The governing council of the IPL will meet via a conference call on Sunday to finalise the schedule. The meeting will also involve other essential details of the IPL. The tournament will start in the United Arab Emirates on September 19.
The governing council is primarily set to finalise the fixtures and the standard operating procedure (SOP). This is to ensure bio-secure bubbles for all participants.
According to an inside source, the IPL authorities have identified hotels for each team. It is doing so in consultation with event partner International Management Group. The authorities are considering keeping the team away from each other to follow and monitor distancing protocols.
It is unlikely for the partners and family members of cricketers and support staff to to stay in the same hotel as the team. This is to ensure safety and distancing measures.