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BCCI postpones Ranji Trophy to January 5, team size capped to 30 members

The BCCI has pushed back the start of the Ranji Trophy by seven weeks from its original date, November 16, to ensure enough red-ball preparation time for the 38 teams. The Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy will be played between October 27 and November 22, before the Vijay Hazare Trophy begins on December 1.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | BCCI planning to change U-23 championship to U-25 tournament

In wake of several youngsters being ignored post the 23 age group, the BCCI reportedly are planning to change the U-23 championship to a U-25 tournament, in order to include a larger pool. Cricbuzz also reported that BCCI have also decided to appoint a permanent CEO in the coming months.
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newscricket2 months ago

New Zealand players will feature in the second half of 2021 IPL, confirms David White

On Sunday, New Zealand Cricket (NZC)’s Chief David White has confirmed that the New Zealand players who featured in the first half of the IPL will definitely take part in the second half. Earlier, reports confirmed that BCCI are in talks with other international boards for players availability.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | BCCI working to ensure full participation of foreign players in the IPL

Amidst the doubt of the availability of foreign players, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) are working closely with international boards to ensure full participation of the players in the IPL. Alongside that, the reports also suggested that Oman could host upto 6 T20 World Cup games.
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newscricket2 months ago

Sanju Samson misses first ODI due to ligament sprain, confirms BCCI

On Sunday, ahead of the first ODI, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed that wicket-keeper batsman Sanju Samson was ruled out of the first ODI with a ligament sprain. However, the BCCI didn’t confirm whether Samson would recover in time for the rest of the ODIs.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | Indian player in England tests COVID-19 positive

Ahead of the five-match Test series against England, Rishabh Pant has reportedly tested positive for the delta variant of the COVID-19 virus in the country. The reports also confirmed that the player, said to be Pant, will not take part in India’s warm-up game in Durham against Select County XI.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | IPL Mega auction to take place in December; teams can retain four players each

As per TOI reports, the mega auction for the IPL 2022 will take place in December, later this year, while the teams will be able to retain four players each. Additionally, the tenders for the two new IPL teams will be out next month while the bidding process is set to be opened in mid-October.
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newscricket3 months ago

ICC confirms Men’s T20 World Cup move to UAE and Oman

On Tuesday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that the Men’s T20 World Cup will be moved to the United Arab Emirates and Oman from India in October. The board also confirmed that Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and the Oman Cricket Academy ground will serve as the venues.
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newscricket3 months ago

Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah confirm BCCI’s move to host World T20 in the UAE

Ahead of the global T20I tournament in October, BCCI’s President Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah have confirmed the move to the Middle East with the COVID-19 situation in India not improving. Despite the venue change, BCCI would retain the hosting rights for the tournament.
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newscricket3 months ago

Arun Dhumal confirms BCCI’s request to ECB for two warm-up games ahead of England tour

On Friday, according to reports from the Indian Express, BCCI’s treasurer Arun Dhumal confirmed that BCCI are set to request the ECB for two warm-up games ahead of the five-match series against England. This comes in after India were handed a loss in the World Tet Championship final by New Zealand
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