Cricket fans from all over the world are very eager and excited to know that When IPL 2021 will start again ?
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has suspended the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 amid cases of COVID-19.
The remainder of the 2021 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) during the September-October window. It is being assumed that the tournament will start on September 18 or 19 and end by October 10.
The Indian cricket board’s decision came a few hours after Sunrisers Hyderabad wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha and Delhi Capitals leg-spinner Amit Mishra tested positive for Covid-19 during IPL 2021.
Kolkata Knight Riders players Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier, Chennai Super Kings bowling coach L Balaji and a bus cleaner had also contracted the virus on Monday (May 3).
UPDATE: The Indian Premier League Governing Council (IPL GC) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in an emergency meeting has unanimously decided to postpone IPL 2021 season with immediate effect.
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) May 4, 2021
A huge number of cricket fans are disappointed by this decision. But they also understand that this decision was necessary in view of the current situation of pandemic. Many fans are thinking will ipl 2021 continue or not. Every cricket enthusiast is concerned about when ipl 2021 will start again ?
When will IPL start again ?
There are a lot of speculations about what BCCI will do with respect to Indian Premier League 2021. Although they have stated that IPL 2021 is not cancelled, it has been postponed. The management of IPL might resume it in September right after the Indian players return from their tour of England. BCCI can organise the remaining matches of IPL 2021 by increasing the number of double-headers.
For now, even the officials and experts cannot predict what will be the future of IPL. The cases of COVID-19 are increasing at a very large pace. This increasing of cases doesn’t seem to slow down in next days. Scientists have said that the situation will only worse off. So there are no possibilities of IPL for a few months.
BCCI are already contemplating resuming the biggest T20 league in September right after the Indian players return from their tour of England.