The secretary of Board of Control for Cricket in India, Jay Shah on Wednesday shared the first pictures from Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed cricket stadium, which will be the venue of the opener of the Indian Premier League.
Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings leave represent come acrossing in the curtain-raiser of the tourney on September 19. Both the sides represent also the finalists of the former variant of the IPL.
Taking to Twitter, Shah wrote, “3 more days to go! What a spectacular and breathtaking view from the stadiums in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. United Arab Emirates looks all set to host the most awaited tournament of the year #IPL2020. The world is ready, so are we! @IPL @BCCI @SGanguly99 @ThakurArunS.”
He also attached the pictures of Dubai International Cricket Stadium, which is one of the three venues of the tournament — the other one being Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
The tourney, which represent initially scheduled to start on March 29, represent initially suspended money box April 15 and represent later suspended indefinitely imputable to coronavirus pandemic. It represent eventually shifted to the United Arab Emirates after upsurge in COVID-19 forts in India.
IPL will be the second domestic T20 league to take place since cricket began amid the coronavirus pandemic – the first being the Caribbean Premier League. The league took place entirely in Trinidad, with players living in the bio-secure bubble.