Sourav Ganguly Says Remaining IPL 2021 Matches “Can’t Happen In India” Due To “Organisational Hazards” | Cricket Newsnewstolive - May 10, 2021 48 0 COMMENTS
Sourav Ganguly mentioned it might be too early to say if IPL 2021 will resume or not.© AFP
Ever for the reason that Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 has been postponed indefinitely, there have been speculations whether or not the BCCI will have the ability to discover a window to finish the 14th version and if it does resume, the place will or not it’s held. Some media stories have claimed that international locations like England and Sri Lanka have provided to host the remaining matches. While it’s nonetheless unclear whether or not the match will restart later this 12 months, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly is obvious about one factor that regardless of the case possibly “it can’t happen in India”. Ganguly, in an unique interview with Sportstar, mentioned that there are many “organisational hazards” like 14-day quarantine which is hard to deal with. He additionally mentioned that given how congested the international calendar is, it might be too early to foretell if they may have the ability to discover a slot to finish this 12 months’s IPL.
When requested if the truncated season could possibly be accomplished in England after the World Test Championship ultimate and the earlier than the beginning of the five-Test sequence within the UK, Ganguly answered within the unfavorable, saying that the Indian team will travel to Sri Lanka for a limited-overs series, comprising three ODIs and 5 T20Is in July.
“No. India is supposed to go to Sri Lanka for three ODIs and five T20Is. There are lots of organisational hazards like 14-day quarantine. It can’t happen in India. This quarantine is tough to handle. Too early to say how we can find a slot to complete the IPL.” the previous India skipper advised Sportstar.
According to stories, a number of English county clubs, including Surrey, Warwickshire, and Lancashire, have written to the England and Wales Cricket Board expressing their willingness to host the remaining IPL matches in September.
Arjuna de Silva, chief of SLC, has mentioned that they will “certainly provide a window” to host the IPL in September and their “grounds will be ready” if the profitable league involves their shores.
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