The 14th edition of the IPL has been postponed due to Corona’s outburst. No decision has been made yet on when or where it will start anew. However, the rest of the start, but the cricketers of England are uncertain. This was stated by Ashley Giles, the ‘Director of Cricket’ of the England men’s team. According to him, the chances of English cricketers playing in the remaining matches of the IPL are slim.
The IPL was postponed on May 4 when some cricketers and support staff were attacked. The BCCI is thinking of re-organizing the empty schedule if the situation improves. But it is doubtful whether English cricketers will be able to join.
Because of the busy schedule in front of England. The English cricket will play a two-match Test series against New Zealand next month. This will be followed by a five-match Test against India. Then the World Cup in October. Ashes at the end of the year. All in all, the English schedule is crammed.
But when we start the series against New Zealand this summer, then our schedule is impossibly busy. We have a lot of important and high-profile games, including the T20 World Cup and the Ashes. We have to take care of our cricketers properly. ‘
The former England star added, ‘The context of the New Zealand series was different. Those matches were fixed at the end of January, by which time the cricketers had agreed to play the entire IPL. But if the front schedule is all right, I’m hoping to get all of the boys. We plan to play England cricketers in England matches. ‘
Meanwhile, after the closure of the IPL, Indian media reported that the chances of Corona being in India are slim. Then the next matches may be on foreign soil. BCCI president Sourav Ganguly also said the rest of the 14th IPL would be held outside India. However, the venue of the event is still uncertain, said Sourav Ganguly, president of the Cricket Board of India.
The former India captain told Sportsstar magazine, “There are a lot of problems with the organization, such as the 14-day quarantine. Now it is not possible in India. This quarantine is very difficult to handle. And I can’t say so soon how to get a slot for the IPL. ‘
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