The much-awaited premier league is set to start on 19th September. Only hours remain from the CSK and MI opening match which will start at 7.30 IST from Sheikh Zayed Stadium of Abu Dhabi.
Even though the big event is being hosted outside the country due to the ongoing pandemic. The Hype of cricket lovers has not faded away. Tomorrow all cricket lovers across the Globe will be glued into the broadcasting channels for the Gala event.
Originally scheduled on March 29 this year, the pandemic made the fans, players, franchise, and the organizer waited for almost six months. There will be a total of 60 matches to be played for over 46 days and will be broadcasted live from Star Sports 1, Star Sports 2, and Star Sports 1 Hindi channels. Also to be streamed online from Hotstar.
Three venues are selected for playing are Dubai (The Dubai international Cricket Stadium), Abu Dhabi (The Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium) and Sharjah (The Sharjah Cricket Stadium).
24 Matches will be held in Dubai, 20 in Abu Dhabi and 12 in Sharjah for the 60 league games. The venues for the playoffs will be announced later.