He wrote on X (formerly Twitter), ‘Ranji Trophy should be removed from the calendar from next season. Many things are going wrong in the tournament. Many things need to be addressed to save this prestigious tournament with a rich history. It is losing its attraction and importance. I am absolutely disappointed.
Additionally, Tiwary conducted a live session on Facebook to highlight some concerns regarding Ranji Trophy. “Bengal is playing its match against Kerala in an outdoor venue and not in the stadium which was built several years ago,” he said in a Facebook Live. The dressing rooms are such that you cannot even strategize properly because our dressing room and the dressing room of the opposite team are very close to each other.
The second is that you can hear what others are saying. There is no privacy. ‘He also announced his decision to retire from Ranji Trophy after this season. He said, ‘After this match and the match against Bihar at Eden Gardens, I will end my Ranji Trophy career…I would like to personally announce that I started at Eden and will end my career there.’
After playing for over 19 years, Tiwary announced his retirement from all forms of cricket last year and in less than a week reversed his decision, saying he would be a part of the team to help Bengal win the Ranji Trophy. Want to try more. The Bengal player has not revealed the exact reason behind the tweet advocating the abolition of Ranji Trophy.
But he promised to reveal the reason at the conclusion of his career. He said, ‘I cannot tell in more detail because I am a player and captain of a state and I have to follow the BCCI code of conduct. I can’t say anything publicly during the match. Tiwary has scored 216 runs in six innings for Bengal in the ongoing Ranji Trophy, including a century against Assam.