However, the number of matches in the England series will not be cut. (File photo)
BCCI wants to start the five-match Test series against England (India vs England) a week ago. This will give him a window to conduct the remaining 31 matches of IPL 2021 (IPL 2021) in the last three weeks of September.
New Delhi. The current season of IPL 2021 had to be postponed after 29 matches. 31 matches are yet to be held. If the remaining matches of the T20 League are not played, then the BCCI will lose Rs 2500 crore. For this reason, the board is looking for a window for the event in the last three weeks of September. The board is in talks with the English board to start a week earlier than the India vs England series. According to the news of Cricinfo, the BCCI has written a letter to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) this week to start the England series a week ago. However, till now the BCCI has not received any reply from the English Board. If you look at the current schedule, the series of India and England is to start from August 4. The series will end on 14 September. If the series starts a week ago, it will end by 7 September. Plan to hold 31 matches remaining in three weeks According to the BCCI, if the Test series ends on September 7, then the remaining matches of the IPL can be held in the last three weeks of September. More matches of two matches can be done in a day. It is to be organized before the T20 World Cup. The T20 World Cup can be held from the middle of October to the 14th of November. India has to host the World Cup. But due to Corona, it can be shifted to UAE.Also read: Team India ready to play more matches in Sri Lanka, revenue will increase: Sri Lanka Board ECB troubles due to The Hundred The ECB is organizing The Hundred from July 21 to August 21. In such a situation, by doing the test series a week ago, it will have to prepare bio bio, hotel, broadcaster schedule and ticket sales all afresh. Players will also be tired. Because the test series will continue with The Hundred. India and English Board have good relations. In such a situation, there can be a change in the schedule of the series.