Published – 29th March
Updated- 8th June
Cricket is a game that changes every single ball. Same way, cricket news especially IPL also changes after each passing day. Here we bring to you the top recent IPL 2021 news.
IPL 2021 : LATEST NEWS
As the BCCI is still struggling to finalize the dates & schedule for IPL 2021 part 2, there is some unpleasant news for the Indian board. On 7th June, reports emerged that the BCCI would extend the window to lessen double-headers with the final on October 15 – but any extension beyond October 10th will not go down well with the ICC.
Earlier, BCCI warned foreign players playing in IPL 2021 that if they do not participate in the remaining matches of IPL, their salary will be deducted.
BCCI Cancelled T20I Series With South Africa In September Due To Clash With IPL 2021 Part -2
BCCI is making every effort to organize the remaining matches of IPL 2021 postponed due to Corona. In this series of efforts, the BCCI has canceled the series of three T20 matches with South Africa to be held in September.
According to sources, the BCCI has made up its mind to have the postponed IPL 2021 Part 2 in Dubai, and a one or two-match series can be sacrificed for this.
If all goes well, then cricket lovers will see IPL 2021 Part from September 18 or 19 in Dubai. There are a total of 60 matches in IPL 2021, 29 matches were played in Part 1, out of the remaining 31 matches, 9 or 10 double headers (two matches in a day) will be played. The final is likely to be held on 7 or 8 October.
BCCI has requested England Cricket Board (ECB) to start the five match Test series one week earlier as they will get more days to conduct IPL2021 in September.
According to some sources the BCCI think over to make the India Vs England a 4 match Test series to conduct phase 2 of IPL 2021.
The remaining matches of IPL 2021 are not going to happen in India : BCCI Chief Sourav Ganguly.
There is a lot of speculation about the remaining matches of IPL 2021. However, today Sourav Ganguly made it clear that now the remaining matches of the fourteenth edition of the IPL are not going to happen in India.
Where and when will the remaining matches of IPL 2021 be held?
According to sources, the likely month may be September. However, the BCCI is still searching for a window in the midst of its busy foreign tour schedule. Dubai can be a potential destination, although it is very hot in the month of September, so possibilities are being searched in England as well as Sri Lanka.
England Cricket Board -England players unlikely to be available for re-scheduled IPL 2021 :
The England Cricket Board has made it clear that after June it has a very busy international schedule so its players will not be available for re-scheduled matches of IPL 2021.
- Ajay Ratra joins Delhi capitals as assistant coach
Ajay Ratra has been roped in as assistant coach for Delhi capitals. He will assist the head coach of the Delhi Capitals Ricky Ponting. It is to be noted that Delhi also has another assistant coach Md. Kaif.
- Mumbai Indians reveals new jersey for IPL 2021
Defending champion Mumbai Indians have released a new jersey for IPL 2021. It consists of 5 basic elements of the earth, water, fire, sky, and air each of this signifying essence of Franchise.
Chennai Super Kings would be seen with a new jersey for IPL 2021. It includes straps of camouflage added on the shoulders which is bordered with gold bands, and three starts embedded above the franchise logo.
- BCCI brings 10 rules to follow for IPL 2021
BCCI governing council has released a set of 10 security protocols ahead of IPL 2021. This is done in order to have a safe and peaceful IPL 2021 in this covid pandemic. This time, there has been more emphasis on the bio secure bubble for the players as well as their family.
Also Read : IPL 2021: BCCI ISSUES NEW COVID GUIDELINES
- Jofra Archer to undergo surgery on his right hand
It seems IPL franchise would have a tough time leading to the IPL season. Jofra Archer would be having his surgery of his right hand this Monday. His participation for initial few matches in IPL for Rajasthan Royals is in threat owing to his surgery.
- Delhi capitals to name a new captain for IPL 2021
Delhi capitals team promoters are said to meet next week to announce the captain for IPL 2021. Shreyas iyer, their regular captain has been ruled out of the series due to shoulder injury. Rishabh Pant appointed new captain of Delhi Capitals.
- Adam Zampa to miss RCB’s season opener
Adam Zampa, the spinner from Australia who is the part of Royal Challengers Bangalore will miss the first match of RCB this IPL season. He is going to get married next week. He is expected to join the squad in the second week of April.
- Damien wright appointed as Punjab Kings bowling coach
Former all-rounder from Tasmania Damien Wright has been roped in as the new bowling coach of Punjab Kings. He will assist the head coach Anil Kumble and batting coach Wasim Jaffer.
- Sachin, Yusuf, Badrinath tested Covid positive
The inaugural Road Safety World Series has just concluded. India legends under the leadership of Sachin Tendulkar won the trophy. It seems that the players who played the series are in little mess.
Sachin Tendulkar tested corona positive 4 days ago. Day before yesterday, Yousuf Pathan also became Covid positive, and yesterday a news has surfaced about S Badrinath also being effected by this virus.