Dream 11 IPL 2020: Get ready for the roller coaster ride of cricket as the 13th edition of IPL is here. This year due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation in India, the IPL Governing Council has decided to organize the Dream 11 IPL 2020 tournament in UAE. The matches will be held in Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi. After having a kick start on 19th September 2020, the battle for the trophy will go on till 10th November 2020. The 53-day event will include 10-afternoon matches commencing at 15:30 IST while the evening matches will kickoff at 19:30 IST.
Dream 11: Title sponsor of IPL 2020
Unlike the previous year, this year Dream 11 will sponsor IPL. The ongoing anti-China sentiment in the country may have been quoted as the reason for the suspension of the contract with Vivo. Dream11 is an Indian company (Sporta Technologies Pvt. Ltd) based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Dream11 is presently partnering a total of 19 sports leagues along with 6 IPL Franchises.
IPL Player Auction
62 players, 29 overseas, and 33 Indians were sold in the 2020 IPL Player Auction in Kolkata. Kolkata Knight Riders left no stone unturned to sign Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins. He became the most expensive overseas signing in the history of the tournament with whooping amount Rs 15.50 crore. Also his teammate, all-rounder Glenn Maxwell made his way to Kings XI Punjab with the amount of Rs. 10.75 crore.
Virat Kohli (5412 runs) and Lasith Malinga (170 wickets) hold the Orange cap and Purple cap respectively.
Maximum number of sixes: Chris Gayle(326 SIXES)
Maximum number of fours: Shikhar Dhawan( 524 FOURS)
Best Strike Rate: Andre Russell (186.41)
Best Bowling Average: Kagiso Rabada (17.93)
Highest Score: Chris Gayle (175*)
Best Bowling Figures: Alzarri Joseph (6/12)
Best Economy: Rashid Khan (6.55)
Most Dots: Harbhajan Singh(1249)
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