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This year’s IPL to be scrapped

In what has seen to be an almost inevitable outcome for some time now, the BCCI is likely to shortly announce that this year’s IPL has been scrapped. The proposal still has to be ratified by the Indian government, but they are likely to rubber stamp it. Originally due to …

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IPL 2020: Organisers looking at September-November window

The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which was scheduled to start from March 29 has been postponed to April 15 due to global COVID-19 pandemic. However, with the situation in the country doesn’t look very promising with the number of coronavirus cases rising rapidly. Hence it seems …

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Indian Cricket Reacts to Covid-19 Outbreak

Indian cricket has responded to the Covid-19 crisis as the country goes into a 21 day lockdown. Sourav Ganguly, president of the BCCI, has said he is prepared to offer the indoor facilities at Eden Park in Kolkata, and the players’ dormitory to the government of West Bengal should they …

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Video: Watch Kevin Pietersen talking about Virat Kohli and IPL

The former England captain Kevin Pietersen has recently spoken with Betway and in a candid chat he has opened up about his experience of featuring in the glamorous Indian Premier League (IPL) and playing alongside Virat Kohli. First impression of IPL I was fairly outspoken at the start of the …

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Indian Government Wants the IPL Scrapped

The Indian Government has urged organisers to cancel this year’s IPL in order to help delay the spread of the deadly coronavirus.  The news comes as the BCCI and other stakeholders are due to meet again on Saturday to discuss various options to play this year’s league, including holding a …

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Not yet time for women’s IPL

The man who coached the Indian women to the final of the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia, WV Rahman, does not think that the time is right just yet to consider holding a female version of the IPL. There have been demands from some players and commentators in the …

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IPL 2020: Franchises not keen on a shortened tournament

The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) may get truncated, informed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly on Saturday following a meeting with franchise owners, who do not seem very keen on a curtailed version of the lucrative league. After BCCI’s decision …

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IPL Options Discussed at Meeting

A number of options regarding the staging of this year’s IPL have been discussed at a meeting of the BCCI and franchise owners on Saturday. It follows the announcement by the BCCI on Friday that the start of the tournament would be delayed until April 15th at the earliest, due …

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IPL 2020- Start Postponed

The start of this year’s  IPL (Indian Premier League) has been delayed until 15th April.  The competition was due to run from 29th March to 24th May, but the opening date has now been put back two weeks in what has been described by the BCCI (Board of Control for …

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