An exciting and thrilling moment for cricket fans as BCCI declares confirmation of the resuming of remaining Indian Premiere League matches from September 19, 2021 in UAE. More than half of the nation has waited enough for this moment and now they are being rewarded for their patience. 27 out of 56 matches plus 4 qualifiers will be played in the grounds of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. The stadiums will be enlightened again by the spells and strokes of cricketers.
Delhi Capitals, Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore are on the top three ranks in the points table with CSK as the highest Run Rate of 1.263. On the other hand, Sunrises Hyderabad is still struggling to brag their second win with the loss of 6matches out of 7. Taking about players Shikhar Dhawan with 380runs is running at front most position in the race of Orange Cap and Harshal Patel with 17wickets in the race of purple cap.
As now the biggest festival of India will resume, some extraordinary fire cracking records will also continue to be noted like as 6 fours on 6 balls by Prithvi Shaw, catches by Ravindra Jadeja, 87* off 34 by Kieron Pollard, Harshal Patel and Andre Russell’s fifer, glass breaking six by Ambati Rayudu and many more.
After the consequences of COVID on the IPL player, staff members and family members of IPL players as well, BCCI will surely make the process of sanitization and precautions more strict and hence more effective. IPL always become illuminative phase for the fanbase of legendary players who have stepped back from the international game. Moreover, 7:30pm mark on the clock will now bring back “its time to unite” moments in majority of families. The silent colonies of the country will get back their charm, everyone will now have a topic to discuss throughout the day.
IPL in some or the other manner helps the board in the selection of squad players as it allows them to analyze their performance against overseas players. Also, it acts as a wonderful platform for the young players to improve their techniques, learning and experience of the game as well as increase their fame. As it’s the year of World Cup T20, to take final calls on the venues and preparation for the worst-case scenario of the tournament played between 16 countries, BCCI seeks more time. While, for now the main focus of the board is on the IPL happening in September. IPL is also known to increase about 25% of the viewership of T.V. channels and to bring increment in sponsorship.
Though T20 WC and World Test Championship are too on the line the same year but still Indian Premier League is the one to gain the spotlight. IPL is something that has potential to bring interest in the hearts and minds of the ones who know quite less about cricket and its other formats. It makes enriches the digital viewership to reach its peak and yield cool profit for the partners.