IPL 2023 Groups List: All Teams Matchup | Group A, Group B

IPL 2023 Groups

IPL 2023 Groups: The 16th edition of the Indian Premier League will be played in its regular “Home and Away” format. A total of 10 teams will participate in the event.

As per IPL 2023 Schedule, defending champions Gujarat Titans will play the opening match against Chennai Super Kings on March 31 at Ahmedabad.

BCCI hosts IPL 2023 Auction for the teams to complete their squad for the season where England all-rounder Sam Curran becomes the Most Expensive Player in the auction after Punjab Kings signed for a whooping INR 18.50 crore.

On the other hand, Mumbai Indians crossed their previous high and brought Cameron Green for a whooping INR 17.50 crores which made him the second most expensive player of the IPL auction history.

IPL 2023 Groups

IPL 2023 Groups: All 10 participating teams will be divided into 5 teams of two groups where all teams will play 7 home and 7 away matches. A total of 70 league matches including 18 double headers will be played during the event.

Following are the details of the IPL 2023 Groups:

Group A Group B
Mumbai Indians Chennai Super Kings
Rajasthan Royals Punjab Kings
Kolkata Knight Riders Sunrisers Hyderabad
Delhi Capitals Royal Challengers Bangalore
Lucknow Super Giants Gujarat Titans

IPL 2023 Venues

  1. Ahmedabad
  2. Mohali
  3. Lucknow
  4. Hyderabad
  5. Bengaluru
  6. Chennai
  7. Delhi
  8. Kolkata
  9. Jaipur
  10. Mumbai
  11. Guwahati
  12. Dharamsala

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:

  • IPL 2023 to have two DRS for each inning.
  • 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.

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 Teams Head Coach

IPL 2023 Groups: 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