The IPL will take place between Sept. 19 to Nov. 8. This is confirmed and the rest we will decide in the (IPL) governing council meeting next week.
The International Cricket Council had earlier announced that India will remain the hosts of the 2021 tournament while the postponed 2020 tournament which was to be held in Australia will now take place in 2023. Identifying backup venues is standard practice for any tournament.
In a major blow to Chennai Super Kings, veteran batsman Suresh Raina will not be available for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) slated to be played in the UAE from Sept.19.
The UAE is set to add another feather to its cap by hosting the cricket’s biggest extravaganza – Indian Premier League (IPL) – at the time of the pandemic after the clearance by the Indian government.
"There is no doubt that cricket owes Shashank a debt of gratitude for all he has done for the sport. He has left cricket and the ICC in a better place than he found it,” Khwaja said in a statement.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik conceded that the road might be full of obstacles keeping in mind the difficult times due to the Covid-19 pandemic where the players have mostly spent their time confined to home.
Creme de la creme of Indian Premier League (IPL) including defending champions Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings landed in the UAE on Friday
The world's richest cricket league will be played outside India for the third time after being held in South Africa in 2009 and the UAE in 2014 because it clashed with the national elections.
All the teams are sharing their videos and pictures on the social media as they have to complete a quarantine period. Even after serving the quarantine, they will practice in a bio-secure bubble.