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The UAE Will Host The IPL 2020!

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Confirmed: The Indian Premier League is coming to the UAE!

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) gave the sign of approval on Sunday, allowing for the professional Twenty20 cricket league to be held in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. The league will feature eight teams, each team will have 24 players with unlimited COVID-19 substitutes. The 13th edition of the league will run from September 19 to November 10 and news of live cricket returning on UAE grounds is huge for fans!

COVID-19 measures for fans and supporters wishing to watch the cricket have yet to be revealed.

Live cricket on the way! This is the announcement people were hoping for

The final will be played on November 10

Chinese backer VIVO will be the title sponsor of the event despite previous protests

This year, the IPL reviewed its sponsorships following public backlash over Chinese-connected sponsorship deals. The people’s outcry came after the killing of 20 Indian soldiers by Chinese forces over a Himalayan border dispute.

Some supporters will not support the event due to Chinese sponsorship


UAE cricket facilities have been readying themselves for the eventuality of hosting the IPL after hosting it for the first time in 2014 due to general elections taking place in India

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