It's India's tournament: Sourav Ganguly hopeful of BCCI staging IPL 2022 in India with packed stadiums

Asia's Tech News Daily

© Provided by WION

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will be looking to bring the Indian Premier League (IPL) back to India after hosting the second leg of the 14th edition successfully in UAE this year. Due to COVID-19, the last couple of editions of the IPL have been played outside the country. While the complete tournament from start to end was hosted in the UAE last year, IPL 2021 kicked off in India earlier this year before it had to be shifted to the UAE due to COVID-19.

It was the first edition of IPL which was played across two legs in two different countries. India was hit by the second wave of COVID-19 while the tournament’s first leg was underway in the country. Players from several teams contracted the infection which led to the postponement of the tournament before it was moved to the UAE where the second leg was concluded on October 15 with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) becoming the champions after beating Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the final.

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly was recently asked during the launch of the T20 World Cup campaign for My11Circle whether the IPL will return to India next year. The BCCI chief said he was hopeful of the board staging the tournament in front of packed stadiums in India in 2022 as the COVID-19 situation in the country is under control at present.

“I hope so, because it’s India’s tournament. As much as you see the superb atmosphere in Dubai, it’s different in India. It’s absolutely madness in India with the stands full. We’d love to have it back in India. I’m sure in the next seven-eight months, the COVID-19 situation will be very different, and we can host it in India with packed stands and the supporters pouring,” said Ganguly, who was in Dubai to attend the IPL 2021 final between CSK and KKR on Friday.

Also Read: MS Dhoni will be the 1st player to be kept by CSK if retentions are allowed ahead of IPL mega auction – Report

With India reporting less than 20,000 COVID-19 cases daily now, the situation is under control. BCCI will be hosting IPL 2022 in India next year if the situation remains the same. Ahead of IPL 2022, the board will add two new teams to the roster and conduct a mega player auction for all ten franchises heading into the new season.

Internet Explorer Channel Network
Asia's Tech News Daily
News Related


Omicron COVID-19 variant is a cause for concern, not panic: US President Joe Biden tells Americans

© Provided by Zee News New Delhi: US President Joe Biden on Monday (November 29, 2021) told Americans that the new COVID-19 variant Omicron is a cause for concern and ... Read more »

New COVID-19 variant Omicron poses 'very high' risk, warns WHO

© Provided by Zee News Geneva: The World Health Organization has warned on Monday that the global risk from the omicron variant is ‘very high’ based on early evidence, saying ... Read more »

Saint Andrew's Day 2021: History and Significance

© Provided by News18 Saint Andrew’s Day 2021: History and Significance Saint Andrew’s Day celebrated on November 30, marks the beginning of the Advent devotion of Saint Andrew Christmas Novena. ... Read more »

IMD predicts heavy to very heavy rainfall in THESE states starting today - Check full forecast here

© Provided by DNA The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall and thunderstorms in several parts of the country from November 30 till December 2. IMD scientist RK ... Read more »

Ind Vs NZ 1st Test: Rahul Dravid gives Rs 35,000 to Green Park groundsmen for preparing sporty pitch

© Provided by Jagran English New Delhi | Jagran Sports Desk: New Zealand managed to pull back the suspected loss in their first test match against India into a borderline ... Read more »

Arman Tsarukyan vs. Joel Alvarez targeted for Feb. 26 UFC event

A battle between surging lightweight contenders is being slated for February. © Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that ... Read more »

Pics: Flyweight ‘No Love' Has ‘No Fat' Left On His Body

UFC 269 on January 11th doesn’t just feature the hotly anticipated lightweight title fight between champ Charles Oliveira and Dustin Poirier, or the slightly less anticipated mauling of Juliana Pena ... Read more »

Tshiebwe helps No. 9 Kentucky rout Central Michigan 85-57

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Oscar Tshiebwe had 20 points and 16 rebounds, TyTy Washington Jr. added 15 points and No. 9 Kentucky quickly overwhelmed Central Michigan for a 85-57 victory ... Read more »

Charlotte Hornets vs. Chicago Bulls: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

© Provided by HoopsHype The Charlotte Hornets (13-9) play against the Chicago Bulls (8-8) at United Center Game Time: 8:00 PM EST on Monday November 29, 2021 Charlotte Hornets 0, ... Read more »

Are Braves suddenly at greater risk of losing Freddie Freeman?

