Here is a look at Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore, the two last-placed franchises in the 2019 edition.
Mumbai Indians became the first IPL franchise to win three titles, that too in alternate years. In the final they beat Rising Pune Supergiant by 1 run, the narrowest margin in an IPL final.
Pakistan Cricket Board decided to allow contracted players to take part in a maximum of three T20 leagues. Cricket Australia announced Sheffield Shield players of the season. Dane Piedt moved to the USA.
Knight and Dunkley have signed up for the England NHS VR Scheme; BCCI and Raina have pledged to donate to fight the battle against COVID-19; BCB will pay non-contracted DPL cricketers; and Cook is not comfortable with the idea of a truncated County Championship.
In a unique season, the tournament had a new champion.
ICC postponed World Cup qualifying events scheduled to be held before June 30. The contracted players of PCB decided to donate collectively to help Pakistan combat the COVID-19. Jos Buttler sounded optimistic about a curtailed IPL 2020 in a recent interview.
Mumbai won their second title in three seasons, catching up with Chennai and Kolkata, in a season when the BCCI launched Fan Parks.
Pandit left Vidarbha for MP; Ganguly to donate INR 5 million towards the Coronavirus-affected; HCA offered a stadium to assist with quarantine measures; and Middlesex signed a new contract.
Kolkata Knight Riders won their second IPL, defeating Kings XI Punjab in the latter's first final appearance. This was the first time in four attempts that Chennai Super Kings did not make it to the final.
CSA declared the domestic season winners, ECB announced a potential season opening date, and Ganguly offered the Eden Gardens to West Bengal Government for quarantine facilities.