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Who Is The Cheapest Player In IPL Auction 2021?

Indian Premier League will auction 292 cricketers including 164 Indians, 125 overseas and 3 from Associated Nations on February 18 in Chennai. While a total of 1,114 cricketers had registered for the auction but the list was prepared after the 8 franchises finished shortlisting of players.

Players in the highest price bracket of Rs. 2 crore

A total of 10 cricketers including two Indian – Harbhajan Singh and Kedar Jadhav – and eight overseas players – Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Shakib Al Hasan, Moeen Ali, Sam Billings, Liam Plunkett, Jason Roy and Mark Wood – are expected to get the highest price in auction.

A total of 10 cricketers including two Indian – Hanuma Vihari and Umesh Jadav are available for grab at the base price of Rs. 1 crore.

What price could Dawid Malan get?

A top-ranking batsman in international T20, Dawid Malan will get the base price of Rs. 1 crore. But the eyes will be set on the auction of Smith and Shakib that are asking the top price of Rs. 2 crore. Smith was earlier with Rajasthan Royals and Shakib has … Read the rest

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IPL 2020 Will Commence On April 15

Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 has been postponed to April 15 from March 29 due to coronavirus scare. The Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) released a statement regarding postponement of IPL.

BCCI statement

The statement reads that the decision to postpone IPL is taken as a precautionary measure as COVID-19 is now become a pandemic. But the statement should be read with the announcement that the Delhi government make about coronavirus. It said that that the government won’t allow any sporting activity in the capital due to health crisis.

The statement further reads that the board is sensitive towards public health and all its stakeholder. Also, it will take all necessary steps to ensure that all people including cricketers and fans remain safe from the virus. The board will work with all concerned ministries and authorities to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia made announcement

Manish Sisodia said that the gatherings of over 200 people at sporting events or conferences won’t be allowed until further notice. The restrictions on large gatherings were put for the purpose of prevention of COVID-19 epidemic. India has … Read the rest

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Maharashtra Health Minister Wants IPL To Be Postponed

The Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra banned the ticket sales for the first match of the 2020 Indian Premier League. The match is between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings and it is scheduled for March 29.

Maharashtra imposes ban on ticket sale of IPL match

It is to avoid gathering of a large number of people amid the spread of coronavirus in the country. The 13th season of IPL will start on March 29 and continue till May 24 in the country. But Mumbai went into high alert when its total count of COVID-19 patients reached 7. Recently two persons tested positive for coronavirus in Maharashtra.

Health Minister of Maharashtra on the ticket sale ban

Rajesh Tope, the Health Minister of Maharashtra, said that the government cold consider postponing the IPL because of the coronavirus threat that had already killed over 3,000 people worldwide. He said large gatherings pose a greater risk of coronavirus spread. He informed the media persons that discussions were held in the official circle whether to postpone the IPL. He further said that a decision regarding IPL would be made shortly.

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IPL 2020 Begins On March 29 And Final On May 24 With No-Double Headers

The start date of IPL 2020 is fixed on March 29 and the final would be played on May 24. This time, IPL got an extended window for more entertainment. It would be 57 days of cricket with no double-headers this time.

IPL 2020 edition

Starting from March 24 to May 24, this season of the IPL is going to be lengthier by 12 days. Earlier IPL tournaments used to be up to 45 days but this time, the tournament is extended to 57 days.

IPL 2020 match timings

During previous seasons, it was noticed that matches started at 8 pm and went well past midnight. But this time, the games would start at 7:30 pm. The hosts felt that going back home a midnight was quite an issue for the audiences. But hosts have another issue with an early start. It is difficult for audiences living in metro cities to reach stadiums after leaving from office at 6 pm.

No-double headers in IPL 2020

Another important thing about IPL 2020 is that there would be no double-headers this time. The hosts received a lukewarm response today matches last season. … Read the rest