IPL to begin at Mumbai on 29 March

The 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League is set to get underway on March 29 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai with Mumbai Indians kicking off the campaign on their home ground.

A Delhi Capitals official said that the starting date is set to be March 29 with defending champions MI playing the opener at Wankhede.

"I am told that the 2020 edition of the IPL will start on March 29 at Wankhede," the official said.This means that the teams playing the first couple of games will miss the services of the Australian, English and Kiwi foreign recruits as there will be two international series on at that point in time with Australia and New Zealand clashing in a T20I series that has the last game on March 29 and the England-Sri Lanka Test series which ends on March 31.