With the IPL 2020 less than two weeks away, the Cricket experts are out with their prediction before the actions begins. The IPL 2020- in many ways – is going to be different from the previous editions. Firstly, the whole tournament will be played in the UAE for the first time; denying the home advantage to all franchises. And second, there will be no fans to support the players as the tournament will be played behind closed doors.
Chennai Super Kings started their training from last week but Deepak Chahar tested COVID-19 positive so he didn’t join the training session. But good News coming for CSK fan that Deepak Chahar has rejoined the CSK team after recovering from COVID-19.
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) September 9, 2020
“Except for the Indian batsman, who is in quarantine, all others have come out. The Indian fast bowler has tested negative twice and is back,” Kasi Viswanathan, the Super Kings’ CEO told ESPNcricinfo. As for the Indian uncapped player, Viswanathan said that this individual was still under quarantine but was “fine with no symptoms”. This player is expected to finish his quarantine on September 12.
According to Viswanathan, Deepak Chahar has to undergo further fitness tests, including a cardio test, put in place by the BCCI’s medical team before he starts training.
Indian Premier League 2020 will kick off from September 19 and the final will take place on November 10. The entire IPL 2020 will take place in the UAE. The opening match of the mega tournament will be played between defending champion Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. Mumbai Indians has won the IPL title four times while Chennai Super has won the Indian Premier league title three times. These two teams are the most successful teams in the tournament so far.