The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took three important decisions at its 9th Apex Council Meeting on Monday (September 20, 2021) via video conference.
2021-22 men’s home season schedule announced
BCCI announced a busy 2021-22 home season for the Indian men’s team, starting from November 17, just three days after the final of the men’s T20 World Cup in Dubai. India is set to host four Tests, three ODIs and 14 T20Is after the BCCI’s apex council gave a green signal to the schedule during its meeting on Monday.
Full Details: India 2021-22 home season schedule
Compensation and Fee hike for Domestic players
BCCI also decided to increase the match fees for domestic players along with compensation for the 2020-21 season. Players who participated in the 2019-20 domestic season will get a 50 percent additional match fee as compensation for the 2020-21 season. And 2021-22 season will see a hike in match fees for all categories.
Full Details: Domestic match fee hiked; compensation of domestic players
Decision on under 16 tournaments after the under-19 tournament
BCCI also decided that the decision on hosting the under-16 tournament will be taken after the under-19 tournament concludes, based on the Covid-19 situation in the country.