The fourteenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) was terminated after winding up 29 matches. The Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) had unwillingly to call it off amidst the criticism followed by poorer COVID threats in India. As of now, the authorities look for a feasible window to resume the remaining 31 matches of the world’s cash-rich league.
Seeking to drag the event out of the country, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) might have been the preferable venue. But amidst the busy cricketing schedule seized by the UAE in 2021, the Indian board adheres to the logistical issues with nearly no possible venue free to serve IPL.
Notably, more than 20 days of June will be serving the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as PSL 6 will recommence its remaining matches. It is pertinent to mention here that the league was called off amidst the multiple COVID bio-bubble breaches and is to resume this summer in Abu Dhabi.
BCCI faces logistical issues to organize IPL 2021
Later, Pakistan are to lock horns with Afghanistan as the PCB confirms series with them by early September. After the Pak vs Afg series, the men in green will stay in the UAE to face New Zealand as per the FTP curriculum. In short, the UAE has promised its venues to ICC from 1st October until the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 gets finished by the year’s end.
It grants no feasible window for the BCCI to take on their league in the Arab nation. Amidst the logistic problems, they will not be looking to the other possible venues. As per the agenda, the IPL 2021 might begin by 18th September in an undecided place.
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