The next season of the Indian Premier League is likely to be played in Mumbai only. The new decision comes against the backdrop of an increase in Omicon cases in the country. The IPL was held entirely in the UAE during the 2020 season when Kovid started expanding. He played some matches in India last season and the tournament was suspended due to Kovid plague. The rest of the matches were then transferred to the UAE. (ipl mumbai bcci report)
A total of 10 teams, including 2 new teams, will play in the tournament next season. Therefore, the number of players participating and the number of matches will vary. Therefore, the BCCI considers it safe to hold matches in a city. Tournaments, including the Ranji Trophy, were postponed due to the expansion of Kovid. That too influenced this decision. The matches will also be played at the Wankhede, Brabourne and DY Patil Stadiums in Mumbai.
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