The sixteenth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) schedule was released on Friday, February 17. At the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad, the highly anticipated IPL 2023 will begin on March 31 with a matchup between the defending champion Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings. The championship game is set for May 28 in Ahmedabad.
There will be a total of 70 league games played during the tournament, including 18 doubleheaders. IPL 2023 will take place in 12 different locations. This season, two additional venues—Dharamsala and Guwahati—will host a few games in addition to each franchise’s 10 existing locations. With each team playing seven games at home and seven away, the tournament’s well-known home and away format is back.
IPL 2023 venues:— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) February 17, 2023
Group A Team: Mumbai Indians (MI), Rajasthan Royals (RR), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Delhi Capitals (DC), Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)
Group B Team: Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Punjab Kings (PBKS), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Gujarat Titans (GT)
IPL 2023 schedule:
There will only be one game on the opening day of IPL 2023, with Gujarat Titans facing off against the formidable Chennai Super Kings. After missing the playoffs the previous season, CSK will be eager to get the season off to a strong start.
On April 1, the first double header day of IPL 2023 will get underway. In the first game of the day, Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders will open their respective campaigns by locking horns against each other. It will be followed by a clash between Lucknow Super Giants and Delhi Capitals.
First 5 matches of IPL 2023:— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) February 17, 2023
CSK Vs GT – 31st March.
PBKS Vs KKR – 1st April.
LSG Vs DC – 1st April.
SRH Vs RR – 2nd April.
RCB Vs MI – 2nd April.
On April 2, the remaining teams will also open their campaigns. Sunrisers Hyderabad will take on Rajasthan Royals in the first game of the day before Royal Challengers Bangalore will play against Mumbai Indians. So all the ten teams will be in action inside the first 3 days of IPL 2023.
Here is the full schedule for IPL 2023: