IPL 2024
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Updated: 19 March 2024

IPL 2024: Schedule, Venue, Auction, Teams, Captains And Broadcast Details. The Indian Premier League (IPL) is one of the most famous cricket leagues in the world, and following the completion of the 16th season, supporters are looking forward to the start of the 2024 season.

IPL will enter its 17th season in 2024. The competition will kick start from March 22 with the first match between CSK vs RCB at Chennai. BCCI announced for the first 21 matches schedule of IPL 2024 on Feb 22. Due to Lok Sabha elections 2024, Indian Cricket board will announce the full schedule after the election dates announcement.

IPL 2024 Schedule, Dates, Venues & Timings

Mar 22- CSK vs RCB- Chennai- 8.00 PM
Mar 23- PBKS vs DC- Mohali- 3.30 PM
Mar 23- KKR vs SRH- Kolkata- 7.30 PM
Mar 24- RR vs LSG- Jaipur-3.30 PM
Mar 24- GT vs MI- Ahmedabad- 7.30 PM
Mar 25-RCB vs PBKS- Bengaluru- 7.30 PM
Mar 26-CSK vs GT- Chennai- 7.30 PM
Mar 27- SRH vs MI- Hyderabad- 7.30 PM
Mar 28- RR vs DC- Jaipur- 7.30 PM
Mar 29- RCB vs KKR- Bengaluru-7.30 PM
Mar 30- LSG vs PBKS- Lucknow-7.30 PM
Mar 31- GT vs SRH- Ahmedabad-3.30 PM
Mar 31- DC vs CSK- Vizag- 7.30 PM
Apr -01- MI vs RR- Mumbai- 7.30 PM
Apr- 02- RCB vs LSG- Bengaluru- 7.30 PM
Apr- 03- DC vs KKR- Vizag- 7.30 PM
Apr- 04- GT vs PBKS- Ahmedabad- 3.30 PM
Apr- 05-SRH vs CSK- Hyderabad
Apr- 06- RR vs RCB- Jaipur
Apr- 07-MI vs DC- Mumbai

Also Read: Mumbai Indians (MI) IPL 2024 Players List: Full Squad, Their IPL Stats, And Probable Playing XI

IPL 2023 commenced from 31 March to 29 May, but BCCI may face hurdles to organize the 17th season of the IPL due to the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 and Loksabha elections. T20 World Cup 2024 is scheduled to be held from 4 June to 30 June in the USA and West Indies . Loksabha elections 2024 will be held in May-June. There is a very small room for BCCI to conduct IPL 2024.

BCCI announced IPL 2024 first 21 matches schedule on Feb 17. The first match of the 17th season will take place between defending champion CSK vs Virat Kohli’s RCB on March 22 at Chennai.

IPL 2024 Mini Auction and Format

IPL 2024 auction is scheduled to take place on December 19 at Coca Cola Arena, Dubai. All 10 teams buy 77 available slots players with the remaining purse of 262.95 Cr. The IPL 2023 auction was held in Bangalore on December 16, 2022, little over three months before the competition began.

Each IPL franchise was given a budget of Rs 100 crore to put together the strongest squad possible from across the world, including capped and uncapped Indian players as well as international players. Teams are not required to spend the whole Rs 100 crore, but rules require that at least 75% (Rs 60 crore) be given to players. The top five players may account for 30-40% of a franchise’s spending.

 However, an IPL teams may only include a maximum of eight foreign players, with only four allowed to play at the playing 11.

Also Read: IPL 2024 1st Match CSK vs RCB: Date, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report, Squads And Winning Prediction

IPL 2024 Teams Their Captain And Home grounds

Gujarat Titans (GT)

Gujarat Titans is one of the newest teams and a former champion. It is now led by Shubman Gill because their regular captain Hardik Pandya moves to Mumbai Indians on 15 cr trade. Gujarat won the championship in its inaugural season in 2022. This team’s home stadium is the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

Chennai Super Kings is the defending champion and one of the most successful IPL franchises, having won five titles. CSK beat GT in IPL 2023 final in thrilling last over and won fifth IPL trophy. It has been led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni since its start, however, it is unclear if MS Dhoni will participate in the upcoming IPL. Ruturaj Gaikwad or Ravindra Jadeja might be the future captain. Its home stadium is Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium.

