Vivo IPL 2021 Phase 2 tentative dates, schedule, locations all you need to know.
Vivo IPL 2021: Vivo IPL 2021 Phase 2 – which includes the remaining 31 games – is expected to begin in the late September window. Earlier, a Times of India report suggested that BCCI was planning to complete the interrupted IPL midway in the UAE.
A source close to the BCCI said Phase 2 of the IPL could resume on September 18 or 19 in the UAE. A three week window has been considered for completion, which will include 10 double headers. The finale of the same can be scheduled for October 9 or 10.
“BCCI has spoken to all stakeholders and the likely start could be between September 18 and 20. Since September 18 is a Saturday and the 19 is a Sunday, you are more likely to want to restart it on a weekend, ”the official told PTI on condition of anonymity.
“Likewise, October 9 or 10 will be the final because it’s a weekend. We are finalizing the route and there will be 10 double headers and seven evening games as well as four main games (two playoffs, one eliminator and the final), which completes the list of 31 games, ”added the official. .
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IPL Vivo season 14 was suspended on May 4 by the BCCI after the appearance of several cases of covid in the secure biological environment.
The India tour in England will start on June 18th while the final test day will be on September 14th. According to the details available, all Indian players will arrive in the UAE via a chartered flight performing a bubble-to-bubble transfer on September 15th.
At the same time, the Caribbean Premier League will also be over and the West Indies players will also take a chartered flight and complete their bubble-to-bubble transfer.
The source further added that a three-day quarantine would be followed upon arrival in Dubai by the players.
In the process of scheduling the remaining 31 matches of IPL 2021, India’s T20I series against South Africa has been canceled by BCCI, as reported by Insidesports.
BCCI believes that the IPL will serve as a preparation for the upcoming 2021 ICC T20 World Cup, scheduled for India later this year.
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