After the suspension of IPL 2021. The BCCI have had some issues with other leagues. Caribbean Premier League (CPL) was also scheduled to start in the same window as IPL 2021.
According to Ricky Skerritt, the Cricket West Indies president, IPL and CPL are both important to CWI, Cricketers, and Fans.
BCCI have requested to adjust the dates of CPL and Caribbean Premier League officials have agreed to adjust the dates so that the West Indies star players can participate in IPL 2021.
CPL was scheduled to start from 28th August and the Final Match was scheduled on 19th September 2021.
Now Caribbean Premier League authorities have agreed to adjust the dates to 28th August 2021 to 15th September.
The Indian Premier League is about to begin from 19th September 2021 and CPL will end on 15th September 2021.
After an outbreak of COVID-19 within the competition’s bio-secure bubble, the IPL was called off on May 4 and now IPL has been rescheduled again.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) might have relaxed after the CPL new dates as the international schedule is packed and Bangladesh and England players are not joining the Rescheduled IPL 2021 as they are not allowed.
Even the chances of Australian players to join rescheduled IPL 2021 is in doubt.
Players from the Caribbean who will participate in the CPL will be returning to the IPL.
- Chris Gayle and Nicholas Pooran (Punjab Kings).
- Andre Russell (Kolkata Knight Riders)
- Fabian Allen – Punjab Kings.
- Dwayne Bravo (Chennai Super Kings).
- Sunil Narine (Kolkata Knight Riders).
- Shimron Hetmyer – Delhi Capitals.
The above players play an important role for their respective franchise and it would be a big loss to them if they failed to play in IPL.