Ranji Trophy. (Source: Twitter)

The BCCI has postponed the Ranji Trophy tournament due to rise in Covid-19 cases around the country.

“BCCI does not want to compromise the safety of the players, support staff, match officials and other participants involved and hence, has decided to put the three tournaments on hold till further notice. The BCCI will continue to assess the situation and take a call on the start of the tournaments accordingly,” BCCI secretary Jay Shah said in a release.