1. The IPL Governing Council (IPL GC) met on 2nd August via video conference to decide on the issues concerning the VIVO IPL 2020 edition.
2. Taking note of the prevailing COVID-19 situation in India, the IPL GC decided to stage the tournament in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
3. The matches will be played in Dubai, Sharjah, and Abu Dhabi subject to necessary clearances from the government.
4. IPL 2020 will be played from 19th September and the final will be played on 10th November 2020.
5. The 53-day tournament will witness 10-afternoon matches starting at 15:30 IST while the evening matches will start at 19:30 IST.
6. The Governing Council also discussed the comprehensive Standard Operating Procedures, which will be finalized in due course.
7. Women’s T20 Challenge will also take place in UAE and will compromise three teams with four matches to be played during the IPL Playoff Week