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Updated Sun, 06 Sep 2020 05:27 PM IST
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The full schedule of the 13th season of the IPL, to be held in the UAE between the Corona era, has been released. Cricket lovers had been waiting for the past several weeks to find out the entire schedule of the Indian Premier League, but due to problems, it was being postponed again and again. But today the outline of the tournament has finally been released by the BCCI.
– IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) September 6, 2020
The Dream 11 Indian Premier League 2020 schedule to be held in the UAE was announced by the IPL Governing Council on Sunday. The 13th season of the T20 League will begin on 19 September in Abu Dhabi with a blockbuster match between defending champions Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings.
Following the tournament's opening match in Abu Dhabi on Saturday (19 September), Dubai will host their first match on Sunday the following day, where the teams of Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab will face each other. After this, in the third match of the tournament in Dubai itself, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore will clash. From here on again on the fourth day, the thrill of IPL will leave Dubai and reach Sharjah where on September 22, Rajasthan Royals team will host Chennai Super Kings.
According to the advisory, there will be a total of 10 double header matches (two matches in a day) during the tournament. In this, the first match will start at 3:30 pm Indian time. The time of evening matches is kept from 7:30 pm.
During the tournament, 24 matches will be played in Dubai, 20 in Abu Dhabi and 12 in Sharjah. The BCCI is yet to announce the venue for the Dream 11 IPL 2020 playoffs and final matches.