August 2020 - First Week Highlights

August 2020 - First Week Highlights

August 2020 - First Week Highlights

Here are all the 1st-week highlights for the month of August. 

The Indian Premier League has been confirmed this week. Different from the usual, IPL 2020 will be held from September 19 to November 10, making it the longest season of the league. However, IPL’s primary sponsor, Vivo, has pulled out from the league due to some tension between India and China. 

READ MORE: IPL 2020 Plans Finalized

READ MORE: Vivo to Pull Out Sponsorship from IPL

Some heated speculations also revolve around several cricket leagues, including the Bangladesh Premier League. According to the Federation of International Cricketers’ Association (FICA), there had been some systematic breaches in cricket based on the Global Employment Report. In response to the said allegations, BCB released their statement to refute the allegations of FICA. 

READ MORE: FICA Addresses ICC About Contract Breaches

READ MORE: BCB Refutes FICA’s Accusations

Meanwhile, some cricket matches and events are still being postponed amidst the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among which are Australia’s T20I series against the West Indies and the Minor League Cricket which has been postponed to 2021. 

READ MORE: Australia Postpones T20Is Against West Indies

READ MORE: Minor League Cricket Postponed to 2021

To date, England and Pakistan are still facing off on a 3-match Test series at Old Trafford in Manchester. So far, the odds of the game are +169 for England and -232.56 for Pakistan. To check out the latest cricket odds, visit Betwala. 

READ MORE: Cricket Odds