The one-off All-Stars game, which was supposed to happen forward of the 13th version of the Indian Premier League, will now be held after the conclusion of the profitable tournament. According to a report by ESPNcricinfo, the match was earlier scheduled to be held three days earlier than the IPL, which begins on March 29, however due to operational causes it’s now set to be performed after the tournament, which ends on May 24.
The two groups will be selected the idea of their efficiency within the IPL. However, the date and venue has not been finalised but.
“It will be after the tournament,” IPL Governing Council chairman Brijesh Patel instructed the web site.
“We will see the performance of the players and on that basis, the two teams will be selected.”
According to the report, the choice to postpone the game was taken throughout the IPL governing council on January 27, wherein a variety committee was fashioned to choose the 2 groups.
The assembly was attended by BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, secretary Jay Shah and treasurer Arun Dhumal.
During the assembly, Mumbai was picked to host the All-Stars game on March 25, contemplating that the IPL will get underway on March 29 with reigning champions Mumbai Indians (MI) taking over final season’s runner-up Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on the Wankhede Stadium within the tournament opener.
However, the BCCI realised it didn’t have sufficient time to get numerous issues in place, together with the supply of gamers.
The IPL begins simply 10 days following the conclusion of the three-ODI collection between India and South Africa on March 18 in Kolkata.
Immediately after the ODIs in opposition to South Africa, 5 Indian gamers are set to journey to Bangladesh to take part in two T20Is between an Asian XI and a World XI, organised by the Bangladesh Cricket Board.