Mumbai and Ahmedabad are likely to host the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches with the former, which is likely to host group stage matches in four places, and the latter, the renovated Sardar Patel Stadium in Mottera, to host the playoffs.
According to sources, four stages are being discussed for hosting the Indian Premier League matches, which will start either in mid-April or in the second week of April.
There are currently discussions about hosting the four-stage league matches in Mumbai – Bradbourne Stadium, Wanhead Stadium, DY Patil Stadium and Reliance Cricket Stadium. The playoffs are expected to take place at the renovated Sardar Patel Stadium. “in Mottera,” an official who knows about things told IANS.
“However, this is not yet official. The tournament will probably be hosted either in mid-April or in the second week of April,” he added.
Success in hosting domestic events such as the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 and Vijay Hazare one-day events has enabled the Cricket Board of India (BCCI) to consider hosting the rich cash tournament T20 in India. this time after the 2020 release was moved to the United Arab Emirates due to Covid-19 in India.
Last month, BCCI cashier Arun Dumal said the 2021 IPL would be hosted in India. “At the moment, it has been decided that the IPL should happen in India. If the same situation prevails (with declining cases of Covid-19 in India), then it should happen in India,” Dhumal told IANS in January. .
“We want to do it in India because IPL is an Indian league. We hope the situation stays the same. It would depend on how safe it is to have eight seats. Maybe we can come up with a hub. We will take the final call according to the situation he had said.