New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday has decided to complete the remaining matches of the VIVO Indian Premier League 2021 season in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) 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 BCCI SGM further authorized 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.
Earlier, Jay Shah, secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), this month issued a note to state bodies, calling for a special general meeting for ‘Discussion on the upcoming cricket season in view of the pandemic situation prevailing in India’.
The decision regarding the 2021 T20 World Cup is not taken yet, BCCI has asked for more time from ICC on this matter.
Australian Players are likely to be available for the second phase of IPL.
BCCI will talk with foreign boards about the availability of NZ and England Players.