IPL 2020: UAE ready to host 13th edition of IPL, Dubai Sports City among probables
India's domestic T-20 tournament Indian Premier League (IPL) can be organized in September-October as there is uncertainty about the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia between 18 October and 15 November. Salman Hanif, Head of Cricket and Competition, Dubai City, said that he would like to provide his facilities for organizing such a big tournament, amid speculation that the IPL will be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) due to the Kovid-19 lead cases in India. Are ready.
Talking to Gulf News, Hanif said that Dubai Sports City is ready as a possible venue for this T20 League. The Sports City consists of the Dubai International Stadium and the ICC Academy.
Hanifsaid, 'If more matches are organized in a shorter period of time then the nine wickets in the stadium are in very good condition. We will not organize other matches to keep the wickets fresh. '
There have been more than 50,000 cases of corona virus in the UAE, of which more than 300 people have lost their lives. In India, this figure has crossed one million and more than 25,000 people have died.
IPL 2020 to be held from 29 March
The13th edition of the IPL was scheduled to be held from March 29 but due to coronavirus it has been postponed indefinitely. Due to Kovid 19, almost all the sports competitions in the world were stalled for a long time but now they are being started slowly.