No Ranji Trophy this season, BCCI opts for 50-over Vijay Hazare

The Ranji Prize won’t be held during the shortened 2020-21 season, rather the Leading body of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has chosen to direct the 50-over Vijay Hazare Prize and the senior ladies’ One-day competition.

In a letter to state relationship on Friday, BCCI secretary Jay Shah while featuring the time lost due to the pandemic, expressed, “it is critical for us to guarantee that ladies’ cricket happens and I’m amazingly glad to illuminate you that we will direct the Senior Ladies’ One day competition at the same time with the Vijay Hazare Prize and follow it up with Vinoo Mankad Prize Under 19. This has been chosen in the wake of having gotten your criticism on the homegrown season 2020-21.”

In any case, the BCCI has chosen to repay homegrown players for the match expenses they would have acquired during the Ranji Prize, around Rs 45000 a day.It is discovered that Vijay Hazare will be played along the lines of the on-going Syed Mushtaq Ali Prize — in six assigned bio bubbles. The scenes will be finished one week from now and the groups will enter the bio-bubble in the principal seven day stretch of February.

The competition is required to run for a month. The BCCI is running low on time in light of the fact that the Indian Chief Alliance could begin before the finish of Spring, which implies homegrown players, who are important for the groups, should be accessible to play in the T20 class.

The BCCI had counseled the state cricket relationship about which homegrown competitions to lead in the pandemic-influenced season. A lion’s share of them were agreeable to the 50-over organization over the four-day Ranji Prize.

In the letter to the state affiliations, Shah expressed, “The pandemic has tried all of us and there is no life that has stay immaculate by it, and keeping in mind that it has been troublesome, your help has implied that we have had the option to continue both homegrown and global cricket in the men’s class. As you know, we have lost a great deal of time and subsequently, it has been hard to design the cricket calender… “