IPL 2022 in South Africa? CSA offers cheaper hotels to BCCI and minimal air travel | Omicron in India | Coronavirus in India | IPL 2022 News

Mumbai: While the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) is still looking to organize the IPL 2022 season in India, the Indian board is also considering other options keeping the Covid situation in mind. It was earlier reported that Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates have offered BCCI to host the cash-rich league. Now Cricket South Africa has also thrown the hat in the ring. ASC also offered BCCI to host the tournament.Also Read – India Predicted Team Series for West Indies: Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja Likely to Return

According to a report on Cricbuzz, CSA offered BCCI hotels at a cheaper rate compared to the UAE. The South African board also said travel would be less and only four venues would be used. Wanderers Stadium (Johannesburg), Centurion Park (Pretoria), Willowmoore Park (Benoni) and Senwes Cricket Stadium (Potchefstroom) are the proposed venues. Also Read- MS Dhoni Didn’t Have Same Energy As Virat Kohli But Got Results- Sanjay Manjrekar Compares Former India Captains

All four sites comply with international standards and are within driving distance of each other. Read also – Steve Smith greets Virat Kohli; names Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul as favorites to become India’s next Test captain

With Cape Town as their base, teams can use two stadiums – Newlands and Paarl.

Recently, CSA hosted India for a Test and ODI series. Omicron cases have also dipped in the Rainbow Nation. Now, it remains to be seen if BCCI opts for this.

According to the same report, BCCI would confirm the venue by February 20, and this happens a week after the auction in Bengaluru.

Meanwhile, the Indian team are expected to host West Indies for a limited home series. After missing the South Africa tour, Rohit Sharma is set to return to take charge of the team.

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