BCCI has numerous decisions to make before a busy few months for Indian cricket. According to Times of India, the Indian cricket board prefers to complete the remaining games of IPL 2021 in the United Kingdom. Key decisions regarding the resumption of the tournament will be made during the General meeting At the end of May.
Previous reports have already suggested that English counting clubs are ready to host IPL 2021. The TOI report also insists that IPL Star India broadcasters are also in favor of having the tournament in the UK. BCCI and ECB are in talks to modify the upcoming test series and the IPL 2021 campaign. Even if BCCI and ECB find an agreement regarding IPL 2021, finding a window to host the tournament in the second half of 2021 will be a pain in the neck. head for BCCI due to the busy schedule of international cricket.
Since IPL 2021 was suspended, there has been constant speculation about the location of the remaining games. Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates are reported to be two places to host the second half of IPL 2021. BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has made it clear that India will no longer host games. The tournament was suspended after covid cases were detected in biobubbles from four teams, while the country still faces the wrath of the second wave of the virus.
Meanwhile, the general meeting will also discuss the upcoming T-20 World Cup. India was given the duty to host the World Cup in October, but the pandemic situation in the country may completely change the scenario. According to the TOI report, BCCI remains optimistic about the organization of the tournament in the country. The UAE is the backup plan for BCCI in case the situation worsens in India. BCCI had already declared host cities for the tournament, but the critical situation in India may force them to move the World Cup to another country.