The BCCI has postponed the 14th season of the Indian Premier League due to rising corona virus cases in India.
The 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) postponed due to Corona virus can be held in the UAE in September-October months. Also Read – CSK bowling coach Balaji said- recovering from corona virus like going through episode of Man vs Wild
According to the news published in the Times of India, the BCCI may organize the remaining 31 matches of IPL 2021 in the UAE between September 15 and October 15. The board may make the official announcement of the schedule after the Special General Meeting to be held on 29 May. Also Read – IPL will look like Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy without foreign players: Wriddhiman Saha
Recently, the news of the BCCI’s appeal to the England Cricket Board to finish the five Test matches between India and England in August, a week ahead of schedule, was reported. According to a board source, if the 9-day gap between the second and third Test of the series reduces, then the BCCI may get an additional five days. Also Read – ECB will not change the schedule of Test series against India due to The Hundred
The ECB, however, made it clear by issuing an official statement that no appeal has been placed before them by the BCCI.
The board official said, “If we get those extra days from the India-England schedule, then they will be added to the window. If not, then one day out of these 30 days, players from India and England team will have to be removed to travel to UAE from UK. Five days to be knocked out for knockout matches. “
He said, “After which the BCCI will have 24 days to conduct 27 matches. There are four weeks in this window, which means that there will be double headers on Saturday-Sunday, which will total 16 matches. After which the BCCCI will have 11 matches to conduct in 19 days. This will give an additional week. “