The schedule of IPL 2023 is out! This will be the 16th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
As we all know, the T20 cricket league was established by India’s Board of Control for Cricket in 2007. IPL is a two-month-long domestic cricket tournament that is a significant part of the Indian calendar. Due to this, many talented youngsters can gain valuable experience.
This year, the season will be kickstarted by Gujarat Titans, which will take on Chennai Super Kings in Ahmedabad on March 31, this time, and will end with a final match that will be played on May 28. The 2023 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will create history as the tournament will witness its 1000th match, which will be played between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians.
Here’s the tentative IPL Schedule 2023 of the 70 matches that will be going to held in the next two months:
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When will IPL 2023 start?
The IPL is a men’s team cricket competition started by BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) in 2007. It is played between March and May every year. This tournament has ten teams.
This season the number of teams has been increased from 8 to 10. Each team will play 14 league games; if they win six matches, they will qualify for the playoffs. The IPL will be held in ten different cities in India this year. All matches will be played in a “home and away” format.
IPL 2023: Number of Players Participating
IPL has been played every year since 2008 and is one of the most popular sports tournaments in the world. It attracts cricket fans from all over the world. It is a cash-rich competition that has reshaped the careers of several cricketers by serving up a tempting combination of wealth and fame. Many international players come to participate in the league and contribute their part toward its success.
There were 405 players for sale during the auction, including 273 Indians and 132 foreign cricketers. Of these, 87 slots were available across the ten teams.
This time, there are many big names to look out for, including Australia’s rising all-rounder Cameron Green and England’s star all-rounder Ben Stokes. These players are expected to attract big bids in the IPL 2023 auction. In addition to these, there are a lot of other players to watch out for. Almost all the teams have retained their best performers and released others.
Where will IPL 2023 be held?
The 2023 IPL schedule will include 70 league matches, played in a double-round format at 12 different venues across India. The season will begin on March 31 and end on May 28.
Each team will be split into two groups and play 14 group-stage matches. They will play each team in their group once and the other teams in the same group twice.
Matches will be held at twelve venues in 10 cities, including Mumbai and Ahmedabad. In addition, Guwahati (Royals’ second home) and Dharamsala (Kings’ second home) will also host matches.
Will IPL 2023 have more matches?
Currently, ten teams are participating in IPL 2023. These teams are Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Gujarat Titans, Rajasthan Royals, Punjab Kings, and Delhi Capitals.
The 16th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to kick off on March 31. 70 league matches will be played across 12 venues and ten teams.
Each team will play 14 group-stage matches and then face off in a playoff to determine the final winner of the IPL 2023. All matches will be played in a double round-robin format.
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