The BCCI’s secretary Jay Shah has told via mail all the State cricket board associations about the team strength for every single state team, alongside a couple of other SOPs to be followed during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Those matches will start on the 10th of January. The state teams will amass by 2nd January as the first of the homegrown competitions in Quite a while in the post-Covid pandemic will start one month from now.
BCCI’s secretary Jay Shah said that “Each squad can have a limit of twenty players and ten support staff. Each group ought to have a group doctor to check Coronavirus related problem. The group physician is discrete from the group physiotherapist and is comprehensive of the ten care staff.”
“The wellbeing and security of all individuals from the state teams, coordinate authorities, and state affiliation staff individuals are integral to our making arrangements for the impending homegrown season. While Coronavirus has changed the manner in which the homegrown season will be led, measures and frameworks are being actualized across the movement, convenience, preparation, and matches to guarantee that we can convey the homegrown season in a Coronavirus safe climate.”
The Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy will be played in six venues, in particular, Bangalore, Kolkata, Vadodara, Indore, Mumbai, and Tamil Nadu. The BCCI will later share more information about the hotels, playing conditions, and Coronavirus related conventions.
Shah likewise told about having a mixed group for the approaching season. The gathering teams of the groups in 5 elite and 1 Plate group have been done based on the past season’s Ranji trophy rankings with the goal that it stays predictable across all formats. The best 5 teams depending on focuses have been part of the 5 elite groups. Also, the groups positioned 6th to 10th position have been placed in the Elite groups, till the 28th spot.
The first 2 teams from the Plate group of a year ago have been considered in the elite group to accomplish the equilibrium of six teams for each elite group. The Plate group is of 8 teams.