Wed. Oct 21st, 2020
IPL 2020 advisory: No stadium access for media, only post-match press meet mandatory, says BCCI


The BCCI on Friday issued media advisory for the 2020 edition which is staying held on the UAE due to the coronavirus pandemic

MI vs CSK will kickstart IPL 2020 on September 19. (Courtesy by BCCI)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Media personnel will not have accessibility to the stadium
  • There will be a necessary virtual media conference just after each and every IPL 2020 game
  • Franchises would not be necessary to carry out pre-match press conferences

The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced that IPL 2020 will be devoid of any bodily media presence due to the rigid wellness security protocols place in spot in see of the coronavirus pandemic.

It has also been realized that this will be the very first edition in which franchises would not be necessary to carry out pre-match press conferences. On the other hand, there will be a necessary virtual media conference just after each and every game.

“The Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 is staying held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) behind closed doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Owing to the wellness and security worries, media personnel will not have accessibility to the stadium to cover the video games or crew practice sessions,” the BCCI stated in a media release.

“Moreover, this 12 months, owing to the conditions, there will be no new media registrations barring the UAE media,” the Board more stated, which signifies only shops in the gulf can register for official updates.

“The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) recognises the large curiosity in the league and will facilitate virtual submit-match press conferences just after each and every match to the media,” it extra.

The scribes at this time registered with the BCCI will proceed to get press releases and typical updates in advance of and just after each and every match. These press releases will have facts on procedures to join the virtual submit-match press conferences and procedures to send in issues for the crew representatives in the course of match-days.

The BCCI will also offer accredited media with 35 pictures per match, an maximize from earlier many years, during the tournament.

“The pictures will have to be made use of for editorial functions and be credited with BCCI/IPL on each and every platform,” it mentioned in its release.

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