IPL 2020 edition to begin at Wankhede Stadium on March 29

first_imgNew Delhi: The 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League is set to get underway on March 29 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai with Mumbai Indians kicking off the campaign on their home ground.Speaking to IANS, a Delhi Capitals official said that the starting date is set to be March 29 with defending champions MI playing the opener at Wankhede.”I am told that the 2020 edition of the IPL will start on March 29 at Wankhede,” the official said.This means that the teams playing the first couple of games will miss the services of the Australian, English and Kiwi foreign recruits as there will be two international series on at that point in time with Australia and New Zealand clashing in a T20I series that has the last game on March 29 and the England-Sri Lanka Test series which ends on March 31. Speaking to IANS, a senior official of one of the franchises had earlier said that they were keeping fingers crossed that the IPL Governing Council will go back to the old format of having doubleheaders through the tournament and start around April 1. IANSAlso Read: 971 players register for Indian Premier League 2020 auctionAlso Watch: Minister Pijush Hazarika rebuts claims of paid crowd at BJP peace rally in Jagi Roadlast_img

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