India’s 2020-21 domestic season can set out with the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, that is about to require place from Jan ten to thirty one, Jay Shah, the BCCI secretary, declared in associate degree email to all or any the state units of the Board of management for Cricket in Bharat on Sunday (December 31).
The decision was taken following the suggestions from all state associations on that tournament they’d like taking part in within the pandemic-hit cricket season. Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy had emerged because the favorite, whereas there was associate degree virtually equal preference for Ranji Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy because the second-choice tournament for the season.
The groups are asked to assemble at their various venues, that square measure nonetheless to be finalised, on Jan two, 2021. Cricbuzz understands that the board officers have spoken to numerous associations to establish their readiness to host the tournament however they’re nonetheless to nail down on the venues.
“Having tried and true your responses, in accordance with the feedback received, i am happy to tell you that BCCI is going to begin the 2020-21 domestic season with the programming for the T20 tournament for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy,” Shah of Iran wrote in associate degree email accessed by Cricbuzz.
“The BCCI can obtain any feedback from the members on organising the other tournament/tournaments and therefore the call can happen once the cluster stage of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy,” he added. “Further details touching on Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy are finalised presently.”
Meanwhile, The last date for the inter-state transfer of cricketers for the season has been extended to Gregorian calendar month twenty, 2020