The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) has officially confirmed clearance from the BCCI to host the IPL in UAE. IPL will be starts from September 19 and end on November 10,2020.Indian govt give Permission For Tourist visa Holders to Fly to UAE
IPL 2020 was scheduled to take place between March 29 and May 17 in India, but the BCCI had to suspend the league indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The board, has made it clear that conducting the IPL this year is their top most priority. BCCI president Sourav Ganguly had said if the IPL gets cancelled this year, then BCCI would have to incur a loss of Rs 4,000 crore.
After a discussion the with the Board, Ganguly said, the Board will not hesitate to move the IPL overseas if the COVID situation does not improve. IPL owners met earlier this week and they all agreed that they had no problem if the IPL is held overseas this year.
Due to Coronavirus guidelines, matches in the UAE will be held in front of empty stadiums. A team owner said, “That’s not a problem. IPL is more made for TV. if we allowed people for see the IPL inside the stadium, we will not earn much through the sale of tickets as very few may attend the match. Stadiums in Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi are perfect and are very close to each other. The stadiums have enough infrastructure available to accommodate players.
IPL teams will arrive in the UAE a month before the tournament starts. Organizing of IPL 2020 in UAE is nothing new for BCCI. In 2014, a part of the IPL was held in UAE due to general elections.The entire competition was held in South Africa due to general elections,in 2009
Due to COVID-19 Pandemic most of the countries are banned non essential travel, UAE is a one of nation who allows Tourist visa holders to visit their conuntry.
For the Second time BCCI will host Indian premiere League-IPL outside the India.
The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) has officially confirmed clearance from the BCCI to host the IPL in UAE. IPL will be starts from September 19 and end on November 10,2020.
Because of COVID-19 Pandemic the match will be played in UAE.
In 2020 IPL total 08 teams will be going to play.The list of following teams are:
1.Chennai Super Kings:
Stephen Fleming Venue is the coach of chennai super kings team and MS Dhoni is the captain of Chennai super kings.
Home Town:Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Ricky Ponting is the coach of chennai super kings team and Shreyas Iyer is the captain of Delhi Capitals.
Home Town:Delhi, NCR
3.Kings XI Punjab:
Anil Kumble is the coach of chennai super kings team and KL Rahul is the captain of Kings XI Punjab.
Home Town: Mohali, Punjab
4.Kolkata Knight Riders:
Brendon McCullum is the coach of chennai super kings team and Dinesh Karthikis the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders.
Home Town: Kolkata, West Bengal
Mahela Jayawardene is the coach of chennai super kings team and Rohit Sharma is the captain of Mumbai Indians.
Home Town: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Andrew McDonald is the coach of chennai super kings team and Steve Smith is the captain of Rajasthan Royals.
Coach: Andrew McDonald
Captain: Steve Smith
Home Town: Jaipur, Rajasthan
7.Royal Challengers Bangalore:
Simon Katich is the coach of chennai super kings team and Virat Kohli is the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Home Town: Bengaluru, Karnataka
8. Sunrisers Hyderabad:
Trevor Bayliss is the coach of chennai super kings team and Kane Williamson is the captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Home Town: Hyderabad, Telangana
Rapid reduction of Corona virus cases in UAE
In UAE the COVID-19 cases are under control, Untill Today 64,102 coronavirus cases found ,361 Death and 57,571 cases are recovered .The ratio of recovered case is 89.81 percentage and remaining 6,531 cases are active.
In UAE COVID-19 situation is under control also Emirates is allows tourist to visit their country
The matches will be played in Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi Play ground.