With the final elections set to happen in 2019, the Indian Premier League (IPL) might properly be moved to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Whereas talks are nonetheless in a nascent stage, it could possibly be the extra favoured venue as UAE performed host to the IPL even in 2014. The primary half of the league was performed in UAE earlier than the cash-rich league returned to India within the enterprise finish.
Talking to CricketNext, IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla mentioned: “With the Lok Sabha elections set to happen, UAE is unquestionably one of many choices, however a ultimate name can be taken after taking the view of all of the stakeholders.”
One other official mentioned that there are two sides to the situation. If your complete match must be shifted because of the elections, then the cash-rich league might properly be moved to South Africa, but when it’s a case of some video games or half the league, then UAE is the answer as that’s logistically additionally extra viable.
There’s additionally an possibility of an early election during which case the 12th version of the IPL can be performed in India solely.