IPL 2020 schedule announced, Mumbai Indians face Chennai Super Kings in opening match – cricket

The 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL) will kick off on March 29 with defending champions Mumbai Indians going through 2019 runner-up Chennai Super Kings on the Wankhede Stadium in the opening match. There is a giant change in the schedule as Saturday doubleheaders have been accomplished away by the governing council. In the schedule launched to the franchises and the broadcaster, there can be solely six doubleheaders all through the season with all of them going down on Sunday.

India play South Africa in a One Day International (ODI) sequence earlier than the IPL and it ends on March 18. The entire season can be performed for 50 days (in comparison with 44 in final season) with the league section ending on May 17. The remaining league match can be performed between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians.

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The schedule for the knockout section is but to be introduced by the IPL governing council.

Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders have shared their league marketing campaign schedule on their social media accounts.

RCB said- “Chinnaswamy, here we come! Block your calendars!”



SRH wrote on social media- ‘ATTENTION #OrangeArmy. The moment you’ve all been ready for. Mark your for #IPL2020!”


“THE WAIT IS OVER, We get our #IPL2020 journey underway against RCB at the Chinnaswamy Stadium on 31 March! First encounter at Eden will be a face-off against Delhi Capitals on 3 April!” KKR wrote on Twitter.


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The night matches will start at 8pm IST whereas the afternoon video games happen at 4pm. The broadcasters of IPL had reservations concerning the timing of the night matches because the video games stretched previous midnight however the IPL stayed put with the 8pm timing.

All the franchises besides the Rajasthan Royals have retained their authentic house bases. The Royals have shortlisted their second house venue in Guwahati and can begin the event on April 2 in opposition to Chennai.

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