Dubai. The remaining matches of the current season of IPL 2021 are to be held from September 19. A total of 31 matches are to be played in three UAE venues – Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi. The T20 league was postponed on 4 May after the Corona case came. Then there were only 29 matches out of 60. BCCI does not want to take any risk in the remaining match. Due to this, new rules have also been made for the second leg matches to be held in the UAE.
According to the news of Inside Sports, if the ball goes to the stand, then the match will not be played with it again. Another ball will be used in its place. According to the new rule made in view of the Corona protocol, if the ball goes into the stand, then the umpire will get the match done with the second ball. The ball going into the stand will be sanitized and will be kept in the library. Last time the stands were empty. For this reason, they were sanitized and contested.
Fans can get permission
This time fans can come during the matches to be held in UAE. For this reason BCCI has taken this step keeping in view the security. The UAE board has already made it clear that apart from the IPL, it is also preparing to call the fans during the T20 World Cup. He is in talks with BCCI and ICC for this. T20 World Cup matches are to be played in UAE from October 17.
Maximum 13 matches will be held in Dubai
The matches of the second phase of IPL are to be held from 19 September to 15 October. 13 of the remaining 31 matches will be played in Dubai. Apart from this, there will be 10 matches in Sharjah and 8 in Abu Dhabi. There are also two matches to be played on many days. In comparison to the afternoon, it will start from 3.30 pm Indian time while it will start from 7.30 in the evening. The matches for the entire 2020 season were held in the UAE and Mumbai Indians won the title for the record 5th time. In the current season, the team of Delhi Capitals is at the top right now.