Put on a big smile. Let go of any anxiety or worries. The much-wanted confirmation is here. And it is trending already! The news that all fans were waiting for is finally here. Well, the T20 fans, to state with succinctness. The IPL 2020, it has just been confirmed, shall take place from the month of September.
In what appears to have been the much-needed confirmation on a topic on which there’s been unending speculation, it helps to know the final clarity about the IPL 2020.
It’s believed that the famous T20 franchise league will take place from September 19 in the UAE, the official word coming in from the chairman Mr. Brijesh Patel.
For long, given the coronavirus pandemic, fears were rife that the much-loved and widely-followed T20 league would stand cancelled. And that given it wasn’t possible to hold the event during the summer months- the usual period wherein we’re accustomed of seeing the tournament- there were growing suspicions that the IPL 2020 may not be held at all.
Now, there’s the much needed relief that not only fans but the players themselves were looking for.
In another month and a half, it’ll finally be that time of the year where our news charts and score sheets get buzzing with whirlwind and intrepid cricketing excitement, the kinds that only the thrilling 20-20 action can provide.
It’s going to be a long tournament. One that will continue for no less than a month and a half.
Having said that, in lines with the announcement of the IPL 2020, it’s also known that the big D-day, i.e., the final will be held in the month of November.
That told, all eyes will be transfixed on the date – November 8, 2020. That’s the date for the much-awaited IPL final scheduled to be held, at the very end of the series.
All of that said, what’s also important to note is that all the teams will be slated to leave their base on August 8, later this year in order to prepare for the big tournament, the occurrence of which has finally given much-need hope and joy to a world saddened and stymied by the Coronavirus epidemic.
IPL 2020 Schedule
|DATE & DAY||MATCH||TIME (IST)||VENUE|
|September 19, Saturday||Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|September 20, Sunday||Delhi Capitals vs Kings XI Punjab||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|September 21, Monday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|September 22, Tuesday||Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|September 23, Wednesday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|September 24, Thursday||Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|September 25, Friday||Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|September 26, Saturday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|September 27, Sunday||Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|September 28, Monday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|September 29, Tuesday||Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|September 30, Wednesday||Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|October 1, Thursday||Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 2, Friday||Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|October 3, Saturday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 3, Saturday||Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7.30 PM||Sharjah|
|October 4, Sunday||Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||3.30 PM||Sharjah|
|October 4, Sunday||Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 5, Monday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 6, Tuesday||Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 7, Wednesday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 8, Thursday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kings XI Punjab||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 9, Friday||Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals||7.30 PM||Sharjah|
|October 10, Saturday||Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders||3.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 10, Saturday||Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 11, Sunday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals||3.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 11, Sunday||Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 12, Monday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7.30 PM||Sharjah|
|October 13, Tuesday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 14, Wednesday||Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 15, Thursday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab||7.30 PM||Sharjah|
|October 16, Friday||Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 17, Saturday||Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||3.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 17, Saturday||Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings||7.30 PM||Sharjah|
|October 18, Sunday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders||3.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 18, Sunday||Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 19, Monday||Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 20, Tuesday||Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Capitals||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 21, Wednesday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 22, Thursday||Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 23, Friday||Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians||7.30 PM||Sharjah|
|October 24, Saturday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals||3.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 24, Saturday||Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 25, Sunday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings||3.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 25, Sunday||Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 26, Monday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab||7.30 PM||Sharjah|
|October 27, Tuesday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 28, Wednesday||Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 29, Thursday||Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 30, Friday||Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 31, Saturday||Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians||3.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 31, Saturday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7.30 PM||Sharjah|
|November 1, Sunday||Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab||3.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|November 1, Sunday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|November 2, Monday||Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|November 3, Tuesday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians||7.30 PM||Sharjah|