|BCCI, Emirates Cricket Board sign MoU|
DUBAI, Sept 19: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Emirates Cricket Board have signed an MoU and hosting agreement to boost cricketing ties between the two countries.
“I along with vice chairman of Emirates Cricket Board Khalid Al Zarooni signed an MoU and hosting agreement between BCCI and Emirates Cricket Board to boost the cricketing ties between our countries,” BCCI secretary Jay Shah said in a tweet on Saturday.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and treasurer Arun Dhumal were present on the occasion, he added.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is hosting the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which begins on Saturday evening with a blockbuster clash between defending champions Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings.
The tournament, slated to be held till November 10, will be played across three venues in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah behind closed doors due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. – IANS