On Tuesday, the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) stated that for the first time in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL), two group-stage games will be played simultaneously, at the same time. The two said matches will be between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Delhi Capitals (DC). Here is how Netizens React To The Updated IPL Timings
What Did The BCCI Statement Read?
BCCI announced that two aforementioned games will be parallelly played on the last day of the league stage I:e: 8/10/2021. BCCI have not handed the reason behind the following decision. The decision was publicly announced after a meeting between the IPL Governing Council.
“In a first for the IPL, the last two league matches before the VIVO IPL 2021 Playoffs will be played concurrently. On the last day of the league stage (08.10.2021) of the ongoing season, instead of having one afternoon match and one evening match, two matches (SRH v MI and RCB v DC) will be played simultaneously at 7.30 PM IST,” BCCI said in a statement.
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— BCCI (@BCCI) September 28, 2021
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Netizens React To The Updated Timings
Bcz of what happened during last szn’s RCB v DC game 🤣
— Prithvi (@Puneite_) September 28, 2021
People who have only channel Star Sports subscription blaming how we will watch the matches at a time… pic.twitter.com/CWLpi3y9d3
— Scott Lewis❕ (@ScottLe16013261) September 28, 2021
Then which match u will watch?? We all want to see both the matches
— Anku (@ankuwrites) September 28, 2021
— Silly Point (@FarziCricketer) September 28, 2021