The IPL was postponed in early May after several players tested positive for Covid-19, and there are still 31 games of the season to play; The new dates are not expected to clash with England’s test series against India.
There are still 31 IPL matches to play after it was suspended due to coronavirus
The Indian Premier League will resume in the United Arab Emirates during September and October, tournament organizers announced on Saturday.
The IPL was postponed in early May after several players tested positive for Covid-19, and there are still 31 games of the season to play.
A statement on the IPL website read: “The Cricket Control Board in India announced on Saturday the completion of the remaining matches of the 2021 season of the LIVE Indian Premier League in the United Arab Emirates considering the monsoon season in India in the September-October months this year. “
The BCCI added that an extension would be sought from the International Cricket Council “to take an appropriate call on the organization of the ICC T20 2021 World Cup.”
The tournament is expected to resume on September 19 and the final to take place on October 10 for England’s test series with India to go ahead as scheduled.
It is expected to end on September 14 and any player involved in Old Trafford is expected to fly directly from the UK to a new biosphere bubble in the UAE.
However, the new dates are expected to leave only one week between the end of the IPL and the start of the T20 World Cup and would also mean a clash with the Caribbean Premier League.
England have 11 players involved in the IPL, led by Captain Eoin Morgan, along with Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Chris Woakes, Dawid Malan, Chris Jordan, Sam Billings, Jason Roy, as well as Tom and Sam. Curran.
Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer had their participation in the lucrative tournament reduced due to injuries.
Watch the first England-New Zealand test live on Sky Sports Cricket starting at 10am. M. From Wednesday.