It has to be be noted that the TNCA banks on school and college grounds to conduct its league matches.
The association has informed clubs of the proposed restart to the 2019-2020 season, which is subject to government clearance.
TNCA has officially sent a letter to all the players intimating them the proposed start to complete the 2019-2020 season.
As reported by this newspaper, international players, probables for the upcoming Ranji Trophy and other state cricketers will be given access to use the nets in the initial period.
On Friday, the TNCA sent a letter to Chennai Corporation, requesting them to allow reopening the grounds, or at least the MA Chidambaram Stadium, for practice.
Tournaments across disciplines have either been cancelled or deferred due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Balaji remains the lone Tamil Nadu speedster to play Test cricket in the last 30-odd years.
Due to this uncertainty, players have not been able to sign new contracts or apply for transfer. While employed cricketers are getting paid, the story is different for contracted players.
The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) will hold a meeting this week to discuss possibilities of resumption of activities.
When this newspaper got in touch with associations, most of them said that they will wait for announcements from the state administration.
TNCA continued with its first-division matches till February 23 and as it stands, all the league fixtures are over with semifinals and final postponed indefinitely.
With the TNPL having a window till September 15, the chances of cancelling it are less at the moment, according to the source.
Riding on Tamil Nadu U-19 batsman B Sai Sudharsan’s 226, Alwarpet CC posted 498 for 7 against Madras Cricket Club in a TNCA Senior Division League match at IIT-Chemplast grounds.
TNCA prize distribution ceremony for the domestic seasons 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 held at the MA Chidambaram stadium on Wednesday.
Nakul Sankara Narayanan’s 49 and P Aathithya’s 47 came in handy for PSBB ‘A’ to hammer St Michael’s by seven wickets in the TNCA City schools U-16 tournament.