T20 Cricket Format opened the new ways of cricket tournaments which was not possible in other cricket formats i.e. test and one day international (ODI). The T20 format led to International and domestic T20 Leagues which is very famous and liked by almost all cricket fans from all regions of the world and still gaining popularity because of fewer time requirements and full of exciting games.
Nowadays almost every cricket-loving nation has introduced their own T20 League in which international and national level players participates to proof their self against each other. The famous leagues are Indian Premier League (IPL), Big Bash League (BBL), Pakistan Super League (PSL) and Caribbean League.
About Indian Premier League 2020 (IPL):
Indian Premier Leagues was first introduced back in 2008 under the banner of BCCI. This League attracted almost all the fans from all over the world in its first season due to its thrilling and unpredictable matches. Since 2008 to 2019 12 editions have been completed and each season has reached the next level of entertainment.
IPL 2020 Start Date and Match Updates:
IPL 13th edition is about to start in March 2020 and fans are very excited about it. BCCI has only announced the few details of IPL 2020 like the start and last date of the Mega event, total numbers of teams and venues. People are still waiting for the complete tournament schedule which is expected to come out in February 2020 just a month before the first match.
This year 8 teams are going to battle each other to get their hand on the championship trophy. A total of 60 matches will be played between 29th march 2020 and 24th May 2020 on 9 different venues including two matches in Abu Dhabi for the first time in the history of IPL.
IPL First Match, Qualifiers and Final Matches Schedule:
As we already y mentioned that BCCI has issued only a few details of IPL 13th edition so let’s take a look for some every important schedule of the event.
The first game will start with a bang because it is between last year champion Mumbai Indians and 2018 year champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and the match will be played on 29th March 2020 in Wankhede Stadium Mumbai (7:30 PM).
The Qualifier matches schedules are listed below
- Qualifier 1 7th May 2020 (8:00 PM)
- Qualifier 2 8th May 2020 (8:00 PM)
- Eliminator 10th May 2020 (8:00 PM)
And after the qualifier, the grand Finale is scheduled to be played on the 17th May 2020 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai (8:00).