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Extra day between Ranji ties sought

DNMUM270882 | 3/6/2013 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :509

Captains & Coaches propose three-group structure for domestic one-dayers

Mumbai: Having a bonus point for teams enforcing follow-on, allowing an additional day between Ranji Trophy matches and playing an all-India one-day knock-out tournament under lights could be a reality in the coming season.
These were some of the recommendations made at the BCCI's Captains and Coaches Conclave here on Tuesday. Present among others was Anil Kumble, chairman of the technical committee. He said that all the captains and coaches gave a positive feedback of the season gone by. "Everyone expressed happiness over the (Ranji) format. There were a few suggestions by them that we will take up in the technical committee meeting, which could be in the third week of this month," Kumble said.
He added that there
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