IPL 2024 Full Schedule: Venues And Timings For All 10 Franchises

Mar25,2024



Chennai was on Monday named the venue for this year's IPL final on May 26 and was also given the hosting rights for the second qualifier on May 24 as the BCCI decided to postpone the tournament keeping in mind the polling dates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The full program was unveiled. Chennai has got the title of the final due to Chennai Super Kings being the current champion. As per established tradition the title holders get to host the opening and final games of the tournament. The event began on 22 March after the BCCI announced the schedule for the first two weeks (21 matches). The other two marquee play-off matches will be held at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on May 21 and 22 respectively. PTI had reported on Friday the venues for the last four matches of the tournament.

“The remaining schedule has been finalized keeping in mind the dates and venues of voting for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections across the country,” BCCI secretary Jay Shah said in a media release.

“After the break on May 20, the spotlight will shift to the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad as the world's largest cricket stadium will host an exciting Qualifier 1 encounter on Tuesday, May 21, featuring the two top-ranked teams, followed by An exciting eliminator will take place on Wednesday, May 22nd.

“…Qualifier 2 and the Grand Final will be held in Chennai, home of defending champions Chennai Super Kings. Qualifier 2 will be played between the loser of Qualifier 1 and the winner of the Eliminator on Friday, May 24, followed by Sunday The summit will be held on May 26,” he said.

The iconic Chepauk will host the IPL finale long after the completion of voting for 39 Lok Sabha seats in the first phase of elections in Tamil Nadu on April 19.

Delhi Capitals, who will play their first two home matches on March 31 and April 3 in Visakhapatnam, will have five matches on actual basis. These matches are to be held on 20, 24, 27 April, 7 and 14 May.

Voting for seven Lok Sabha seats of Delhi will be held on May 25.

Should CSK progress in the tournament, the marquee game in Chepauk will be the perfect opportunity for Mahendra Singh Dhoni to end his IPL career in front of the home fans, as was widely speculated after handing over the team captaincy to Ruturaj Gaikwad. Have been. The eve of the league-opener.

“Punjab Kings, who started their season at the PCA New International Cricket Stadium in Mullanpur, will conclude their home campaign in Dharamshala. Punjab will face CSK and RCB in Dharamshala on May 5 and 9 respectively,” the BCCI release said. Will host two matches. ,

Rajasthan Royals will also play some matches in their second home base Guwahati.

“Rajasthan Royals have also chosen the second venue in Guwahati and will play their last two home matches in Assam. They will first host Punjab Kings on May 15 and later play Kolkata Knight Riders on May 19, which will also mark the finale of the season. league stage of the 17th season of the IPL,” the release further said.

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