Mumbai has six venues, able to host Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy

Nadim Memon, the Mumbai Cricket Affiliation Apex Council member, has steered internet hosting your entire Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 match in Mumbai, saying in an e-mail to BCCI president Sourav Ganguly that the town has sufficient grounds, lodges and different amenities to accommodate all of the groups and matches.

“Mumbai should be given responsibility to organise the Mushtaq Ali Tournament,” he wrote. “Mumbai has six good quality stadiums ground with all facilities and good hotels. All cricketers/officials’ safety will be taken care, as per the BCCI guidelines.

“We have to suppose optimistic and prepare the match for the bread and butter of the upcoming cricketers.”

Players should be tested for Covid-19 upon their arrival in their respective hotels in Mumbai, and then again closer to the start of the tournament, he suggested. “Gamers will (ought to) not be allowed to exit or meet any outsiders, keep in resort room with all amenities accessible. They need to go to stadium in a set bus. Similar factor shall be adopted with BCCI match officers of the match,” he wrote.

As issues stand in the mean time, the BCCI is taking a look at a severely curtailed domestic season with maybe solely the Ranji Trophy first-class match and the Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy for the senior males. However no official communication from the topic has been made but.

The MCA owns three grounds – Wankhede, Bandra-Kurla Advanced and Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana. That apart, there may be the DY Patil Stadium at Navi Mumbai and the Dadoji Okay Stadium in Thane, each on the outskirts of Mumbai, whereas Brabourne Stadium within the metropolis is owned by Cricket Membership of India.

For the document, Mumbai has been affected very severely by the pandemic, with the case depend closing in on one lakh.

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