IPL-9-Indian Premier League 2016

A couple of days ago, we witnessed the nail-biting conclusion of ICC World T20. However, the thrill of T20 cricket in 2016 doesn’t end here. IPL or Indian Premier League, the most-attended T20 league in the world, is commencing on 09th April 2016. This is going to be the 09th edition of this extravagant sporting event and Eden Gardens in Kolkata will host the inaugural as well as the final match of the Indian Premier League 2016.

Teams

This IPL will also feature eight teams including two new teams – Gujarat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants. These two teams have replaced Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals. Participating teams are:

Delhi Daredevils Kings XI Punjab
Kolkata Knight Riders Sunrisers Hyderabad
Mumbai Indians Royal Challengers Bangalore
Gujarat Lions Rising Pune Supergaints

Players to Watch Out For

Virat Kohli: The captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore is the world’s number one batsman. He clinched the title of Man of the Series at the recently concluded World T20.

AB De Villiers: Another key player of Royal Challengers Bangalore, AB De Villiers has proved his mettle in many IPL matches with his bat as well as with his wicket-keeping skills.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni: The captain of the new IPL team Rising Pune Supergiants is considered the best captain as well as the best finisher in the cricketing world.

David Miller: Also named as Killer Miller, this South African batsman will captain King XI Punjab, the runner up of the 2014 edition of the Indian Premier League.

Carlos Brathwaite:  This West Indian batsman hit four consecutive sixes in the last over of the World T20 2016 final. In IPL 9, Braithwaite will play for Delhi Daredevils.     

Venues

As many as 60 matches will be played across 10 Indian cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune and Kolkata.

Check Out the Complete Schedule:

