After a highly unpredictable situation across the globe, the Indian Premier League 2020 is all set to raise the heat once again. For the second time, the tournament will be held outside India due to the ongoing Pandemic of COVID-19 in the country.
The 13th season of the Indian Premier League will kick start on September 19th. The first match will be played between the finalists of the previous season. The match will be played between the defending champions Mumbai Indians and the Chennai Super Kings. The final match of the league is scheduled to be held on November 10.
The IPL 2020 will be played over a period of 53 days. The tournament will be held in the United Arab Emirates at three different locations – Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi. While 24 matches will be played in Dubai, 20 in Abu Dhabi with the remaining 12 will be held in Sharjah.
In case of two matches in a day, the first one will start at 3:30pm IST and the evening match will be played at 7:30pm IST.
A total of eight teams will be a part of the IPL 2020 which include Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals.
Former Australian Captain Steve Smith will be captaining the Rajasthan Royals team for the IPL 2020, Andrew McDonald will be the coach of the team. However, for the first few matches, the team will be led by Jaydev Unadkat.
Here is how the Rajasthan Royals squad looks:
These are the oversees player for Rajasthan Royals: