The suspended 14th edition of Indian Premier League is all set to be completed in UAE as Indian cricket board announced that remaining matches of Vivo IPL 2021 can’t be happened in India. A total of 28 matches were suspended for indefinite time after two KKR players were found to be COVID-19 positive and then numerous cricketers from across the franchises found to be hit by the virus.
“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,” BCCI said in a statement.
Special General Meeting (SGM) took place today virtually and all members agreed mutually to resume IPL T20.
BCCI secretary Jay Shah also confirmed that BCCI has requested ICC to give them some time to take a call on this year’s Twenty20 world cup originally scheduled to be held in India.
“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.”
UAE cricket board hosted last year’s whole IPL season.