Match #
Date
Time (GMT)
Match Details
Venue
Match 1 9/4/2016 02:30 PM Mumbai Indians
Vs
Rising Pune Supergiants
Wankhede Stadium
Match 2 10/4/2016 02:30 PM Kolkata Knight Riders
Vs
Delhi Daredevils
Eden Gardens
Match 3 11/4/2016 02:30 PM Kings XI Punjab
Vs
Gujarat Lions
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium
Match 4 12/4/2016 02:30 PM Royal Challengers Bangalore
Vs
Sun Risers
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
Match 5 13/04/2016 02:30 PM Kolkata Knight Riders
Vs
Mumbai Indians
Eden Gardens
Match 6 14/04/2016 02:30 PM Gujarat Lions
Vs
Rising Pune Supergiants
Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium
Match 7 15/04/2016 02:30 PM Delhi Daredevils
Vs
Kings XI Punjab
Feroz Shah Kotla
Match 8 16/04/2016 10:30 AM Sun Risers
Vs
Kolkata Knight Riders
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
Match 9 16/04/2016 02:30 PM Mumbai Indians
Vs
Gujarat Lions
Wankhede Stadium
Match 10 17/04/2016 10:30 AM Kings XI Punjab
Vs
Rising Pune Supergiants
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium
Match 11 17/04/2016 02:30 PM Royal Challengers Bangalore
Vs
Delhi Daredevils
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
Match 12 18/04/2016 02:30 PM Sun Risers
Vs
Mumbai Indians
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
Match 13 19/04/2016 02:30 PM Kings XI Punjab
Vs
Kolkata Knight Riders
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium
Match 14 20/04/2016 02:30 PM Mumbai Indians
Vs
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Wankhede Stadium
Match 15 21/04/2016 02:30 PM Gujarat Lions
Vs
Sun Risers
Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium
Match 16 22/04/2016 02:30 PM Rising Pune Supergiants
Vs
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium
Match 17 23/04/2016 10:30 AM Delhi Daredevils
Vs
Mumbai Indians
Feroz Shah Kotla
Match 18 23/04/2016 02:30 PM Sun Risers
Vs
Kings XI Punjab
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
Match 19 24/04/2016 10:30 AM Gujarat Lions
Vs
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium
Match 20 24/04/2016 02:30 PM Rising Pune Supergiants
Vs
Kolkata Knight Riders
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium
Match 21 25/04/2016 02:30 PM Kings XI Punjab
Vs
Mumbai Indians
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium
Match 22 26/04/2016 02:30 PM Sun Risers
Vs
Rising Pune Supergiants
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
Match 23 27/04/2016 02:30 PM Delhi Daredevils
Vs
Gujarat Lions
Feroz Shah Kotla
Match 24 28/04/2016 02:30 PM Mumbai Indians
Vs
Kolkata Knight Riders
Wankhede Stadium
Match 25 29/04/2016 02:30 PM Rising Pune Supergiants
Vs
Gujarat Lions
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium
Match 26 30/04/2016 10:30 AM Delhi Daredevils
Vs
Kolkata Knight Riders
Feroz Shah Kotla
Match 27 30/04/2016 02:30 PM Sun Risers
Vs
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
Match 28 1/5/2016 10:30 AM Gujarat Lions
Vs
Kings XI Punjab
Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium
Match 29 1/5/2016 02:30 PM Rising Pune Supergiants
Vs
Mumbai Indians
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium
Match 30 2/5/2016 02:30 PM Royal Challengers Bangalore
Vs
Kolkata Knight Riders
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
Match 31 3/5/2016 02:30 PM Gujarat Lions
Vs
Delhi Daredevils
Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium
Match 32 4/5/2016 02:30 PM Kolkata Knight Riders
Vs
Kings XI Punjab
Eden Gardens
Match 33 5/5/2016 02:30 PM Delhi Daredevils
Vs
Rising Pune Supergiants
Feroz Shah Kotla
Match 34 6/5/2016 02:30 PM Sun Risers
Vs
Gujarat Lions
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
Match 35 7/5/2016 10:30 AM Royal Challengers Bangalore
Vs
Rising Pune Supergiants
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
Match 36 7/5/2016 02:30 PM Kings XI Punjab
Vs
Delhi Daredevils
Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium
Match 37 8/5/2016 10:30 AM Mumbai Indians
Vs
Sun Risers
Wankhede Stadium
Match 38 8/5/2016 02:30 PM Kolkata Knight Riders
Vs
Gujarat Lions
Eden Gardens
Match 39 9/5/2016 02:30 PM Kings XI Punjab
Vs
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium
Match 40 10/5/2016 02:30 PM Rising Pune Supergiants
Vs
Sun Risers
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium
Match 41 11/5/2016 02:30 PM Royal Challengers Bangalore
Vs
Mumbai Indians
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
Match 42 12/5/2016 02:30 PM Sun Risers
Vs
Delhi Daredevils
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
Match 43 13/05/2016 02:30 PM Mumbai Indians
Vs
Kings XI Punjab
Wankhede Stadium
Match 44 14/05/2016 10:30 AM Royal Challengers Bangalore
Vs
Gujarat Lions
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
Match 45 14/05/2016 02:30 PM Kolkata Knight Riders
Vs
Rising Pune Supergiants
Eden Gardens
Match 46 15/05/2016 10:30 AM Mumbai Indians
Vs
Delhi Daredevils
Wankhede Stadium
Match 47 15/05/2016 02:30 PM Kings XI Punjab
Vs
Sun Risers
Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium
Match 48 16/05/2016 02:30 PM Kolkata Knight Riders
Vs
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Eden Gardens
Match 49 17/05/2016 02:30 PM Rising Pune Supergiants
Vs
Delhi Daredevils
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium
Match 50 18/05/2016 02:30 PM Royal Challengers Bangalore
Vs
Kings XI Punjab
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
Match 51 19/05/2016 02:30 PM Gujarat Lions
Vs
Kolkata Knight Riders
Rajkot / Kanpur
Match 52 20/05/2016 02:30 PM Delhi Daredevils
Vs
Sun Risers
Raipur International Cricket Stadium
Match 53 21/05/2016 10:30 AM Rising Pune Supergiants
Vs
Kings XI Punjab
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium
Match 54 21/05/2016 02:30 PM Gujarat Lions
Vs
Mumbai Indians
Rajkot / Kanpur
Match 55 22/05/2016 10:30 AM Kolkata Knight Riders
Vs
Sun Risers
Eden Gardens
Match 56 22/05/2016 02:30 PM Delhi Daredevils
Vs
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Raipur International Cricket Stadium
Match 57 24/05/2016 02:30 PM Qualifier 1: TBC
Vs
TBC
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
Match 58 25/05/2016 02:30 PM Eliminator: TBC
Vs
TBC
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium
Match 59 27/05/2016 02:30 PM Qualifier 2: TBC
Vs
TBC
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium
Match 60 29/05/2016 02:30 PM Final: TBC
Vs
TBC
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

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