The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has revoked the ban on Rajasthan Cricket Association in it’s SGM on Monday (December 11). The decision was already one of the critical points which were to be discussed while the meeting and finally, after a period three years, the decision was taken.

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RCA was banned by parent body BCCI after Lalit Modi got elected as the President in the year 2014. In August this year, Lalit Modi decided to quit cricket administration, and from then, there were speculations that BCCI will soon revoke the ban on the state board. The team, however, continued to play under the name of Rajasthan during the period when the state association was banned. DR CP Joshi is the current President of the state board.

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Apart from this decision, BCCI also decided the Indian team will host Afghanistan in their first ever Test match, the schedule of which is yet to be announced.

Also, the Indian team will play 81 home games during from 2021 to 2023. Along with that, BCCI also decided to object it’s players to be tested by NADA. India will also be the host country for ICC Champions Trophy 2021 and World Cup 2023.

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