Emirates Cricket Board has stated that they have received the Letter of Intent from BCCI for IPL 2020. We have received the letter on the 27th of July. The proposal is for the duration from the19th of September to the 8th of November.
Once, the news comes up for the cancellation of the T20 World Cup, IPL Governing Council chairman Brijesh Patel confirmed that UAE will host the IPL. He said that few matches of IPL took place in 2014 in UAE due to elections in India. However, this time the whole tournament will be there.
Emirates Cricket Board Secretary-General Mubashshir Usmani said that we will host the most popular tournament. We have discussed this with the dedicated authorities and we will start preparations in order to ensure safe and healthy atmosphere during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
However, we need to know the requirements of the owners of the IPL.So that we can prepare accordingly.