India is once again witnessing a sudden increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country. Due to which many such reports are coming that the Indian Premier League 2022 to be held in April may be out of the country. Looking at the last season, there was talk of conducting IPL in the country as well, but in view of the increasing cases of new corona virus, this time also IPL will be conducted outside India. Last season, the second phase of IPL was held in UAE. No decision has been taken yet on the arrival of the audience. According to a report in the Indian Express, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is considering shifting the cash-rich league to South Africa or Sri Lanka. Notably, in the last two IPL seasons (2021 partially), the BCCI has The tournament was moved to the UAE following a rise in COVID-19 cases. However, the Indian board is now eager to explore other options. ( ipl 2022 )
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We cannot depend on UAE all the time
A BCCI official was quoted as saying by the Indian Express that we cannot depend on UAE all the time so we have decided to explore more options, South Africa’s time difference is also good for the players. Meanwhile, reports suggested that Sri Lanka is also part of Plan B for BCCI to host the cash-rich league, but it is the arrangement for the ongoing Test series in South Africa that has pleased BCCI. He said that the place where the team had stopped for the second Test is spread over several acres. There was a walking track and even a pond on the property and this has made things easier for the players, who have been confined to their rooms on several overseas tours for the past few years, an official said. .
Auction on 12th and 13th February in Bengaluru ( ipl 2022 )
Notably, South Africa successfully hosted the IPL in 2009 due to elections in India. With the addition of two new teams, IPL 2022 will be the longest season of the cash-rich league so far, with a total of 10 teams competing. Earlier, IPL chairman Brijesh Patel had confirmed that the IPL 2022 auction will be held in Bengaluru on February 12 and 13. Patel told ANI that yes, the auction will take place on February 12 and 13 in Bengaluru. ( ipl 2022 )