By Puneet Hooda, Updated : Sep 06, 2020 17:06 IST
Dream11 IPL 2020 Schedule announced by BCCI, Mumbai face Chennai in the opener

Board of control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has finally released the long-awaited schedule of IPL2020. 

This year IPL will be held in UEA. The fans favorite tournament will start on 19th September and will be concluded on 10th November. It would be 53 days of non-stop jam-packed cricketing action. BCCI has decided three venues- Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah for the tournament.  

This year there are total eight teams in the tournament. The teams are Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, SunRsiers Hyderabad, Kings XI Punjab, Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore. 

IPL used thier twitter handle to release this season's schedule.

  Here is the full schedule of IPL 2020 

In the opening fixture of the tournament Holder Mumbai Indians will be faced men in yellow, Chennai Super Kings on 19th September at Abu Dhabi. 

Kings XI Punjab will start their campaign against Delhi Capitals on 20th September at Dubai. 

Royal Challengers Bangalore will battle against SunRisers Hyderabad in their opening fixture. 

Rajasthan Royals will be opening their account against Chennai Super Kings on 22nd September at Sharjah.  

Kolkata Knight Riders would go against Mumbai Indians on 23rd September in their opening fixture.  

BCCI is making everything possible to safeguard players and members amidst this corona virus pandemic.  However, despite BCCI arduous efforts 13 CSK members were found positive for Covid-19. However, in the latest test done toady all the members of the CSK are found corona negative. They are now allowed to go out to train and start their preparation for the tournament.  

All the CSK Players are fine and the schedule is also released the only fans would be waiting for is to see their favorite team and players play.   

The opening match will be played on saturday,19th September between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK).