[caption id="attachment_797145" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-797145" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Mumbai-Ranji-PTI-1.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="353" /> An MCA insider, who was present at the meeting, said that suggestions were mainly on the structure, how back-up players can be developed and how the lacunae in the present structure of tournaments can be removed. @ PTI[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><strong>Mumbai:</strong> Former <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/mumbai">Mumbai</a> captains including <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/milind-rege">Milind Rege</a>, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/sanjay-manjrekar/">Sanjay Manjrekar</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/sameer-dighe/">Sameer Dighe</a> along with senior officials of the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/mca">Mumbai Cricket Association</a> (MCA) "brainstormed" for betterment of city's cricket on Tuesday. <p></p> <p></p>Speaking to the media afterwards, CIC member and former India pacer <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/raju-kulkarni/">Raju Kulkarni</a> said, "It was a meeting where we did a lot of brain-storming and we want to improve. We were on the same page -- the team management, CIC (cricket improvement committee of MCA). <p></p> <p></p>"But one thing on which we were unanimous is that the repair work is not to be done, it has to be restructured," said the former speedster. <p></p> <p></p>"It was a fruitful discussion on what steps should be taken for the development of Mumbai cricket," MCA joint secretary Unmesh Khanvilkar said. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/ban-on-musheer-khan-looks-a-bit-harsh-dilip-vengsarkar-793331">Ban on Musheer Khan looks a bit harsh: Dilip Vengsarkar</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>The former captains met members of the MCA Cricket Improvement Committee and the Bombay High Court-appointed Ad Hoc committee following the debacle in the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/ranji-trophy-2018-19-2">Ranji Trophy 2018-19</a> season, where the 41-time winners were knocked out of the preliminary round. <p></p> <p></p>An MCA insider, who was present at the meeting, said that suggestions were mainly on the structure, how back-up players can be developed and how the lacunae in the present structure of tournaments can be removed. <p></p> <p></p>According to another insider, it was also suggested that players should be dealt with strictly. <p></p> <p></p>"Players should play for the team and tweak their game according to the match situation. This is not happening," he added. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/ranji-trophy-2018-19-round-8-elite-a-day-3-mumbai-knocked-out-after-suffering-innings-and-145-run-defeat-to-vidarbha-785840">Mumbai knocked out after suffering innings and 145-run defeat to Vidarbha</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>According to Kulkarni, the cricket body will need many such brainstorming sessions. "We will involve a lot of cricketers and try to involve more and more cricketers," he said. <p></p> <p></p>Before this meeting, CIC members had met senior players like <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/suryakumar-yadav/">Suryakumar Yadav</a>, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/akhil-herwadkar">Akhil Herwadkar</a>, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/siddhesh-lad">Siddhesh Lad</a>, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/dhawal-kulkarni/">Dhawal Kulkarni</a> and coach <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/vinayak-samant">Vinayak Samant</a>. <p></p> <p></p>Veteran cricket administrator Ravi Sawant and Samant himself too were present for the meeting.