IPL Schedule 2023: 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.
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.
In this article, we have listed the IPL Schedule 2023 with venue and timing details. The IPL Schedule 2023 also includes IPL 2023 Teams Homeground, IPL 2023 Format, IPL 2023 New Rules, IPL 2023 Team Captains, and Coaches.
IPL Schedule 2023
IPL Schedule 2023: As per the official announcement, IPL schedule 2023 will be announced today at 5 PM. A total of 70 league matches includes 18 double headers where all teams will play 7 Home and 7 Away matches.
Following are the details of the full list of IPL Schedule 2023:
|1||March 31, 2023||Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings||Ahmedabad||7:30 PM|
|2||April 1, 2023||Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders||Mohali||3:30 PM|
|3||April 1, 2023||Lucknow Super Giants vs Delhi Capitals||Lucknow||7:30 PM|
|4||April 2, 2023||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals||Hyderabad||3:30 PM|
|5||April 2, 2023||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians||Bengaluru||7:30 PM|
|6||April 3, 2023||Chennai Super Kings vs Lucknow Super Giants||Chennai||7:30 PM|
|7||April 4, 2023||Delhi Capitals vs Guiarat Titans||Delhi||7:30 PM|
|8||April 5, 2023||Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings||Guwahati||7:30 PM|
|9||April 6, 2023||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Kolkata||7:30 PM|
|10||April 7, 2023||Lucknow Super Giants vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||Lucknow||7:30 PM|
|11||April 8, 2023||Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals||Guwahati||3:30 PM|
|12||April 8, 2023||Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings||Mumbai||7:30 PM|
|13||April 9, 2023||Gujarat Titans vs Kolkata Knight Riders||Ahmedabad||3:30 PM|
|14||April 9, 2023||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings||Hyderabad||7:30 PM|
|15||April 10, 2023||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Lucknow Super Giants||Bengaluru||7:30 PM|
|16||April 11, 2023||Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians||Delhi||7:30 PM|
|17||April 12, 2023||Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals||Chennai||7:30 PM|
|18||April 13, 2023||Punjab Kings vs Gujarat Titans||Mohali||7:30 PM|
|19||April 14, 2023||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||Kolkata||7:30 PM|
|20||April 15, 2023||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals||Bengaluru||3:30 PM|
|21||April 15, 2023||Lucknow Super Giants vs Punjab Kings||Lucknow||7:30 PM|
|22||April 16, 2023||Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders||Mumbai||3:30 PM|
|23||April 16, 2023||Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals||Ahmedabad||7:30 PM|
|24||April 17, 2023||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings||Bengaluru||7:30 PM|
|25||April 18, 2023||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians||Hyderabad||7:30 PM|
|26||April 19, 2023||Rajasthan Royals vs Lucknow Super Giants||Jaipur||7:30 PM|
|27||April 20, 2023||Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Mohali||3:30 PM|
|28||April 20, 2023||Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders||Delhi||7:30 PM|
|29||April 21, 2023||Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||Chennai||7:30 PM|
|30||April 22, 2023||Lucknow Super Giants vs Gujarat Titans||Lucknow||3:30 PM|
|31||April 22, 2023||Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings||Mumbai||7:30 PM|
|32||April 23, 2023||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals||Bengaluru||3:30 PM|
|33||April 23, 2023||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings||Kolkata||7:30 PM|
|34||April 24, 2023||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals||Hyderabad||7:30 PM|
|35||April 25, 2023||Gujarat Titans vs Mumbai Indians||Ahmedabad||7:30 PM|
|36||April 26, 2023||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders||Bengaluru||7:30 PM|
|37||April 27, 2023||Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings||Jaipur||7:30 PM|
|38||April 28, 2023||Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Super Giants||Mohali||7:30 PM|
|39||April 29, 2023||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Titans||Kolkata||3:30 PM|
|40||April 29, 2023||Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||Delhi||7:30|
|41||April 30, 2023||Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings||Chennai||3:30 PM|
|42||April 30, 2023||Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals||Mumbai||7:30 PM|
|43||May 1, 2023||Lucknow Super Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Lucknow||7:30 PM|
|44||May 2, 2023||Gujarat Titans vs Delhi Capitals||Ahmedabad||7:30 PM|
|45||May 3, 2023||Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians||Mohali||7:30 PM|
|46||May 4, 2023||Lucknow Super Giants vs Chennai Super Kings||Lucknow||3:30 PM|
|47||May 4, 2023||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders||Hyderabad||7:30 PM|
|48||May 5, 2023||Rajasthan Royals vs Gujarat Titans||Jaipur||7:30 PM|
|49||May 6, 2023||Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians||Chennai||3:30 PM|
|50||May 6, 2023||Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Delhi||7:30 PM|
|51||May 7, 2023||Gujarat Titans vs Lucknow Super Giants||Ahmedabad||3:30 PM|
|52||May 7, 2023||Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||Jaipur||7:30 PM|
|53||May 8, 2023||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings||Kolkata||7:30 PM|
|54||May 9, 2023||Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Mumbai||7:30 PM|
|55||May 10, 2023||Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals||Chennai||7:30 PM|
|56||May 11, 2023||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals||Kolkata||7:30 PM|
|57||May 12, 2023||Mumbai Indians vs Gujarat Titans||Mumbai||7:30 PM|
|58||May 13, 2023||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Lucknow Super Giants||Hyderabad||3:30 PM|
|59||May 13, 2023||Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings||Delhi||7:30 PM|
|60||May 14, 2023||Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Jaipur||3:30 PM|
|61||May 14, 2023||Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders||Chennai||7:30 PM|
|62||May 15, 2023||Gujarat Titans vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||Ahmedabad||7:30 PM|
|63||May 16, 2023||Lucknow Super Giants vs Mumbai Indians||Lucknow||7:30 PM|
|64||May 17, 2023||Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals||Dharamshala||7:30 PM|
|65||May 18, 2023||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Hyderabad||7:30 PM|
|66||May 19, 2023||Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals||Dharamshala||7:30 PM|
|67||May 20, 2023||Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings||Delhi||3:30 PM|
|68||May 20, 2023||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Lucknow Super Giants||Kolkata||7:30 PM|
|69||May 21, 2023||Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||Mumbai||3:30 PM|
|70||May 21, 2023||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Gujarat Titans||Bengaluru||7:30 PM|
IPL 2023 Venues
IPL 2023 Teams Homeground
IPL Schedule 2023: 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:
|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 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.
IPL 2023 Team Captains
IPL Schedule 2023: 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:
|Chennai Super Kings||MS Dhoni|
|Delhi Capitals||David Warner|
|Gujarat Titans||Hardik Pandya|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Nitish Rana|
|Lucknow Super Giants||KL Rahul|
|Mumbai Indians||Rohit Sharma|
|Rajasthan Royals||Sanju Samson|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||Faf du Plessis|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||Aiden Markram|
IPL 2023 Teams Head Coach
IPL Schedule 2023: 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:
|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|