United Arab Emirates (UAE) has proposed India to host their cash-rich T20 league at their venue, however, BCCI is not in condition to say anything for now.
Earlier, an official from Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) propsed India to host IPL at the Island country but an official from the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) has denied the reports saying there ain’t any such proposal.
It is too early to say anything right now to commence the league and choose the venues wisely as the Coronavirus pandemic across the globe has marked a full-stop in front of all the cricketing scenarios. The officials are unsure when the situation will get better so they can kick off the league, hence, it BCCI is not in condition to answer any proposal for hosting the Indian Premier League (IPL).
The cash-rich Indian T20 league was all set to go ahead by 29th March but the global health crisis did not work in the favor of organizing the league. The officials moved it to another window of April-March but with an extension in the lockdown in India till 3rd May has postponed IPL until further notice.
News were made on selection of the venue for IPL and foreign venues were also considered but the India Cricketing authorities will not be responding to any proposal for hosting amidst the outbreak because of less confirmation for the league going ahead.
UAE to host IPL 2020, BCCI not in condition of saying anything for now
“The UAE has offered to host the IPL if we want them to. But right now when there is no international travel, there is no question of taking a call on that,” Arun Dhumal was quoted as saying by Hindustan Times.
“The health and security of players and all participants is our priority. At the moment, the entire world travel has come to a standstill, so there is nothing we can decide at this stage,” he added.