UAE to host remainder IPL 2021 tournament in September-October

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced that the remaining matches of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 will be played in the United Arab Emirates in September-October this year.

In a statement yesterday, BCCI general secretary Jay Shah said due to the monsoon season in India in September-October, Special General Meeting of the board has decided to play the remainder IPL matches in UAE, just before the T20 World Cup. The dates for the IPL are yet to be announced. There are 31 remaining matches in this year’s IPL. IPL 2021 was postponed on May 4 after 6 players, 2 support staff members and a bus cleaner tested positive for coronavirus.


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