IPL 2021: Big question before BCCI over resumption of second phase of IPL after India-England Manchester Test postponed: All is not set for Indian team and BCCI as India England fifth and the final Test in Manchester has been postponed. With a delay in the start of the final Test of the series, uncertainty looms over Indian based IPL bound players who are currently in England. Indian players who were earlier expected to join their respective franchise squads in UAE by September 15th will now see a change in plans as the start Manchester Test has been deferred.
Unlike earlier and with the postponement of the Manchester Test, the Indian players in all likeliness will leave for UAE based second leg a little later than their earlier schedule.
As per the earlier plans, India England Manchester Test was to wrap up on September 14 following which the Indian players were to fly to the Gulf country for the remaining matches of IPL.
@ 1:16 PM: Fifth and the final Test match between Indian and England at Manchester has been cancelled.
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