United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be the stage of 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL), The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to shift a part of them to due to the general elections next year.“Due to the Lok Sabha elections, the IPL next year may take place in the UAE,” a BCCI official told on condition of anonymity.
“There could be a possibility of a part of the IPL being shifted like last time. It will depend on the general election dates,” the official added.The IPL matches are being shifted out of India, and it is not the first time shift of IPL match. After the BCCI was forced to shift the cash-rich Twenty20 tournament outside the country because of the Lok Sabha elections in April-May. In 2009, the second edition of the IPL was hosted by South Africa.