IPL 2021 Phase 2: RCB to reach Dubai amid further-extended UAE flight ban

IPL 2021 Phase 2: RCB to reach Dubai amid further-extended UAE flight ban
IPL 2021 Phase 2: RCB to reach Dubai amid further-extended UAE flight ban

IPL 2021 Phase 2: RCB to reach Dubai amid further-extended UAE flight ban: Virat Kohli led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is among the first few franchisees to leave for Dubai to gear up for the second leg of IPL 2021. Though the official dates of Phase 2 of the 14th edition of the tournament are out, the flight ban continues to be a migraine for officials and franchisees. Earlier imposed till July 28th, flights from India to the UAE will remain suspended until at least August 2.

In the recent social media posts, RCB posted a swanky picture of UAE and captioned, “Hello Dubai, we’re coming! 12th Man Army, this is your sign to assemble. #PlayBold #WeAreChallengers #IPL2021”.

IPL 2021 Phase 2: BCCI’s preparations for second leg of cash-rich league

After BCCI officials- Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah had touched the Gulf Country earlier this month, things have picked up pace regarding the preparations for the remainder of the tournament. The official announcement for the second phase of the IPL has been made which will begin with a mouth-watering clash between defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) and three-time champion Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Dubai on September 19. The itinerary and schedule for the same are out. The tournament will culminate on October 10.

On Monday, Sharjah Cricket Stadium’s CEO Khalaf Bukhatir has expressed that they are ready for IPL 2021 phase 2.

Also read: IPL 2021 in Sharjah: ‘We are ready for IPL 2021 phase 2’, says CEO of Sharjah Cricket Stadium Khalaf Bukhatir

IPL 2021 Phase 2: Flight ban extended till August 2

In the recent development of events, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has extended the ban on international flights from India till August 2. Irrespective of any Visa holder, any travelers from India will not be able to travel to the Gulf country until August 2. The date could be extended, depending on directions by the UAE authorities.

In a tweet on Monday, Etihad Airline said, “We’ve just received confirmation that flights from India are suspended till the 2nd August, and we are not entirely sure if this will be extended as it depends on the authorities. You may not see availability on the website because of the schedule uncertainty. *Sky

It must be noted that the international flights from India to Dubai have been suspended from April 24 ever since the second wave of Coronavirus has ravaged India.

IPL 2021 Phase 2: RCB to reach Dubai amid further-extended UAE flight ban

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