IPL 2018 Complete Schedule: This is eleventh Indian Premier League, which is all set to start with a grand opening ceremony on 7th April, Saturday in Mumbai. The official IPL 2018 complete schedule has announced in February. According to the 2018 IPL timetable, the first game of this tournament will begin with the competition between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings.
Following the first day, Delhi Daredevils host Kings XI Punjab at 4 pm and Kolkata Knight Riders taking on Royal Challengers Bangalore at 8 pm in the second game of the day on 8th April, Sunday.
The first match (or) first league match of this 11th IPL will begin on 7th April 2018. The last match (or) IPL 2018 final match will be played on 27th May, Sunday at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
In the first league, the defending champions will meet the two times champions, CSK. After two years suspension, the Yellow team will play their first game in this tournament again. Hope CSK and RR will do their best and make this season as more interesting than last two years.
IPL 2018 Complete Schedule
As mentioned early, the VIVO Indian Premier League 2018 to be started on Saturday, April 7 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The 11th edition IPL T20 tournament will be played at nine venues across 51 days.
There are totally eight teams and this season will feature 60 matches, in that, 12 matches will be played at 04:00 pm IST and 48 matches at 08:00 pm IST. From the total 60 matches, 56 will be played in the league stage and then two qualifiers, an eliminator to be played to find the finalists.
If you are a fan of a specific team like MI, RCB or CSK, then you can also check their 2018 IPL Schedule (14 matches) by excluding others.
KKR will play three games at 4 pm (one home, two away) with KXIP (2) and MI (1) out of 14. Totally, 12 matches will be played at 16:00 pm (4 pm) IST out of 60 games in this IPL 11th edition. Other 48 matches are scheduled at 20:00 pm (8 pm).
Note: The VIVO IPL schedule is subject to change as per the discretion of the IPL governing council. Please follow Indian Standard Time (IST).
The final result of each and every match are available. Also, get a match details in the separate article. All eight teams have seven home and seven away games like as usual IPL tournament.
Fans are waiting to see Mahendra Singh Dhoni back in the yellow jersey and Ajinkya Rahane in Rajasthan’s blue.
Who Will Win IPL 2018 (IPL 11)?
Chennai Super Kings (44%, 270 Votes)
Royal Challengers Bangalore (18%, 109 Votes)
Mumbai Indians (13%, 81 Votes)
Sunrisers Hyderabad (9%, 56 Votes)
Kings XI Punjab (7%, 43 Votes)
Kolkata Knight Riders (6%, 35 Votes)
Delhi Daredevils (1%, 8 Votes)
Rajasthan Royals (1%, 8 Votes)
Total Voters: 610
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) were suspended due to match-fixing and corruption for last two years. Because of those teams are banned, the last two years IPL season have had a major impact on digital and Television viewership and attendances of the stadium.
Now, their return to the Indian Premier League will also ready to give a big surprise to both viewership and attendances. Also, STAR India’s collaboration for next five years will help for greater growth again. They beat all competitors at the Media Rights Tender and bought the rights for next five years at Rs 16,347 crore.
So, watch IPL 2018 matches on Star Sports channels. From 2008 to 2017, SPN India has broadcasted this tournament with the deal of Rs 800 crore per season.