Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli have specific place in Shahid Afridi’s home

The wait goes to be over for tens of thousands and thousands of cricket followers across the globe on Sunday, March 29 because the model new season of Indian Premier League (IPL) kicks off, and that too in grand trend. There will in all probability be a rematch from closing yr’s heart-stopping closing between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Tremendous Kings and can in all probability be carried out in Mumbai. The earlier side had acquired the match by a solitary run.

However that’s simply the beginning. What follows are 55 additional league spherical matches carried out all through the home grounds of all the home teams concluding with the ultimate sport of this stage on Might 17 that will attribute Royal Challengers Bangalore taking on Mumbai Indians on their home flooring.

Nita Ambani, Mumbai Indians team

Nita Ambani, crew Mumbai Indians rejoice their historic win in the direction of CSK in IPL 2019 closingInstagram

Then, we’d switch on to the play-offs stage nonetheless the itinerary for that’s however to be decided. What’s attention-grabbing about this season is the reality that there’ll in all probability be just one match carried out on Saturday in the midst of the course of the occasion, not like earlier seasons when the day used to have double-headers. Solely Sunday will see two matches happening.

IPL 2020 schedule


So far because the venues are concerned, the one non-major metropolis to, presumably, host a match or additional could possibly be Guwahati as a result of it has been chosen by the Rajasthan Royals to be their alternate home venue. All the other teams have decided to play their home video video games inside the standard bastions of India cricket akin to Mohali, Bengaluru, Mumbai, and so forth.

IPL 2020 schedule


The potential of starting the matches half-an-hour early, at 7:30 PM as an alternative of eight PM has been talked about nonetheless the governing council of the occasion has decided in the direction of it. After Mumbai Indians and Chennai Tremendous Kings kick-off the movement, the primary focus would shift to the nationwide capital the place Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab will begin their season.

On day three, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders will in all probability be in movement on the Chinnaswamy Stadium, the hometown of RCB. Sunrisers Hyderabad will play their first match on day 4 at their home flooring, in the direction of the defending champions. The closing crew to start out out their advertising and marketing marketing campaign could possibly be Rajasthan Royals the next day in the direction of CSK in Chennai.

Mumbai Indians and Chennai Tremendous Kings may as soon as extra start as favourites. The reigning champions nonetheless have the great duo of Lasith Malinga and Jasprit Bumrah to information their tempo assault whereas the consistency of CSK, beneath the administration of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, will favour them. Nonetheless, with the vagaries of T20 format, one thing can happen.


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