IPL to take place this year in place of T20 World Cup

Sports Report

Karachi: The Indian Premier League (IPL) is all set to take place in place of the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia, which was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

BCCI chairman has confirmed AFP, that the IPL will start on September 19 and the final will take place on November 8 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

On the other hand, T20 World Cup was due to start from October 18 and final to be played on November 15 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

There were speculations that India (BCCI) had immense influence behind this decision of ICC, Netizens and cricket fans trolled the Indian board immensely.

It must be noted that earlier Asia Cup 2020 was also postponed due to the current situation that has occurred because of the novel coronavirus.