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IPL 2023 Format and New Rules – All Exclusive Details

IPL 2023 Format and New Rules: The Indian Premier League 2023 will bring back the joy to home as the tournament will be played in home and away format. A total of 74 matches will be played among the 10 participating teams during the IPL 2023 season.

The tournament will be played in group stage and playoffs format. It was in 2019 when the tournament was last played in this home-and-away format. Owing to the outbreak of COVID-19, BCCI made various changes and hosted the tournament successfully for the last 3 seasons.

The last three IPLs have been confined to fewer centres – the 2022 edition was in Mumbai and Pune, and in 2021, it was in a few centres in India initially and later in the UAE while the 2020 IPL was totally held in UAE.

The last edition of the tournament has been played across 6 different venues in Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, and Ahmedabad. Three venues in Mumbai and one in Pune hosted the league stage matches while the playoffs were played in Kolkata and Ahmedabad.

The IPL 2022 final at Narendra Modi Stadium received Guinness World Record for the largest attendance in a T20 match.

In IPL 2023 season each team will play 14 league matches in total. Among those 14 matches, 7 will be played in their home ground while the remaining 7 will be played in their opponent’s home ground(away).

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 the 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.
Shivam Mavi
Shivam Mavi(Image: IPL)

IPL 2023 Auction Rules

IPL 2023 Auction Rules: As BCCI decides to host IPL 2023 mini auction, franchises have the advantage of retaining the majority of their players compared to the IPL 2022 mega auction.

  • No franchise will be allowed to buy a player beyond their purse balance.
  • Each team has to spend at least 75% of their total amount.
  • The option of the Right to Match (RTM) card will not be available to franchise.
  • The number of players in each team should not exceed 25 while each squad should have a minimum of 18 players.
  • Each franchise can have a maximum of 25 Indian players and a minimum of 17 Indian players. Similarly, each franchise can have a maximum of 8 international players in their IPL 2023 squad but there’s no capping on the lower limit.

IPL 2023 Teams Homeground

IPL 2023 Format: Team’s home ground will be watched closely after the BCCI confirmed that this year’s tournament will follow the home and away format. Following are details of the Indian Premier League 2023 home grounds. Changes will be updated here(if made) after the official announcements:

Narendra Modi Stadium
Narendra Modi Stadium
Teams Home ground
Chennai Super Kings M. A. Chidambaram Stadium
Delhi Capitals Arun Jaitley Stadium
Gujarat Titans Narendra Modi Stadium
Kolkata Knight Riders Eden Gardens
Lucknow Super Giants BRSABV Ekana Cricket Stadium
Mumbai Indians Wankhede Stadium
Punjab Kings Inderjit Singh Bindra Stadium
Rajasthan Royals Sawai Mansingh Stadium
Royal Challengers Bangalore M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
Sunrisers Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium

IPL 2023 Team Owners

Following are the details of the Indian Premier League 2023 owners for each participating team. Changes will be updated here(if made) after the official announcements:

Sanjiv Goenka
Sanjiv Goenka
Teams Owner(s)
Chennai Super Kings
  • N. Srinivasan
Delhi Capitals
  • Sajjan Jindal
  • G. M. Rao
Gujarat Titans
  • Steve Koltes
  • Donald Mackenzie
  • Rolly van Rappard
Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Shah Rukh Khan
  • Juhi Chawla
  • Jay Mehta
Lucknow Super Giants
  • Sanjiv Goenka
Mumbai Indians
  • Mukesh Ambani
Punjab Kings
  • Mohit Burman
  • Ness Wadia
  • Preity Zinta
  • Karan Paul
Rajasthan Royals
  • Manoj Badale
  • Lachlan Murdoch
  • Gerry Cardinale
  • Shane Warne
Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • United Spirits
Sunrisers Hyderabad
  • Kalanithi Maran

IPL 2023 Team Captains

IPL 2023 Format: Following are the details of the IPL 2023 captains of the participating teams. Delhi Capitals is expected to announce their new captain as Rishabh Pant is on verge of losing this year’s IPL after surviving a near-fatal car accident.

Changes will be updated here(if made) after the official announcements:

Teams Captain
Chennai Super Kings MS Dhoni
Delhi Capitals David Warner
Gujarat Titans Hardik Pandya
Kolkata Knight Riders Nitish Rana
Lucknow Super Giants Krunal Pandya
Mumbai Indians Rohit Sharma
Punjab Kings
Rajasthan Royals Sanju Samson
Royal Challengers Bangalore Faf du Plessis
Sunrisers Hyderabad Aiden Markram

IPL 2023 Teams Head Coach

IPL 2023 Format: Following are the details of the Indian Premier League 2023 head coach for the participating teams. Changes will be updated here(if made) after the official announcements:

Gary Kirsten praises Ashish Nehra
Gary Kirsten and Ashish Nehra(image Source: Gujarat Titans)
Teams Head Coach
Chennai Super Kings Stephen Fleming
Delhi Capitals Ricky Ponting
Gujarat Titans Ashish Nehra
Kolkata Knight Riders Chandrakant Pandit
Lucknow Super Giants Andy Flower
Mumbai Indians Mark Boucher
Punjab Kings Trevor Bayliss
Rajasthan Royals Kumar Sangakara
Royal Challengers Bangalore Sanjay Bangar
Sunrisers Hyderabad Brian Lara

IPL Winners List

IPL 2023 Format: The Inaugural Season was won by Rajasthan Royals. Deccan Chargers Hyderabad – The team that won the 2009 season has changed the franchise owner and its name later as Sunrisers Hyderabad and won in 2016. The current IPL title-holder franchise is Gujarat Titans, winning the 2022 season and their first season.

Following are the list of IPL winners so far since the 2008 season:

IPL 2022 winner
IPL 2022 winners – Gujarat Titans(Image: IPL)
Year Winner List
2023 Will Update Soon
2022 Gujarat Titans
2021 Chennai Super Kings
2020 Mumbai Indians
2019 Mumbai Indians
2018 Chennai Super Kings
2017 Mumbai Indians
2016 Sunrisers Hyderabad
2015 Mumbai Indians
2014 Kolkata Knight Riders
2013 Mumbai Indians
2012 Kolkata Knight Riders
2011 Chennai Super Kings
2010 Chennai Super Kings
2009 Deccan Chargers Hyderabad
2008 Rajasthan Royals
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