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IPL 2022 to be held in Mumbai behind closed door: BCCI sources

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season will be held in India itself, top sources in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) affirmed.

Sources in the know of developments affirmed to ANI that if the COVID-19 subsides in the nation, then the board will proceed with hosting the IPL 2022 in India.

“IPL 2022 will be held in India without a crowd. Likely venues are Wankhede Stadium, Cricket Club of India (CCI), DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai & Pune if needed,” a top source in BCCI told ANI

“IPL 2022 will be in India only. It will be in Mumbai and will be without a crowd,” the top source added.

The IPL player registration shut on January 20 and a sum of 1,214 players (896 Indian and 318 abroad) have joined to be part of the 2022 player auction.

The IPL auction is set to be held on February 12 and 13 in Bengaluru.