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Overview On The Much-Awaited IPL 2018 Teams, Players, and Timetable!


Overview On The Much-Awaited IPL 2018: Teams, Players, and Timetable!

Tomorrow is a special day for cricket fans across the world especially in India as it marks the start of the 11th edition of Indian Premier League. Tomorrow IPL match inauguration will take place at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai that will kick-start the current season of cash-rich T20 cricket established by BCCI.

The season is special as Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals will return after the two-year suspension. It also marks the start of the inclusion of DRS system in the game.

Teams

Eight teams compete in the exciting T20 cricket format namely:

  1. Chennai Super Kings
  2. Delhi DareDevils
  3. Kolkata Night Riders
  4. Kings XI Punjab
  5. Mumbai Indians
  6. Rajasthan Royals
  7. Royal Challengers Bangalore
  8. Sunrisers Hyderabad

Players

The prominent players in the current season of IPL are:

  • CSK: M. S. Dhoni is rumored to lead the team while Suresh Raina and Ravindra Jadeja have retained their spots in the team.
  • DD: Gautam Gambir is the captain of the team with Chris Morris, Rishabh Pant, and Shreyas Iyer retaining their spots in the team.
  • KKR: KKR has a new captain Dinesh Karthik. The team has retained Sunil Narine and Andre Russell.
  • MI: Rohit Sharma leads MI with the team retaining Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya.
  • KXIP: R. Ashwin is the captain of the team Axar Patel retaining his place in the team.
  • RR: Ajinkya Rahane is the captain of the team.
  • RCB: Virat Kohli is the captain of the team with AB de Villiers and Sarfaraz Khan retaining their place.
  • SRH: Kane Williamson is the captain with Bhuvneshwar Kumar retaining his spot.

For more details on the players, visit:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2018_Indian_Premier_League

Timetable

Date

Teams Playing

Venue

7th April 2018

Mumbai Indians (MI) V Chennai Super Kings

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai  at 20:00 IST

8th April 2018

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) v

Delhi Daredevils (DD)

IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali  at 16:00 IST

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) v Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

Eden Gardens, Kolkata at 20:00 IST

9th April

Sunrisers Hyderabad  (SRH) v Rajasthan Royals (RR)

Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad at 20:00 IST

10th April

CSK v KKR

M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai at 20:00 IST

11th April

RR v DD

Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur at 20:00 IST

12th April

SRH v MI

At 20:00 Hyderabad

13th April

RCB v KXIP

Chennai 20:00 IST

14th April

MI v DD

16:00 IST Mumbai

KKR v SRH

20:00 IST Kolkata

15th April

RCB v RR

16:00 IST M.Chinnaswani Stadium, Bengaluru

KXIP v CSK

20:00 IST Mohali

16th April

KKR v DD

20:00 IST Kolkata

17th April

MI v RCB

20:00 IST Mumbai

18th April

RR v KKR

20:00 IST Jaipur

19th April

KXIP v SRH

20:00 IST Mohali

20th April

CSK V RR

20:00 IST Chennai

21st April

KKR v KXIP

16:00 IST Kolkata

RCB v DD

20:00 IST Bengaluru

22nd April

SRH v CSK

16:00 IST Hyderabad

RR v MI

20:00 IST Jaipur

23rd April

DD v KXIP

20:00 IST Firoz Shah Kotla, Delhi

24th April

MI v SRH

20:00 IST Mumbai

25th April

RCB v CSK

20:00 IST Bengaluru

26th April

SRH v KXIP

20:00 IST Hyderabad

27th April

DD v KKR

20:00 IST Delhi

28th April

CSK v MI

20:00 IST Chennai

29th April

RR v SHR

16:00 IST Jaipur

RCB v KKR

20:00 IST Bengaluru

30th April

CSK v DD

20:00 IST Chennai

1st May

RCB v MI

20:00 IST Bengaluru

2nd May

DD v RR

20:00 IST Delhi

3rd May

KKR v CSK

20:00 IST Kolkata

4th May

MI vs. KXIP

20:00 Holkar cricket stadium, Indore

5th May

CSK v RCB

16:00 IST Chennai

SRH v DD

20:00 IST Hyderabad

6th May

MI v KKR

16:00 IST Mumbai

KXIP v RR

20:00 IST Indore

7th May

SRH v RCB

20:00 IST Hyderabad

8th May

RR v KXIP

20:00 IST Jaipur

9th May

KKR v MI

20:00 IST Kolkata

10th May

DD v SRH

20:00 IST Delhi

11th May

RR v CSK

20:00 IST Jaipur

12th May

KXIP v KKR

16:00 IST Indore

DD v RCB

20:00 IST Delhi

13th May

CSK v SRH

16:00 IST Chennai

MI v RR

20:00 IST Mumbai

14th May

KXIP v RCB

20:00 IST Indore

15th May

KKR v RR

20:00 IST Kolkata

16th May

MI v KXIP

20:00 IST Mumbai

17th May

RCB v SRH

20:00 IST Bengaluru

18th May

DD v CSK

20:00 IST Delhi

19th May

RR v RCB

16:00 IST Jaipur

SRH v KKR

20:00 IST Hyderabad

20th May

DD v MI

16:00 IST Delhi

CSK v KXIP

20:00 IST Chennai

22nd  May

TBC v TBC (Qualifier 1)

20:00 IST Mumbai

23rd May

TBC v TBC (Eliminator)

20:00 IST MCA International stadium, Pune

25th May

TBC v TBC (Qualifier 2)

20:00 IST Pune

27th May

Finals

20:00 IST, Mumbai

Viewers have a chance to enjoy the fireworks of the T20 format as they can view it on Star Sports, and online partner, HOTSTAR.