The new IPL season will begin on March 26.© BCCI/IPL
The schedule for the Indian Premier League 2022 (IPL 2022) season has been announced, with last season’s finalists Chennai Super Kings set to face Kolkata Knight Riders in the opener at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on March 26. The BCCI announced the full scheduled in a press release on Sunday. “The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the schedule for TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 which will be held in Mumbai and Pune. A total number of 70 league matches and 4 Playoff games will be played in the duration of 65 days. The 15th season will start on 26th March at the Wankhede stadium with a blockbuster clash between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders,” BCCI stated in the press release.
On 27th March, the league will stage its first double-header starting off with a Day game at Brabourne where the Delhi Capitals will square off against Mumbai Indians. The DY Patil Stadium will host the clash between Punjab Kings & Royal Challengers Bangalore at night,” it added.
“The MCA Stadium in Pune will host its first game on 29th March when Sunrisers Hyderabad take on Rajasthan Royals.
“In all, 20 matches each will be held at Wankhede Stadium & DY Patil Stadium, 15 matches each at Brabourne and MCA International stadium, Pune,” it added.
“There will be 12 double headers in total with the first match starting at 3:30PM IST. All evening matches will start at 7:30PM IST.
“The final game of the league stage will be played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Punjab Kings on 22nd May at the Wankhede Stadium.
“The schedule for the Playoffs and the TATA IPL 2022 final to be played on 29th May will be announced later.”
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