The schedule and fixtures for the playoffs of IPL 2020 has been announced – here’s everything you need to know.
The schedule and venues for the play-offs of IPL 2020 have been announed by the IPL governing council, with Dubai hosting the first Qualifier and the final, while the other knockout rounds will be held in Abu Dhabi.
The play-offs will mark the end of IPL 2020 – only the second edition of the tournament to be wholly held outside of India – with the matches set to take place from November 5 and 10.
Alongside the play-offs, the Women’s T20 Challenge, aka Women’s IPL 2020, will also be played, the schedule for which can be found here.
NEWS – The #Dream11IPL 2020 Playoffs and Final to be played from 5th November to 10th November, 2020 in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) October 25, 2020
As things stand, Mumbai Indians (MI), Delhi Capitals (DC), and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) occupy the first three positions in the IPL 2020 points table, each of them tied on 14 points after each playing 11 matches.
The race for the fourth place is altogether more complicated, with all of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) all vying for that much-coveted spot.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are still in with a chance of making the play-offs mathematically, but are considered eliminated for all intents and purposes.
Below is the full schedule and fixtures of the IPL 2020 play-offs.
IPL 2020 Playoffs: Schedule, Fixtures, Venues
Qualifier 1: Team 1 vs Team 2, Dubai, November 5
Eliminator: Team 3 vs Team 4, Abu Dhabi, November 6
Qualifier 2: Eliminator winner vs Qualifier 1 loser, Abu Dhabi, November 8
Final: Qualifier 1 winner vs Qualifier 2 winner, Dubai, November 10