Deccan Herald – The BCCI also remained firm on its stance on dope testing of cricketers, saying there was no need for NADA to test the players as the board is WADA compliant.

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  • The BCCI also remained firm on its stance on dope testing of cricketers, saying there was no need for NADA to test the players as the board is WADA compliant.
  • Image Courtesy: ReutersIndia will be hosting 81 matches across different formats from 2019-2023, 30 more than the current Future Tours Programme, but the BCCI on Monday insisted that the number of playing days per year for the ever-busy cricketers will decrease.
  • Another significant decision taken at the SGM was to host Afghanistan for a first ever Test match between the two teams.
  • “Afghans were scheduled to play their first Test in 2019 versus Australia but considering the historic relationship between India and Afghanistan, we decided to host their first Test,” said BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary.
  • The BCCI also remained firm on its stance on dope testing of cricketers, saying there was no need for NADA to test the players as the board is WADA compliant.


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