So while BCCI will remain the hosts, the tournament will probably shift to the UAE," he added. Health experts have warned of a third wave in India in September, a view that has been shared by Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope. "So expect BCCI to agree with shift of tournament to UAE," another source also chipped in. "Look six venues for IPL was always a dangerous proposition when they successfully managed with three during the last edition," the source said. "Therefore even if you reduce the number of venues from 9 to 5 in October, still there will be air travel unlike UAE.
Source: Mint May 04, 2021 13:29 UTC