Table of Contents
IPL 2023 Fan Park: Apart from re-introducing the old home and away format for the IPL 2023 season, the 16th edition of the tournament will see the return of the IPL Fan Parks for the first time since 2019.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), announced that the IPL Fan Parks will return this year, after a gap of three years, when this has stopped owing to the Covid pandemic.
According to the press release, people will have access to fan parks till 28 May from as many as five Fan Parks across Jammu, Jamshedpur, Pallakad, Jorhat and Bhopal.
IPL 2023 Fan Park
As per IPL schedule 2023, Chennai Super Kings will lock horns with defending champions Gujarat Titans to play the first match of the season on March 31.
The TATA IPL Fan Parks will be spread across 45 cities – Surat, Madurai, Kota, Hubli, and Dehradun to name a few – and over 20 States and 2 Union Territories this season. Every weekend – throughout the duration of the tournament – there will be five fan parks.
Following are the details of the IPL 2023 Fan Park with place, match and date details.
|31 March||Madurai||CSK vs GT|
|1 April||Madurai||PBKS vs KKR and LSG vs DC|
|1 April||Bikaner||PBKS vs KKR and LSG vs DC|
|1 April||Meerut||PBKS vs KKR and LSG vs DC|
|1 April||Krishnanagar||PBKS vs KKR and LSG vs DC|
|1 April||Solapur||PBKS vs KKR and LSG vs DC|
|2 April||Bikaner||RR vs SRH and MI vs RCB|
|2 April||Meerut||RR vs SRH and MI vs RCB|
|2 April||Krishnanagar||RR vs SRH and MI vs RCB|
|2 April||Solapur||RR vs SRH and MI vs RCB|
|8 April||Jodhpur||RR vs DC and MI vs CSK|
|8 April||Ratnagiri||RR vs DC and MI vs CSK|
|8 April||Tirunelveli||RR vs DC and MI vs CSK|
|8 April||Dehradun||RR vs DC and MI vs CSK|
|8 April||Bhubaneshwar||RR vs DC and MI vs CSK|
|9 April||Jodhpur||GT vs KKR and SRH vs PBKS|
|9 April||Ratnagiri||GT vs KKR and SRH vs PBKS|
|9 April||Tirunelveli||GT vs KKR and SRH vs PBKS|
|9 April||Dehradun||GT vs KKR and SRH vs PBKS|
|9 April||Bhubaneshwar||GT vs KKR and SRH vs PBKS|
|15 April||Tiruchirappalli||RCB vs DC and LSG vs PBKS|
|15 April||Rourkela||RCB vs DC and LSG vs PBKS|
|15 April||Una||RCB vs DC and LSG vs PBKS|
|15 April||Rajkot||RCB vs DC and LSG vs PBKS|
|15 April||Hubli||RCB vs DC and LSG vs PBKS|
|16 April||Tiruchirappalli||MI vs KKR and GT vs RR|
|16 April||Rourkela||MI vs KKR and GT vs RR|
|16 April||Una||MI vs KKR and GT vs RR|
|16 April||Rajkot||MI vs KKR and GT vs RR|
|16 April||Hubli||MI vs KKR and GT vs RR|
|22 April||Bilaspur||LSG vs GT and MI vs PBKS|
|22 April||Surat||LSG vs GT and MI vs PBKS|
|22 April||Belagavi||LSG vs GT and MI vs PBKS|
|22 April||Dhanbad||LSG vs GT and MI vs PBKS|
|22 April||Pondicherry||LSG vs GT and MI vs PBKS|
|23 April||Bilaspur||RCB vs RR and KKR vs CSK|
|23 April||Surat||RCB vs RR and KKR vs CSK|
|23 April||Belagavi||RCB vs RR and KKR vs CSK|
|23 April||Dhanbad||RCB vs RR and KKR vs CSK|
|23 April||Pondicherry||RCB vs RR and KKR vs CSK|
|29 April||Kolhapur||KKR vs GT and DC vs SRH|
|29 April||Nadiad||KKR vs GT and DC vs SRH|
|29 April||Patiala||KKR vs GT and DC vs SRH|
|29 April||Muzaffarpur||KKR vs GT and DC vs SRH|
|29 April||Tirupati||KKR vs GT and DC vs SRH|
|30 April||Kolhapur||CSK vs PBKS and MI vs RR|
|30 April||Nadiad||CSK vs PBKS and MI vs RR|
|30 April||Patiala||CSK vs PBKS and MI vs RR|
|30 April||Muzaffarpur||CSK vs PBKS and MI vs RR|
|30 April||Tirupati||CSK vs PBKS and MI vs RR|
|6 May||Agra||CSK vs MI and DC vs RCB|
|6 May||Shivamogga||CSK vs MI and DC vs RCB|
|6 May||Guntur||CSK vs MI and DC vs RCB|
|6 May||Jabalpur||CSK vs MI and DC vs RCB|
|7 May||Agra||GT vs LSG and RR vs SRH|
|7 May||Shivamogga||GT vs LSG and RR vs SRH|
|7 May||Guntur||GT vs LSG and RR vs SRH|
|7 May||Jabalpur||GT vs LSG and RR vs SRH|
|13 May||Kota||SRH vs LSG and DC vs PBKS|
|13 May||Cooch||SRH vs LSG and DC vs PBKS|
|13 May||Coimbatore||SRH vs LSG and DC vs PBKS|
|13 May||Warangal||SRH vs LSG and DC vs PBKS|
|14 May||Kota||RR vs RCB and CSK vs KKR|
|14 May||Cooch||RR vs RCB and CSK vs KKR|
|14 May||Coimbatore||RR vs RCB and CSK vs KKR|
|14 May||Warangal||RR vs RCB and CSK vs KKR|
|20 May||Ghazipur||DC vs CSK and KKR vs LSG|
|20 May||Mysore||DC vs CSK and KKR vs LSG|
|20 May||Gwalior||DC vs CSK and KKR vs LSG|
|20 May||Nizamabad||DC vs CSK and KKR vs LSG|
|20 May||Tezpur||DC vs CSK and KKR vs LSG|
|21 May||Ghazipur||MI vs SRH and RCB vs GT|
|21 May||Mysore||MI vs SRH and RCB vs GT|
|21 May||Gwalior||MI vs SRH and RCB vs GT|
|21 May||Nizamabad||MI vs SRH and RCB vs GT|
|21 May||Tezpur||MI vs SRH and RCB vs GT|
IPL 2023 Format
IPL 2023 Format: The format of the IPL 2023 edition will be the same as the previous year but there will be changes in the venues. Following are the details of the IPL 2023 Format:
- The ten teams are divided into two groups of five.
