India vs England: No probability of ECB acceding to BCCI’s request for shifting dates of Check sequence, says report

India vs England: No probability of ECB acceding to BCCI’s request for shifting dates of Check sequence, says report

New Delhi: The BCCI’s bid to shift the five-Check sequence between India and England, beginning on 4 August, by every week so as to accommodate the remaining 31 IPL video games has not met with any beneficial response from the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

Virat Kohli felt there were no demons in the Ahmedabad pitch. Image: Sportzpics for BCCI

File picture of Indian skipper Virat Kohli. Picture: Sportzpics for BCCI

Whereas BCCI did not make any formal request because it was confirmed by the ECB spokesperson, it’s learnt that the casual discussions between the bigwigs of each boards haven’t yielded any beneficial end result.

“There is no such thing as a probability of ECB acceding to BCCI’s request of shifting the dates of the Check sequence. Since they’ve made their stand level clear informally, I do not suppose there’s any level of creating a proper request,” a senior BCCI supply within the know of issues informed PTI.

“The ECB have their inaugural ‘Hundred’ from 24 July to 21 August. Their broadcast offers and all the pieces is in place. So there isn’t a probability of any shift taking place,” the supply stated.

The Indian crew are a possible hole of six weeks after the completion of World Check Championship closing in opposition to New Zealand which is scheduled from 18-22 June in Southampton and begin of the England sequence.

The five-Check sequence begins with first match at Nottingham ( 4-8 August), adopted by Lord’s ( 12-16 August), Leeds (25-29 August), Oval ( 2-6 September) and Manchester (10-14 Sep).

Nonetheless, a possible begin within the final week of July, with lesser gaps between the Exams would open all the month of September through which BCCI can now full the IPL within the UAE between 15 September to fifteen October.

Former England captain Michael Atherton had in reality hinted that ECB will not hearken to BCCI’s request.

“At this late stage it’s laborious to see the ECB acceding to any potential change and it’s anticipated to carry its floor,” Atherton wrote in The Occasions.

“The fifth Check of the India sequence is because of be held at Emirates Outdated Trafford between 10-14 September. Lancashire have already pre-sold three full days, and with a good wind between from time to time, would count on to promote the match out utterly.

“Shifting the sport at this late stage to earlier within the season would create logistical complications for Lancashire, the ECB and the England crew, to not say these spectators who’ve spent cash and deliberate to attend,” he reasoned in his article.

The BCCI, it’s learnt, has already began talks with numerous boards concerning the window between 15 September to fifteen October with UAE being virtually zeroed in because the vacation spot like 2020 version.

“In case of World T20, the BCCI will not take a name now however for all sensible causes and an anticipated third wave, the possibilities of the worldwide occasion taking place within the UAE put up IPL appears like a definite risk,” the supply stated.

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