IPL 2023 Schedule: Full Schedule Of Matches, Venues And Time Table
The complete fixture list for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 as Gujarat Titans face Chennai Super Kings in the opener.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) is just round the corner and defending champions Gujarat Titans will face four-time winners Chennai Super Kings in the opening match of this year's competition on March 31. The Hardik Pandya-led GT won the title last year after defeating Rajasthan Royals in the final and they will be looking to continue their brilliant run in the tournament. There will be 12 total venues where the tournament will be played this year with the addition of Dharamsala and Guwahati alongside the home venues.
After staging IPL across Mumbai, Pune and Ahmedabad in the last edition, the 16th season of the IPL will revert to the home and away format, where all the teams will play 7 home games and 7 away games respectively in the league stage.
A total of 70 league stage matches will be played across 12 venues over the course of 52 days.
1st April 2023 will be the first double-header day of the season, where Punjab Kings will square off against Kolkata Knight Riders in Mohali and Lucknow Super Giants will take on Delhi Capitals in Lucknow.
The IPL 2023 will have 18 double headers, with the day games starting at 3:30 PM IST and the evening games starting at 07:30 PM IST.
Rajasthan Royals will play their first two home games in Guwahati before playing the remainder of their home games in Jaipur. Punjab Kings will play their five home matches in Mohali and then, play their last two home matches in Dharamshala against Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals respectively.
The schedule and venues for the Playoffs and Final will be announced later. The summit clash of the IPL 2023 will be played on May 28, 2023.