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OFFICIAL: IPL 2020 start re-scheduled to April 15

The Board of Control for Cricket in India, BCCI has postponed the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League. IPL 2020 was slated to start from March 29, but will now be held from April 15 following the concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. The franchises have been conveyed the same.

BCCI meeting led by president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah took the decision after the government of India circulars.

Among other major sporting tournaments that have been postponed or called off include UEFA Champions League, NBA and ATP Tour.

Official Statement

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to suspend IPL 2020 till 15th April 2020, as a precautionary measure against the ongoing Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) situation.
The BCCI is concerned and sensitive about all its stakeholders, and public health in general, and it is taking all necessary steps to ensure that, all people related to IPL including fans have a safe cricketing experience.
The BCCI will work closely with the Government of India along with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and all other relevant Central and State Government departments in this regard.
Honorary Secretary