21 June 2021 22:38

IPL 2021: Remaining matches will be played at UAE, announces BCCI

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday announced to complete the remaining matches of the VIVO Indian Premier League 2021 season in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E).

BCCI secretary Jay Shah said in a written statement, “Considering the monsoon season in India in the months of September-October this year decision has been taken.”

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Picture Source: Twitter @IPL

The decision was taken at a Special General Meeting (SGM) held virtually, where members unanimously agreed to resume IPL.

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The BCCI SGM further authorised 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.

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Virat Kohli; Picture Source: Twitter @IPL

Earlier in the first week of May, the Indian Premier League’s season was suspended with immediate effect due to a number of players and support staff testing positive of COVID19.