With the confirmation of IPL 2020 dates, the return of Mahendra Singh Dhoni on cricket field gets the assurance too. Among numerous fans on social media, there was a high-profile one too who could not stop sharing his joy of welcome Dhoni on 22 yards again.
Today Brijesh Patel, the chairman of the IPL Governing Council confirmed about the IPL 2020 dates to a news agency. “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.” He further told PTI that the official confirmation would be done soon and rest would be discussed in the GC meeting.
According to Brijesh Patel, it would depend on the UAE government how they would handle the crowd during IPL 2020. The board is now busy making the SOP for franchises. “We are making the SOP and it will be ready in a few days. To allow crowd or not depends on the UAE government. Anyway, social distancing has to be maintained. We have left it for their government to decide on that. Will also be writing to the UAE board formally.”
Special fan of Mahendra Singh Dhoni
When the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League was postponed in the wake of the COVID-19, the return of Mahendra Singh Dhoni on the cricket field also got delayed. The certainty of IPL 2020 means the assurance of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s cricket comeback. Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been absent from the professional cricket circuit since the last ODI World Cup 2019. He was set to make comeback through IPL 2020 when the sudden lockdown was announced in India due to the COVID-19. Now fans cannot wait to see Mahendra Singh Dhoni yet again on the cricket field in Chennai Super Kings jersey.
A celebrity fan of Mahendra Singh Dhoni shared his joy on Twitter. The badminton star of India, Kidambi Srikanth wrote, “Great to know #IPL2020 is happening. I’m excited and looking forward to see @msdhoni play again!”. This special tweet hopefully will motivate Mahendra Singh Dhoni to have a brillaint IPL 2020.