Mumbai Indians (MI)

With 5 championships, Mumbai Indians is one of the most successful IPL teams. Rohit Sharma has been the captain of the Mumbai Indians since 2013, and the team has won all five titles during his tenure. On December 15 MI announces that all-rounder Hardik Pandya will be the new captain of the team. MI’s home stadium is Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

Kolkata Knight Riders are well known for their glamour, entertainment and two championships. Except from 2011 to 2016, when Gautam Gambhir led the squad, this team never had a consistent captain. Last season, Shreyas Iyer was slated to lead the squad, but he was injured, thus Nitesh Rana took over as temporary captain; Iyer may return to head the team in 2024. Eden Garden is its home ground.

Also Read: IPL 2024: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Players List 2024: Full Squad, Their IPL Stats, And Probable Playing XI For Tournament

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

RCB is one of the most well-known IPL teams, owing to the presence of the world’s finest batsman, Virat Kohli. Banaglore may not have won the Trophy, but they never fail to amuse. RCB was once headed by Indian giants such as Rahul Dravid and Anil Kumble.

Virat Kohli was appointed captain of the RCB in 2013, and he continued to do so until 2021. After Virat stepped down, Faf Duplesis was named team captain. Faf will captain the squad again in 2024. Its home stadium is Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)

Sunrisers Hyderabad won the IPL in 2016 under David Warner’s leadership. SRH has always been a powerful team, but owing to the lack of a stable leader, they have struggled to win. South African Aiden Markram captained the team last year but SRH team management appointed Pat Cummins as the teams new skipper for IPL 2024. Its home stadium is the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Hyderabad.

Punjab Kings (PBKS)

Punjab Kings has been a part of the IPL since its inception. Originally known as Kings 11 Punjab, they changed their name to Punjab Kings in 2020. Even though they never won, they were always entertaining. Shikhar Dhawan captained the squad this year and may do so again next year. Their home stadiums are at Mohali and Dharamshala.

Also Read: IPL 2024 PBKS Players List: Punjab Kings Full Squad, Their IPL Stats, And Probable Playing XI

Rajasthan Royals (RR)

RR is the inaugural IPL champion, having won the game in 2008 under the leadership of Australian star late Shane Warne. They haven’t won since, although they were a finalist in the IPL 2022 and performed admirably this year. Sanju Samson has brought new enthusiasm to the team after being named captain. Under the captaincy of Sanju Samson, RR may win the IPL in 2024. Its home grounds are the Sawai Madhosingh Stadium in Jaipur and the Assam Cricket Stadium. 

Delhi Capitals (DC)

The Delhi Capitals, formerly known as the Delhi Daredevils, have been a member of the IPL from its establishment. They are also among the teams that have never won the IPL Trophy. However, DC were a finalist in the IPL 2020, captained by Shreyas Iyer.

David Warner captained the squad this year since Rishabh Pant was injured, however Pant may return to lead the team in IPL 2024. DC plays their home games at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.

Also Read: DC IPL 2024 Players List: Delhi Capitals Full Squad, Their IPL Stats, Probable Playing XI, Match List, And Venues

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)

Lucknow Super Giants is another new team that will debut in 2022. LSG played admirably in both IPLs, qualifying for the Playoffs in both 2022 and 2023. KL Rahul commanded the team in 2022 and half of 2023, however he was injured halfway through this IPL, and Krunal Pandya captained the team for the remainder of the competition. KL Rahul will also captain the squad in the IPL in 2024. Its home stadium is Lucknow’s Ekana Stadium.

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IPL 2024 Broadcasting Rights

The Indian Premier League (IPL) media rights are held by Star India, Viacom18, and Times Internet for a five-year term from 2023 to 2027. Star India got the television rights with an offer of Rs 23,575 crore, while Viacom 18 secured the internet rights with a bid of Rs 23,758 crore.

The IPL’s media rights for the 2023-2027 cycle were distributed through an e-auction in four packages. Package A was given to Star India for television rights. As part of Package B, Viacom 18 was given digital rights for the Indian subcontinent.

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Package C provided digital rights to a select set of matches, including the opening game, final game, three play-offs, and weekend double headers – a total of 18-20 of the greatest matches from each edition for the following five years. The offer was won by Viacom.

Package D included the IPL’s international media rights for the next five years. As a result, we may watch IPL matches on Starsports on TV, but to watch them digitally, we must switch to Jio Cinema or Voot.