The Dream 11 IPL 2020 clock ticking down has begun. This is the third time IPL has been going on outside the country this year. At the very same time, the IPL 2020 inauguration is going on for the second time in the second UAE. All the team members are busy preparing for this. But this time will be the first time that there will be no spectators or cheerleaders to cheer on IPL players (Cheerleaders in IPL 2020). In this situation, there is going to be a major major issue in front of the players. But now the break has been removed. IPL franchises made alternative provisions for the audience and the presence of cheerleaders.
Reason Behind Cancellation Of Dream 11 IPL 2020 Opening Ceremony
This is the second consecutive year when the opening ceremony of the Dream 11 IPL 2020 will not be held. In 2019 too, the BCCI had cancelled the opening ceremony of the tournament and had decided to donate funds to the families of the CRPF personnel who lost their lives in the deadly Pulwama attack.
“We will not have any inaugural function for the IPL and the money budgeted for that goes to the martyrs’ families,” Vinod Rai, former chairman of the Committee of Administrators (CoA), had said.
BCCI 2020 : Virtual Media Conference Mandatory After Each Match
The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League is going to be launched today. The tournament, played on March 29, 2020 was postponed due to the corona epidemic 2020 . Now it is being conducted outside India in UAE like very strict rules. There will be no spectators in the stadium to watch the match nor will media personnel be allowed inside to cover it. However, the conference that will be held after every match will also be virtual.
A press release was released on Friday I,e,. 18 September, 2020 by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). In the mail sent to Dainik Jagran, the Indian Premier League 2020 is being held at an empty stadium in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) due to the Covid-19 epidemic. Keeping in mind the health and safety protocols, media persons will not be allowed inside the stadium to cover matches and practice sessions. ‘
Dream 11 IPL 2020: Overall These 5 things, including opening ceremonies, missing this Edition
- Opening ceremony will not happen for the second consecutive year
- Cheer leaders will not show on fours-sixes for the first time
- Neither spectators nor commentary teams will be on the field
- ‘War room’ of teams will be made in audience stand
- Teams will not reconcile with media
IPL 2020: 13th Season Starts Today, First Match Between Mumbai Indians And Chennai Super Kings
Dream11 IPL 2020 will kickoff on September 19, 2020 i.e., today in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The tournament opener will be played between defending champions Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings, who were the runner-ups in the IPL 2019 edition. The long-awaited 13th edition IPL 2020 is being held in the UAE due to rising COVID-19 cases in India.
According to IPL 2020 Schedule, the tournament will be hosted by three cities in the UAE- Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. While Abu Dhabi will host the opening match, Dubai will host its first game on September 20th – Delhi Capitals vs Kings XI Punjab and Sharjah will host its first match on September 22nd – Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings.
Mumbai Indians And Chennai Super Kings Emerged As The Top Contenders In Last Season
At the Last season, Mumbai Indians captained by Rohit Sharma and Chennai Super Kings captained by Mahendra Singh Dhoni had emerged as strong contenders for the title and this is the same time. Due to the uncertainty of the T20 format, the remaining six teams also cannot be ruled out. Delhi Capitals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Kings XI Punjab have not won the title yet and all three teams would like to complete this shortfall this time. Who is so successful will know at the end of the tournament.
UAE pitches are slow and helpful for spinners, but here batsmen are also expected to get help. Initially, the fast bowlers can get help, but after a little time has passed, then the bowlers will have to avoid the batsmen through variation. The heat and humidity here will definitely play an important role in the performance of the team and the players. It will also be interesting to see how the players keep themselves motivated without the audience.