- A random draw was used to determine the groups and who plays whom across the groups once and twice.
- In the group stage, each team plays 14 games facing the other four teams in their group two times each (one home and one away game), four teams in the other group once, and the remaining team two times.
- IPL Points Table system: The team winning a match will be awarded 2 points. The losing team will not receive any points. In case of a draw or no result, both teams will be awarded 1 point.
- A four-game playoff stage following the Page playoff system is held after the group stage. Four games will be played in the playoffs:
- Qualifier 1: between the teams ranked first and second in the group stage.
- Eliminator: between the teams ranked third and fourth in the group stage.
- Qualifier 2: between the loser of Qualifier 1 and the winner of the Eliminator.
- Final: between the winners of Qualifiers 1 and 2.
IPL 2023 New Rules
IPL 2023 New Rules: BCCI introduced Impact Player Rule in IPL 2023 season and bring up a major change in IPL history. Apart from this, the tournament will follow the last edition’s rules. Following are the details of the IPL 2023 rules:
- In IPL 2023, team captains can walk in with 2 different team sheets before handling their final playing 11 after the toss.
- Depending on the toss result, the teams can pick their best 11 after the toss. But till last season, the captains have to exchange the teams before the toss.
- For Example: If team A wants to bat first and then defend a total on a slow track in turning conditions and is forced to bowl first they can pick the playing 11 with an extra spinner in the starting 11 and then they can replace a specialist bowler with a batter in the second innings to help with the run-chase.
- BCCI introduced this particular new rule to bring down the motto of “win toss, win match” in certain conditions.
- IPL 2023 to have two DRS for each inning.
- Players can take reviews for wides and no-balls in IPL
- Upon a catch dismissal, irrespective of whether the batsmen have crossed or not the incoming batsman will take the strike, except if it’s the last ball of the over
- If any team fails to find their playing XI due to COVID-19, the BCCI will attempt to reschedule the game later in the IPL 2023.
- If rescheduling won’t be possible then IPL Technical Team will see the matter.
- In Playoffs/Final: If Super Over or subsequent Super Overs can’t be completed due to some reason then the team that has finished higher in the league will be declared as the winner.
New Updates in IPL Playing Conditions
- Over rate penalty of only four fielders outside the 30-yard circle for every over not completed in the allocated time.
- Unfair movement of the wicketkeeper will result in a dead ball and 5 penalty runs.
- Unfair movement by a fielder will result in a dead ball and 5 penalty runs
What is Impact Player Rule
- Impact Player can only be an Indian player unless there are less than 4 overseas players in the Playing XI.
- Only an overseas player who is part of 4 substitutes named in the team sheet can be used as an Impact Player. If a team introduces an overseas player as an Impact Player in a match, in no circumstance can a 5th overseas player take the field.
- Teams need to pick 4 substitutes along with the playing X1 during toss time & out of 4, only one can be used as an impact player.
- Captain will nominate the Impact Player
- Impact Player can be introduced before the start of the innings, or after the completion of the over, or after the fall of a wicket or after the batter retires anytime during the over.
- A Player who is replaced by an Impact Player (“Replaced Player”) can no longer take part in the remainder of the match and is also not permitted to return as a substitute fielder.
- The BCCI confirms that an Impact Player cannot act as a captain.
- An Impact Player can come in place of a retired batter who will be allowed to come later if need be.
- Both teams are allowed to use one Impact Player per match. It is, however, not compulsory. It is up to teams whether they want to use the Impact Player or not.
- If a player gets injured while fielding mid-over, he can no longer take part in the match if the team introduces Impact Player to replace him.
- In case of an injury to the impact player during the match, a substitute fielder is allowed to field in place of an injured player only if umpires are satisfied.
- The substitute shall not bowl or act as captain.
- Penalty time for the batting and fielding teams will apply to the player off the field for the substitute as per the playing conditions.