Ishan Kishan to be released from BCCI's central contract

Travel Fatigue Controversy

 Ishan Kishan withdraws from the Test squad for South Africa tour, citing "travel fatigue", sparking controversy.

Ranji Trophy Mandate

BCCI plans to require a minimum number of Ranji Trophy games for IPL eligibility, directly affecting players like Kishan.

Ultimatum for Kishan

Ishan Kishan instructed to play Jharkhand's last Ranji match against Rajasthan or risk his BCCI contract.

Hardik Pandya's Different Case

BCCI official cites Pandya's injury, prioritizing his fitness for ICC events, clarifying his red ball absence.

Return to IPL 2024

Amid controversies, Kishan and Pandya likely join IPL 2024, seen practicing despite fitness concerns and disputes.