Curtailed IPL is one among 7 options discussed at owners’ meeting: Report

The BCCI on Saturday talked about the alternative of conducting a curtailed Indian Premier League with the 8 IPL franchise house owners in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that has led to the party becoming suspended by a fortnight.

The BCCI on Friday suspended the IPL from March 29 to April fifteen and also named off the ODI collection in opposition to South Africa.

“There were being 6 to 7 options talked about all through the meeting among staff house owners and BCCI together with a curtailed IPL,” a BCCI source told PTI on conditions of anonymity immediately after the meeting right here.

In India, there have been two deaths and a lot more than 80 favourable COVID-19 instances, ensuing in a federal government directive to shut the fans out of sporting occasions to prevent massive gatherings.

The source also verified that shifting the event overseas was not talked about at all in the meeting.

COVID-19 has resulted in a lot more than 5,000 deaths globally.

Kings XI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia said: “BCCI, IPL and (official broadcaster) Star (Sports) are distinct that we are not seeking at monetary loss.