IPL 2020 Schedule Announced: Check full league Stage Fixtures, Venue And Time Table For All Matches
The participating teams are: Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Kings XI Punjab, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rajasthan Royals, and Kolkata Knight Riders.
Mumbai Indians will begin their IPL title defence against the team they took the trophy away from last season – the Chennai Super Kings – on September 19 in Abu Dhabi, at 6pm local time (7.30pm IST). The IPL schedule was finally made public on Sunday, just under two weeks off from the start of the competition, and features ten double-header days.
The schedule has been released only for the round-robin stage of the tournament. In all, Abu Dhabi will host 20 round-robin games, Dubai 24 and Sharjah 12.
Mumbai and the Kolkata Knight Riders will play a majority of their games (eight each) in Abu Dhabi. The Sunrisers Hyderabad will play eight of their games in Dubai, while the Super Kings, the Kings XI Punjab, the Delhi Capitals and the Royal Challengers Bangalore will play seven each in Dubai. Only the Rajasthan Royals’ matches are more spread out – they play six in in Dubai, five in Abu Dhabi, and three in Sharjah.