The Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy will take place from January 10 to 31, Jay Shah, the BCCI secretary, stated in an email to all the state units of the Board of Control for Cricket in India on Sunday (December 31).
“Having gone through your responses, in accordance with the feedback received, I’m pleased to inform you that BCCI is planning to start the 2020-21 domestic season with the scheduling for the T20 tournament for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy,” Shah wrote in an email accessed by Cricbuzz.
“The BCCI will seek further feedback from the members on organising any other tournament/tournaments and the decision will take place after the group stage of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy,” he added. “Further details pertaining to Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy will be finalised soon.”
Meanwhile, the last date for the inter-state transfer of cricketers for the season has been extended to December 20, 2020