There is no clarity whether the Indian Premier League in 2021 will be held in India or the United Arab Emirates, but the IPL Governing Council discussed the possibilities of limited venues in its first meeting on Monday.

Sportstar understands that the Governing Council, chaired by former India cricketer Brijesh Patel, decided to wait and watch before finalising the host country of IPL 2021, likely to begin in the second week of April.

“The MoU with the Emirates Cricket Board has been signed for long-term so shifting it to UAE like in 2020 won’t be too much of a hassle,” revealed a BCCI insider.

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“It will be best to wait for a month more and judge the possible impact of the pandemic on the IPL.”

The Governing Council is understood to have factored in the possibility of restricting the IPL venues in India,…

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