• IPL 2020: 13th season of Indian Premier League to be played in UAE. Now the start date of the tournament has also been announced.
IPL 2020: The biggest news has been revealed regarding the Indian Premier League event. IPL 13 will start from September 19 and the tournament finals will be played on November 8. Indian Premier League chairman Brajesh Patel has made this official announcement. Earlier, Brajesh Patel had announced that this year the IPL will be played in the UAE. The IPL could not be organized on time due to Corona virus. But due to the cancellation of the World Cup, the path of IPL auction was cleared for BCCI.
On Thursday itself, there were speculations that the tournament could be held from September 19. Actually it is believed that the BCCI wants to organize only one match in a day, so the tournament is being started early. Brajesh Patel has made it clear that the 13th season of IPL will run for 51 days.
Schedule to be released soon
However, till now the information about the IPL schedule and number of matches has not been provided by the board. It is believed that BCCI may release the IPL schedule within the next one week. A decision will be taken in the meeting of the Governing Council of the IPL.
Apart from this, there are reports that all IPL franchises can reach UAE with their players a month in advance. Most of the cricketers participating in the IPL have not practiced on the field for the last four months. It may take three to four weeks for the players to regain their old rhythm. Not only this, franchises can also organize practice matches between their players.
Let us know that the 13th season of the Indian Premier League was to be held from March 28. But the first tournament was postponed to 15 April due to Corona virus and then it was postponed indefinitely due to increasing lockdown. As Corona continues to wreak havoc in India, the board has considered the UAE a better option. Whether or not there will be spectators on the ground in the UAE has not yet been decided.