After the introduction of T20 Format back in 2005, the way of playing Cricket has completely changed. Because of this format, Cricket T20 Leagues was introduced which become very famous and popular among cricket fans from all over the world and it gained popularity at a rapid and astonishing rate.
Almost all cricket-loving nations have already introduced their own international and domestic level T20 Leagues. Such Leagues provided a huge platform for youngsters to perform in front of the world and prove their worth against world-class players from all over the world. Such Leagues already provided talented players to their respective national squads and people have high expectations from such young talented and passionate players.
On-Going Top T20 Cricket Leagues:
As we already mentioned that Top Cricket loving nations have already introduced their T20 Leagues. According to the fans the top 5 leagues are mentioned below according to their ranking in the world with their respective countries
- Indian Premier League (IPL) India
- Big Bash League (BBL) Australia
- Pakistan Super League (PSL) Pakistan
- Caribbean Premier League (CPL) West Indies
- Vitality T20 Blast England
In this article, our focus will be only on the Indian Premier League. Further on, we will discuss the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Indian Premier League 2020 History (IPL):
IPL was introduced back in 2008 under the management of Board co Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Since then 12 edition has been completed in 2019. The 13th Edition is expected to start in March 2020. The matches are played on different prominent cities of India and each team and stadium represents a major city of the country.
According to research back in 2014, The IPL is the 6th most-watched sports event in the world among all other top sports events. Back in 2010 for the First time, YouTube broadcasted the live sports event and the event was IPL.
IPL 2020 Updates:
IPL 2020 will be the 13th edition of the League and it already made a mark during the auction. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) made record bit for Australian pacer Pat Cummins around 15.5 Crore and it is the highest in the history of IPL till now.
This year 8 teams will participate in 8 different venues of India and for the first time in IPL, 2 special matches will be played in United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The BCCI has only announced some important details about the IPL 2020 schedule. The Mega event will start from the 29th of March 2020 and end on the 24th of May 2020. During this period, 60 matches will be played including 2 Qualifier, 1 Eliminator rounds, and the Grand Finale.
IPL 2020 Schedule Release Date:
IPL Fans are desperately waiting for any sort of news from BCCI about the complete schedule of IPL so then they can set their schedules accordingly and they don’t have to miss to watch their favorite team in action.
Most expectedly the complete will be announced in February 2020 near to the first match of the event. So till then, we all have to wait but on different sites most expected schedules are available. This will be altered when the official schedule will be announced so keep visiting sites for updates.