IPL 2019: Chennai Super Kings to Play Royal Challengers Bangalore in First MatchFebruary 19, 2019 18:08
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Indian Premier League (IPL) on Tuesday announced the schedule for the First two weeks that is from 23rd March 2019 to 05th April 2019.
During this period 17 matches will be played. And the first match of 12th season will be played between defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in Chennai.
The Indian Premier League released a statement it said, “IPL releases the schedule of the first two weeks (17 matches) of the VIP IPL 2019 Season. These are still subject to the announcement of the Lok Sabha 2019 election dates. Once these have been released BCCI will address any issues with the first two weeks and will also prepare a schedule for the remainder of the season working with the local authorities around the polling dates.”
“This is still subject to the announcement of Lok Sabha 2019 election dates. Once the election dates are released we will address any issues with the first two weeks and also prepare a schedule for the remainder of the season working with the local authorities around the polling dates.”
The statement added, “A total of 17 matches will be played during this 2 weeks period across the 8 home venues of the respective franchises. All teams will play minimum of 4 matches with DC and RCB playing 5 matches. Every team will play minimum of 2 home and 2 away matches with DC playing 3 home matches, while RCB will play 3 away matches.”
Announcement: The #VIVOIPL schedule for the first two weeks is out. The first match of the 2019 season will be played between @ChennaiIPL and @RCBTweets— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) February 19, 2019
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