The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced CRED as an official partner for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
CRED is a Bangalore-based credit card bill payment platform. The BCCI took to Twitter and wrote, “BCCI announces CRED as Official Partner for IPL #Dream11IPL.”
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 1, 2020
The 13th edition of the IPL will be played for 53 days, from September 19 to November 10, across three venues in the UAE — Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, and Dubai. This time, both the afternoon and evening matches will be played half-an-hour earlier than usual.
“IPL 2020 will be played from September 19 and the final will be played on November 10, 2020. The 53-day tournament will witness 10-afternoon matches starting at 15:30 IST while the evening matches will start at 19:30 IST,” the BCCI release had stated.
The IPL 2020 was originally slated to be played from March 29, but it was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.