© Provided by Fansided With Corey Seager leaving the Los Angeles Dodgers for the Texas Rangers, expect L.A. to pursue Freddie Freeman. Freeman was always in play for the Dodgers, ... Read more »

Vice Admiral Hari Kumar to take over as new Indian Navy Chief today

© Provided by Zee News New Delhi: Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar would take over as the next chief of Indian naval staff on Tuesday from Admiral Karam Bir Singh ... Read more »

Thunder has seen a shift in the Rockets swagger since their last meeting

© Provided by RocketsWire A lot has changed since the last time the Houston Rockets played the Oklahoma City Thunder on November 17. Since the 101-89 defeat to the Thunder, ... Read more »

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Dallas Mavericks: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

© Provided by HoopsHype The Cleveland Cavaliers (10-10) play against the Dallas Mavericks (8-8) at American Airlines Center Game Time: 8:30 PM EST on Monday November 29, 2021 Cleveland Cavaliers ... Read more »

Darrell Henderson Jr. has quad strain, Odell Beckham Jr. suffered hip pointer

© Provided by Rams Wire In addition to losing to the Packers on Sunday, the Rams also took a small hit on the injury front. Darrell Henderson Jr. suffered a ... Read more »

Indiana Pacers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

© Provided by HoopsHype The Indiana Pacers (9-13) play against the Minnesota Timberwolves (10-10) at Target Center Game Time: 8:00 PM EST on Monday November 29, 2021 Indiana Pacers 0, ... Read more »

(LEAD) Bears' ace Ariel Miranda voted 2021 KBO MVP

(ATTN: ADDS details, comments, photo)By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Yonhap) — Doosan Bears’ left-hander Ariel Miranda captured the most valuable player (MVP) award in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) ... Read more »

Jacksonville State hires Rich Rodriguez as head coach

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jacksonville State has hired former major college head coach Rich Rodriguez to lead its program into the FBS level. Rodriguez is a former coach at Arizona, ... Read more »

'Crypto Bill Description on Banning Private Crypto Was a Mistake': Ex-Fin Secy who Drafted Bill

© Provided by News18 ‘Crypto Bill Description on Banning Private Crypto Was a Mistake’: Ex-Fin Secy who Drafted Bill With the winter session of the Parliament officially kick-starting, I sat ... Read more »

Petrol, diesel prices today: Rates constant on 30 November, check here what you need to pay in your city

© Provided by Firstpost Petrol, diesel prices today: Rates constant on 30 November, check here what you need to pay in your city Petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged for ... Read more »

India vs New Zealand 2021: Rahul Dravid backs out-of-form Ajinkya Rahane, says THIS about stand-in skipper

© Provided by Zee News Team India head coach Rahul Dravid has backed stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane to come good, saying that he is a quality player who did well ... Read more »

Certainly not unfair: MCC on Mayank Agarwal fielding on his knees

© Provided by Mid-Day Mayank Agarwal’s decision to field on his knees in the gully became one of the talking points of the first Test between India and New Zealand ... Read more »

South Africa Returnee, His Two Contacts Test Covid Positive in Chandigarh, Omicron Strain Not Known Yet

© Analiza Pathak | News Desk South Africa Returnee, His Two Contacts Test Covid Positive in Chandigarh, Omicron Strain Not Known Chandigarh: A 39-year-old Chandigarh resident who had returned ... Read more »

Colts coach Frank Reich: Few regrets over not running the ball in loss to Buccaneers

INDIANAPOLIS — The number was hard to ignore. Twenty-six or twenty-seven passing plays in a row, depending on whether or not a Carson Wentz scramble that was nullified by a ... Read more »

