Indian cricket will be spineless if Ranji trophy is neglected: Ravi Shastri

Indian Cricket Will Be Spineless If Ranji Trophy Is Neglected: Ravi Shastri
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Indian cricket will be spineless if Ranji trophy is neglected: Ravi Shastri: The minute you start ignoring Ranji prize our cricket will be SPINELESS!, “Shastri tweeted.

BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal said that the body intend to hold thedomestic competition in “two phases” The meeting was also gone to by BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretaryJay Shah.

Former head coach Ravi Shastri on Friday stated that Indian cricket would become” spineless”if the presently held off Ranji Prize is overlooked, his remark coming as the BCCI faces arranging the premier domestic occasion that might not be held last season due to COVID-19.

The Ranji Prize was arranged to begin on January 13 this year however was delayed indefinitely by the BCCI due to the 3rd wave of the pandemic.

Associated Stories”The Ranji Prize is the foundation of Indian cricket. The minute you start neglecting it our cricket will be SPINELESS!,”Shastri tweeted.

BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal, after a conference of the Board on Thursday, stated that the body intend to hold the marquee domestic tournament in” 2 phases”.

This is since the BCCI is preparing to begin the IPL from March 27 and it will be practically difficult to hold the Ranji Trophy at a stretch.

Dhumal had said this after numerous state systems and the BCCI brass held a meeting to go over the way forward. The conference was likewise gone to by BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah.

As of now, the plan is to hold the league phase for a month, beginning in February till March and then have the next stage in June-July, when the monsoon begins in a great deal of parts of the country with peak summer season in some other parts.

“The operations group will work out the logistics and factor in the weather condition, venue availability too as accessibility of players.

We are extremely keen to organise the competition and that is why we are exploring all possibilities to stage it without jeopardizing gamers’ security, “Dhumal added.

The pandemic had played spoilsport last season as well when the BCCI might just arrange two men’s white-ball tournaments(Vijay Hazare Trophy and Syed Mushtaq Ali Prize).

The BCCI paid 50 per cent of the earlier match charge as settlement to all top-notch cricketers who sustained monetary losses due to Ranji’s cancellation last year. If it is not held this year, it will severely

affect the BCCI’s feeder line like the India A group, which is mainly selected on the basis of Rani Trophy efficiencies.

Reported by PTI Released at Fri, 28 Jan 2022 02:10:50 -0500

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