IPL to return to home and away format from next season: Ganguly

The chairman of the Cricket Board of Control in India, Sourav Ganguly, has told all the teams in the state that the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches will be played at home and away, signaling the end of the Covid-related restrictions on cricket.

In his letter to all state departments, Ganguly also said that the council will organize a one-day tournament for girls under 15 years of age. "The Indian cricket season of 2022-23 has started and I am happy to tell you that we are back to normal. You should know that this year as usual we will have a full holiday for all year round and games will take place across the country. I am sure that this disease is behind us and we are all looking forward to some brighter future," Ganguly said in his letter.

Ganguly added: “The next season of IPL Men will also return to home and away format with all 10 teams playing their home matches at designated venues. BCCI is currently working with women for a long time. We expect to start the first time at the beginning of the next year. »Game

At this time, directors will have two copies of the Iran's cup. Saurashtra, who are the Ranji Trophy champions in the 2019-20 season, will face the rest of India in Rajkot from October 1-5. Madhya Pradesh, who won the Ranji Trophy for the first time in the 2021-22 season by defeating Mumbai, will play the second match of the Irani Trophy from March 1 to 5 in Indore. Ganguly also said that the U15 day for girls will be a stepping stone for cricketers.

“We are delighted to introduce a one-day tournament for girls under 15 from this season. Women's cricket has seen tremendous growth across the world and our national teams have done well. This new tournament will pave the way for our girls to play nationally and internationally," Ganguly wrote.