BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly acknowledged India are dedicated to net hosting England in February subsequent 365 days.© BCCI
India are dedicated to net hosting England in February subsequent 365 days earlier than the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) season, the Board of Administration for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly acknowledged. England’s long-established white-ball tour to India in September-October became a casualty of the coronavirus pandemic. In accordance with the International Cricket Council’s Future Tours Programme (FTP), India are scheduled to tour Australia in December and host England for his or her closing 5 world Test championship matches in early 2021. Ganguly, president of the BCCI, acknowledged in an e mail to relate associations: “The BCCI and the Indian cricket crew will continue to fulfil its FTP commitments.
“The senior Indian males’s crew will creep to Australia for its series initiating in December this 365 days, and can strategy attend to the nation for a series against England initiating February subsequent 365 days,” Ganguly acknowledged in the letter viewed by AFP.
“It can perchance perchance be followed by IPL 2021 in April (the long-established month for it to start up).”
After many delays, the 13th model of the IPL, the field’s richest Twenty20 match, will now start up on September 19 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the final on November 10.
Ganguly additionally confirmed the BCCI’s readiness to host the 2021 T20 World Cup, which became at the start scheduled for Australia this 365 days, and the 50-over showpiece match in 2023.
Australia will host the T20 World Cup in 2022.