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      IPL 2024 Schedule May be Announced in Phases due to General Elections | Details Inside

      Indian Premier League (IPL) schedule of the 2024 edition is likely to be announce in phases. As per sources, the Governing Council (GC) chair by Arun Singh Dhumal is in the middle of finalising everything and the first phase schedule of the league will be out soon.

      As per sources :

      “We have been discussing internally and have more or less figured out the schedule but a final announcement is likely to happen the moment we get clarity and necessary clearances from the Home Ministry and Election Commission of India on the polling schedule,”.

      There is no chances of moving the IPL out of India due to the elections and the whole league will be play in India.

      As in 2019 season of the IPL, which clash with the General Elections, the schedule will be announce in phases and the schedule of the first few games will be announce before the full schedule, including the qualifiers, eliminator and final, is announce.

      As per sources :

      “The schedule will be announced in phases. Like it happened in 2019. For the first few games of each team, we will release the schedule soon and then we get more clarity on polling schedule and other important dates, we will announce the remainder,”.

      In 2019, General Elections as held in 7 phases and BCCI announce the schedule of only the first two weeks of the IPL.

      As per sources, the BCCI, IPL GC and franchises have had discussions around the tentative schedule and the cash-rich league is likely to begin towards the end of March 2024.

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      India are right now playing the 5-Test series against England and there will be little over a week’s rest for the Test regulars to get ready for the IPL.

      It is a very important IPL season for the 2024 T20 World Cup hopefuls as the performances in the league would be taken into account for picking the squad for the ICC event.

      In an interaction on the sidelines of an event in Rajkot, BCCI secretary Jay Shah said all national selectors will be attending IPL games at different venues and adds that the decision on a new selector is likely to be taken soon.

      The BCCI medical team and National Cricket Academy (NCA) will also be monitoring the workload of players expect to make the T20 World Cup cut and Jay Shah adds that, like previous editions, all franchises will have no option but to follow what “supreme body” decides.

      Jay Shah said :

      “Franchises will have to follow whatever BCCI decide. BCCI is the supreme body. We are above the franchises,”.

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