While announcing the dates of the IPL, its chairman Brijesh Patel had told PTI that the decision on letting in fans during the 19 September- 8 November event will be taken by the UAE government.
With the postponement of the ICC T20 World Cup, the BCCI is planning aggressively to have an IPL in the UAE provided the central government green-lights their request for a shift.
Cricket boards in UAE and Sri Lanka have offered to host the league considering the situation in India where the number of coronavirus cases had surged.
The six-team D10 league will mark the return of competitive cricket in the UAE after the coronavirus pandemic, with a total of 34 matches being played in the event that begins on 24 July.
PCB planning to launch joint bid with UAE to host ICC events in 2023-2031 cycle, says chairman Ehsan Mani
The Pakistan Cricket Board is planning to launch a joint bid for five to six ICC events along with its counterpart from the UAE, according to PCB chairman Ehsan Mani.
UAE batsman Ashfaq Ahmed becomes country's fourth cricketer to be provisionally suspended for corruption
Ahmed opened the batting in their first two matches at the T20 World Cup qualifying tournament. He scored four as UAE lost to Oman on Friday and three as they beat Ireland on Saturday.
Asia Cup 2018: ACC's farcical scheduling of tournament to milk India-Pakistan clash unfair to other teams
The India-Pakistan clash is a goose that lays golden eggs. The administrators should be watchful not kill the goose in a bid to get the maximum out of it.
Since 2010, Pakistan has not only hosted all its international home matches in UAE but also launched its PSL brand in Dubai two years ago.
Salman Butt to play in Dhaka Premier League after being cleared of any wrongdoing in Ajman All-Stars T20 tournament
Butt has committed to a full season for local giants Mohammedan Sporting Club, a club captained by Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan.
The ICC confirmed that there is "strong evidence" to indicate that the Ajman All Stars tournament is a "corrupt event" but at the same time clarified that the parent body cannot take action as it is not under their sanctioning purview.
International Cricket Council investigating UAE's private Ajman All Stars League after farcical dismissals go viral
A match in the Ajman All Stars League, which is not sanctioned by the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), saw several batsmen appear to throw their wickets in bizarre fashion, by running themselves out or getting stumped without trying to return to the crease, even when the wicketkeeper fumbled.
ICC on Tuesday rejected media reports of having signed a deal with the newly floated Indian Champions League (ICL) T20 tournament comprising of retired former cricketers.
MCL has no intention to compete with a similar proposed event floated by cricketing greats Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne, said its promoter and former Australia batsman Dean Jones.