Yeah, I think the Duleep's going to be a knockout tournament. That's not a bright idea IMO. No more overseas teams in the Duleep too. That I can live with.
Ideal scenario would be to convert the Duleep Trophy into the country's premier first class competition with an all-play-all home and away league format. Ranji could be a Champions Trophy type thing to be played among the top 8 elite teams in the country, with promotion and relegation from the Plate division.
The List A competitions could follow a similar format to the Duleep and Ranji, but with just one meeting between teams instead of home and away games.
These could be played over the traditional season, with the IPL as the sole T20 competition in April.
Last edited by G.I.Joe; 02-07-2009 at 07:11 AM.