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BCCI is desperate to organise IPL 2020 even during Covid-19 for this reason, explains Rahul Dravid

August 1, 2020

Written By,

Payel Gosh

The wall of the Indian team and former cricketer, Rahul Dravid, has explained why BCCI is eager and desperate for IPL. When nearly the whole world has gone to a halt because of coronavirus pandemic, the BCCI has intensely chosen this period for the tournament.

The Indian cricket board, indeed, is so dead set on leading the IPL that it has moved the tournament out of the nation to the UAE. This is because of the disturbing circumstance of the virus affected India. Such distress from the BCCI in a difficult time has dumbfounded many people. However, Rahul Dravid has now explained the purpose of this. The amazing batsman expressed why conducting the IPL is very important for the Indian cricket scenario.

Conducting IPL is vital for domestic cricket in India

Rahul Dravid described why the IPL 2020 is so significant for the cricket ecosystem in the nation. The previous mentor of the U19 team and India A team further said that the BCCI would make a bio-secure condition for the players to guarantee their safety from the virus during the tournament in UAE.

The truth is, none of the domestic cricket games produces any income. It costs a ton of cash to hold. So when someone needs to offer little fellows and young women the chance to play; if that someone needs to give them chances to communicate their ability, cash must originate from someplace. To direct competition and grow high-class competitors, it costs cash. There's a money related component included, according to Dravid.

If the board doesn't have that income, not just will that competition suffer, its effect will also get in the lower circle.

Meanwhile, IPL 2020 will begin on September 19 in the UAE. IPL Governing Council executive Brijesh Patel has just affirmed this and the start date for the event. The 13th season of the tournament has continuously postponed since the first date of March 29 and May 17 due to pandemic.

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Written By,

Payel Gosh