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IPL Phase-2 will be played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 19 September. For this, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is vigorously engaged. The first match can be played on 19 September between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings.
At the same time, Qualifier-1 can be played on October 10, Eliminator on October 11 and Qualifier-2 on October 13. The final will be played on October 15. After this BCCI also has to organize T20 World Cup in UAE and Oman. The board can make an official announcement soon.
dates have been discussed
The BCCI official told the news agency that talks have been held regarding the dates. We are going to host the first match between Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai and MS Dhoni’s Chennai. Last week, Board Secretary Jay Shah met with UAE Cultural Ministers Sheikh Nayan bin Mubarak Al Nayan and Khalid Al Zarooni.
IPL suspended after Corona case
IPL 2021 started in India from 9th April. In the mid-season, Wriddhiman Saha of Sunrisers Hyderabad, Amit Mishra of Delhi Capitals, Sandeep Warrier and Varun Chakraborty of KKR, CSK’s bowling coach Lakshmipathy Balaji and batting coach Michael Hussey were found to be corona infected. In such a situation, the IPL was suspended on May 4 after 29 matches. Now there are 31 matches left in the league. In April and May, the second wave of corona in India was at its peak.
Suspense on foreign players playing in the second phase of IPL
There is suspense on foreign players playing in the remaining matches of IPL. England Cricket Board Managing Director Ashley Giles has already said that his players will not be able to go to UAE for the second phase of the IPL. During this, England has to play series with many countries. In such a situation, many English players including ON Morgan, Jos Buttler will not be able to play.
At the same time, Australia team will also play home series with Sri Lanka. Whereas New Zealand has to play with Pakistan. On the other hand, South Africa has to play in the home series with the Netherlands. Players from Afghanistan and Bangladesh will also accompany the national team.
Indian players will reach Dubai from England tour
Team India players are currently on tour of Sri Lanka and England. The players who went to Sri Lanka have to play the last match of the tour on 29 July. At the same time, Indian players who went to England will reach Dubai directly from London after 14 September. IPL Phase-2 matches will be played in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. After this all these stadiums will be handed over to the ICC for the T20 World Cup.
Delhi Capitals team tops the points table
The team of Delhi Capitals is currently at the top of the league. CSK is second and Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is at number three. Dhoni’s team could not reach the IPL playoffs last year. This time the fans will have high hopes from Dhoni. Mumbai Indians are at number four in the points table.