The BCCI was to reveal the complete schedule of IPL on 29th August that was delayed after the virus strike CSK. Later, it was decided to uncloud the formal schedule on Friday’s evening, that did not take place as well.
After Suresh Raina of CSK parted ways with them, Harbhajan Singh has also left for India. This indeed is troubling for the Yellow Army. It must be noted that Harbhajan’s reason for quitting is not the rising COVID-19 cases.
The schedule has still been pending amidst the COVID-19 strike at UAE. If the cases continue to rise, it might be a threat for the board to organize the league.
However, one of the officials of the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI), Birjesh Patel, has revealed that the formal schedule of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) on 6th September.
BCCI to announce IPL 2020 schedule on 6th September
The schedule will be released tomorrow: Birjesh Patel
The league will commence on 19th September in full swing but with all the matches behind closed doors. UAE is still not free of COVID-19 and the more cases being reported to have interrupted deciding the schedule.
Moreover, they are eager to enjoy the veteran services if the four umpires of the elite panel of the International Cricket Council (ICC) for their cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL 2020).
The IPL 2020 will witness a total of sixteen umpires out of which, twelve will be local Indian umpires. The names of the four empires from the elite panel of ICC are: