Srinagar, April 14: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is set postpone Indian Premier League (IPL) indefinitely, ESPNCricinfo reported Tuesday.
In wake of the lockdown extention announced by PM Modi this morning due to the coronavirus pandemic, the top officials of BCCI video-conferenced today to discuss the future of IPL. The league was earlier deferred from March 29 to April 15.
“The decision to postpone the IPL was discussed by the BCCI’s top brass including Sourav Ganguly (president), Jay Shah (secretary), Brijesh Patel (IPL chairman) over a conference call on Tuesday evening. Also part of the call were Arun Dhumal (BCCI treasurer) and Hemang Amin (IPL chief operating officer).” ESPNCricinfo said in its report.
“ESPNcricinfo understands the BCCI will formally announce their decision after convening a meeting of the IPL Governing Council this week.” It added.