Following the SGM on May 29, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced that the remaining IPL-14 matches would be played in the UAE. The dates, however, had not yet been disclosed, which has already been done.
When is the 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) scheduled to begin? Since the announcement of the IPL postponement on May 4, cricket fans have been asking themselves this question. Following the SGM on May 29, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed that the remaining matches of the IPL-14 would be played in the United Arab Emirates. Although the dates had not yet been published, they have now been.
According to ANI, the IPL-14 will resume on September 19, with the final match taking place on October 15. The unique aspect is that Dussehra will be observed in the country on this day. The recent discussions between the Cricket Board of India and the Emirates Cricket Board were positive, according to a BCCI official, and the Indian board is sure that the remaining IPL-14 matches would be held successfully in Dubai, Sharjah, and Abu Dhabi.
“The conversations were pretty positive,” the official said, adding that the Emirates Cricket Board had given verbal clearance to host the IPL ahead of the BCCI’s SGM. From September 19, the IPL will resume. On October 15, the final will be held. The BCCI had always desired a deadline of 25 days to complete the remaining matches.
Will foreign players be available for the rest of the IPL-14 matches? The BCCI official responded by saying that conversations with the cricket boards of other countries are ongoing, and the Indian board is optimistic about a favorable outcome. He stated that he believes the majority of the international players will be available.
The BCCI had previously stated in a press statement dated May 29 that due to the monsoon season in India in September-October, it had been decided to hold the remaining IPL-14 matches in the UAE. The decision to relaunch the IPL was made at the Special General Meeting (SGM), where the members unanimously agreed.