England coach Chris Silverwood has stated that England gamers will likely be obtainable for the entire of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The IPL governing council on Sunday introduced the schedule for IPL 2021 to be held in India across six venues from April 9. England are scheduled to play a two-match Test sequence towards New Zealand, beginning June 2.
“We have not looked at selection for the Test matches yet. For me, playing for your country is a big thing. It is always difficult to change anything. So, they will be staying for the whole IPL as it stands at the moment,” Silverwood stated throughout a digital press convention.
“After nearly two years, the IPL extravaganza will return home with Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata hosting the marquee event,” the BCCI stated in a press release on Sunday.
The remaining of the 14th version of the match will likely be performed on May 30 at Narendra Modi Stadium. Playoffs can even be performed on the identical venue.
“The World’s Largest Cricket Stadium – Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad will host the Playoffs as well as the final on 30th May, 2021 which promises to be a visual spectacle. The newly-built stadium that hosted India’s second pink-ball fixture at home with great grandeur will host its first-ever IPL,” the discharge learn.
The BCCI stated that this IPL will likely be performed “behind closed doors to begin with and a call on allowing spectators will be taken at a later stage of the tournament”.
“The fixtures of the tournament have been mapped in a way that every team will travel only three times during the league stage, thus reducing commute and minimising risk,” it added.
Each group is ready to play at 4 venues through the league stage. Out of the 56 league matches, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru will host 10 matches every whereas Ahmedabad and Delhi will host eight matches every.
One of the highlights of this version of the IPL will likely be the truth that all matches will likely be performed at impartial venues, no group will play at their residence venue. All groups will play at 4 out of six venues through the league stage.
“After hosting the tournament safely and successfully in the UAE last year with all safety protocols in place, the BCCI is confident of hosting the IPL at home with health and safety of players and all people involved being paramount,” the discharge concluded.
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