IPL 2020 has been postponed indefinitely on account of Coronavirus. The first IPL was postponed from 29 March to 15 April. It has been prolonged indefinitely after the lockdown progresses to May 3.
It is anticipated that this yr's IPL could be held throughout the T20 World Cup or Asia Cup. However, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) President Ehsan Money has made it clear that PCB is not going to comply with cancel the Asia Cup to be held in UAE in September for the IPL.
Ehsan Mani stated, "I have read and heard about these speculations, but remember at the moment whether the Asia Cup is organized or not is not the decision between Pakistan and India, other countries are also connected to it."
Pakistan has to host the competitors however India has hesitated to go there on account of safety issues and bitter diplomatic relations between the 2 international locations after which it was shifted to Dubai and Abu Dhabi. <! –
In the podcast launched by PCB, Mani stated, "If by then cricket actions begin, then the Asia Cup is vital as a result of the event of cricket in Asia depends upon the cash from this event. This is vital for a lot of international locations who’re members of the Asian Cricket Council.
The PCB chairman, nevertheless, admitted that organizing the Asia Cup this yr is a giant problem as they have no idea whether or not the event can be held or not. "We don't know if this tournament will happen or not." But if the state of affairs adjustments and we’re capable of manage the Asia Cup then it needs to be performed as a result of the income generated from that is distributed among the many member international locations for the event of the sport within the subsequent two years. ''
Money additionally warned that if the T20 World Cup in Australia is postponed in October-November, there can be a giant monetary disaster for a lot of member states. "If the ICC does not pay member countries their share of the tournament, it will have financial implications for many countries."
Money additionally revealed that Pakistan has proven curiosity in internet hosting a number of ICC competitions to be held between 2023 and 2031 together with the ICC Youth Cup and the World Cup.
He stated, "Unfortunately within the earlier group of ICC competitions, Big Three India, Australia and England divided the primary competitions. This time I can say that extra international locations can be keen to host these competitions.