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BCCI confirms venue for IPL 2022

BCCI confirms venue for IPL 2022

The Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) has confirmed the venues for the Indian Premier League (IPL 2022). The venue fuss had been going on for so long but finally, the 15th edition of the extravaganza is set to be played in Maharashtra’s iconic grounds.

Sticking at their keen mission to organize IPL in India this time following the last two editions stuck on due to COVID, the BCCI and the Indian cricket world are delighted to name the venues. A total of 70 matches will be played in IPL 2022 including 55 in Mumbai and 15 in Pune across four venues- Wankhede Stadium, Brabourne, DY Patil, and the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) respectively.

While announcing the opening date for the event, fans will enjoy the opener on 26th March, a day before the marquee tournament was expected to begin. The bigger the IPL 2022 mega auction was, the biggest is supposed to be the tournament. This time, 10 teams will feature following the edition of two new franchises; Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans.

It must be noted that IPL 2020 was entirely played in the UAE amidst the poor health conditions in India. Later on, with many wishes to host India’s tournament within the realms, BCCI, however, integrated IPL 2021 in the backyard, however, was left with no option but to move it to the UAE a few months later with a mid-way mark.

So far, the COVID condition in India has somehow improved, but if gets triggered again, there are higher chances the league will once again be moving away from the Indian homes. South Africa, Sri Lanka, UAE, and a few more can be the likely places to shift the IPL 2022.

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