KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday announced the schedule for Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 scheduled to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The season is scheduled to kick off on September 19.The first match of the IPL season this year will be played between the defending champions Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings in Abu Dhabi.
Likewise, Kings XI Punjab will lock their horns against Delhi Capitals in the second match followed by the third match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers, Bangalore.
The fourth action of IPL will be hosted in Sharjah on September 22 where Rajasthan Royals will take on Chennai Super Kings.
There will be 10 double headers with the first match starting at 3:45 PM and 2:15 PM UAE time. All evening matches will start at 7:45 PM IST and 6:15 PM UAE time. According to the schedule, 24 matches will be held in Dubai, 20 in Abu Dhabi and 12 others in Sharjah.
Venues for the playoffs and the final are scheduled to be announced later, according to the BCCI.