The sponsors for the 2020 IPL have been finalised. All the teams have reached the UAE and completed their 6-day mandatory quarantine period as well. However, the schedule for the third edition of the cash-rich league is yet to be announced. A lot of speculations have been made regarding the delay in the announcement of IPL 2020 schedule.
It has been learnt that the sudden rise in the cases of coronavirus in Abu Dabhi has been the main reason behind the delay. However, members of BCCI and ECB chief have now sorted out all the issues surrounding IPL 2020 and are all set to release the schedule on Saturday, 29th August 2020.
According to the sources, the schedule for the IPL 2020 will be released on 29th August 2020.
“Just small pieces of the jig-saw puzzles are remaining and we should resolve them and release the schedules soon. ECB chief’s support in the matter was of great help. We will incorporate changes in the schedule as per our discussions with the local authorities,” a BCCI source currently in Dubai told CricketNext.
12 MEMBERS OF CSK TEST POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS:
As per the recent reports, one CSK player and 12 members of the support staff have tested positive for the coronavirus. Sportzcraazy understands that they tested positive at the airport upon reaching UAE. CSK, earlier, were scheduled to start their training from Friday. They will now have to extend their quarantine period to one more week.
All the members of the CSK contingent underwent 4th Test on Friday, the results of which will be out on Saturday. The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League will commence on 19th September. The final of the tournament will be held on 10th November 2020.