14 things to watch out for in IPL 2021

14 things to watch out for in IPL 2021

The best stay-at-home option plays out for the next two months. Covid may have dampened spirits, but cricket could be the big feel-good factor.Here are 14 things to watch out for in IPL's 14th edition:After successfully staging the IPL in the UAE last year, the BCCI has decided to host the event in India this time, choosing six cities where the matches will be held. However, a tremendous spike in Covid-19 cases, is a threat.Along with the performances, the focus will also be on the number of cases that crop up during the tournament. There is a heightened sense of anxiety following positive reports of a few players. A smooth IPL will help BCCI in its endeavour to stage the T20 WC later.For the first time in India, the IPL will be held sans fans. While the Star Sports executive recently said that it allows his production team to place cameras at better angles, lack of crowds does stick like a sore thumb.The soft signal rule came under the scanner after Suryakumar Yadav's catch by Dawid Malan during the India-England …
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