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IPL to begin from Sept 19 in UAE, final on Nov 8: chairman Brijesh Patel

To allow crowd or not depends on the UAE government, says Patel

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The IPL has been made possible by the ICC's decision to postpone the October-November T20 World Cup in Australia.

Press Trust of India New Delhi
The eagerly-awaited Indian Premier League will start on September 19 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the final slated on November 8, IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel told PTI on Friday.

While the event's Governing Council will meet next week to chalk out the final details and approve the schedule, it is understood that the BCCI has informally intimated the franchises about the plan.

"The GC will meet shortly but we have finalised the schedule. It will run from September 19 to November 8. We expect the government approval to come through. It is a full 51-day IPL," Patel confirmed

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First Published: Jul 24 2020 | 12:51 PM IST

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