Twenty Overs cricket format (also known as T20 Format) is very popular among the Cricket fans from all over the world and the numbers of fans are increasing with each day rapidly. The reason behind this rapid popularity is that T20 games are full of passion, the entire game turns upside down in the blink of an eye.
The best thing about the T20 format is you don’t have to stick to the television or ground for the entire day like the other formats i.e. test and one-day innings (ODI) formats which requires too much of your time. Due to this reason, many fans now prefer to watch the game in stadiums with their beloved ones.
IPL: The Best Among the T20 Cricket Leagues:
Since T20 matches require only a few hours, it modernized the game in all aspects. Different cricket-loving nations introduced T20 Leagues in which players from all over the world participate and entertain cricket fans from all over the world.
The famous leagues are Indian Premier League (IPL), Big Bash, Pakistan Super League (PSL), Caribbean League, etc. Cricket fans from all over the world desperately wait for such kind of big sports event every year.
Indian Premier League (IPL) History:
Indian Premier League was introduced back in 2008 in India and it is considered as one of the most successful and competitive leagues in the world. Till now 12 editions have been completed and with each year it is gaining a new level of popularity. The 13th edition of IPL is scheduled to start in March 2020.
IPL 2020 Teams:
If you are interested to know about the teams going to participate in the 13th edition of IPL then stick to the article because we are going to discuss the few basic details of each IPL 2020 team. The details include the skipper name and their home ground.
In IPL 2020, 8 teams are going to participate and willing to give everything on the pitch to win this year’s champions title.
1. Chennai Super King (CSK)
CSK is the 2nd most successful team of the IPL till now with 3 championship crowns in the previous 12 editions. The team is led by the world-class finisher Mahindra Singh Dhoni (M.S. Dhoni) and the home ground is M.A. Chidambaram Stadium Chennai.
2. Mumbai Indians (MI)
The 4 times champion and considered as a most lethal team of the tournament previous editions. Rohit Sharma is nominated as the skipper of the team in the IPL 2020 edition. Mumbai Indians are going to fight for the crown in their stronghold Wankhded Stadium Mumbai.
3. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
Kolkata Knight Riders have won the IPL 2 times and cricket pundits are considering KKR as one of the top contenders to win the 13th edition of IPL and one of the reasons behind such strong opinion is its captain Dinesh Karthik is known for his fighting spirit and excellent sportsmen ship. The home ground is Edan Garden Kolkata.
4. Rajasthan Royals (RR)
Despite always having a high-quality squad Rajasthan Royal only manage to win the IPL one time. The versatile batsmen and captain Steve Smith is nominated as the captain of RR and there are huge expectations of fan that this year they are going to win in Sawai Mansingh Stadium.
5. Kings IX Punjab
This team is led by KL Rahul the young talent of the Indian national side. Kings IX Punjab is failed to secure the championship once but this year, fans’ expectations are very high and they are going to support their favorite team in IS Bindra Stadium.
6. Delhi Capitals (DC)
Previously known as Delhi Daredevils is led by Shreyas Iyer one of the most talented and passionate players from India. Delhi Capitals is going to fight to secure its first-ever championship in Feroz Shah Kotla ground.
7. Royal Challenger Bangalore (RCB)
Virat Kohli the run machine and living legend is the captain of RCB, despite having such a talented player in squad RCB is failed to get a hand on silverware in the last 12 editions of IPL. The home ground of RCB is M. Chinnaswamy stadium.
8. Sunrisers Hyderabad
The last team of IPL 2020 is sunrises Hyderabad which is led by one of the most dangerous T20 player Kane Williamson capable of winning the game solely. Sunrisers Hyderabad has managed to win IPL once back in 2016. Cricket pundits are expecting match full of thrill in Rajiv Gandhi intl. Cricket Stadium Hyderabad.