Fixture & Results
CAB introduces impact player rule in J.C. Mukherjee & N.C. Chatterjee trophy
9th March 2023
In a major boost for the local players, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Thursday announced the introduction of impact player rule in the forthcoming J.C. Mukherjee and N.C. Chatterjee trophy matches scheduled to start in first week of April.
"As we all know that BCCI has started the impact player rule in the domestic tournament. On the basis of that, we will introduce this rule in the J.C. Mukherjee & N.C. Chatterjee trophy to get accustomed with the new system," CAB president Snehashish Ganguly said during a press meet.
Mr Ganguly further announced that the Senior Women's District tournament, scheduled to take place in May, will have 18 districts participating, along with two teams from Kolkata - CAB Presidents XI and CAB secretary XI.
In addition to this, the CAB will also organize a trial selection process in the city to select 30 new women cricketers who will make their entry into the 10-team women's tournament to take place in Kalyani and Barasat. Previously, it was an eight-team affair.
Mr Ganguly also announced that the final of the ongoing Mayor's Cup will be played over two days in pink ball under lights.
Also the College tournament will make a comeback after a gap of two years along with the zone-wise Under-14 women's tournament.
Also present during the press meet were Vice-president Amalendu Biswas, Hony Secretary Naresh Ojha and Joint Secretary Debabrata Das.
CAB MEDIA DESK