The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has right now put the proposed 10-group IPL plans on pause as of now. The Board was good to go to dispatch two new groups in the year 2022 with a proximate closeout planned for the 15th season.
Notwithstanding, the second rush of the COVID-19 pandemic has required those designs to be postponed as BCCI is as of now enthused about completing the 2021 competition, which was delayed uncertainly on May 04, 2021.
The IPL was moving along as planned with 29 finished games before the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders was canceled because of two players from the KKR camp testing positive for the infection.
The two players Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier penetrated the bio-bubble standards and went to the spot without serving the isolate period.
BCCI is searching for a window to finish the leftover 31 matches with a large group of countries, for example, UAE, England, Australia, and Sri Lanka offering a hand to help finish the rest of the competition.
“Time is not right to even talk about the new IPL teams at this stage. We have to first decide the way forward on the suspended season and then only decisions can be taken on the new teams for IPL 2022. No discussion in this regard is happening at this stage in the BCCI,” Said by Source to InsideSport
“We don’t see any moment on this before July. We can’t give any timelines at this stage. As I said, no discussion currently in this regard is taking place in BCCI for now,”
Prior, it was expressed that the load up needed to get the two new groups finished by this month to give the establishments sufficient opportunity to get ready for the 2022 season.
Those plans have now been pushed back, in spite of the fact that it will lead a uber player closeout one year from now to allow every one of the groups a reasonable opportunity at making their crew solid.