#SomeGoodNews for cricket fans who have been waiting for IPL 2020 to kickstart since March! The tournament is finally taking place in September this year. By Tanvi Jain

 

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The Indian Premier League will now finally take place on September 19, 2020, in the UAE. Indian Premier League to start on September 19 in the UAE with final slated on November 8; IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel tells PTI,” the agency recently tweeted. 

Although the final announcement is yet to be made, the BCCI has informally conveyed its plans to the IPL Governing Council, which is reportedly scheduled to meet next week in order to finalise the details and the approvals. 

 

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Moreover, considering the fact that the team would need at least a month to practice, the IPL franchises will leave base on August 20. Reports also suggest that the officials have been preparing the SOP and will soon write formally to the UAE Board as well. Further steps will be taken based on the decision of the UAE Government. Additionally, as per Dubai protocols, if one is carrying a COVID-19-negative test report then they don’t need to be quarantined as of now. 

The IPL tournament was earlier scheduled to take place in March but was postponed due to the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus 

The ICC, after already postponing the men’s T20 World Cup 2020 in Australia due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemicrecently announced the new dates for three of its upcoming events

 

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ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 will be held on October 2021 with finals on November 14, 2021ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 in October 2022 with the final on November 13, 2022, and ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 will be held in India in October 2023 with finals November 26, 2023,” it mentioned in a press release on its official website. 

As per the Australian Government’s rules, Indians travelling for the tournament will have to go for a mandatory quarantine period of 14 days. 

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