The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) has acquired the Indian authorities approval to host the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 within the UAE from September 19. The 13th version of the event, which was initially postponed as a result of novel coronavirus pandemic, could have a 53-day window and the ultimate is scheduled for November 10.
The IPL Governing Council met on Sunday to finalise the schedule and talk about the Normal Working Procedures (SOPs) for the event which will likely be held abroad just for the third time in its historical past. IPL 2020 will likely be performed throughout all Three venues — Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah — within the UAE, which will likely be internet hosting the event for the 2nd time. UAE hosted the primary leg of IPL 2014 because the event was moved out of India as a result of Meeting Elections.
The postponement of the T20 World Cup and Asia Cup allowed the BCCI to make use of the September-November window for IPL 2020.
The Governing Council additionally authorized the Ladies’s T20 Problem — a four-team mini girls’s IPL which will likely be performed within the UAE between November 1 and 10. BCCI president Sourav Ganguly stated, forward of the metting, that the contracted gamers of the senior girls’s staff will even have a nationwide camp within the lead as much as the T20 event.
IPL 2020 in UAE: 10 factors to know after Governing Council assembly
IPL 2020 will likely be held from September 19 to November 10 within the UAE. The ultimate is being held on a Tuesday earlier than the Diwali weekend.
All night matches in IPL 2020 could have a brand new begin time — 7:30 pm IST. 10 double-headers over 53 days.
IPL groups to depart for the UAE after August 26. Every staff will likely be allowed to have most of 24 gamers of their squad.
Covid-19 replacements will likely be allowed in IPL 2020. If a participant is unwell as a result of novel coronavirus, he may be changed in the course of the course of the event.
No crowd will likely be allowed at UAE stadiums initially. From the halfway level, restricted variety of followers may be allowed at stadiums, topic to approval from UAE authorities.
All gamers, be it Indian stars or abroad recruits, will likely be touring through chartered planes.
Normal Operation Procedures (SOPs) doc for IPL 2020 is being readied in session with specialist companies. Plans for the creation of bio-secure bubbles being executed in session with a specialist agency.
Prime medical professionals from main hospitals and establishments have been roped in to deal with the a part of the medical protocol of the SOPs.
BCCI has managed to retain all sponsors for IPL 2020, together with Chinese language sponsors.
Ladies’s T20 Problem will get approval. 4-team event to be held between November 1 and 10 within the UAE.