Cricket icon <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/sachin-tendulkar/news/">Sachin Tendulkar</a> on Thursday made several suggestions to improve <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/mumbai">Mumbai cricket</a>, among them increase in number of grounds in the space-starved city. <p></p> <p></p>He was also for avoiding bus journeys for the squad, especially at night, sources at the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/mca">Mumbai Cricket Association</a> (MCA) said. <p></p> <p></p>Mumbai, who have clinched the Ranji Trophy 41 times, have failed to win the coveted national championship in recent times, and the team's chances at the ongoing <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/vijay-hazare-trophy">Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20</a> trophy also seem bleak. <p></p> <p></p>After the new managing committee of MCA took over last Friday, it held a meeting with the legendary batsman at the association's facility at Bandra Kurla Complex. <p></p> <p></p><strong>READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/vijay-hazare-trophy-shivam-dubess-century-in-vain-as-mumbai-suffer-nine-run-defeat-against-karnataka-898651">Shivam Dubes s century in vain as Mumbai suffer nine-run defeat against Karnataka</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>The meeting was attended by president Vijay Patil, vice-president Amol Kale, secretary Sanjay Naik and members of the Apex Council including Ajinkya Naik, Amit Dani, Gaurav Payadde and Vihang Sarnaik. <p></p> <p></p>A source said Tendulkar made over 15 suggestions, and the prominent ones among them were no night-time travel, no bus journeys, and ensuring respectful exit for senior players. <p></p> <p></p>He also batted for increase in the number of grounds, good renumeration for support staff, 14-member squads for school cricket and encouragement for women's cricket. <p></p> <p></p>Tendulkar also said that minutes of meetings of the selection committee be recorded, the source said. <p></p> <p></p>A senior MCA official said half of the suggestions were in the process of being implemented. <p></p> <p></p>Meanwhile, sources also said that BCCI's electoral officer has cleared the name of MCA secretary Sanjay Naik to vote in the national cricket body's polls, notwithstanding objections raised by a few MCA members.