IPL 2020 To Kickstart With Mumbai Indians (MI) Vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Today
The IPL is happening, and the wait is finally over. IPL 2020 was a big question mark for BCCI due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. However, BCCI President Saurav Ganguly assured that the IPL would take place if there is even a tiny chance for it to happen. Well, he has kept his word for the IPL kick starts today. The opening match will be an el-Clasico of IPL with the two most successful teams- Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings battling it out.
Where Is The IPL 2020 Taking Place
For those who don’t tend to go through news or paper, here is some new information for you. This year’s IPL is not taking place in India. It is the second time that IPL is happening outside India, post-2009 which took place in South Africa.
The reason for this is the coronavirus pandemic which is spreading like wildfire in India. Due to this, IPL 2020 will take place in UAE this year where the pandemic is more or less under control. However, the stadium will be empty to follow the social distancing norms.
Where Can You Watch IPL 2020 CSK vs MI
Sadly, you cannot buy the tickets to IPL 2020 for the matches that will get played in empty stadiums. Hence, you will have to tune in to your television to watch the IPL. The games will stream live on the Star Sports Network, and you can even watch the highlights once the match is over. If you want to watch the matches anywhere and anytime, then you can tune in through Hotstar which is the OTT platform of the Star Network.
What Is The Timing For The Matches Of IPL 2020
Every year, two matches get played with one in the evening and one in the afternoon. However, this year, people will only see one game in a day. All the matches will start by 7:30 pm as per the Indian Standard Time. With a change in location and the threat of a pandemic, people will see a new version of IPL this year.