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IPL Schedule 2020

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Are you eagerly waiting for IPL 2020 schedule? Cricket lovers have a reason to smile soon. At last, the long-awaited event is coming up this September. If you wish to know everything about the Indian league, you are fortunate to across this fantastic article. We have all the information that you need to know about this years’ IPL league, and you shouldn’t worry. Although Covid-19 pandemic brought things to a halt this year, the long-awaited news on the exact dates of the IPL season is finally here. Continue reading on to know when the event will kick off, the competing teams and actual venues.

WHAT IS IPL?

IPL is the abbreviated form of Indian Premier League. It is a cricket tournament held every year with various Indian cricket teams competing against each other.

Besides, it contains the most excellent cricket players who have undergone rigorous training. It is a fantastic game to watch since the competition is tough.

WHEN AND WHERE WILL IPL 2020 TAKE PLACE?

The thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League for this year gets set to take place on Saturday, September 19th to November 9th in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Moreover, the tournament will cover 52 days.

WHAT IS THE IPL 2020 SCHEDULE FORMAT?

The eight teams that get set to perform in the competition get expected to play a double round-robin stage. It is a stage where two matches will happen against every team with one away and the other at home. Hence, a total of 56 games will contest in the league stage.

Consequently, after the league stage is over, the top four teams on the IPL table will have qualified for the playoffs stage. So where will the other groups go? All the other remaining teams will have gotten knocked out from the competition.

WHICH TEAMS ARE SET TO PLAY IN IPL 2020 SCHEDULE?

Are you curious to know the teams present in the upcoming IPL? According to Emirates Cricket Board in conjunction with the Board of Cricket Control in India, 8 IPL teams are expected to play this September.

Moreover, the teams got set to leave for UAE between the third and the fourth week of August. Due to the Corona Virus pandemic, the two significant boards considered UAE as the safest spot to hold the event.

Below are the 8 set teams intended to compete this September.

  1. CHENNAI SUPER KINGS (CSK)

The franchise cricket team was founded in 2008 and got based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu city. Besides, its home matches are known to get held in M.A. Chidambaram Stadium located in Chennai.  It gets therefore set to play in the Indian Premier League this year. If you are a fan of Chennai Super Kings, don’t miss to watch them play.

Here is a full squad of Chennai players that you shouldn’t miss to know.

M.S. Dhoni Murali Vijay
Suresh Raina Josh Hazlewood
 Kedar Jadhav Francois Du Plessis
Ravindra Jadeja Imran Tahir
Piyush Chawla Deepak Chahar
 Dwayne Bravo Lungi Ngidi
Sam Curran Mitchell Santner
Karn Sharma KM Asif
Shane Watson Narayan Jagadeesan
Shardul Thakur Monu Kumar
Ambati Rayudu  RutuRaj Gaikwad
Harbhajan Singh  R. Sai Kishore

 

  1. RAJASTHAN ROYALS (R.R.)

Rajasthan Royals is also among the IPL teams set to play soon. It is a renowned cricket team based in Jaipur-Rajasthan. Interestingly, it was also founded in 2008 and got added among IPL teams in the region. Moreover, its stadium gets located in Sawai Masinsigh in Jaipur.

Interestingly, the team has the most potent players with a high success record. Ben Stokes in the group is a renowned batman with the best pace bowler in the world, Steven Smith. The famous player Jofra Archer is also in the team. The three superstars are the most revered cricket players. Hence, this year might get a bit competitive to beat Rajasthan Royals. Ensure that you don’t miss to watch this fantastic team.

Check out its full squad intended to play in IPL this year below.

Ben Stokes Kartik Tyagi
Steven Smith Tom Curran
Sanju Samson Andrew Tye
Jofra Archer Anuj Rawat
Jos Buttler David Miller
Ankit Rajpoot Oshane Thomas
Rahul Tewatia Shashank Singh
Robin Uthappa Mahipal Lomror
Jaydev Unadkat Manan Vohra
Varun Aaron Riyan Parag
Yashasvi Jaiswal Shreyas Gopal
Mayank Markande Aniruddha Joshi

Akash Singh

 

  1. KINGS XI PUNJAB (KXIP)

It is a famous cricket team based in Mohali, Punjab. The franchise team was established in 2008 and is among the IPL teams for 2020. Besides, the team gets owned by Preity Zinta, Mohit Burman, Ness Wadia and Karan Paul. Its stadium gets located at PCA in Mohali. It is one of the most exciting teams to watch, and if they equally put effort, they might see themselves win.

Below is a full squad of Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) that get expected to play in the upcoming IPL.

Lokesh Rahul Mayank Agarwal
Glenn Maxwell Hardus Viljoen
Sheldon Cottrell Prabhsimran Singh
Krishnappa Gowtham Deepak Hooda
Karun Nair Jimmy Neesham
Mohammed Shami Darshan Nelkande
Nicholas Pooran Sarfaraz Khan
Mujeeb Ur Rahman Arshdeep Singh
Chris Jordan Harpreet Brar
Chris Gayle Jagadeesha Suchith
Ravi Bishnoi Murugan Ashwin
Mandeep Singh Tejinder Singh

Ishan Porel

 

  1. DELHI CAPITALS (D.C.)

It is a leading cricket team that represents Districts and the City Of NCT of Delhi. Just like other previous teams, it was founded in 2008 and got referred to as Delhi Daredevils. Besides, it gets owned by JSW and GMR groups. Lastly, their home ground stadium is Arun Jaitley and gets situated in New Delhi.

