No domestic cricket in India till December: BCCI

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Srinagar, July 18: No domestic cricket will be played in India till December, Board of Control for Cricket in India decided on Saturday.

In the apex council attended by top BCCI members, several decisions with regards to the resumption of cricket post Coronavirus were taken.

As the questions were looming whether the domestic season that usually begins in September will go ahead as per schedule or not. Clearing the air, the cricket body said no event could be held in the country till at least December, seeing the rising number of COVID-19 cases across India.

This means tournaments like Deodhar Trophy, Duleep Trophy and Challenger seires will be cancelled. Moreover, the junior cricket too will face the burnt.

The future of Indian Premier League (IPL) was also discussed in the meeting. The members decided if not in India, the tournament will go ahead in UAE in September-Ocotber window, given the International Cricket Council (ICC) postpones the T20 World Cup.

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