Former India captain and Kings XI Punjab head coach Anil Kumble is hopeful of the IPL happening this year and is not averse to the concept of conducting the money-wealthy occasion with out spectators because of the COVID-19 risk.
It is not official but however there is hypothesis that the BCCI desires to carry the IPL within the October window after the event was postponed indefinitely earlier this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Yes we are hopeful and optimistic that there is still a possibility (to hold IPL this year) if we can cram in the schedule,” Kumble was quoted as saying by Star Sports present ‘Cricket Connected’.
“If we are going to have a stadium without spectators, then probably have 3 or 4 venues; there’s still a possibility, we are all optimistic,” stated the previous spinner, who is additionally the chairman of ICC’s Cricket Committee.
Former India batsman VVS Laxman stated the stakeholders can stage the league in cities which have a number of stadia to cut back travelling by gamers.
“Absolutely (there is chance to hold IPL this year), and also make sure that all the stakeholders have a say,” he stated.”…you need to determine one venue, which most likely has three or four grounds; if in any respect you discover that type of a venue as a result of journey is once more going to be fairly difficult,” stated the previous trendy batsman.”You don’t know who’s going to be the place on the airports, so that I’m positive the franchises and the BCCI will likely be wanting into.”