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IPL 2020 was postponed as a result of coronavirus pandemic.© AFP

The Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises have sought a written clarification from the Board of Control for Cricket in India on the journey of members of the family to UAE and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) forward of the 13th edition of IPL. The IPL was slated to be performed in March-May, but it surely was postponed as a result of coronavirus pandemic. And now, will probably be performed from September 19-November 10 within the UAE. “Some of the Franchises have shortlisted top hotels (mostly Dubai) and for travel, Charted flights are being booked and we are likely to travel to UAE after August 20,” a number of franchise sources advised ANI.

“Players and support staff have been informed of tentative plans and dates. But we seek clarity on the travel of family members as few franchises are worried as it won’t be safe and they want written clarification from BCCI. We are looking to stay in Dubai and will fly after August 20,” the supply added.

Earlier within the IPL’s GC meeting the excellent Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) was mentioned together with the businesses to execute and ship a bio-secure atmosphere for the secure and profitable conduct of IPL 2020 Season.

The 13th version of the event might be held throughout three venues in UAE (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah).

The different concern of franchises is how will it’s doable to have a household for 53 days in a bio bubble and the way secure will it’s for them. Franchises are additionally involved concerning the keep of the household within the biosecure atmosphere.

The franchises additionally sought clarification on the repercussion a participant might face if a member of the family breaks the bio bubble protocol.

“BCCI may have left travel of family to us (franchises) but we can”t decide on it without understanding the SOP. Clarity is most important on this aspect and should be in written form BCCI,” the supply advised ANI.


“Franchises meeting is likely to be held in a couple of days in which these issues will be discussed but as of now no confirmation on meeting date is made yet,” the supply added.

The IPL 2020 will run for 53 days, September 19 – November 10, within the UAE topic to clearance from the Government of India (GoI), introduced the BCCI on Sunday.

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