NEW DELHI: Whereas the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises are working time beyond regulation as they enter the final stage of planning to take the 13th version of the league […]
Talking to IANS, a BCCI official stated that whereas the Sports activities Ministry has already given the go-ahead, the board is hopeful that the Exterior Affairs Ministry and the Dwelling Ministry will even give the go-ahead quickly. The official reiterated that there can be no hiccups and the Indian cricket board will abide by all of the laws put in place by the federal government within the combat towards the coronavirus pandemic.
“The BCCI has acquired clearance from the Sports activities Ministry and we’re hopeful of a optimistic response from the opposite departments fairly quickly as properly. There have been some noises from sure quarters as they wish to see the board fail in efficiently conducting the IPL this 12 months, however they’re mainly solely making an attempt to create confusion among the many cricket loving folks within the nation.
“Let me guarantee you that the BCCI is dedicated in the direction of organising a secure and clear IPL and are assured that it’s going to give the mandatory increase to the sports activities sector in these instances. We’re additionally extraordinarily grateful to the federal government for his or her assist and understanding. In truth, they’ve been guiding us proper by this era and we might additionally wish to thank Sports activities Minister Kiren Rijiju,” the official stated.
IPL franchises are additionally assured that the federal government will give the required permission to take the event to UAE because the IPL will additional increase the morale of the folks of India who’ve needed to face a tricky time combating the pandemic.
“See, you’ll at all times have folks round you who will take a look at the negatives. However what you can’t overlook is the form of assist the IPL offers the Indian home construction. We’re assured that the BCCI will get the required permission to take the event to UAE as a result of on the finish of the day all of us need the grins to return on the faces of the Indian folks. Many are ready to see the likes of M.S. Dhoni and Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma take the sector after so many months. All protocols might be adopted and security of the gamers might be a precedence,” one of many officers of an IPL franchise stated.