Brian Kelly expected to leave Notre Dame for LSU

The shockwaves of Lincoln Riley bolting Oklahoma for USC have not settled and another stunner on the college football coaching carousel. Brian Kelly is expected to leave Notre Dame for ... Read more »

Two weeks out! - Picture surfaces of Cody Garbrandt looking rail thin ahead of flyweight debut

Cody Garbrandt’s move to the flyweight division is about to become a reality. The former bantamweight champion has long talked about wanting to make the move, and was even lined ... Read more »

Brian Kelly leaving Notre Dame to be next head football coach at LSU, according to reports

LSU is expected to hire Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly to be its next head coach, according to multiple reports, with an announcing coming as early as Tuesday. Yahoo! Sports was ... Read more »

CID records statement of former Mumbai CP Param Bir Singh in extortion case

© Provided by Zee News Former Mumbai Police chief Param Bir Singh on Monday recorded his statement before the Crime Investigation Department (CID) at its Navi Mumbai office for around ... Read more »

Omicron fears: Parents undecided over sending children back to school

© Provided by The Indian Express With December 1, the date announced by the state education department for reopening of physical (offline) classes for school students from Class 1, just ... Read more »

Star Health IPO opens today — Check out close date, allotment and other important details

© BCCL Star Health IPO opens today — Check out close date, allotment and other important details Star Health and Allied Insurance IPO has opened today and will close on ... Read more »

Wall Street: How S&P 500, Dow Jones, Nasdaq, Russell 2000 fared on Monday

© Provided by CNBCTV18 The US stock markets on Monday witnessed some recovery from a slide last week. The S&P 500 recovered more than half its drop from Friday even ... Read more »

RERA has brought discipline to real estate sector but needs more teeth, say experts

© Provided by The Indian Express Four and a half years since Real Estate Regulatory and Development Act came into force, Maharashtra continues to lead the country in terms of ... Read more »

‘No dearth of O2, medicines': Pune administration seeks to allay fears

© Provided by The Indian Express In view of the emergence of the Omicron variant of the Covid-19 virus, the district administration in Pune has started preparation in the event ... Read more »

Will Karnataka impose a lockdown amid Omicron scare? CM Basavaraj Bommai answers

© Provided by Zee News Davanagere: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday dismissed fears in some quarters over any possible lockdown amid COVID-19 cases in some educational institutions and ... Read more »

Go Fashion shares set to list on BSE, NSE today; check what grey market trends suggest on listing

© Provided by CNBCTV18 Go Fashion — the operator of Go Colors outlets — is set to list its shares on stock exchanges BSE and NSE on Tuesday, November 30. ... Read more »

IPL 2022: MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma retained, check FULL LIST here

© Provided by Zee News By the end of the day on Tuesday (November 30), every cricket fan will officially know the list of players retained by the original eight ... Read more »

Five NHL quarter-mark thoughts: Finding out what your team really is

A few thoughts from around the league as the NHL hits the one-quarter mark… © Kyusung Gong/AP Zegras 1. The season finally has a shape It’s become accepted practice in ... Read more »

Bellator 272 fight card released, Jared Scoggins vs. Josh Hill promoted to main card

Bellator has released the full fight card for its event on Friday. © Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images Bellator 272 takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., and ... Read more »

Seahawks vs. Washington live score, updates, highlights from NFL 'Monday Night Football' game

2021 hasn’t been kind to the Seahawks. For much of this season, Pete Carroll’s squad has been at unprecedented junctures for all the wrong reasons. They currently sit at 3-7, ... Read more »

Losing three straight has McVay, Rams in unfamiliar position

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams didn’t win a game in November. That puts a team that was regarded as a Super Bowl favorite coming into the ... Read more »

Battlefield 2042 is an adrenaline-pumping buggy game with limitless potential – Review

© Provided by GamePur Since the release of Battlefield 1942 in 2002, the franchise has made its mark in the video game industry for its immense scale and famous “only ... Read more »
On you will find lots of free English exam practice materials to help you improve your English skills: grammar, listening, reading, writing, ielts, toeic