IPL is the biggest T20 carnival in the world. After months of speculations, the tournament is finally going to take place as the BCCI has decided to take the tournament out of India to UAE. There were dark clouds over the tournament due to ongoing coronavirus pandemic. However, the BCCI got proactive and were determined to hold the tournament. With the T20 World Cup postponing, the BCCI got a full window to organize the tournament.
The 12th edition of the Indian Premier League would be played out of the nation as the BCCI has decided to take the competition to UAE amid India's struggle with COVID-19. The tournament will be played behind the closed doors with all the precautionary measures.
Just like the last edition, 8 teams would travel to the UAE to participate in the competition. These teams are Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Kings XI Punjab, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and Mumbai Indians. The Mumbai-based franchise will enter the competition as the defending champions.
All teams have tried to address their issues during the auctions and made some great additions to their squads. All teams would be looking to get the best out of the combination they have at their disposal. Let's take a look at the full squads:
Rohit Sharma, Sherfane Rutherford, Suryakumar Yadav, Anmolpreet Singh, Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwary, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Mitchell McClenaghan, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Mohsin Khan, Fabian Allen, Prince Balwant Rai Singh, Digvijay Deshmukh, Hardik Pandya, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Anukul Roy, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Ishan Kishan, Quinton de Kock, and Aditya Tare.
Narayan Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif, Ravindra Jadeja, M Vijay, MS Dhoni, Josh Hazlewood, Kedar Jadhav, Harbhajan Singh, Karn Sharma, Piyush Chawla, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Faf du Plessis, Shardul Thakur, Mitchell Santner, Dwayne Bravo, Lungi Ngidi, Sam Curran, Monu Kumar, Shane Watson, and Sai Kishore.
Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Riyan Parag, Steve Smith, Robin Uthappa, David Miller, Ankit Rajpoot, Mayank Markande, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Varun Aaron, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi, Akash Singh, Oshane Thomas, Andrew Tye, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tewatia, Shashank Singh, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anirudha Joshi, Tom Curran, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, and Anuj Rawat.
Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Gurkeerat Mann, Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Adam Zampa, Dale Steyn, Isuru Udana, Moeen Ali, Pawan Negi, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Chris Morris, Pavan Deshpande, Parthiv Patel, Joshua Philippe, and Shahbaz Ahamad.
Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kagiso Rabada, Keemo Paul, Mohit Sharma, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, R Ashwin, Marcus Stoinis, Anrich Nortje, Rishabh Pant, Alex Carey, Shimron Hetmyer, Daniel Sams and Tushar Deshpande.
Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan, Mandeep Singh, Sheldon Cottrell, Ishan Porel, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Arshdeep Singh, Hardus Viljoen, M Ashwin, J Suchith, Harpreet Brar, Darshan Nalkande, Glenn Maxwell, James Neesham, Chris Jordan, Krishnappa Gowtham, Deepak Hooda, Tajinder Singh Dhillon, KL Rahul, Nicholas Pooran, and Prabhsimran Singh.
Kane Williamson, David Warner, Manish Pandey, Virat Singh, Priyam Garg, Abdul Samad, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, Billy Stanlake, T Natarajan, Abhishek Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mitchell Marsh, Fabian Allen, Vijay Shankar, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Sanjay Yadav, Jonny Bairstow, Wriddhiman Saha, Shreevats Goswami, Yarra Prithvi Raj, and Bavanaka Sandeep.
Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Harry Gurney, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Siddhesh Lad, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan, Varun Chakravarthy, Tom Banton, Rahul Tripathi, Chris Green, M Siddharth, Praveen Tambe, and Nikhil Naik.
