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IPL Diary

The Emirates wrapped cricketers in a monkish ‘bio-bubble’. Friendships happened, sure…. But how to go from a downbeat, pandemic mood all the way to the finals? Call Ricky Ponting.

IPL Diary
IPL Diary
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2020-11-21T11:28:33+05:30

For those of us who grew up on Jules Verne’s adventure novel Around the World in Eighty Days, IPL 2020 in UAE was an experience to savour, perhaps more exciting. Up against a deadly virus, if the BCCI dared to do something as dangerous as organising a tournament that involved more than 600 people over a three-month period, no praise is enough for a job well done.

Since its inception in 2008, IPL has always shown the temerity to stand up to odds and hosting the IPL this year was a statement—what a cricket superpower can do if it has the will and support of the leading cricket nations of the world.

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