Finally, the much awaited IPL 2020, Season 13, is all ready to take off on September 19th, 2020. If everything goes as planned, we are set to have the grand finale on November 8th, 2020. This confirmation coming from the Chairman of the IPL Governing Council, Brijesh Patel, has splashed jubilant faces across the world of cricket fans!
IPL 2020 in UAE Dubai
The news is confirmed that the tournament will be held in the UAE. They are just waiting for a few clearances from the government.
The BCCI had been contemplating for quite a while whether or not to host the IPL 2020 in India (as decided earlier) due to the intense outbreak of corona virus in the Indian subcontinent. Meanwhile, the Emirates Cricket Board is heard to have contacted the BCCI with an offer to host this mega event, assuring that all the infrastructure needed for the game is in place. The offer was accepted by the BCCI.
ICC T20 World Cup Canceled open Door for IPL 2020
It’s a matter of chance that this time slot was available for the BCCI. ICC’s Men’s T20 World Cup that was slotted to take off in Australia on October 18th was postponed giving rise to an opportunity to host the IPL 2020.
As they say, when one door closes, another opens, here we are finally with one of our favourite tournaments – the IPL 2020!