IPL 2021: IPL and CPL dates conflict, BCCI will talk to WI board to get Caribbean League first, The Cricket Board of India (BCCI) is in talks with Cricket West Indies (CWI) to organize the Caribbean Premier League (CPL 2021) a week or 10 days in advance.
The BCCI has decided to hold the remaining matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) in September and wants to transfer players from one bio bubble (bio safe environment) to another bio bubble without any hindrance.
The IPL had to be postponed due to the Kovid-19 pandemic (COVID-19). The BCCI on Saturday approved the resumption of the remaining matches of the IPL in the UAE in September.
The CPL is scheduled to begin on August 28 and its final will be played on September 19, while the remaining matches of the IPL are likely to be played from September 18 to October 10, making it difficult for players to be part of both leagues.
BCCI sources told PTI on the condition of confidentiality, "" Our cricket is in talks with the West Indies and we are hoping that if the CPL ends a few days ago, it will give players a bio bubble It will help to move to the second bio bubble.
With this, players can reach Dubai at the right time and stay there for three days on compulsory segregation.
If there is no agreement between the BCCI and CWI, then many top players can stay out of the initial matches of the IPL.
These players include Kieron Pollard, Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Nicholas Pooran, Fabian Allen, Chemo Paul, Sunil Narayan, besides Trinidad and Tobago coach Brendon McCullum who is the Kolkata Knight Riders There are also coaches.