Dream11 IPL 1 day to go: England and Australia players reached UAE, RCB covid heroes jersey and more

Dream11 IPL 1 days to go: England and Australia players finally reached UAE, players were seen wearing PPE kit. Rohit-de Kock will remain MI opening pair for IPL 2020.

By Puneet Hooda, Updated : Sep 18, 2020 16:42 IST
Dream11 IPL 1 day to go: England and Australia players reached UAE, RCB covid heroes jersey and more
Dream11 IPL 1 day to go

Dream11 IPL 2020 1 day to go: The most awaited cricket tournament in the world i.e. Indian Premier League (IPL) is just now hours away. 13th season of IPL will start on 19th of September. BCCI shifted the IPL venue from India to UAE due to Covid-19 surge. The matches will be played at three venues- Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. This time there is a change in the timings of the match also. The evening and night matches will start 30 minutes early than the previous season time. The evening match will start at 3:30 PM (IST) and night matches will start at 7:30 PM (IST). The opening match will be played between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings on 19 September in Abu Dhabi.

Latest Developments from the event

England and Australia players arrived in UAE

The much-awaited moment arrived when finally England and Australian Cricketers reached the UAE and joined their respected team. The players were seen in PPE kits. Now all the players will be quarantined for 36 hours. BCCI decided to curtail the quarantine period because the English and Aussies are moving from one bio-secure bubble to another Bio-secure Bubble. Kolkata Knight Riders posted England and Australia players photo wearing PPE kit on Twitter.

Royal Challengers Covid Heroes Jersey

In the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League Royal Challengers Bangalore will wear a special jersey with MY COVID HEROES printed on jersey's back. RCB will wear the jersey with My covid heroes printed on it during training as well as during match days. This is RCB special way to pay tribute to the Covid warriors. 

Rohit Sharma-Quinton de Kock will remain MI opening pair says Mahela Jayawardene 

Mumbai Indians coach Mahela Jayawardene has said that Rohit Sharma and Quinton De Kock will remain the opening pair of MI in the upcoming season. The arrival of Chris Lynn led to the speculation of Rohit Sharma being dropped to number three position. Jayawardene smashed all speculation and said. Rohit and De Kock will remain Mumbai Indians opening pair. They have performed well in the last season and we don't change things which are perfectly fine. Further, he said Chris Lynn is a great player but there won't be any change in opening pair.