1.‘If it rains this afternoon it will be too wet to play the match tomorrow.’ the captain said.
Indirect speech of 1st sentence:
The captain said (that) if it rained that afternoon it would be too wet to play the match the following day.
2.'I was intending to do it tomorrow,‘he said ,'but now I don’t think I’ll be able to.’
Indirect speech of 2nd sentence:
He said (that) he had been intending to do it the next day and but then he didn’t think he would be able to.
My questions are:
1.‘tomorrow’ in direct speech should change to ‘the following day’ or to ’ the next day’? -or both are equivalent?
2. is it corrrect that ‘but now’ changes to ‘but then’?
3.is ‘(that)’ after said is an alternative?, can or cannot be?