IPL was all set to be kicked off by 29th March. It moved ahead by the pressure created by the lockdown in India which was later extended as well. The cash-rich league first moved to the latest window of April-May later with an extension in the lockdown by Modi’s government, the league was called off indefinitely till any further notice by the officials.
Many Indian cricketers have opined that the Indian Premier League (IPL) can only take place in case if the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 gets postponed. They think that the cash-rich league can happen in a window of October-November, only if the opined case is applied while some of them want Cup to get canceled so they can go with their cash-rich league.
As the decision on the T20 World Cup still defers, BCCI and Indian believe ICC is doing so not to give a vacant window to hold IPL. Now, they have decided that they will be planning IPL despite the deferring in the decisive matters of the T20 World Cup by ICC.
BCCI believes ICC is hanging the decision on T20 World Cup to delay IPL
“Those announcements and outcomes are not in our hands. The T20 World Cup, for instance, is being postponed so let the announcement come when it has to. It is time for the BCCI to start planning for the year ahead,” an official of BCCI said while talking to the Times of India.
Also, Vikrant Gupta, the senior sports journalist, in a live session said that ICC is hanging the decision on purpose in order not to give a pulse to IPL this year.
ICC is delaying the decision on the T20 World Cup on purpose for a longer duration to discomfort BCCI. It’s not only about IPL but the other nations can also have a vast window to organize their series if the decision stops hanging by a thread.