Safety of Utmost Importance, Saurav Ganguly says on postponing T20 to UAE
As the title of the article is very much self explanatory, the BCCI chairman and the former Indian cricket team captain, Saurav Ganguly has decided to postpone the much-loved cricket championship IPL 2021 to UAE this year. Keeping the safety of the players in mind, along with the nation’s interest in cricket, he has taken this decision.
The IPL 2021 was initially being played in India in April and May. Everything was going smoothly however the second wave of covid didn’t let the game last long. This led to the disruption of the game in the very middle of the tournament.
“We wanted to let you know that we have discussed this problem with ICC and have had rounds of discussions internally as well, After much deliberation, the decision is that safety of players and other stakeholders is of utmost importance, and keeping in mind, we shift the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup to the United Arab Emirates and Oman.”
Last year also, the IPL 2020 was canceled in the month of MAy, however, the entire tournament was shifted to UAE where Mumbai Indians was seen lifting the trophy.For more updates, stay tuned to the latest news and posts of The Midget Herald.