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BCCI prepones domestic T20 tourneys ahead of IPL 2018 auction

by Athar Ansari Dec 21, 2017 • 15:22 PM

New Delhi, Dec 21 (CRICKETNMORE) - The BCCI has decided to bring forward two domestic tournaments, the Zonal T20 league and the Syed Mushtaq Ali knockout tournament, to ensure the players have a chance to audition ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 auction on January 27-28.

According to a statement from the national cricket board, the Zonal T20 league will now be held from January 8 to 16 instead of January 21 to 29 while the Syed Mushtaq Ali knockout tournament has been pushed from the February 4-10 window to January 21-27.

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"In view of the IPL Player Auction which is scheduled on January 27 and 28, there has been a change of schedule for the domestic tournaments," the BCCI statement read.

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