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IPL 2020 full fixtures and schedule announced! Mumbai Indians to kickstart season against Chennai Super Kings

The schedule for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 has been announced officially. Mumbai Indians will take on Chennai Super Kings in the opening match on March 29.

  • The schedule for IPL 2020 has been announced officially.
  • Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings will kickstart IPL 2020 at the Wankhede Stadium.
  • The season opener will be played on March 29, the last group stage match on May 17.

The complete schedule for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 has been officially rolled out on the official website and app. Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings will kickstart the fresh season of IPL 2020 at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on March 29. The last match of the round-robin stage will be played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on May 17.

The first match between MI and CSK will be followed by Delhi Capitals vs Kings XI Punjab at the Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi on March 30. In match no. 3, Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on Kolkata Knight Riders at the M Chinnaswamy in Bengaluru. 

Here is IPL 2020 Full Schedule: 

March 29, Sunday: Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings – 8:00 PM in Mumbai

March 30, Monday: Delhi Capitals vs Kings XI Punjab – 8:00 PM in Delhi

March 31, Tuesday: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders – 8:00 PM in Bengaluru

April 1, Wednesday: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians – 8:00 PM in Hyderabad

April 2, Thursday: Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals – 8:00 PM in Chennai

April 3, Friday: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals – 8:00 PM in Kolkata

April 4, Saturday: Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad – 8:00 PM in Mohali

April 5, Sunday: Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – 4:00 PM in Mumbai

April 5, Sunday: Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals – 8:00 PM in Jaipur/Guwahati

April 6, Monday: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings – 8:00 PM in Kolkata

April 7, Tuesday: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad – 8:00 PM in Bengaluru

April 8, Wednesday: Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians – 8:00 PM in Mohali

April 9, Thursday: Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders – 8:00 PM in Jaipur/Guwahati

April 10, Friday: Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – 8:00 PM in Delhi

April 11, Saturday: Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab – 8:00 PM in Chennai

April 12, Sunday: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals – 4:00 PM in Hyderabad

April 12, Sunday: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians – 8:00 PM in Kolkata

April 13, Monday: Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings – 8:00 PM in Delhi

April 14, Tuesday: Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – 8:00 PM in Mohali

April 15, Wednesday: Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals – 8:00 PM in Mumbai

April 16, Thursday: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders – 8:00 PM in Hyderabad

April 17, Friday: Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings – 8:00 PM in Mohali

April 18, Saturday: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals – 8:00 PM in Bengaluru

April 19, Sunday: Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders – 4:00 PM in Delhi

April 19, Sunday: Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad – 8:00 PM in Chennai

April 20, Monday: Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab – 8:00 PM in Mumbai

April 21, Tuesday: Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad – 8:00 PM in Jaipur

April 22, Wednesday: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals – 8:00 PM in Bengaluru

April 23, Thursday: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab – 8:00 PM in Kolkata

April 24, Friday: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians – 8:00 PM in Chennai

April 25, Saturday: Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – 8:00 PM in Jaipur

April 26, Sunday: Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders – 4:00 PM in Mohali

April 26, Sunday: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals – 8:00 PM in Hyderabad

April 27, Monday: Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – 8:00 PM in Chennai

April 28, Tuesday: Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders – 8:00 PM in Mumbai

April 29, Wednesday: Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab – 8:00 PM in Jaipur

April 30, Thursday: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings – 8:00 PM in Hyderabad

May 1, Friday: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals – 8:00 PM in Mumbai

May 2, Saturday: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals – 8:00 PM in Kolkata

May 3, Sunday: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab – 4:00 PM in Bengaluru

May 3, Sunday: Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad – 8:00 PM in Delhi

May 4, Monday: Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings – 8:00 PM in Jaipur

May 5, Tuesday: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – 8:00 PM in Hyderabad

May 6, Wednesday: Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians – 8:00 PM in Delhi

May 7, Thursday: Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders – 8:00 PM in Chennai

May 8, Friday: Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals – 8:00 PM in Mohali

May 9, Saturday: Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad – 8:00 PM in Mumbai

May 10, Sunday: Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals – 4:00 PM in Chennai

May 10, Sunday: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – 8:00 PM in Kolkata

May 11, Monday: Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians – 8:00 PM in Jaipur

May 12, Tuesday: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kings XI Punjab – 8:00 PM in Hyderabad

May 13, Wednesday: Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals – 8:00 PM in Delhi

May 14, Thursday: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings – 8:00 PM in Bengaluru

May 15, Friday: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad – 8:00 PM in Kolkata

May 16, Saturday: Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Capitals – 8:00 PM in Mohali

May 17, Sunday: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians – 8:00 PM in Bengaluru

There will be no doubleheaders this time on Saturdays after the IPL governing council accepted the request by the broadcasters. The league stage has been stretched by a week to accommodate extra matches. The league stage of IPL 2020 will now run for 50 days as opposed to 44 days last year.

MI will look to defend their IPL trophy after defeating CSK in a thrilling last-ball final of IPL 2019 whereas other teams will be hoping to break CSK and MI’s dominance in the cash-rich tournament. While almost all the teams have revamped their respective sides in the IPL 2020 auction, which was held in December 2019 in Kolkata, it would be interesting to see how the teams fare after the start of the competition. 

