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BCCI Announce Fixture List; Defending Champs Mumbai Indians Take on Chennai Super Kings in Opener






IPL 2018: BCCI Announce Fixture List; Defending Champs Mumbai Indians Take on Chennai Super Kings in Opener

A file picture of IPL trophy. (BCCI)



New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have introduced the fixtures listing of the much-awaited eleventh season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), on Wednesday. The matches will likely be performed at 9 venues, throughout 51 days from April 7 to May 27, 2018. “Defending champions Mumbai Indians will take on two-time winners Chennai Super Kings in what promises to be a marquee opening game of Indian Premier League 2018, to be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday, April 7, 2018,” the BCCI assertion learn.

Meanwhile, followers in Chennai and Jaipur will as soon as once more get their share of the IPL frenzy as M. A. Chidambaram Stadium (Chepauk) and the Sawai Mansingh Stadium will host dwelling matches of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals respectively. Kings XI Punjab will play their three dwelling matches in Indore and 4 matches at dwelling in Mohali.

Wankhede Stadium will likely be internet hosting the ultimate this time round between the winner of Qualifier 1 and the winner of Qualifier 2, on May 27. Here is all the fixtures listing the newest season of the league.

The upcoming version of the cash-rich league will function 12 matches that will likely be performed at four:00 PM IST and 48 matches will begin at eight:00 PM IST.

Earlier, through the two-day public sale on January 27 and 28, first-ever champions Rajasthan Royals broke their financial institution to signal the likes of Ben Stokes and Jaydev Unadkat for Rs 12.5 Cr and Rs 11.5 Cr respectively, to announce their intentions after returning to the league following a two-year hiatus.

India batsmen KL Rahul and Manish Pandey additionally set the money registers ringing after they had been bought to Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 11 Cr respectively. Australia superstars additionally raked in the moolah through the public sale as Chris Lynn (Rs 9.6 Cr), Mitchell Starc (Rs 9.four Cr) and Glenn Maxwell (Rs 9 Cr) respectively by their franchises.

Krunal Pandya and Ok Gowtham had been the largest gainers so far as uncapped Indian gamers had been involved as they had been bought to Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals for Rs eight.eight Cr and Rs 6.2 Cr respectively.



First Published: February 14, 2018, eight:35 PM IST



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