IPL second edition schedule released

Updated: 29 March 2009 11:59 IST

The second DLF Indian Premier League will be held in eight cities in South Africa, including Cape Town and Johannesburg which are to host the opening tie.

IPL second edition schedule released

Mumbai:

The second DLF Indian Premier League will be held in eight cities in South Africa, including Cape Town and Johannesburg which are to host the opening tie and the final respectively, as per the official fixtures list released on Saturday

The schedule of the high-profile Twenty20 League, to be held in South Africa from April 18-May 24, has been released after the organizers have fine-tuned the earlier programme sent to the franchises.

Sachin Tendulkar-led Mumbai Indians would clash with last years runners-up Chennai Super Kings, led by India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, to kick off the cash-rich tournament that traverses the length and breadth of the Rainbow Nation.

Durban, with its high population of people of South Asian origin, will host the maximum number of 16 matches, including five double headers (April 21, 29, May 5, 14 and 20) while Cape Town will have double headers on the first two days of the competition.

Matches will be held at 12.30 pm and 4.30 pm local time.

schedule is (All times IST):

April 18: Mumbai Indians (MI) v Chennai Super Kings (CSK) (4 pm) at Cape Town
Rajasthan Royals (RR) v Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) (8 pm) at Cape Town
April 19: Delhi Daredevils v Kings XI Punjab (4 pm) at Cape Town
Kolkata Knight Riders v Deccan Chargers (8 pm) at Cape Town
April 20: RCB V CSK (8 pm) at Port Elizabeth.
April 21: KKR v KXIP (4 pm); RR v MI (8 pm)at Durban
April 22: RCB v DC (8 pm) at Cape Town
April 23: DD v CSK (4 pm) at Durban
KKR v RR (8 pm) at Cape Town
April 24: KXIP v RCB (8 pm) at Durban
April 25: DC v MI (4 pm) at Durban
KKR v CSK (8 pm) at Cape Town
April 26: RCB v DD (4 pm) Port Elizabeth
RR v KXIP (8 pm) at Cape Town
April 27: CSK v DC (4 pm) at Durban
KKR v MI (8 pm) at Port Elizabeth.
April 28: DD v RR (8 pm) at Pretoria
April 29: KKR v RCB (4 pm) at Durban
MI v KXIP (8 pm) at Durban
April 30: DD v DC (4 pm) at Pretoria
RR v CSK (8 pm) at Pretoria.
May 1: MI v KKR (4 pm) at East London
RCB v KXIP (8 pm) at Durban
May 2: RR v DC (4 pm) at Port Elizabeth
CSK v DD (8 pm) at Johannesburg
May 3: KXIP v KKR (4 pm) at Port Elizabeth
MI v RCB (8 pm) at Johannesburg
May 4: DC v CSK (8 pm) at East London
May 5: KXIP v RR (4 pm) at Durban
DD v KKR (8 pm) at Durban
May 6: MI v DC (8 pm) at Pretoria
May 7: RCB v RR (4 pm) at Pretoria
KXIP v CSK (8 pm) at Pretoria
May 8: DD v MI (8 pm) at East London
May 9: DC v KXIP (4 pm) at Kimberley
CSK v RR (8 pm) at Kimberley
May 10: RCB v MI (4 pm) at Port Elizabeth
KKR v DD (8 pm) at Johannesburg
May 11: DC v RR (8 pm) at Kimberley
May 12: RCB v KKR (4 pm) at Pretoria
KXIP v MI (8 pm) at Pretoria.
May 13: DC v DD (8 pm) at Durban
May 14: CSK v RCB (4 pm) at Durban
MI v RR (8 pm) at Durban
May 15: KXIP v DD (8 pm) at Bloemfontein
May 16: CSK v MI (4 pm) at Port Elizabeth
DC v KKR (8 pm) at Johannesburg
May 17: KXIP v DC (4 pm) at Johannesburg
RR v DD (8 pm) at Bloemfontein
May 18: CSK v KKR (8 pm) at Pretoria
May 19: DD v RCB (8 pm) at Johannesburg
May 20: RR v KKR (4 pm) at Durban
CSK v KXIP (8 pm) at Durban
May 21: MI v DD (4 pm) at Pretoria
DC v RCB (8 pm) at Pretoria
May 22: Semi Final 1 (8 pm) at Pretoria
May 23: Semi Final 2 (8 pm) at Johannesburg
May 24: Final (8 p m) at Johannesburg



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