IPL 2021 will resume on September 19 while the final will be played on October 15
The UAE leg of the IPL 2021 could have crowds. “The vaccinated fans can be allowed up to 50 per cent of the [stadium] capacity,” a UAE board official said.
On Saturday, the Indian Cricket Board has taken a big decision regarding the remaining matches of IPL 2021. The remaining matches of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League will be played in the UAE. Giving this information, BCCI vice-president Rajiv Shukla said that a decision has been taken in this BCCI special general meeting. The board is set to conduct the remaining 31 matches of IPL 2021 in September-October. These matches can be started from 19 or 20 September, while the final match will be played in UAE on 10 October.
At the same time, BCCI will ask the ICC till July to take a final decision regarding the upcoming T20 World Cup. T20 World Cup is also to be played in October-November this year. If the circumstances of the Corona epidemic in India do not improve, then the tournament may be held in the UAE. Last year too, the IPL was played in the UAE due to the Kovid-19 pandemic. It is noteworthy that the board postponed the league indefinitely on 4 May after several players were corona positive in the IPL 2021 bio bubble.
On the decision to hold the remaining matches of IPL 2021 in UAE, Sachin Jai Shah of BCCI said in an official statement, “BCCI on Saturday, in view of the monsoon season in India, the UAE (UAE) in the months of September-October this year ) Announced the completion of the remaining matches of the Vivo Indian Premier League 2021 season. A decision has been taken to resume the IPL by unanimous consent of all the members at the Special General Meeting (SGM). ”