CoA restores Duleep Trophy, asks BCCI to work out schedule

first_imgThe Committee of Administrators met in Mumbai on Tuesday after BCCI technical committee chairman Sourav Ganguly wrote a letter to BCCI General Manager questioning the scrapping of Duleep Trophy.It was decided at the technical committee meeting in Kolkata last month that the BCCI will continue with their pink ball experiment that started during the previous season.The CoA, today, restored the Duleep trophy and will meet again in New Delhi on September 8 before finalising the new Constitution as asked by the Supreme Court. The next hearing in the Supreme Court is scheduled on September 19.CoA member Diana Edulji said that the Duleep Trophy has been restored and the scheduled will be worked out by the BCCI.”Duleep trophy has been restored. It will be held and the logistics will be worked out. We have told the board not to scrap it. It is a very prestigious tournament and it should be held,” Edulji said.CoA chief Vinod Rai, on the other hand, said that the BCCI constitution is being worked upon and the election timelines depend on the Supreme Court.”The work (on the constitution) is in progress. We are meeting on September 8 in Delhi when we will finalise the constitution,” Rai said,”It will all depend upon when the Supreme Court will give a go ahead,” Rai said on being asked if the election timelines will be met.last_img

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