The announcement was made by BCCI vice-president Rajeev Shukla reported news agency ANI.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) finally decided that the rest of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 will move to UAE. With the current scenario of India’s Covid scenario BCCI have came up with this decision. The announcement was made by BCCI vice-president Rajeev Shukla reported news agency ANI. The IPL matches are expected to resume on September 18 or 19. The final might be held on October 9 or 10. The three-week window will be enough for the league to complete its remaining 31 games for the season.
It is expected to be a win-win scenario for all the primary stakeholders including the BCCI, franchises and broadcasters. “Similarly, October 9th or 10th will be the final as it’s a weekend. We are finalising the itinerary and there will be 10 double headers and seven evening matches along with four main games (two qualifiers, one eliminator and the final), which completes the list of 31 matches,” the official added.
By: Riya Siddhacharjee