BCCI postpones Ranji Trophy, Senior Women’s T20 League due to COVID-19

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BCCI postpones Ranji Trophy, Senior Women’s T20 League due to COVID-19 – The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday (4th January) announced the postponement of the Ranji Trophy, Col C K Nayudu Trophy & Senior Women’s T20 League for the 2021-22 season in the wake of the rising COVID-19 cases in the country.

The Ranji Trophy & Col C K Nayudu Trophy were scheduled to begin this month while the Senior Women’s T20 League was scheduled to commence in February.

“BCCI does not want to compromise the safety of the players, support staff, match officials and other participants involved and hence, has decided to put the three tournaments on hold till further notice. The BCCI will continue to assess the situation and take a call on the start of the tournaments accordingly.”

BCCI postpones Ranji Trophy, Senior Women’s T20 League due to COVID-19

“BCCI thanks and continues to appreciate the efforts of the healthcare workers, state associations, players, support staff, match officials and all the service providers who put their best foot forward to host more than 700 matches across 11 tournaments in the current 2021-22 domestic season.”

The Ranji Trophy had to be canceled last season because to COVID-19, but the Board felt sure that the competition could be held in a bio-secure environment this time.

Guwahati, Dehradun, Haryana, Lucknow, Pune, and Puducherry to host the senior women’s T20 league, which was scheduled to start on February 28.

The CK Nayudu Trophy was scheduled to begin one day after the Ranji Trophy, on January 14.

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