The BCCI will make the remaining matches of IPL 2021 in the UAE after the England tour. The current season of IPL was postponed after 29 matches and 31 matches are yet to be held.
New Delhi. The Cricket Board of India (BCCI) will organize the remaining matches of IPL 2021 (IPL 2021) in the UAE. BCCI Vice President Rajiv Shukla has given this information. A decision was taken in this regard at the BCCI Special General Meeting. The BCCI is preparing to conduct the remaining matches of the IPL in September-October. The remaining matches of IPL 2021 can be started from 19 or 20 September, while the final match will be played on 10 October in the UAE. The BCCI will ask the ICC till July to take a final decision regarding the T20 World Cup. This year, the T20 World Cup is proposed in India in October-November. If the situation does not improve in India, then the World Cup can also be held in the UAE. IPL 2020 was also played in UAE due to the Corona pandemic.
Significantly, on May 4, the board postponed the 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) indefinitely after several players were found to be Corona positive in the bio bubble.
T20 World Cup still expected to be held in India
The ICC has to take a final decision on the right to host the T20 World Cup. For this, the ICC will meet on June 1. After being in Australia last year, the T20 World Cup was canceled due to the Corona epidemic after which India got the right to host.
Sachin Jai Shah of the BCCI said in an official statement, “The BCCI completed the remaining matches of the Vivo Indian Premier League 2021 season in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the months of September-October this year given the monsoon season in India on Saturday. Announced. In the Special General Meeting (SGM), a decision has been taken to resume the IPL with the unanimous consent of all the members. ”
Ranji players did not get relief
There was no discussion in the SGM on the issue of payment to domestic players. 700 players have been affected due to the canceled Ranji season due to Kovid-19. The BCCI had assured financial assistance to the players in January last year but had not told them about its method. It is learned that one of the state associations raised the issue, but Sourav Ganguly and Rajiv Shukla turned it down, not calling it part of the agenda.