A BCCI official confirmed that Unacademy has picked up the bid papers but refrained from making any comments beyond that.
MS Dhoni is someone who believes in following the process, in giving opportunity and exposure instead of changing and chopping, Balaji said.
Dishant Yagnik, who is currently in his hometown Udaipur, has been advised to be admitted in a hospital for a minimum period of 14 days.
BCCI has also made it clear that only companies with an annual turnover of at least Rs 300 crore (US$ 40 million approx.) would be eligible to bid for the IPL title sponsorship.
The government approval clears the decks for the 2020 IPL to take place in UAE.
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IPL 2020 will be played over 53 days in Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi.
Kings XI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia says the focus must be on ensuring that not a single Covid-19 case is reported during the event, which according to him, is set to be the "best ever".
IPL teams want to play safe. All of them have decided to leave for Dubai after August 20 and hold their respective camps in UAE.
The 33-year-old CSK veteran believes pitches in the UAE are similar to Chennai and it augurs well for the team.
Selflessness defines a leader in Rohit Sharma's captaincy rulebook and that's why he has no hesitation in calling himself the "least important person" in the Mumbai Indians team.
Mitchell Starc was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2018 IPL auction but was ruled out of the season due to an injury and was eventually released in November.
An IPL media advisory stated that the upcoming edition will be played over 53 days in Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi “subject to necessary clearances from the Government of India”, and will have 10 afternoon matches starting at 3:30 pm India time.
Ajinkya Rahane would want his wife and daughter to be around during the IPL in the UAE but mindful of the risk it poses amid the COVID-19 pandemic, he wouldn't have an issue if the BCCI bars players' families from the event.
Some key norms in the SOP include conducting four Covid tests in two weeks for players, less crowded dug-outs, not more than 15 players in a dressing-room, closed-doors matches at least in the first half of the tournament and six-feet social- distancing norms for commentators.
While Smith is sincerely hoping that Stokes doesn't bring in his A game during Australia's white ball series in England, he wouldn't mind one bit if Stokes saves his best in the Royals jersey during upcoming IPL in the UAE.
The 2020 Dubai Rugby Sevens event has been cancelled for the first time since 1970 due to the coronavirus threat. However, the Emirates Cricket Board allayed concerns over the safety of the IPL.
England ODI skipper Eoin Morgan said he helped convince the English board that letting players go to the IPL would help them blossom into match-winners.
New Zealand Cricket (NZC) will issue No Objection Certificates (NOCs) to all its six internationals set to compete in the IPL but said the "due diligence" on health safety protocols will have to be done by the players themselves.
The idea of commentary from home was created out of necessity amid the current pandemic situation, ensuring not just safety of the commentators but also cost effectiveness.
Seen in the CSK jersey along with Rishabh Pant, Raina said that former India skipper MS Dhoni would enjoy practicing with them.
New Zealand left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner feels that IPL has helped him evolve as a bowler having plied his trade on different Indian tracks while picking CSK teammates Harbhajan Singh and Ravindra Jadeja's brains.
MS Dhoni was batting for 200-250 balls every day at the pre-IPL camp earlier this year and putting on a show of big shots, before the coronavirus pandemic led to the postonement of the event, said Piyush Chawla.
Faf du Plessis feels the successful IPL outfit's dressing room comprises many "thinking cricketers".
The IPL has multiple Chinese links in terms of commercial partnerships.