Indian Premier League 2024

Important news of Indian Premier League 2024

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Introduction

India and the world’s biggest cricketing event is back. Indian Premier League 2024 will start in a month time. And we will cover the latest Indian Premier League news & updates in this post.

With Ipl 2024 Auction completing in December 2024 everyone was waiting for match schedules of IPL 2024. The latest ipl 2024 news came on February 22, 2024. When Jay Shah the Honorary Secretary of BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) announced the much awaited schedule. The schedule announced was for first two weeks of Indian Premier League 2024. Since in April 2024, there will be general elections in India. As a result only first 2 weeks schedule has been released by BCCI so far. The much awaited ipl 2024 first match will start from 22nd March 2024, and will continue till April 7, 2024. In the period of first two-weeks, only 21 matches will be played. These matches will happen across 10 cities of India. Each team of IPL 2024 will play minimum of three matches and maximum of five matches during these 2 weeks.

The 17th season of IPL (Indian Premier League) will start with a match of defending champions & 5 times winners IPL title winners Chennai Super Kings. In this match, Chennai Super Kings will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chepauk stadium on 22nd March 2024, Friday. M S Dhoni will be the captain of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in this match. Whereas, Faf du Plessis will be the captain of Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) in this match.

The first week of Tata IPL 2024 will have two double headers. On Saturday afternoon Punjab Kings will play in their home ground at Mohali against Delhi Capitals led by Rishab Pant. It will be the first comeback match after injury, at professional level for start Indian batter & wicket keeper Rishab Pant.

On the same day, from evening time the 2nd match will happen at Eden Garden. In this match Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will be hosting & competing against the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH).

The cricketing action on March 24, 2024 Sunday afternoon will take place in Jaipur. Here, the home team, the Rajasthan Royals, will compete against the Lucknow Super Giants. On same day, Gujarat Titans, 2022 champions and last season’s runners up, will take on the five-time winners Mumbai Indians. They will play Mumbai Indians on Narendra Modi Stadium. The Delhi Capitals have decided to play their first two home games at Visakhapatnam instead of Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi. On 31st March, Sunday they will host Chennai Super Kings team, in Arjun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi.

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IPL 2024 & the General Elections

Like 2009, 2014, 2019, 2024 will also have clash of timings in IPL matches and general elections. So like in past, the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) will work in close coordination with government. And security agencies of India so that it can follow all required advisories and protocols. That are related to the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha Elections in India. After the dates for the 18th Lok Sabha elections get announced. BCCI will look into and address any concerns regarding the first two weeks’ timetable. BCCI will then collaborate with the local state government to set the schedule for the remaining games of the season. To ensure that the dates of polling don’t clash with date of the matches.

Indian Premier League 2024 Schedule for first two weeks

The ipl 2024 schedule is as follows:

Match Day Match Number Week of the Day Date of the Match Home Team Away team Match starting time Match Venue
1 1 Friday 22-03-24 Chennai Super Kings Royal Challengers Bangalore 8:00 PM Chennai
2 2 Saturday 23-03-24 Punjab Kings Delhi Capitals 3:30 PM Mohali
2 3 Saturday 23-03-24 Kolkata Knight Riders Sunrisers Hyderabad 7:30 PM Kolkata
3 4 Sunday 24-03-24 Rajasthan Royals Lucknow Super Giants 3:30 PM Jaipur
3 5 Sun 24-03-24 Gujarat Titans Mumbai Indians. 7:30 PM Ahmedabad
4 6 Monday 25-03-24 Royal Challengers Bangalore Punjab Kings 7:30 PM Bengaluru
5 7 Tuesday 26-03-24 Chennai Super Kings Gujarat Titans 7:30 PM Chennai
6 8 Wednesday 27-03-24 Sunrisers Hyderabad Mumbai Indians 7:30 PM Hyderabad
7 9 Thursday 28-03-24 Rajasthan Royals Delhi Capitals 7:30 PM Jaipur
8 10 Friday 29-03-24 Royal Challengers Bangalore Kolkata Knight Riders 7:30 PM Bengaluru
9 11 Saturday 30-03-24 Lucknow Super Giants Punjab Kings 7:30 PM Lucknow
10 12 Sunday 31-03-24 Gujarat Titans Sunrisers Hyderabad 3:30 PM Ahmedabad
10 13 Sunday 31-03-24 Delhi Capitals Chennai Super Kings 7:30 PM Vizag
11 14 Monday 01-04-24 Mumbai Indians Rajasthan Royals 7:30 PM Mumbai
12 15 Tuesday 02-04-24 Royal Challengers Bangalore Lucknow Super Giants 7:30 PM Bengaluru
13 16 Wednesday 03-04-24 Delhi Capitals Kolkata Knight Riders 7:30 PM Vizag
14 17 Thursday 04-04-24 Gujarat Titans Punjab Kings 7:30 PM Ahmedabad
15 18 Friday 05-04-24 Sunrisers Hyderabad Chennai Super Kings 7:30 PM Hyderabad
16 19 Saturday 06-04-24 Rajasthan Royals Royal Challengers Bangalore 7:30 PM Jaipur
17 20 Sunday 07-04-24 Mumbai Indians Delhi Capitals 3:30 PM Mumbai
17 21 Sunday 07-04-24 Lucknow Super Giants Gujarat Titans 7:30 PM Lucknow

Conclusion

Now you know all the key details about Indian Premier League 2024.

Frequently asked questions

Q1: When Tata IPL 2024 will start?

Ans: It will start from 22ND March 2024, in Chepauk Stadium of Chennai.

 
Q2: Why BCCI announced only 21 matches schedule in IPL 2024?

Ans: Because the Indian general elections that are scheduled for April and May 2024. 

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