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IPL 2020 UAE schedule updates: Full Fixtures out, MI vs CSK in opener

IPL 2020 UAE Schedule, Time Table, Teams, Match Dates Highlights: Mumbai Indians will take on runners-up Chennai Super Kings in the opener in Abu Dhabi on September 19.

By: Sports Desk | Updated: September 10, 2020 1:09:53 pm
IPL 2020 starts on September 19.

The Indian Premier League (IPL) schedule was finally announced on Sunday evening. Defending champions Mumbai Indians will be facing runners-up Chennai Super Kings in the opening encounter in Abu Dhabi on September 19.

The IPL has been moved to UAE due to a surge in COVID-19 cases in India. The upcoming edition of the T20 league will be held in the three venues of Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah in the UAE.

READ: IPL 2020 Schedule: MI to face CSK in the season opener on September 19

After the tournament-opener, Dubai will host its first game the next day when Delhi Capitals take on Kings XI Punjab followed by the third match on Monday between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore. The action will then shift to Sharjah on September 22 when Rajasthan Royals will host Chennai Super Kings.

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IPL 2020 UAE Schedule Highlights:

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IPL 2020 Schedule: Points to remember

1. 24 matches will be held in Dubai, 20 in Abu Dhabi and 12 in Sharjah. The first doubleheader will be played on October 3.

2. There will be 10 doubleheaders with the first match starting at 3:30 PM IST and 2:00 PM UAE time.

3. All the evening games will begin at 6 PM (UAE Time) at 7.30 PM IST.

4. The league phase will run across 46 days, with the last match of the league to be played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians in Sharjah.

5. The dates and venues for IPL playoffs, the final, and the women's T20 league have not been announced

17:05 (IST)06 Sep 2020
IPL 2020 Schedule: Part 2

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17:05 (IST)06 Sep 2020
IPL 2020 Schedule: Part 1

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17:02 (IST)06 Sep 2020
IPL 2020 Schedule: First double-header on October 3

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16:47 (IST)06 Sep 2020
IPL 2020 schedule announced!

The IPL Governing Council has announced the schedule for IPL 2020. "The season will kickstart on 19th September in Abu Dhabi with a blockbuster clash between defending champions Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings," said a statement.

After the tournament opener on Saturday, Dubai will host its first game on Sunday when Delhi Capitals take on Kings XI Punjab followed by the third match on Monday between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Then, the IPL action will shift to Sharjah on Tuesday, 22nd September where Rajasthan Royals will host Chennai Super Kings.

There will be 10 double-headers with the first match starting at 3:30PM IST. All evening matches will start at 7:30PM IST. In all, 24 matches will be held in Dubai, 20 in Abu Dhabi, and 12 in Sharjah.

16:11 (IST)06 Sep 2020
IPL 2020 Full Squad: KKR

Kolkata Knight Riders: Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Harry Gurney, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Siddhesh Lad, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan, Varun Chakravarti, Tom Banton, Rahul Tripathi, Chris Green, Nikhil Naik, Pravin Tambe, M Siddharth

15:55 (IST)06 Sep 2020
IPL 2020 Full Squad: MI

Mumbai Indians: Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Lasith Malinga, MItchell McClenaghan, Quinton de Kock, Rahul Chahar, Rohit Sharma, Sherfane Rutherford, SuryaKumar Yadav, Trent Boult, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwary, Digvijay Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Rai Singh, Mohsin Khan

15:39 (IST)06 Sep 2020
IPL 2020 Full Squad: DC

Delhi Capitals: Rishabh Pant, Shimron Hetmyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shreyas Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Axar Patel, Marcus Stoinis, Kagiso Rabada, Amit Mishra, Alex Carey, Jason Roy, Chris Woakes, Prithvi Shaw, Ishant Sharma, Avesh khan, Keemo Paul, Mohit Sharma, Harshal Patel, Sandeep Lamichhane, Tushar Deshpande, Lalit Yadav

15:28 (IST)06 Sep 2020
IPL 2020 Full Squad: KXIP

Kings XI Punjab: Lokesh Rahul, Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell, Krishnappa Gowtham, Karun Nair, Mohammed Shami, Nicholas Pooran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Chris Jordan, Chris Gayle, Ravi Bishnoi, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Hardus Viljoen, Prabhsimran Singh, Deepak Hooda, Jimmy Neesham, Darshan Nalkande, Sarfaraz Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Jagadeesha Suchith, Murugan Ashwin, Tajinder Singh, Ishan Porel

15:11 (IST)06 Sep 2020
IPL 2020 Full Squad: RR

Rajasthan Royals: Ben Stokes, Steven Smith, Sanju Samson, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler, Ankit Rajpoot, Rahul Tewatia, Robin Uthappa, Jaydev Unadkat, Varun Aaron, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Mayank Markande, Kartik Tyagi, Tom Curran, Andrew Tye, Anuj Rawat, David Miller, Oshane Thomas, Shashank Singh, Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Aniruddha Joshi, Akash Singh

15:05 (IST)06 Sep 2020
IPL 2020 Full Squad: CSK

Chennai Super Kings - MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Piyush Chawla, Dwayne Bravo, Sam Curran, Karn Sharma, Shane Watson, Shardul Thakur, Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh, Murali Vijay, Josh Hazlewood, Francois Du Plessis, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Santner, KM Asif, Narayan Jagadeesan, Monu Kumar, RutuRaj Gaikwad, R. Sai Kishore

15:00 (IST)06 Sep 2020
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It is expected that defending champions Mumbai Indians and runners-up Chennai Super Kings will be pitted against each other in the first game of this edition of the tournament on September 19.

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