The UK is the best choice for internet hosting the remaining matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, as learnt by the sources of TOI. A Particular Normal Physique Assembly (SGM) is to be held on Might 29 the place BCCI will clear its stand on scheduling the rest of IPL and the T20 Cricket World Cup.
It’s understood that England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has agreed to host the matches at varied counties. The Indian crew may also be touring England for a Take a look at collection in August. The TOI supply mentioned that the BCCI and ECB are additionally in talks of tweaking the 5-match Take a look at collection.
Whereas explaining why the IPL will be scheduled in England, the supply added, “The UK is a relatively costlier destination. But on the flipside the UK government is allowing crowds for sports events. That means, franchises can earn from gate money and that will subsidize costs. As of now, this is how the BCCI is seeing it.”
Nevertheless, the supply additionally added that the choice to shift the IPL to UAE will not be but ultimate. Issues can change primarily based on the monetary circumstances and in addition primarily based on the Covid-19 scenario. There are additionally probabilities that IPL could be hosted in Sri Lanka.
“Only if costs are escalating to a point where it starts affecting stakeholders, the BCCI will consider the UAE as the second option. On that front, we aren’t even discounting the idea of hosting the IPL in Sri Lanka.”
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