Kevin Pietersen left for the UAE to take on broadcast duties in IPL 2020.© Instagram
“Hope Delhi wins Capitals,” said former England skipper Kevin Pietersen as he headed to the UAE to broadcast in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020. Pietersen recently commented on the now-concluded T20I series between England and England. Australia. Now the former English batsman has left the coast of Southampton and made his way to Dubai.
The former English skipper posted a photo of himself on Instagram and signed it: “From a bubble in the UK to a bubble in Dubai…! I am delighted that we have cricket again and as always very excited about working on the Win @ iplt20. I hope Delhi. “
During his playing days, Pietersen Royal Challengers represented Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils and Rising Pune SuperGiants in the IPL.
Delhi Capitals will be led by Shreyas Iyer this year and the squad has added Ravichandran Ashwin and Ajinkya Rahane to further strengthen their squad.
Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings will lock the horns at the opening match of the IPL 2020 on September 19. Dubai will host 24 games, 20 games will be played in Abu Dhabi and Sharjah will host 12 games.
Dates and locations for the playoff stages will be announced later. The opening match between the finalists of the 2019 edition will be played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
The IPL 2020 will be played from September 19 to November 10 in the UAE at three locations: Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.
There will be a total of 10 double headers in this edition of the tournament. The evening games will be played at 7:30 PM IST, while the afternoon games start at 3:30 PM IST.
All teams have already reached the UAE to participate in the tournament and are currently undergoing training. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) were the last team to begin their training, and they finally took to the field last week after their third round of COVID-19 testing.
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