BCCI Considering Holding IPL 2020 in July.
BCCI Considering Holding IPL, The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have been keeping their fingers crossed and options open for a possibility of orgnising the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 as early as July, after the T20 tournament was postponed owing to the 21-day coronavirus lockdown.
The 2020 edition of the IPL was launched from March 29, but spread of coronavirus in March helted the tournament to be put on hold.
The cricket governing body in the country is keen watch on the coronavirus situation and is hopeful that the entire event be canceled, given the financial commitments of the stakeholders including BCCI, the broadcasters as well as the franchise owners.
BCCI Considering Holding IPL, IPL Matched can be held in the stadium without fans, But only as a last resort.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day national lockdown to encourage social distancing and slow the spread of the virus, with talks among many quarters that the lockdown may be extended.
According to estimates, if the IPL is not held this year, the tournament might lose Rs 5,000-Rs 7,500 crore of its Rs 47,500 crore valuation
If the IPL is canceled, broadcasters Star India, would lose Rs 3269.50 crore, with them having bought the right for Rs 16,347 crore in 2018 for five years.
There would be loss of revenue from the title sponsors as well, with Rs 400 crore from VIVO. The had also signed a Rs 2,000 crore deal for a period of 5 years.
Everyone wants IPL to be held, but due to this coronavirus, no game is being played in the whole world, I think it’s time to sit at home and fight again this coronavirus. Hope IPL will be played this year. “Stay home, Stay safe.”