With the announcement of commencing the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL), it seems cricket fans are more enthusiastic to see Mahendra Singh Dhoni back in action. Starting from September 19, the tournament will be held in United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Fans expressed their excitement of seeing the favourite players back in action after a prolonged Covid-19 pandemic break. Some fans took it to Twitter expressing their delight of seeing Dhoni and Kohli on the field.
This is how fans reacted:
1. WE ARE COMING:
— Tonishark (@Tonishark3) July 24, 2020
2. SEPTEMBER 19 KING ARRIVES:
— Sheik Mohamed (@mersalsh4800296) July 24, 2020
Following the postponement of the Men’s T20 World Cup by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday, there is a window from September 19 to November 10, a source within the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) told ANI.
This year’s IPL was supposed to happen on March 29, but was indefinitely postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic outburst. Earlier, IPL governing council chairman Brijesh Patel confirmed that the 13th edition of the league will be played in the UAE.
“IPL 2020 which was postponed due to coronavirus will now be held in UAE,” Patel told ANI on Tuesday.
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