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IPL 2020 Host is UAE: List of Countries Who Have Hosted Indian Premier League Editions Over The Years

IPL 2020 is finally happening this year and it will be the first time since 2014, that the cash-rich tournament will be held outside India.

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is finally happening this year and it will be the first time since 2014, that the cash-rich tournament will be held outside India. IPL chairman Brijesh Patel earlier in the month confirmed that the 13th edition of the competition will be played in from September 19, 2020, to November 8, 2020. The matches are expected to be played in stadiums at Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. IPL 2020 Update: BCCI Share Detailed Plan for 13.

This is the second time that Indian Premier League will be played in the United Arab Emirates as the cash-rich league moved to the country in 2014. In the seventh edition of IPL, each team played their first five matches in the UAE before coming back to India to complete the tournament. IPL 2020 Update: BCCI Formally Communicates to Emirates Cricket Board to Host Indian Premier League 13 in UAE.

The second-ever edition of the competition was also held outside India as South Africa hosted India’s premier T20 cricket tournament. Due to political complications, 2009 IPL was moved outside India. Even though the cash-rich league was held outside the country for the first time, its format remained the same.

So as we once again gear up to see India’s most famous domestic Twenty-20 tournament taking place on foreign soil, we take a look at the countries who have hosted the competition for all these years.

Sr NoSeasonHosts
1IPL 2008India
2IPL 2009South Africa
3IPL 2010India
4IPL 2011India
5IPL 2012India
6IPL 2013India
7IPL 2014UAE, India
8IPL 2015India
9IPL 2016India
10IPL 2017India
11IPL 2018India
12IPL 2019India
13IPL 2020UAE

The 13th edition of Indian Premier League was scheduled to take place from March 29, 2020, onwards but the competition was postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic. However, with the T20 World Cup and Asia Cup all put off till next year, BCCI have decided to stage the cash-rich league in UAE this year.

(The above story first appeared on Onhike on Jul 28, 2020 12:17 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, Technology, sports, entertainment and Health, log on to our website onhike.com).

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Kohli has scored another century, becoming the world’s first cricketer with 100 million followers on Instagram

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India captain Virat Kohli has scored another century not on the pitch this time but on social media as he became the world’s first cricketer with 100 million followers on the social media platform Instagram.



The 32-year-old Kohli is also the first person from the Asia-Pacific region to achieve this feat.




The ICC tweeted, “Virat Kohli – became the first star cricketer to reach 100 million followers on Instagram.” Kohli is the fourth most followed player on Instagram.






Portugal football star Cristiano Ronaldo is ahead of Argentina football captain and FC Barcelona legend Lionel Messi and Neymar of Brazil with 265 million followers, who are second and third with 186 million and 147 million followers respectively.

Other Hollywood actors and former pro wrestlers in the 100 Million Club are Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson, American singer-songwriter Beyoncé and Ariana Grande. Kohli, who is counted among the best batsmen in the world, has 27 centuries in Test matches and 43 tons in ODI cricket.

Kohli is the most followed person on Instagram in India.




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The world celebrates Mary Kom’s birthday on the wrong date, the world champion herself told the truth

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In India, Mary Kom is seen as the woman who succeeded in breaking all standards in the world of sports. Coming from a peasant family, Mary Kom made her mark everywhere from the Asian Games to the Olympics. After becoming a mother of three, when people felt her career was over, Mary Kom wrote a new chapter of her success.



MC Mary Kom had revealed that his date of birth was not 24 November but 24 November. As a child, his uncle mistakenly wrote the date of birth at school on March 1 because he did not know the exact details. However, Mary Kom later decided not to change it and this is officially her date of birth. Mary Kom officially turned 38 today (1 March).









Born on March 1, 1983 in Kangeti, Manipur, Mary Kom’s full name is Mange Changanijang Mary Kom. Born in a farmer’s home, Mary made India famous worldwide and set world records in boxing. Mary holds the world record of winning the world championship 6 times.

No female boxers have done so yet. Mary Kom has won gold medals at the 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2018 championships. The road was named after Mary Kom in Imphal’s Lamphel in 2018. The road runs from Mary Kom’s house in Imphal to Khelgaon. The announcement was made by the Government of Manipur after Mary made the record for the sixth time.




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Team India coach Ravi Shastri gets corona vaccine, share photo

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India’s men’s cricket team’s head coach Ravi Shastri received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. The first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is received. Shastri tweeted while sharing the photo- ‘First dose of Kovid-19 vaccine received. Thank you to the doctors and scientists for empowering India against the epidemic. I am very impressed with Kantaben and his team at Apollo Hospital.



The public rollout of coronavirus vaccines began Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday flagged off the nationwide Kovid-19 vaccination campaign by getting vaccinated at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi.




Shastri was chosen as the head coach of Team India in 2017. Under his coaching, the Indian team has managed to win the Test series on Australian soil twice in a row. Ravi Shastri has also been the director of Team India from 2014 to 2016.

According to the Union Health Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, more than 29 lakh people had registered online or through the Arogya Setu app by 8.30 pm on Monday, the first day of the public rollout of the coronovirus vaccine.




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