The Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council (GC) chairman Brijesh Patel on Friday advised Sportstar that the way forward for the Ladies’s T20 Problem will probably be up for dialogue within the GC assembly subsequent week.
“We will probably be discussing all these issues (relating to the event) within the assembly,” Patel stated. Whereas he didn’t specify whether or not the ladies’s event will lastly get a go-ahead this 12 months, the seasoned administrator acknowledged that the chances will probably be deliberated ‘protecting all components in thoughts’.
With the Ladies’s Huge Bash League scheduled to be performed between October 17 and November 29, the abroad gamers will not be accessible. So, that makes the way forward for the event additional unsure.
The Indian girls’s cricket staff was scheduled to journey to England for a triangular sequence in September, however the BCCI referred to as off the tour not too long ago. In a really perfect world, the Ladies’s T20 Problem League comprising 4 groups would have been performed on the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. However the coronavirus pandemic stalled all plans.
Whereas the Board officers remained non-committal concerning the possibilities of internet hosting the event this 12 months, these within the know of issues insist that it may very well be a logistical problem if in any respect the event is deliberate. “It seems very powerful. There’s already so many logistical points for the reason that IPL will probably be held overseas, so earlier than taking any determination, every little thing needs to be saved in thoughts,” a senior official stated, indicating that IPL might not characteristic girls’s matches.
In a launch on February 29, BCCI secretary Jay Shah had acknowledged that as a part of its ongoing dedication to develop the ladies’s recreation, “BCCI is happy to announce the 2020 Ladies’s T20 Problem. The event which began in 2018 and was an enormous success, additional garnered all the precise eyeballs within the 12 months to observe.”
A full-fledged Ladies’s T20 Problem was successful in 2019, the place three groups performed in Jaipur.