IPL 2020: Three new cities prone to host matches subsequent season


Lucknow, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram are the three cities the place IPL carnival will strike subsequent.

Ekana International Cricket Stadium. (Photo Source: Twitter)
Ekana Worldwide Cricket Stadium. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

The assembly between the brand new BCCI office-bearers and the homeowners of the eight franchises concluded on Tuesday within the Mumbai headquarters. On the assembly, the choice was finalised so as to add three new cities particularly Lucknow, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram which can host a number of the matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL) subsequent yr,

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) are the 2 IPL franchises who usually host a few of their house matches exterior their fortresses. Yearly, 2 to three out of their house video games are performed at alternate house venue. For the 2020 IPL, Rajasthan needed to alter their second house to Guwahati from Ahmedabad whereas Punjab needed Lucknow as their alternate house venue.

“Rajasthan has requested for a change of their second house from Ahmedabad to Guwahati and whereas the GC is okay with the transfer, IMG will now conduct an inspection on the Barsapara Cricket Stadium earlier than giving the inexperienced sign,” an official was quoted as saying by Outlook India.

 Thiruvananthapuram will host the IPL matches subsequent yr

“As for Lucknow, KXIP have been trying to transfer to the town because the final version and had even despatched in a request. However polls had performed a significant function in inflicting a delay within the shift. However because of the good evaluation of the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium after the India-West Indies recreation, the venue is now virtually sure to develop into Punjab’s second house. They earlier performed their video games on the I.S. Bindra Stadium in Mohali and in addition used the Holkar Stadium in Indore as their second house,” the official added.

Rajasthan had revenue share points with their present house venues and that’s one of many two the explanation why they needed to shift to Guwahati. The opposite motive was a bit apparent that Guwahati Cricket Affiliation was additionally very eager to be a part of the cash-rich league. So far as Thiruvananthapuram is worried, the opinions of the Greenfield Worldwide Stadium are excellent and the cricket followers round Kerala are loopy in regards to the recreation.

Within the different information associated to IPL franchises, Mumbai Indians (MI), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), Delhi Capitals (DC) are all eager to play worldwide friendlies with the opposite cricket golf equipment around the globe. Rajasthan Royals are the brand new entrants to affix the above talked about 4 franchises to present a optimistic nod to this idea.