Dubai:The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) on Monday confirmed it had received the official Letter of Intent from the BCCI to host the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the UAE.
"We have received the (official) letter and now wait on the decision from the Indian Government which will ink the final deal." said Mubashshir Usmani, Emirates Cricket Board Secretary General in a statement.
Usmani stated both Boards have fully mobilised and have instigated discussions with the relevant authorities, including their respective internal working-committees, in preparation of hosting the tournament (starting September 19th with the final proposed for November 8th) in a safe, protected
"There are many factors which influence the operations and logistics of hosting what is the world's most exciting, popular and lucrative tournament." said Usmani. (UNI)