Indian cricketers are set to get back on the field After the massive break of 6 months due to ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Indian cricketers can be seen in the upcoming IPL 2020 which has to play in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Players have joined their respective franchises and reached to UAE for the IPL 2020 which will begin from September 19.
After the IPL 2020, Virat Kohli and the company will fly directly from UAE to Australia for a bilateral series starting from the first week of December.
After the Australia tour, Team India will host to England for a series in February 2021. IPL 2021 will be held after this series in April.
It means Indian fans will be a witness a lot of cricket next year due to lost time in the 2020 calendar due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
IPL 2021 Schedule date:
“The senior Indian men’s team will travel to Australia in December this year. They will come back to the country for a series against England starting from February next year. This will be followed by IPL 2021 in April,” Ganguly wrote to state associations and issued directions regarding the upcoming schedule of the Indian cricket team.
Ganguly writes in the letter,
“In the domestic cricket context, we are currently in the offseason. And the BCCI is making all efforts to ensure that domestic cricket resumes as and when the conditions permit.
The health and safety of players and all others involved in domestic cricket are of utmost importance to BCCI. And we are continually monitoring all aspects.
“All members will be duly informed about the future course of action. And suggestions will be taken before we resume domestic cricket.
We are hopeful that the Covid-19 situation will improve over the next few months. We will be able to start domestic cricket in a safe and healthy environment.”