India’s Dwelling Cricket Calendar Hiked By 30 From 2019, Board Says Quantity Of Taking part in Days Lesser

India's Home Cricket Calendar Hiked By 30 From 2019, Board Says Number Of Playing Days Lesser


BCCI insisted that the variety of taking part in days per yr would lower. © AFP


The vexed concern of tight schedules for the Indian cricket staff noticed 81 extra matches throughout codecs being added to the house schedule on the Future Tours Programme from 2019-2023, which is 30 greater than the checklist. Nevertheless, the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) insisted that the variety of taking part in days per yr would lower. This was amongst a number of choices taken by the BCCI Particular Normal Assembly.

In line with the board, the following FTP cycle at residence will embody high-profile collection in opposition to England, South Africa and Australia.

In one other first, India will host Afghanistan for a Test match between the 2 groups. Afghanistan, together with Eire, was accorded Take a look at standing lately. The dates of the historic Take a look at shall be chalked out later.

“Afghans have been scheduled to play their first Take a look at in 2019 versus Australia however contemplating the historic relationship between India and Afghanistan, we determined to host their first Take a look at,” stated BCCI appearing secretary Amitabh Choudhary.

Amongst different choices taken on the SGM, the suspension of Rajasthan Cricket Affiliation (RCA) was revoked on the situation that former IPL boss Lalit Modi stays away from its functioning.

The BCCI additionally remained agency on its stance on dope testing of cricketers, saying there was no want for NADA to check the gamers because the board is WADA compliant.

(With PTI inputs)

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