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- BCCI awaits the approval of the Government of India for the IPL event in UAE
United Arab Emirates Cricket Board (UAECB) secretary Mubashshir Usmani said on Friday that if the government approves, they would like to fill the stadiums with an audience of 30 to 50 per cent in the Indian Premier League to be held in the United Arab Emirates (IPL in UAE) . Announcing the dates of the Indian Premier League (IPL), its chairman Brajesh Patel said that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government's decision to allow spectators to take the field during the T20 tournament to be held from 19 September to 8 November Will go.
Despite announcing the dates, the Cricket Board of India (BCCI) is also awaiting the approval of the Indian government for the IPL in the UAE. Ummani said over the phone, 'Once we get the confirmation from the BCCI (about the approval of the Government of India), we will go to our government with the complete proposal and standard operating procedure (SOP), prepared by us and the BCCI would have gone.'
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He said, 'We would definitely like our people to experience this prestigious tournament but it will be entirely the decision of the government. Here in most tournaments, the number of viewers varies from 30 to 50 percent, we are expecting this number.
Usmani said, “We expect the approval of our government on this.” There are more than 6000 active cases of Covid-19 in the UAE and the epidemic there is almost controlled. However, the 2020 Dubai Rugby Sevens Tournament to be held in November has been canceled for the first time since 1970 due to the threat of corona virus.
He said about the concerns about the safety of IPL, 'UAE government has been very effective in reducing the number of infected. We are leading a normal life by following certain rules and protocols. ' Usmani said, “And while there is still some time in the IPL, we will definitely be in a better position than this.” The Governing Council of the IPL will meet on Sunday to decide on logistics and SOP.
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