| IANS | Updated: 23 Jul 2020, 06:49:00 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), like the franchisees, has started a strategy for arranging the 13th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). However, the official announcement will take place only after the IPL Council meeting. A BCCI official said that the boards are in touch with UAE Airlines Emirates and Etihat and have asked them for information about their August schedule, as the teams may leave for the UAE at the end of August.
The official said, 'The concerned team of BCCI has contacted airlines like Emirates, Etihad in UAE and asked how they are thinking about starting the airline and whether they are in India like cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata. Is thinking of starting an airline.
“Apart from the IPL teams, the BCCI's logistics and operation teams will also have to be in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah to ensure that preparations are going well,” he said. IPL is known for its superiority as far as operations are concerned and this year will be no different. If UAE Airlines does not start its service, we will arrange a chartered plane like the franchisees. '
Homework complete, now the results will be given
When asked about hotels in these cities, he said that homework has been done by franchisees and BCCI in this regard and everything will be decided in the next few days. He said, “So far the franchisees have seen their choice and we are doing our job as BCCI. In the next few days, we will make sure the place where to stay and then talk to the franchisees. Once we tell her the options of BCCI and she will tell us her options, then it will be decided where she is going to stop. '
This plan is for the hotel
When asked why the BCCI had to come in the hotel, the official said, “If the price of the hotel costs you 10,000 per night, then the BCCI can give you it for 6,000.” So it is easier for teams to talk to the board. Hotels will be their choice and money will also be theirs. We can only give them the best deal. ”IPL-13 can be held between 26 September to 8 November. The final decision on this will be taken only after the permission of the Indian government.