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Senior Cricketers Not Happy With BCCI's Neutral Venues Concept

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 18 / 17

The Board of Control for Cricket in India’s move to have Ranji Trophy matches at neutral venues "failed miserably in its first attempt, according to leading domestic players," who said that the idea "did not work due to apathy of the host associations and poor planning," according to the PTI. ...

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