BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has said that Indian cricket team will be playing international matches after conclusion of IPL 2020 in UAE. Due to COVID-19 break, there is no international game India played since March and Men In Blue will travel to Australia in December for bilateral.
Coming from Australia, India to face England in home bilateral series and then Indian players will then be busy in the 14th edition of Indian Premier League in April 2021.
“The senior Indian men’s team will travel to Australia in December this year and will come back to the country for a series against England starting from February next year. This will be followed by IPL 2021 in April,” Ganguly quoted as saying by Mumbai Mirror.
ON domestic cricket’s resumption, BCCI is taking close measurement of the Coronavirus and related health report as in the country, cases are increasing day by day. Hence it would be difficult to start domestic matches at the moment.
“In the domestic cricket context, we are currently in the off season and the BCCI is making all efforts to ensure that domestic cricket resumes as and when the conditions permit. The health and safety of players and all other involved in domestic cricket is of utmost importance to BCCI and we are constantly monitoring all aspects,” he added.
“All members will be duly informed about the future course of action and suggestions will be taken before we resume domestic cricket. We are hopeful that the Covid-19 situation will improve over the next few months and we will be able to start domestic cricket in a safe and healthy environment.”
Dream 11 IPL 2020 is scheduled to take place from September 19 and will conclude on 10 November with the final.