Vivo IPL 2021 confirmed, the league will restart on September 19, final on October 15: vice-president of the BCCI.
Vivo IPL 2021: The Vivo IPL 2021 second leg is confirmed and the league will resume from September 19 while the final of the competition will take place on October 15, BCCI vice-president Rajeev Shukla informed Wednesday.
“The IPL will take place between September 19 and October 15,” Rajeev Shukla informed.
The cash-rich league was reduced after a few positive cases of covid erupted in the franchise bio-bubble. Authorities halted the league to ensure player safety on May 4.
As previously reported, the second half of the tournament, which will feature 31 IPL matches, will take place in the United Arab Emirates. All three stadiums, Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi will be used for IPL 2021 action.
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Interestingly, the IPL 2021 and the ICC T20 World Cup are two important events that will take place one after the other.
Still, the dates for the World Cup are not announced, however, it is expected that the ICC flagship event will start in mid-October.
The World Cup is also likely to be hosted in the United Arab Emirates due to the bad situations in India caused by the devastating pandemic. The names of Oman, Sri Lanka are also on the list that will be considered as the host of the World Cup.
The ICC official informed that the schedule and dates for the World Cup will be published in July.
“We won’t publish the dates and location of the T20 World Cup until July. We cannot comment on it at this time. But there is no rule on the need for a gap before an ICC event. The ICC needs 10 days to prepare the ground and the ground before an event. This too is a norm and not a rule, ”said an ICC official. He added: “The rest is still being worked out between BCCI and ICC. We can only talk about it later.
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