IPL 2020 is all set to begin from 19th September and the final will be played 10th November. The tournament will be played across 53 days in the UAE.
|DATE & DAY||MATCH||TIME (IST)||VENUE|
|September 19, Saturday||Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|September 20, Sunday||Delhi Capitals vs Kings XI Punjab||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|September 21, Monday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|September 22, Tuesday||Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|September 23, Wednesday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|September 24, Thursday||Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|September 25, Friday||Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|September 26, Saturday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|September 27, Sunday||Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|September 28, Monday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|September 29, Tuesday||Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|September 30, Wednesday||Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|October 1, Thursday||Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 2, Friday||Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|October 3, Saturday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 3, Saturday||Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7.30 PM||Sharjah|
|October 4, Sunday||Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||3.30 PM||Sharjah|
|October 4, Sunday||Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 5, Monday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 6, Tuesday||Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 7, Wednesday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 8, Thursday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kings XI Punjab||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 9, Friday||Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals||7.30 PM||Sharjah|
|October 10, Saturday||Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders||3.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 10, Saturday||Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 11, Sunday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals||3.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 11, Sunday||Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 12, Monday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7.30 PM||Sharjah|
|October 13, Tuesday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 14, Wednesday||Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 15, Thursday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab||7.30 PM||Sharjah|
|October 16, Friday||Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 17, Saturday||Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||3.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 17, Saturday||Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings||7.30 PM||Sharjah|
|October 18, Sunday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders||3.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 18, Sunday||Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 19, Monday||Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 20, Tuesday||Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Capitals||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 21, Wednesday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 22, Thursday||Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 23, Friday||Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians||7.30 PM||Sharjah|
|October 24, Saturday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals||3.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 24, Saturday||Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 25, Sunday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings||3.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 25, Sunday||Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 26, Monday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab||7.30 PM||Sharjah|
|October 27, Tuesday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 28, Wednesday||Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 29, Thursday||Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 30, Friday||Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|October 31, Saturday||Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians||3.30 PM||Dubai|
|October 31, Saturday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7.30 PM||Sharjah|
|November 1, Sunday||Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab||3.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|November 1, Sunday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals||7.30 PM||Dubai|
|November 2, Monday||Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7.30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|November 3, Tuesday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians||7.30 PM||Sharjah|
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|Royal Challengers Bangalore||9||6||3||12|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||9||5||4||10|
|Chennai Super Kings||9||3||6||6|
|Kings XI Punjab||9||3||6||6|
Last Updated : October 19, 2020
Chennai Super Kings
MS Dhoni – 4432 runs in 190 games – 137.85 strike rate
Ravindra Jadeja – 1927 runs and 108 wickets in 170 games
Imran Tahir – 79 wickets in 55 games – 15.52 strike rate
Shreyas Iyer – 1681 runs in 62 games – 30.56 average
Shikhar Dhawan – 4578 runs in 159 games – 33.17 average
Kagiso Rabada – 31 wickets in 18 games – 13.23 strike rate
Kings XI Punjab
KL Rahul – 1977 runs in 67 games – 138.16 strike rate
Chris Gayle – 4484 runs in 125 games – 151.03 strike rate
Mohammed Shami – 40 wickets in 49 games – 25.8 strike rate
Kolkata Knight Riders
Andre Russell – 1400 runs and 55 wickets in 64 games
Sunil Narine – 771 runs and 122 wickets in 110 games
Shubman Gill – 499 runs in 27 games – 33.27 average
Rohit Sharma – 4898 runs in 188 games – 130.82 strike rate
Hardik Pandya – 1068 runs and 42 wickets in 66 games
Jasprit Bumrah – 82 wickets in 77 games – 7.56 economy rate
Jos Buttler – 1386 runs in 45 games – 150.82 strike rate
Ben Stokes – 635 runs and 26 wickets in 34 games
Jofra Archer – 26 wickets in 21 games – 7.53 economy rate
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Virat Kohli – 5412 runs in 177 games – 131.61 strike rate
AB de Villiers – 4395 runs in 154 games – 151.24 strike rate
Yuzvendra Chahal – 100 wickets in 84 games – 17.87 strike rate
David Warner – 4706 runs in 126 games – 142.39 strike rate
Bhuvneshwar Kumar – 133 wickets in 117 games – 7.25 economy rate
Rashid Khan – 55 wickets in 46 games – 6.55 economy rate
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