#Ranji Trophy

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Hailing from Palgarh, Maharashtra, Shardul Thakur has now made a spot for himself in the national side. (Photo credit: Twitter/@imShard)

  • Shardul Thakur took only four wickets in his debut Ranji season for Mumbai, bouncing back to take 27 the next year
  • His variations in seam movement and bouncers make him a handy asset for bowling pitches abroad
  • Thakur earned his first call-up to the national side in 2016 on the back of his performance in the 2015 Ranji Trophy final

.Delhi, India
Currently, the league stage of the tournament is being played in bio-secure bubbles at different venues across the country. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The information came from the BCCI secretary's office
  • The teams have been divided into five Elite Groups and one Plate Group
  • This is the second domestic tournament conducted by the BCCI

.Maharashtra, India
Prithvi Shaw had lost his mother at a very young age and was brought up by his father. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @prithvishaw)

  • Prithvi Shaw has many acceolades to his name and has even made national records
  • The 21-year-old was once suspended for doping violation
  • He originally belongs from Virar, a small town in Maharashtra

Nayan Doshi is the son of former Indian left arm spinner Dilip Doshi. (Photo credit: Instagram/@nayan.doshi_officia)

  • Nayan Doshi has a total of four IPL wickets to his name
  • Between 2001 and 2013, Doshi played a total of 70 first-class matches for Saurashtra, Surrey and Rajasthan
  • Doshi said his decisions regarding his comeback to the sport were supported by his father

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
BCCI Secretary Jay Shah leaves after visiting BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, who is admitted at a private hospital following complaints of chest pain, in Kolkata, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. (PTI Photo)

  • BCCI Treasurer Thakur Arun Singh announced the news on Twitter
  • Arun Singh wrote, "Congratulations Jay Shah on taking over as President of Asian Cricket Council"
  • Before Jay Shah, Nazmul Hussain, chief of Bangladesh Cricket Board's  (BCB) was ACC President

This year would mark the first time for the tournament to not be held in 87 years. (Photo credit: Twitter)

  • Secretary Jay Shah stated in a letter to state units how difficult it was to plan the domestic calendar for the season
  • Under-19 national ODI tournament as well as Women's National 50-overs tournament would be hosted by BCCI
  • Jay Shah informed that the decision was taken as per the feedback from state units

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
The decision by the CAB is reportedly only for the length of the tournament. (Photo: PTI)

  • Shreevats Goswami will be aiding Majumdar as the Vice-captain
  • Abhimanyu Easwaran averaged 17.20 from 10 matches in the 2019-2020 season
  • Majumdar, on the other hand, secured 704 runs from eight matches in the same season

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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  • The Indian cricket board has suggested four options on domestic season
  • The BCCI has also spoken about the potential windows for the events
  • The Mushtaq Ali Tournament will need 22 days, while Ranji trophy will need 67 days

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The IPL 14 auctions will be important for teams that are weak on Indian talent. (Photo credit: Representational/unsplash)

  • BCCI will organise the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in early January 
  • The tournament will kickstart the COVID-19 curtailed domestic season
  • Cricket Association of Bengal is one of the potential hosts for the National T20 Championships

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
The first pink ball Test in India was played under Sourav Ganguly's BCCI presidency at the Eden Gardens last year. (Photo Credit: Facebook/@SouravGanguly)

  • Ahmedabad will hold the day-night Test, Sourav Ganguly said at the Kolkata Press Club
  • Motera Stadium will host its first day-night pink ball Test during England's tour of India
  • Joe Root and company will be the first ones to get involved in a bilateral tour