2019 Indian Premier League
The 2019 season of the Indian Premier League, also known as IPL 12, will be the twelfth season of the IPL, a professional Twenty20 cricket league established by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2007. On 8 January 2019, the BCCI confirmed that the tournament will start on 23 March and take place entirely in India. At one point, other countries were considered as host due to the Indian general elections. On 19 February 2019, the BCCI released the time table of first 17 matches and rest of the schedule will be announced after the announcement of the Lok Sabha 2019 election dates. All teams will play a minimum of 4 matches while Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore will play 5 matches. Similarly, all teams will play two home and two away matches while DC will play three home matches and RCB will play three away matches.
2019 IPL logo
|Dates||23 March 2019–12 May 2019|
|Administrator(s)||Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)|
|Tournament format(s)||Double Round-robin and Knockout|
India's opening match at the 2019 Cricket World Cup was postponed from 2 to 5 June as the BCCI were directed to maintain a mandatory 15-day gap between the conclusion of IPL and India's subsequent international fixture as per Lodha Committee's recommendation.
Delhi Daredevils have been renamed as the Delhi Capitals, the franchise announced on 4 December 2018. During a function for the announcement of the new name, the franchise also released a new logo.
The transfers and the retention lists for the season were announced in November 2018. Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh and Glenn Maxwell were the prominent names among the players being released. Jaydev Unadkat, the costliest Indian player in 2018 auction, was also released. The player auction was held on 18 December 2018 at Jaipur.Jaydev Unadkat and uncapped Varun Chakravarthy were the most expensive player at Rs.8.4 crore. Sam Curran was the most expensive foreign player at Rs 7.2 crore. Prominent players like Cheteshwar Pujara, Brendon McCullum, Mushfiqur Rahim and Alex Hales remained unsold.
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||Delhi Capitals||Sunrisers Hyderabad|
|M. Chinnaswamy Stadium||Feroz Shah Kotla||Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium|
|Capacity: 35,000||Capacity: 41,000||Capacity: 55,000|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Rajasthan Royals|
|Eden Gardens||Sawai Mansingh Stadium|
|Capacity: 68,000||Capacity: 25,000|
|Mumbai Indians||Kings XI Punjab||Chennai Super Kings|
|Wankhede Stadium||Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium||M. A. Chidambaram Stadium|
|Capacity: 33,000||Capacity: 26,000||Capacity: 39,000|
Teams and Standings
|Chennai Super Kings|
|Kings XI Punjab|
|Kolkata Knight Riders|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore|
- The four top ranked teams qualify for the playoffs
- Qualifier 1 advanced to
- Eliminator advanced to the
- Note: The total points at the end of each group match are listed.
- Note: Click on the points (group matches) or W/L (playoffs) to see the match summary.
- Note: Results listed are according to the home (horizontal) and visitor (vertical) teams.
- Note: Click on a result to see a summary of the match.
The full schedule of 2019 season as published on IPL website.
|TBC — Chennai|
|TBC — TBC|
|TBC — TBC|
|TBC — TBC|
- Qualifier 1
1st placed team
2nd placed team
3rd placed team
4th placed team
- Qualifier 2
Loser of Qualifier 1
Winner of Eliminator
Winner of Qualifier 1
Winner of Qualifier 2
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