The Indian board is waiting for an announcement from the Indian government and sports ministry on visas before it makes the news official that Indian Premier League will not happen this year due to the novel coronavirus.
Sunil Joshi, the chief selector, will get this facility while his colleagues will fly economy class. However, the restriction is lifted for any overseas travel in flights that takes more than seven hours.
Cheteshwar Pujara opens up to The Indian Express about the Ranji hangover, planning for the title, his role in the side, his often misunderstood batsmanship and in a lighter vein, the social-media trolls.
After two days, the first innings is yet to be completed, 178 runs trickled on a pitch where the ball started to keep low and played a bit slow and it's all down to Pujara-Vasavada's heads-down-graft-hard approach.
While Bengal was last in a final 13 years ago, Saurashtra will be playing their fourth final in eight years. The former possess Saha and Tiwary, who would be playing his 100th Ranji Trophy game, the latter have Pujara.
Chirag Jani has taken 16 wickets and as a middle-order batsman, has hit two hundreds and two fifties this season. In the semifinal, it was his half-century that helped Saurashtra set a competitive target for Gujarat.