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Tournament to start with MI-KKR match in Abu Dhabi on April 16
By IPL Desk
Mumbai 19 March 2014
At its meeting in Chennai earlier today, the IPL Governing Council confirmed that the first phase of the Pepsi IPL 2014 season matches will be played in the United Arab Emirates, from Wednesday 16th April to Wednesday 30th April.
A total of 20 matches will be played in three stadiums: the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi; the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah; and the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai. The opening match on Wednesday, 16 April, will be in Abu Dhabi, between the defending champions, Mumbai Indians and the 2012 IPL champions, Kolkata Knight Riders.
The match-schedule for the UAE leg can be accessed on the following link:
Pursuant to the initiative taken by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, many State Governments have indicated that IPL matches can be conducted in their respective states. Based on the responses received so far, the BCCI believes that the Pepsi IPL 2014 can be conducted in India from the first week of May.
The schedule for the remaining 40 matches will be announced in due course.
Australia's T20 skipper to lead the Mohali franchise
By IPL Desk
Mumbai 18 March 2014
Kings XI Punjab, one of the eight competing teams of Pepsi IPL season 7, today announced George Bailey as the Captain to lead the squad in the upcoming tournament. The captain of the Australian T20 International team and right handed batsman will guide the team under his aegis.
Commenting on the announcement, Promoters of Kings XI Punjab, said “We are delighted to have George Bailey as a captain to lead the team. He is a great cricketer who has showcased his leadership skills as a captain of Australian cricket team as well. We are hopeful that his performance and guidance will lead the team to great success this season.”
I am extremely honored and excited to lead Kings XI Punjab this season. I would like to thank the franchisee for having faith in me and entrusting me this opportunity. I hope to live upto the expectations of the franchise and its fans and I am looking forward to playing with some of the finest cricketers in the team.” said George Bailey on his appointment as the captain of KXIP.
Further to the appointment, Sanjay Bangar, Coach, Kings XI Punjab, said “Bailey has proved his mettle as a captain by leading the Australian team to several victories in the past. He was a popular choice at the franchise and we are hopeful that his experience and guidance will lead the team to great success this season.”
George Bailey was brought by Kings XI Punjab franchise in this year’s auction at a price tag of Rs 3.25 crore.