The Sri Lankan Cricket Board (SLC) has proposed to organise the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) in front of the BCCI.
The Sri Lankan Cricket Board (SLC) has proposed to organise the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) in front of the BCCI. The BCCI has postponed the 14th season of the IPL indefinitely due to a massive surge in the Covid-19 cases. After which SLC has expressed its desire to conduct the rest of the season in Sri Lanka.
Talking to a leading media house, Sri Lanka Cricket's chief selector Arjun de Silva has said that the grounds will remain vacant after the Lanka Premier League is scheduled to be held in July-August. That is, BCCI can organize the 14th season of IPL in Sri Lanka in the months of September-October.
Silva said, "Yes, we can provide a window for the IPL to be held in September. We have heard that UAE is one of their options but Sri Lanka cannot be ignored. We are planning to host the Lanka Premier League in July-August and our grounds will be ready for the IPL to be held in September. ”
Sri Lanka has proposed the IPL event for the second time, although the BCCI has not yet reacted to the matter. Let us know that earlier the England Cricket Board had also proposed to the BCCI to organize the 14th season of the IPL.
According to some media reports, the name of UAE is included in BCCI's top choice, that is, BCCI is considering completing the remaining season of IPL in UAE in September.
Earlier, a group of English counties have shown interest in hosting the remaining matches of IPL 2021 in September this year. Four English counties Middlesex, Surrey, Warwickshire and Lancashire have sent a letter to the ECB.
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has said that if the remaining matches of IPL 2021 are not held, it could result in a loss of Rs 2,500 crore to the BCCI. He said that as per the initial estimate, there may be a loss of Rs 2,500 crore.