Chennai Super Kings will take on Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2020 opener on September 19.© AFP
The much-awaited Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 schedule was announced on Sunday by IPL. Mumbai Indians, the defending champions, led by Rohit Sharma, will take on the MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings in the opening match in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, September 19. The action will shift to Dubai for the second game where Delhi Capitals will face Kings XI Punjab on Sunday, September 20. SunRisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore will also compete in Dubai on September 21 while Rajasthan Royals will host the three-time IPL champions CSK in Sharjah on September 22.
#Dream11IPL 2020 Schedule Announced.
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The evening matches will start at 19:30 IST. There will be 10 double-headers, and the afternoon matches will begin at 15:30 IST.
Dubai will host 24 games, 20 matches will be played in Abi Dhabi while the remaining 12 matches are scheduled to be played in Sharjah.
Venues for the playoff and the final are yet to be announced, according to the BCCI release.
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