IPL 2021: No venue has been determined but for the IPL, a BCCI supply mentioned.© AFP
Indian Premier League’s (IPL) governing council is monitoring the scenario of COVID-19 in Mumbai and the physique can be quickly deciding the way to go about conducting the 14th version of the premier T20 event. A supply within the know of developments revealed that nothing has been determined as of now relating to the venues for this yr’s version and it has additionally come to mild that the BCCI can be looking for assurance from the state governments earlier than letting them host IPL matches this yr.
“As of now it’s all speculation whether it’s Punjab or Hyderabad. We will soon have IPL GC in which we will decide what needs to be done and how the IPL needs to be conducted this year, as of now nothing has been decided yet. BCCI will seek assurances from state governments before allowing them to host the matches,” a supply inside the BCCI advised ANI.
“Whether it can be held in a state while elections are taking place and when talking about Punjab, BCCI needs concrete assurance from authorities that no unwanted incident will take place when the matches happen there,” the supply added.
When speaking about Mumbai being an IPL venue or not, the supply mentioned: “We are keeping a close watch on Mumbai also because of Covid cases.”
On Tuesday, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had mentioned that he was shocked to see Mohali not being chosen as one of many IPL venues and he additionally requested the BCCI to rethink their resolution.
Speaking on Amarinder Singh’s attraction, the supply inside the BCCI mentioned: “We will discuss everything in the governing council meeting.”
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