IPL 2022 in India: League Matches in Maharashtra, Playoffs in Gujarat – Report
IPL 2022 in India: In Maharashtra, there are four stadiums to be precise - CCI, DY Patil, Wankhede Stadium, and the MCA in Pune.
Mumbai: A week back there were multiple reports suggesting that the IPL could be moved to UAE or South Africa. But now, a report in the Times of India states that the IPL would be conducted in India. The report suggests that the league matches would be conducted in Maharashtra and the playoffs would be played in Gujarat.
”Yes, I believe the IPL is coming to CCI, and we would be very glad to host it,” CCI President Premal Udani said TOI.
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In Maharashtra, there are four stadiums to be precise – CCI, DY Patil, Wankhede Stadium, and the MCA in Pune. The playoffs are set to be held at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
As per the report, the alternate option in case the Covid situation worsens is taking it to the UAE. In 2021, the second leg of the IPL was held in UAE after the cash-rich league had to be postponed indefinitely in March after the Coronavirus situation in India in April.
Meanwhile, the much-awaited mega auction is set to take place in a couple of weeks. The auction will take place in Bengaluru where 1214 players would go under the hammer in a two-day event.
IPL 2022 is set to be bigger because of the addition of two new teams to the league. Franchises from Lucknow and Ahmedabad would be making their IPL debuts and eyes would be on the two teams. While KL Rahul would be leading Lucknow, Hardik Pandya would be in charge of the Ahmedabad team.
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