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BCCI Proposes To Launch England Tests In A Bid To Oblige The Rest Of IPL 2021

  • May 21, 2021
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The Board of Control for Cricket in India, it has been learned, has proposed to England and Wales Cricket Board to propel the beginning of the 5-match Test arrangement from August to the furthest limit of July in a bid to oblige a window for the rest of the Indian Premier League in September. IPL 2021 was uncertainly delayed on May 4 because of positive Covid-19 cases in bio-rises in India.

After the World Test Championship last, beginning June 18 in Southampton, India is set to take on England in a 5-Test arrangement in England. The eagerly awaited arrangement is planned to begin from August 4 and run until September 14. India players will remain back in the UK in the period of July, planning for the Test arrangement after the WTC last.

As it runs out, the BCCI has proposed to propel each Test by seven days. The England cricket board is yet to react to the solicitation.

Endeavors are on from BCCI's finish to discover a window to finish the rest of IPL 2021. 29 matches were played in India before the competition was suspended. Strikingly, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly had said recently that the board will lose near Rs 2,500 crore if the rest of the IPL season doesn't happen. Nonetheless, he had kept up that it was too soon to discuss another window for IPL 2021.

Outstandingly, upwards of 3 English provinces had communicated interest in facilitating the rest of the IPL in England.

In any case, there are many strategic and business troubles for the ECB with regards to rescheduling the Test arrangement. While it will be hard for the host to load up to reschedule travel, losing plans, and ticket deals. Outstandingly, the ticket deals for the Test arrangement are now in progress. Telecasters timetable and game plans will likewise be hit if the Test arrangement is rejigged.

Outstandingly, England plays 3 ODIs and as a large number against Pakistan at home between July 8 and 20. The debut version of The Hundred, which was delayed a year ago because of Covid-19, is planned to get in progress from July 21 and go on till August 21.

The ECB had said that star England players will be permitted to play the initial 10 days of the Hundred to give the competition an early lift. It was likewise reported that the England players can play the knockout matches as there is over seven days' hole between the second and third Test between India and England.

Notably, the Pakistan Cricket Board on Thursday affirmed that the rest of the Pakistan Super League 2021 season, which was suspended in March because of Covid-19, will be held in the UAE from June 1. The PCB and the establishments got the essential clearances from the UAE on Thursday.

The UAE can likewise arise as an elective alternative to have the rest of the IPL 2021 season, considering the Covid-19 emergency in India.

India tour of England 2021 schedule:


World Test Championship final - June 18 in Southampton
1st Test vs England - From August 4 in Nottingham
2nd Test - From August 12 in London
3rd Test - From August 25 in Leeds
4th Test - From September 2 in London
5th Test - From September 10 in Manchester.


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