knockouts might be held in June. My crew is working intently to mitigate any type of well being danger attributable to the pandemic, whereas on the identical time guaranteeing a extremely aggressive red-ball cricket contest,” Jay Shah mentioned in an official assertion.

“Ranji Trophy is our most prestigious home competitors, which has been offering Indian Cricket with an enviable expertise pool yearly. It’s completely essential that we take all vital steps to safeguard the curiosity of this premier occasion,” he added.

Earlier, former Workforce India head coach Ravi Shastri on Friday mentioned that the Ranji Trophy is the spine of Indian cricket and the premier home red-ball match shouldn’t be ignored.

“The Ranji Trophy is the spine of Indian cricket. The second you begin ignoring it, our cricket might be SPINELESS,” tweeted Shastri.

On January 4, the BCCI had postponed the Ranji Trophy because of rising COVID-19 instances within the nation. The Ranji Trophy and Col CK Nayudu Trophy have been scheduled to start in January this 12 months.

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Final season as nicely, Ranji Trophy was not held as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 will get underway in March finish and the match will recover from in Might, BCCI secretary Jay Shah had earlier confirmed.

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