The Indian Cricket Control Committee (BCCI) has set a zero point for the resumption of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League in the Basque Country. The restarted first match will be played on September 19, and the final on October 15, the day India will celebrate Dussehra this year. Speaking to ANCI, a BCCI official said he was aware of the development of recent meetings between BCCI and the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) that discussions have gone well and the Indian leadership is confident that the rest of the IPL games will be held successfully in Dubai. Sharjah and Abu Dhabi.
“Discussions went very well and the ECB has already given us an oral gesture to organize the event before BCCI SGM, which was to close the deal last week. The first match after the start of the season will be held on September 19. Meanwhile, we will have the final on October 15. BCCI wants a 25 day window he always had to finish the rest of the games, ”the official said.
Asked about the situation regarding the availability of foreign players, the official said that talks are underway and that the Indian management expects positive results.
“Discussions have started and we are keeping our fingers crossed that most foreign players will be available. If two of them do not get going, then we will decide on future action. But we will keep our fingers crossed for now. And to end the 14th edition of the BAC with action,” he said. the official.
In fact, the Franchisees are confident that BCCI will have positive discussions with foreign management and make players available for the rest of the match.
“What we learned after BCCI SGM is that management will talk to foreign management and check the availability of foreign cricketers. We are confident that BCCI will find the best possible solution and the truth is that BCCI officials talk to relevant management officials. to be.
“Yes, if we miss some foreign stars, that’s what would need a little attention when it comes to choosing substitutes, because foreign players are also part of the team. The balance of the team can go into the draw, so keep your fingers crossed,” the franchise official said.
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