October 25, 2020

IPL: IPL GC Meet: Remaining on Nov 10, Chinese language sponsors intact, Covid replacements allowed

The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) has lastly acquired a go forward from the federal government to host the 13th version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) within the UAE. The matches will likely be performed in Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi.

The IPL Governing Council (GC), which met on Sunday, determined that the match will start on September 19th and the ultimate will likely be performed on November 10th. In contrast to the sooner plan, the schedule could have ten double-header days, whereas the night time matches will start at 7.30 pm India time (6 pm UAE).

By way of whole gamers per crew, the GC has determined to place a cap of 24 gamers, whereas permitting limitless substitutes.

The IPL GC will meet the franchises and different stakeholders through the week to debate the usual working procedures (SOPs), which all of the groups should comply with.

Apparently, the GC additionally determined to retain all of the sponsors, together with title sponsor Vivo, the Chinese language smartphone producer. Just lately, with anti-China sentiment rising in India and calls to boycott its merchandise, there was some strain increase on the board to switch Vivo, the match’s largest advertiser.