India will host England in February 2021 after coming back from the tour to Australia and the 14th version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will probably be held in April the identical yr, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has knowledgeable the state cricket associations.
In a letter addressed to the president and secretary of all affiliated members of the Board of Management for Cricket in India, Ganguly on Thursday mentioned that India will begin internet hosting tournaments subsequent yr, which incorporates the T20 World Cup and in addition the ODI World Cup in 2023.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the BCCI has been pressured to stage IPL 13 within the UAE from September 19 to November 10 this yr.
“We’re glad to tell all our members that the BCCI will probably be internet hosting IPL 2020 in UAE from September 19 until November 10. Now we have taken all essential precautionary measures to ensure that the IPL goes on easily,” Ganguly mentioned within the letter accessed by IANS.
“Within the home cricket context, we’re presently within the off season and the BCCI is making all efforts to make sure that home cricket resumes as and when the circumstances allow. The well being and security of gamers and all different concerned in home cricket is of utmost significance to BCCI and we’re consistently monitoring all elements.
“All members will probably be duly knowledgeable in regards to the future plan of action and strategies will probably be taken earlier than we resume home cricket. We’re hopeful that the COVID-19 state of affairs will enhance over the following few months and we will begin home cricket in a secure and wholesome surroundings,” he wrote.
“The BCCI and the Indian cricket crew will proceed to satisfy its FTP commitments. The senior Indian males’s crew will journey to Australia for its collection beginning in December this yr and can come again to the nation for a collection in opposition to England ranging from February subsequent yr. This will probably be adopted by IPL 2021 in April. The excursions of the senior Indian girls’s groups are additionally beneath dialogue and extra particulars will probably be shared shortly,” he added.
After IPL 13, India are presently scheduled to journey to Australia for 3 ODIs, to be performed in October (11, 14 and 17), adopted by a four-match Check collection starting December 3. The Border-Gavaskar Trophy will probably be adopted by a three-match T20I collection to be performed in January (12, 15 and 17).
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