The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will now be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). IPL chairman Brijesh Patel gave this information. IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel said that IPL 2020 was postponed due to Corona virus, which will now be held in the United Arab Emirates. He has applied for the permission of the government. He said that further action will be discussed in the General Council of IPL.
Earlier, a Reuters report said that the BCCI has sought permission from the central government to make the UAE a venue for organizing this big league. Earlier in April, the 2020 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was postponed indefinitely.
Regarding this, the franchise was told that it is not possible to organize this event in the regular summer window after the Government of India has increased the lockdown across the country.
Earlier there was also news of not being organized this year.
Earlier there were also reports that the Indian Premier League will not be organized this year due to the Corona epidemic. It was believed that the BCCI is waiting for an official announcement from the Government of India and the Sports Ministry on the visa, only after that they will make an announcement.
It is understood that if the IPL happens next year, then there will be no big auction. The current situation will continue and the IPL franchises will get the nod to choose the player, if they so desire. This season of IPL was to be held from March 29 to May 24.
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Loss of Rs 7400 crore on cancellation
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