The initial 2-week schedule has been released on the official Twitter account of the IPL. The first match will be played on Saturday 23rd March in the Chennai hosted by defending champions Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
All matches of this T20 league will start every time from 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm. The first match will be held between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chennai on March 23 this year. After this, two matches will be played on March 24. In the first match at 4 o’clock in the evening, the Kolkata team will face Hyderabad. After this, the three-time champions Mumbai in the second match will be competing with the Delhi Capitals (old name Delhi Daredevils). On March 25, only one match will be played in Rajasthan between Rajasthan Royals and Punjab.
Chennai’s challenge will be in front of Delhi team in the 5th match of IPL on 26th March. On March 27, Kolkata and Punjab teams will face face-to-face in Kolkata. According to the schedule so far, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, Jaipur, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mohali will be played against the IPL in the host. On March 28, RCB and Mumbai will compete against Bengaluru, while on March 29, Sunrisers will be up against the pre-tournament champions Rajasthan Royals in Hyderabad.
|Match Number||Date||Host Team||Guest Team||Place|
|01||March 23, Saturday||Chennai Super Kings (CSK)||Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)||Chennai|
|02||March 24, Sunday||Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)||Sunrise Hyderabad (SRH)||Kolkata|
|03||March 24, Sunday||Mumbai Indians (MI)||Delhi Capitals (DC)||Mumbai|
|04||March 25, Monday||Rajasthan Royals (RR)||Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)||Jaipur|
|05||March 26, Tuesday||Delhi Capitals (DC)||Chennai Super Kings (CSK)||Delhi|
|06||March 27, Wednesday||Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)||Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)||Kolkata|
|07||March 28, Thursday||Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)||Mumbai Indians (MI)||Bengaluru|
|08||March 29, Friday||Sunrise Hyderabad (SRH)||Rajasthan Royals (RR)||Hyderabad|
|09||March 30, Saturday||Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)||Mumbai Indians (MI)||Mohali|
|10||March 30, Saturday||Delhi Capitals (DC)||Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)||Delhi|
|11||March 31, Sunday||Sunrise Hyderabad (SRH)||Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)||Hyderabad|
|12||March 31, Sunday||Chennai Super Kings (CSK)||Rajasthan Royals (RR)||Chennai|
|13||April 01, Monday||Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)||Delhi Capitals (DC)||Mohali|
|14||02 April, Tuesday||Rajasthan Royals (RR)||Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)||Jaipur|
|15||April 03, Wednesday||Mumbai Indians (MI)||Chennai Super Kings (CSK)||Mumbai|
|16||April 04, Thursday||Delhi Capitals (DC)||Sunrise Hyderabad (SRH)||Delhi|
|17||April 05, Friday||Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)||Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)||Bengaluru|
will play two matches on March 30. In the first match, the team of Punjab will beat Mumbai. At the same time, in the second match of the day, Delhi team will be in Kolkata team. On March 31, two matches will also be played on Sunday. In the first match, the team of Bangalore in front of the Hyderabad team, in the second match, Chennai and Rajasthan teams will face each other. The beginning of the month of April will be against the Kings XI Punjab and Delhi team.
On April 2, Rajasthan and Bangalore will play the 14th match of IPL in Jaipur. On April 3, there will be a team of Chennai Super Kings in front of Mumbai Indians. IPL 4 will be played between Delhi and Hyderabad on April 4. RCB and Kolkata Knight Riders will compete in April 5 in Bangalore.