New Delhi (Online) The Indian government has approved the holding of the IPL in the United Arab Emirates, the final match of the tournament will be played on November 10.
The IPL in the United Arab Emirates will start on September 23. The evening matches will start at 7.30 pm Indian time. There will be ten days in the tournament when two matches will be played in one day.
It may be recalled that the IPL was scheduled to be held on March 29 this year but the BCCI had postponed it indefinitely due to the lockdown caused by Corona.
In IPL 2020, the number of players in each team will be 24.
The governing body of the IPL met on Sunday and approved the holding of the 13th season of the tournament. It was decided in the meeting that this time there will be 24 players in each team so that a substitute player can be used as a player is a victim of corona.
Will spectators be allowed on the ground during IPL matches?
The UAE Cricket Board has announced that a limited number of spectators will be allowed in the stadiums during the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches starting next month. Mubashir Usmani, secretary of the Emirati board, told the media that he wanted as many local spectators as possible to enjoy the big event.
According to him, spectators can be allowed to sit at a suitable distance in the stadium. However, Mubashir Usmani said he was hopeful that the government would allow it. It should be noted that due to the Corona epidemic, spectators are not allowed to come to stadiums during sports competitions around the world.
The IPL, considered to be the biggest league event in the world of cricket, will be held from September 19 to November 10 in different parts of the UAE. According to Mubashir Osmani, the number of active cases of the virus in the UAE is 6,200 and it is hoped that the number of cases will decrease further before the start of the IPL. He said that due to the best measures taken by the government, we are living a normal life following the rules and regulations. So by the time IPL matches start, the situation will have gotten better. In total, the event will last for 51 days.
A total of 60 matches will be played during this period. This is the 13th season of the IPL which was scheduled to be held in March this year but was repeatedly postponed due to epidemic. The IPL is considered to be the biggest source of revenue for the Indian Cricket Board.
If the event had been canceled this year, the board would have lost more than 500 million. According to Indian Cricket Board officials, matches will be held in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah for which the teams will reach the United Arab Emirates by August 20.