Dubai is ready to host the IPL from September 26, final to be played on November 6
IPL 2020, which has been postponed indefinitely due to Coronavirus, may now start from September 26. According to media reports, the BCCI has a schedule for the IPL and it will be held outside India this time. According to the report, the IPL will be played in the UAE. The BCCI has had to take this decision due to the increasing number of cases of coronavirus in India, reported in news.
When will the IPL final be held?
According to media reports, the BCCI has prepared a complete schedule for the IPL. The tournament kicks off in the UAE on September 26 and the IPL final will be played on November 6. The full schedule of the IPL may be announced in the first week of August. Earlier on Thursday, it was reported that all Indian cricketers participating in the IPL could go to the UAE for five weeks of training. After the completion of the training camp, the IPL franchises will be given the opportunity to set up their own training camps.
The UAE is the only option
According to reports in Sportskida, the BCCI has the option of hosting the IPL in the UAE. The BCCI is seeking approval to host the IPL in the UAE. Let it be known that this will be the second time that an IPL match will be played in the UAE. The first round of the IPL was held in 2014 in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah. Due to the Lok Sabha elections, the first round matches were held in the UAE.
Reason for choosing UAE
The UAE has a different reason for choosing the venue of the IPL. Dubai is connected to the rest of the world. There are flights from all over the world. This will make it easier to bring foreign players to the UAE from Britain, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, West Indies.
Dubai is ready to host the IPL
Let me tell you that Dubai Sports City president Salman Hanif has also confirmed in an exclusive interview with Gulf News that he is involved in preparations for the IPL. Salman Hanif said that Dubai International Stadium and ICC Academy Stadium in Dubai Sports City are fully prepared to host the IPL. The Dubai International Stadium has 9 pitches and many matches can be played there. Matching can be arranged daily on each pitch as well as the second pitch can be prepared for the next match.