Good news for Cricket fans! Ranji Trophy to be held in two phases in 20224Photo© sports.ndtv.com

Good news for Cricket fans! Ranji Trophy to be held in two phases in 2022

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Jay Shah, the secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Friday said that the Ranji Trophy will be held this season in two phases. Shah added that the first phase will have all league matches while the second phase will see the knockouts being held in June.

"The Board has decided to conduct the Ranji Trophy this season in two phases. In the first phase, we plan to complete all matches of the league stage while the knockouts will be held in June. My team is working closely to mitigate any kind of health risk caused by the pandemic, while at the same time ensuring a highly competitive red-ball cricket contest," Shah was quoted as saying by The Hindu.

"Ranji Trophy is our most prestigious domestic competition, which has been providing Indian Cricket with an enviable talent pool every year. It is absolutely important that we take all necessary steps to safeguard the interest of this premier event," added Shah.