Good news for the IPL fan as The BCCI in their Special General Meeting on Saturday have decided that the remainder of the IPL will be completed this year will be played in the UAE.
The BCCI has decided to make the expected move to the UAE in view of the bad weather in India around September-October, when it wants to host the remaining 31 IPL games.
“The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday announced to complete the remaining matches of VIVO Indian Premier League 2021 season in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) considering the monsoon season in India in the months of September-October this year. The decision was taken at a Special General Meeting (SGM) held virtually, where members unanimously agreed to resume IPL,” the statement read.
BCCI vice-president Rajeev Shukla said, “IPL has been moved to UAE for this season.”
“The BCCI SGM further authorised the Office Bearers to seek an extension of time from the ICC to take an appropriate call on the hosting of ICC T20 World Cup 2021,” the statement read. ICC is set to decide whether the T20 World Cup should happen in India on 1 June in October-November, the BCCI have seek request for more time from the governing body on the matter.