The BCCI announced on Saturday that it would hold all 2127-match domestic tournaments, including for the various age groups and the women.
The first tournament of the season will be the Senior Women’s One Day League starting on September 21.
While the men’s season beginning with the T20 format in the form of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, from October 20 to November 12. The Mushtaq Ali tournament will run in parallel with the 2021 men’s T20 World Cup, scheduled to be held in the UAE and Oman from October 17 to November 14.
The Ranji Trophy will start four days after that. Ranji Trophy will be part of a full 2127-match domestic calendar for the coming season. It has been slotted into a three-month window, from November 16, 2021 to February 19, 2022.
The 50-over Vijay Hazare Trophy will follow the Ranji Trophy’s conclusion, beginning four days after the Ranji Trophy is scheduled to end. The Vijay Hazare will run from February 23 to March 26.
The BCCI is likely to expand the IPL from the 2022 season, and a mega auction is expected to take place, possibly in December, after the Mushtaq Ali tournament is over.