In a new, IPL 2020 will see the introduction of exclusive third-umpire no-ball calls along with concussion substitute after BCCI president Sourav Ganguly confirmed the same a few weeks back. All the evening matches will be played at 8:00 pm while the afternoon matches will be played at 4:00 pm. The tentative fixture of the playoff stages and final hasn’t been announced as of now. 

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IPL: Dhoni will join the team on March 1, taking a break of 4-5 days after practice; First match with Mumbai on March 29

  • Dhoni has been away from professional cricket since last year’s World Cup.
  • The camp will include 15-16 players out of 24 from Chennai Super Kings.

The 13th season of the IPL will begin on March 29. According to media reports, Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will join the team on 1 March to prepare for the tournament. Dhoni has been away from professional cricket since last year’s ODI World Cup. Team India then lost in the semi-finals against New Zealand on 9 July. Dhoni took a break from cricket after the tournament.

According to IPL source, “Dhoni will arrive at the camp for practice on 1 March. After practicing for a few weeks, you will take 4-5 days off. They will join the team just before the IPL starts. “Dhoni never joined the team so soon before that. In the past several seasons, he joined the team just before the IPL started. He was then with Team India.

Chennai players will play 4-5 practice matches

Dhoni was seen practicing only once after the World Cup. He was seen practicing in Ranchi on 16 January. They will reach Chennai on 29 February. The camp, to be held from March 1, will consist of 15–16 players out of 24 from the team. The remaining players will arrive at the camp in the second week of March. 3-4 practice matches will also be played between the players. During this time, fans will get entry into the stadium. Chennai’s first match will be from Mumbai on 29 March.

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The wait is over! KKR, RCB announce their full schedule for IPL 2020

Kolkata Knights Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have announced their schedule for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020.

  • RCB and KKR revealed their respective schedule for IPL 2020.
  • Both KKR and RCB will face each other in their opening game of IPL 2020.
  • KKR and RCB have signed some impressive and explosive players in IPL 2020 auction.

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 is set to kickstart on March 29 with defending champions Mumbai Indians locking horns with arch-rivals Chennai Super Kings at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai in what will be the season opener. While the complete schedule of IPL 2020 is not officially out yet, the franchises have started to reveal their respective schedules with Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore being the latest to join the bandwagon.

While KKR would be hoping to lift their third IPL title after revamping the squad in the auctions, RCB will be looking to end their trophy drought and add a piece of silverware to their cabinet. Both KKR and RCB will start their campaign by facing each other on March 31 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. After taking on KKR in their opening match, RCB’s next home match will be against Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 7 followed by a match against Rajasthan Royals on April 18.  RCB’s first away encounter will be against defending champions Mumbai Indians on April 5 followed by a clash against strong-looking Delhi Capitals on April 10.

KKR – IPL 2020 Schedule:

RCB – IPL 2020 Schedule:

KKR’s first home game at the iconic Eden Gardens, Kolkata will be played against Delhi Capitals on April 3 followed by another home game against Chennai Super Kings on April 6.

With both RCB and KKR bolstering their squads with some interesting and explosive picks in the auction, it will be interesting to see how both the teams do in the upcoming season of IPL.

According to reports, the schedule for the league phase was only rolled out to the franchises on Saturday with the dates for the knockouts set to be announced later. In a new, there will be no doubleheaders on Saturdays and to accommodate extra matches, the league stage has been extended by a week. The league stage of IPL 2020 will now run for 50 days as opposed to 44 days last year.

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IPL: CSK owner Srinivasan said – Dhoni has us for every challenge; Whether to play for India or not, he will be retained in 2021

  1. Chennai Super Kings owner Srinivasan said- I can assure that Dhoni will definitely play IPL this year.
  2. Chennai became the three-time IPL champion under Dhoni’s captaincy, the BCCI excluded him from the Central Contract List.

Chennai Super Kings owner N Srinivasan said Kimhendra Singh Dhoni will also play for Chennai in IPL 2021. Former BCCI President Srinivasan said this at an event on Saturday. He said, “People will keep saying how long and how long Dhoni will play. I assure you that they will play IPL this year as well and in the 2021 auction, Chennai will retain them. There is no doubt in anyone’s mind. “


Srinivasan added, “On paper many teams are better than Chennai, but CSK will win the next IPL. We have MS Dhoni to face Harchunauti. Chennai team cannot be imagined without Dhoni. We will not let them go through the auction process. “Shriram Sri, Vice President of CSK Fans Association is also very happy with Srinivasan’s statement.

Dhoni has been with the Chennai team since the first season of IPL i.e. 2008. He did not play for the franchise only when the team was suspended for two years. Chennai has won the IPL thrice under the captaincy of this wicketkeeper batsman.

Dhoni will play IPL for at least two years
The BCCI on Thursday excluded him from the Central Contract List. There was speculation about his retirement since then, but he has made it clear by starting practice with the Jharkhand team that he is ready for the IPL. He last played an international match in the World Cup semi-final against New Zealand last year.

It was under Dhoni’s captaincy that India won the T20 in 2007 and the ODI World Cup in 2011. He has scored more than 17 thousand runs in 90 Tests, 350 ODIs and 98 International T20s so far. At the same time, he has hunted 829 behind the wicket.