The team has the potentialities it takes to win IPL 2020 and so many fans are waiting to see it happen. Don’t get left out and ensure you watch the team play this September. If you wish to know the specific players in the squad, do check them out below.

Rishabh Pant Chris Woakes
Shimron Hetmyer Prithvi Shaw
Ravichandran Ashwin Ishant Sharma
Shreyas Iyer Avesh Khan
Ajinkya Rahane Keemo Paul
Shikhar Dhawan Mohit Sharma
Axar Patel Harshal Patel
Marcus Stoinis Sandeep Lamichhane
Kagiso Rabada Tushar Despande
Amit Mishra Lalit Yadav
Alex Carey  
Jason Roy  

 

  1. MUMBAI INDIANS (MI)

Surprisingly, the cricket team gets owned by India’s largest conglomerate Reliance Industries. The group was founded in 2008 and gets currently based in Mumbai City, Maharashtra. Its home ground stadium is known as Wankhede in Mumbai.

Here is a full squad expected to play in this year’s IPL.

Rohit Sharma Chris Lynn
Hardik Pandya Rahul Chahar
Krunal Pandya Mitchell Mc Clenaghan
Nathan Coulter-Nile Anmolpreet Singh
Jasprit Burmah Dhawal Kulkarni
Ishan Kishan Jayant Yadav
Kieron Pollard Saurabh Tiwary
Suryakumar Yadav Aditya Tare
Trent Boult Anukul Roy
Quinton de Kock Digvijay Deshmukh
Lasith Malinga Mohsin Khan
Sherfane Rutherford  

 

  1. KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS (KKR)

It is an incredible cricket team known to represent the city of Kolkata in this year’s IPL. If you know of the Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan together with actress Juhi Chawla and her spouse, Mehta Jay, they are the real owners of the team. Eden Gardens is the home ground stadium of the Kolkata Knight Riders.

Indecisiveness and inconsistency of the players have seen the team in its downfall trend. If they can overcome these two weaknesses, then nothing can for sure stop them from winning the IPL 2020. Nevertheless, it is a superstar team that won 2012, and 2014 IPL and the probability is relatively high for them to win this year’s IPL. Here is the full squad of the players you expect to see in the competition field.

Pat Cummins Tom Banton
Sunil Narine Rinku Singh
Andre Russell Harry Gurney
Dinesh Karthik Rahul Tripathi
Kuldeep Yadav Prasidh Krishna
Eoin Morgan Sandeep Warrier
Varun Chakravarti Siddhesh Lad
Nitish Rana Chris Green
Kamlesh Nagarkoti Nikhil Naik
Shivam Mavi Pravin Tambe
Shubman Gill M Siddharth
Lockie Fergason  

 

  1. ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE (RCB)

It is a fantastic cricket team set to play in the IPL 2020. The team’s captain is Virat Kohli, and its home ground stadium gets based in M. Chinnaswamy. Although the cricket hasn’t won any IPL, this round time things might change as they have a multi-talented player called A.B. De Villiers. Don’t miss to watch the team play in UAE this September.

Its full squad gets highlighted below.

Virat Kohli Moeen Ali
AB De Villiers Parthiv Patel
Chris Morris Pawan Negi
Yuzvendra Chahal Gurkeerat Mann Singh
Shivam Dubey Isuru Udana
Aaron Finch Devdutt Paddikal
Umesh Yadav Shahbaz Ahmad
Kane Richardson Joshua Philippe
Washington Sundar Pavan Deshpande
Navdeep Saini  
Mohammed Siraj  
Dale Steyn  

 

  1. SUNRISE HYDERABAD (SRH)

It is a cricket team set to play in IPL 2020. The group stays in Hyderabad, Telangana India with Kalanithi Maran of Sun T.V. Network being the owner of the team. Moreover, its stadium is Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium based in Hyderabad. Besides, it was founded recently in 2012 when IPL disqualified Hyderabad Deccan Chargers.

Sunrisers Hyderabad won the IPL in 2016 and has hopes to win the 2020 IPL. Therefore, the following is a full squad of the Sunrisers in this year’s IPL.

David Warner Priyam Garg
Manish Pandey Virat Singh
Rashid Khan Wriddhimab Saha
Bhuvneshwar Kumar Mohammad Nabi
Siddharth Kaul Shreevats Goswami
Shahbaz Nadeem Basil Thampi
Vijay Shankar Abhishek Sharma
Kane Williamson Billy Stanlake
Sandeep Sharma Fabian Allen
Khaleel Ahmed T Natarajan
Jonny Bairstow Sandeep Bavanaka
Mitchell Marsh Sanjay Yadav

Abdul Samad

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS IN IPL 2020 SCHEDULE

  1. Which teams will play the first matches of IPL 2020?

Chennai Super Kings get set to play the first match of IPL 2020 with Mumbai Indians being the defending champions. Mumbai Indians are the ones who won the 2019 IPL competitions.

  1. What is the date of IPL finals of 2020?

The final match of IPL 2020 will get played on November 9th 2020.

  1. How many matches get expected in IPL 2020?

IPL season of 2020 has a total of 56 matches with each team set to play 14 games.

CONCLUSION

Are you now happy? We have made everything simple for you. Don’t get left out this time!  Ensure that you go through this fantastic article to know everything about IPL 2020 schedule. Scroll up to know your favourite players, dates and the exact venues of this year’s IPL.

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