To commence the league ahead, BCCI was to reveal the complete schedule on 29th August. The pending schedule of the Indian Premier League then was procrastinated and was likely to be revealed on Thursday or Friday’s evening. The reason for not announcing the schedule was thirteen COVID-19 positive cases in CSK camp.
Now, one of the officials of the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI), Birjesh Patel, has been quoted as saying that the formal schedule will be formally revealed on 6th September (tomorrow).
On the contrary, after one more COVID-19 positive has been spotted in addition to prior thirteen, it might be a huge trouble for BCCI but still, they want to commence the league.
Also, BCCI has revealed that each franchise will earn 150 Crore. It might be the reason to stick for organizing rather than giving up. Opined, scrapping up shall be prior to it considering everyone’s health.
IPL 2020 schedule to be released on 6th September: Birjesh Patel
The schedule will be released tomorrow: Birjesh Patel
The cash-rich T20 tournament, IPL 2020 is ready to be commenced by 19th September in full fledge. The league will be continued for 51 days as revealed by the official.
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, then with an extension in the lockdown by Modi’s government till 3rd May, the league was called off indefinitely till any further notice by the officials. The cancellation was to cost negatively to franchises as well as BCCI.
The situation was hanging by a thread of losing INR 40 billion. There could hardly be a chance for a proper continuation of IPL. BCCI might have chosen to keep the tournament truncated and behind closed doors.