Sarfaraz Khan and Dhruv Jurel get BCCI central contracts. cricket news

NEW DELHI: Rising stars Sarfaraz Khan And Dhruv Jurel have received the BCCI Group C central contracts, which carry an annual retention fee of Rs 1 crore.
This development comes after Sarfaraz and Dhruv fulfilled the criteria of playing three Tests in a season.
The names of middle-order batter Sarfaraz and wicketkeeper Dhruv were ratified at the BCCI Apex Council meeting held on Monday.
Sarfaraz, a domestic heavyweight from Mumbai, scored three half-centuries in three Tests against England while Agra man Jurel, with scores of 90 and 39 not out in a tricky chase at Ranchi, won player of the match in only his second match.
Ratification of the central contract was on the agenda and both were retained.
Ranji Trophy Schedule
The BCCI is expected to review the Ranji Trophy schedule for next season and will not schedule any matches in north India during the months of December and January, when fog and poor light often play spoilsport.
Although the detailed domestic schedule will be announced later, the BCCI Apex Council discussed the tentative schedule for 2024-25, which was one of the main points of the eight-point agenda of the Apex Council meeting of this day.
In recent seasons, the Ranji Trophy starts in January and ends in the second week of March and in North Indian cities like Delhi, Chandigarh, Kanpur, Meerut, Jammu, Dharamshala, most of the matches are affected by bad light and fog. peak months in winter.
“No decision has been made yet, but the Ranji Trophy, like previous years, could begin in mid or late October after the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, which serves as the IPL auction platform. Some states are losing out on crucial points in do-or-die games due to bad weather from mid-December to mid-February,” a highly placed BCCI source told PTI.
It was also learned that the BCCI would form a committee that would decide whether the Union Territory Daman & Diu would get associate member status.
Foreign boards cannot speak directly to state agencies for exhibition trips
Many ICC associate member countries like Nepal are keen to come on exhibition trips to India and play practice matches against some states. In fact, the Nepal team, which will play the T20 World Cup in the United States and West Indies, is expected to train in the national capital and is also planning to play a few T20 matches against Gujarat and Baroda in a tournament at three teams called Friendship. Cup.
However, the BCCI Apex Council has made it clear that any affiliated state unit will need an NOC from the parent body before it can host an international team.
(With inputs from PTI)

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