Watch: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly gives latest update on IPL 2020 and T20 World Cup

Published on: Jul 9, 2020 12:57 pm IST|Updated on: May 20, 2021 12:37 pm IST

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Cricket fans for long have been deprived of quality cricket. International cricket resumed yesterday with the clash between England and West Indies, but the fans are still waiting to get some positive news regarding the Premier tournaments like IPL and T20 World Cup which were to be held during this time. In his recent live chat former Indian captain and BCCI president, Sourav Ganguly cleared the doubt regarding these two mega-events.

Too early to comment on ICC T20 World Cup, says Sourav Ganguly

Former Indian captain and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly celebrated his birthday yesterday. As a tribute to the great man, famous cricket anchor Vikrant Gupta organized a live chat with Ganguly on his birthday to discuss everything ranging from his career to the future of cricket post-COVID-19. One of the most important questions that were put forward to Dada by Vikrant was the confusion regarding the staging of two of the pinnacle cricket events, ICC T20 World Cup and Indian Premier League.

Ganguly replied that the decision regarding the postponement of the ICC T20 World Cup lies entirely with the ICC and he added that it is too early for him to comment on that issue. Unless there is some official statement from the ICC regarding this, it will remain in dilemma.

Will look for all possible options to stage the IPL, says Sourav Ganguly

Regarding the much-awaited Indian Premier League, he cleared that the IPL will happen in one way or the other. He added that he was aware of the fact that the fans are waiting to see the fours of Virat Kohli, sixes of Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni, explosive batting of Rishabh Pant and bowling of Jasprit Bumrah.

He mentioned that even though many things like health situation in the country are out of his control, he will make every important step to staging the mega event in the most possible way. It is almost clear that the IPL will happen, as it would bring in a huge amount of revenue for the BCCI, which can be then used for the rest of their expenses.

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