CSK to host RCB in IPL 2024 opener on March 22

Defending champions Chennai Super Kings will host Royal Challengers Bangalore at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in the opening match of IPL 2024 on March 22. On Thursday, the IPL delivered a halfway timetable involving an underlying arrangement of 21 matches between Walk 22 and April 7. The IPL last is supposed to be played on May 26, with only five days among that and the initial match of the men's T20 World Cup, to be played in the USA and the Caribbean from June 1. The last part of the competition plan is normal once the Political race Commission of India uncovers the dates of the public decisions, which are supposed to occur in the long stretches of April and May. The initial match of the competition will begin at 8pm IST, while the leftover matches will follow the typical everyday practice: 7.30pm IST for night games and, on days including twofold headers, 3.30pm IST for the early game. There are four twofold headers in the underlying timetable remembering two for opening end of the week. On Walk 23 Punjab Rulers will play the day match against Delhi Capitals at home followed by Kolkata Knight Riders facilitating Sunrisers Hyderabad at Eden Nurseries. On Walk 24, Rajasthan Royals play their most memorable game against Lucknow Super Goliaths while Hardik Pandya's Mumbai Indians open with an away-apparatus against Gujarat Titans, his previous group. For the fourth time in six versions, the season opener won't highlight both the finalists from the past season, with last year's other participants Titans launching their mission two days after the fact. Two groups - Punjab Lords and Titans - will play consecutive coordinates with only a dawn in the underlying arrangement of games. After their most memorable match, at home, on Walk 23, Punjab Lords will make a trip to Bengaluru to play RCB on Walk 25. Titans, who will be driven by Shubman Gill after Hardik's transition to Mumbai Indians, will run to Chennai daily after their competition opener on Walk 24 to play CSK on Walk 26. Capitals are the main establishment that won't play any games at their home ground, Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla, in the Walk 22-April 7 period; both those games will be held at the ACA-VDCA Arena in Visakhapatnam. Cricket comprehends that the Delhi and Area Cricket Affiliation has informed the IPL administering committee that it probably won't have sufficient opportunity to set up the scene subsequent to facilitating 11 Ladies' Chief Association matches, including the last, until Walk 17. Capitals, Titans and RCB will play five of their 14 matches in this 17-day window. KKR will play just three matches; the wide range of various establishments have been opened to play four games. Punjab Lords will play their home games at a fresh out of the plastic new scene, in Mullanpur on the edges of Chandigarh, rather than their conventional home in Mohali. The first day of the season of the competition will stamp MS Dhoni's re-visitation of activity. He is set to show up in Chennai in the main seven day stretch of Spring to continue preparing with his group. He had gone through knee medical procedure not long after driving CSK to the title prevail upon Titans in a downpour hit two-day last in Ahmedabad last season, and hasn't played cutthroat cricket since.The competition will likewise see Hardik Pandya return to Mumbai Indians - this time as skipper - following two seasons at Titans, who he prompted a title win in their most memorable year. Rishabh Gasp, as well, is supposed to get back to cutthroat cricket in the wake of being down and out following a serious fender bender in December 2022. Taking all things together, 74 games will be played, including four season finisher matches.