Sourav Ganguly visited Sharjah Stadium to evaluation the preparations forward of IPL 2020.© Instagram
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly on Monday visited Sharjah Cricket Stadium — one of many three venues for IPL 2020 — to evaluation the preparations, with solely few days left within the begin of the cash-rich event. The IPL 2020 was moved abroad to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) attributable to rising coronavirus circumstances within the nation. Ganguly was accompanied by a few of the native dignitaries and former IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla, amongst others. Happy with the preparations made by the native authorities, the previous India skipper shared a couple of photos from his go to and wrote: “Well-known Sharjah stadium all set to host IPL 2020”.
A lot of the gamers and help employees of all eight groups arrived within the UAE final month to begin their pre-season after a protracted break as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
The gamers have been coaching for nearly a month now and are raring to go all weapons blazing within the event and put a smile on followers’ faces who’ve been ready eagerly for the event to begin.
Ganguly had left for the UAE last week to oversee the preparations ahead of IPL 2020 — which can be performed throughout three venues Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah between September 19 to November 10.
The opening match of the IPL 2020 will be played in Abu Dhabi between defending champions Mumbai Indians and final 12 months’s runners-up Chennai Tremendous Kings.
Sharjah Cricket Stadium will host a complete of 12 league-stage matches, beginning with Rajasthan Royals taking over Chennai Tremendous Kings on September 22.
The final league match of the IPL 2020 can be performed in Sharjah between SunRisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians on November three.
The BCCI is but to announce the dates and venues for the play-off matches and the summit conflict — which can be performed on November 10.
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