KSCA to start operations in July
The Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) is reportedly looking to restart its operations from July following the COVID-19 lockdown.
If the board is able to start operations in July, then it would become the first domestic board in
India to start operations following the viral outbreak.
The board is still in the final stages of formulating Standard operating protocols (SOP), these need to be finalized before they can start cricket.
The KSCA had earlier released an official statement commenting that “the board valued the safety of the players first and foremost and that cricket in the state only restart if the board was convinced that the threat of the virus has subsided”.
The KSCA has proposed making several changes to the structure of several of its annual tournaments to make up for the lost time.
The I, II, and III Division leagues which take place annually have been covered to 50 over format, these are scheduled to start sometime in July.
The Under 19 and Under 16 tournaments too will follow the 50 over format and will be held shortly afterward.
The Dr. (Capt.) K. Thimmappiah Memorial tournament has been postponed indefinitely and the Y.S. Ramaswamy Memorial tournament has been called off for this season.