The BCCI on Sunday announced the IPL 2020 playoffs and final schedule which will get underway once the league matches get over on November 3. The business end of the tournament will be held in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Also Read - Australia vs India: Why Shreyas Iyer is Happy That Bowlers Are Targeting Him With Short Deliveries
The first Qualifier will be held on November 5 in Dubai followed by the Eliminator on November 6 in Abu Dhabi. Also Read - Shah Rukh Khan Buys Team in USA Cricket League, Names it LA Knight Riders
The second Qualifier has been scheduled to be played on November 8, also in Abu Dhabi. Also Read - 'They Have to Pick a Fight' - India vs Australia Contests Dubbed Too Friendly as Former Stars Demand More Intensity
The final will be played in Dubai on November 10.
|Date||UAE Time||India Time||Match||Venue|
|05-Nov-20||6:00 PM||7:30 PM||Qualifier 1 – Team 1 vs Team 2||Dubai|
|06-Nov-20||6:00 PM||7:30 PM||Eliminator – Team 3 vs Team 4||Abu Dhabi|
|08-Nov-20||6:00 PM||7:30 PM||Qualifier 2 – Winner of Eliminator vs Loser of Qualifier 1||Abu Dhabi|
|10-Nov-20||6:00 PM||7:30 PM||Final – Winner of Qualifier 1 vs Winner of Qualifier 2||Dubai|
The BCCI also confirmed the schedule of the Women’s T20 Challenge 2020. It will be played from 4th November to 9th November with all the matches to be held in Sharjah.
|Match||Date||UAE Time||India Time||Team 1||Team 2||Venue|
|Match 1||04-Nov-20||6:00 PM||7:30 PM||Supernovas||Velocity||Sharjah|
|Match 2||05-Nov-20||2:00 PM||3:30 PM||Velocity||Trailblazers||Sharjah|
|Match 3||07-Nov-20||6:00 PM||7:30 PM||Trailblazers||Supernovas||Sharjah|
|Match 4||09-Nov-20||6:00 PM||7:30 PM||Final||Sharjah|
The All-India Women’s Selection Committee has announced Meghna Singh as Mansi Joshi’s replacement in Velocity.
The current season of IPL is being entirely held in the UAE due to the COVID-19 situation in India. All the matches have been held in empty stadiums with only players, match officials and close family members so far been allowed to attend matches.
The season got underway from September 19 when defending champions Mumbai Indians faced Chennai Super Kings in Abu Dhabi.