Nineteen matches have been accomplished to this point and with the weekend double headers additionally having began, there isn’t a dearth of drama and pleasure (as evident from many matches ending in Super Overs), regardless of the absence of followers, because of the COVID-19 protocols.
The cash-rich T20 league, which is without doubt one of the hottest on this planet is being organised by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in co-operation with the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB).
The event which started on September 19 is being held at three venues — Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
With the Sharjah Cricket Stadium being a small venue in comaprison with the others, tall scores have been the order of the day.
Of the 56 round-robin ties, Dubai shall be internet hosting the utmost matches — 24– adopted by Abu Dhabi (20) and Sharjah (12).
While hailing BCCI for giving the chance to conduct the event, Dubai Sports Council chairman Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum stated that the profitable conduct of IPL is a rising proof that not solely sports activities, but in addition each sphere of life within the UAE is getting again to regular.
HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, has congratulated all of the stakeholders for the scintillating begin and organisational success of the 13th Indian Premier League (IPL). pic.twitter.com/lgVvx07bIZ
— Dubai Sports Council (@DubaiSC) September 30, 2020
“Their (BCCI) confidence and belief is a badge of honour for us, and a tribute to the knowledge of our management in addition to the nice work executed by our COVID-19 heroes within the first line of defence, and, in fact, the co-operation of the members of the neighborhood.
Together, we have efficiently checked the advance of the pandemic and re-opened each sphere of life, and the IPL is evident proof of that,” he stated.
Conducted strictly in a bio-bubble setting, the IPL 2020 will see a complete of 60 matches in 54 days and can conclude on November 10 with the ultimate scheduled to be held on the Dubai International Stadium.
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