IPL 2019 schedule for 17 matches out, CSK to take on RCB on March 23

first_imgThe Indian Premier League (IPL) released the schedule of the first 17 matches on Tuesday but they will still be subject to change. A final confirmation will be made once the dates for the general elections are announced.In a media release on their website, IPL released the dates of the matches to be played in the first two weeks from March 23.MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli are set to face each other in the opener as defending champions Chennai Super Kings will host Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chennai. Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians open their campaign against Delhi Capitals on Sunday, March 24 hours after a potential blockbuster between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad in Kolkata.”These are still subject to the announcement of the Lok Sabha 2019 election dates. Once these have been released BCCI will address any issues with the first two weeks and will also prepare a schedule for the remainder of the season working with the local authorities around the polling dates.”This is still subject to the announcement of Lok Sabha 2019 election dates. Once the election dates are released we will address any issues with the first two weeks and also prepare a schedule for the remainder of the season working with the local authorities around the polling dates.”A total of 17 matches will be played during this 2 weeks period across the 8 home venues of the respective franchises. All teams will play a minimum of 4 matches with DC and RCB playing 5 matches. Every team will play a minimum of 2 home and 2 away matches with DC playing 3 home matches, while RCB will play 3 away matches.”advertisementThe first two weekends will be double headers. However, the BCCI is yet to confirm the timings despite having mentioned afternoon and evening in the iternary.Full schedule of IPL 2019 (1st 17 matches)Saturday, March 23 Evening: Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore in ChennaiSunday, March 24Afternoon: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad in KolkataEvening: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals in MumbaiMonday, March 25Evening: Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab in JaipurTuesday, March 26Evening: Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings in DelhiWednesday, March 27Evening: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab in KolkataThursday, March 28Evening: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians in BengaluruFriday, March 29Evening: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals in HyderabadSaturday, March 30Afternoon: Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians in MohaliEvening: Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders in DelhiSunday, March 31Afternoon: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore in HyderabadEvening: Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals in ChennaiMonday, April 1Evening: Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Capitals in MohaliTuesday, April 2 Evening: Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore in JaipurWednesday, April 3Evening: Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings in MumbaiThursday, April 4 Evening: Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad in DelhiFriday, April 5Evening: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders in BengaluruAlso Read | MS Dhoni plays charity football match ahead of India vs Australia seriesAlso Read | India, England standout contenders for 2019 World Cup: Herschelle GibbsAlso Read | India should not play Pakistan in 2019 Cricket World Cup: Harbhajan SinghAlso See:last_img

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