IPL 2021 to renew on September 19 with CSK vs MI conflict in Dubai: Sources

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The 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) season, which was suspended earlier this 12 months due to the Covid-19 second wave, will resume with a conflict between the Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI) on September 19, sources have confirmed. The primary match of the rest of the season shall be performed in Dubai.

The 31 remaining matches shall be performed at three venues — Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah — with Dubai set to host the ultimate on October 15. Whereas Dubai will host the primary qualifier on October 10, the eliminator and second qualifier shall be performed in Sharjah on October 11 and 13 respectively.

Earlier this 12 months, BCCI had been compelled to postpone the IPL after a number of gamers and assist employees examined constructive for Covid-19.

After the season was halted, the BCCI had in a press launch said, “The Indian Premier League Governing Council (IPL GC) and Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) in an emergency assembly has unanimously determined to postpone IPL 2021 season, with instant impact…The BCCI doesn’t need to compromise on the security of the gamers, assist employees and the opposite contributors concerned in organising the IPL. This determination was taken maintaining the security, well being and well-being of all of the stakeholders in thoughts.”

Studies had emerged earlier that the BCCI stands to lose over Rs 2,000 crore of the printed and sponsorship cash following the halfway postponement of the season.

The choice that the pending matches can be performed within the UAE had been taken earlier at a Particular Normal Assembly (SGM) of the BCCI.

After the assembly, the BCCI in a press launch stated: “The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday introduced to finish the remaining matches of VIVO Indian Premier League 2021 season within the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) contemplating the monsoon season in India within the months of September-October this 12 months.”

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