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BCCI Committee to discuss twenty20 rules

The committe will in Chennai on January 20 to discuss the ICC rules on Twenty20 cricket which is to be inroduced in domestic circuit in April.

india Updated: Jan 14, 2007 18:38 IST

BCCI's Technical Committee, headed by Sunil Gavaskar, would meet in Chennai on January 20 to discuss the ICC rules and regulations on Twenty20 cricket which is to be inroduced in domestic circuit in April.

"The Technical Committee meeting in Chennai will discuss the rules and regulations for Twenty20 format of the game that we have received from the ICC. We are planning to host the domestic Twenty20 event among all units in the first week of April," BCCI's Chief Administrative Officer Ratnakar Shetty said.

The Board has not conducted any tournament in the slam-bang variety of the game till now though India have already played a Twenty20 International - on their recent tour of South Africa and won it too.

The Twenty20 World Championship is scheduled in South Africa in September this year and the domestic tournament is being billed as a forerunner to the global event.

The committee will also review the Ranji Trophy points system and the recommendation of BCCI's Joint Secretary M P Pandove to play all elite division league ties, semi final and final at neutral venues from next season, Shetty said.

At present the Ranji Trophy matches are held on rotation on a home and away basis.