IPL 2022 will begin on Saturday, March 26 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, where last season’s champion team Chennai Super Kings will face last season’s runners-up Kolkata Knight Riders.
A total of 12 double-header days are scheduled over these 65 days, with six double-headers on Saturday and six on Sunday. The first double-header will take place on March 27, with Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians facing off at the Brabourne Stadium at 3.30 PM, while Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on the DY Patil Stadium at 7.30 PM.
There will be a total of 70 league matches and 4 play-off matches in 65 days in this IPL season. All matches will be played in Mumbai and Pune in Maharashtra. 55 matches will be played at Wankhede, DY Patil and Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai and 15 at MCA Stadium in Pune.
As usual, Mahendra Singh Dhoni will captain the Chennai team. On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders have picked Shreyas Iyer as the captain from the IPL auction. Chennai and Kolkata have not made any significant changes in betting for this season. For Chennai, where Suresh Raina is not a part of the team this time, Kolkata will play without Shubman Gill.
CSK-KKR Playing First Match of IPL 2022
Rituraj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Devon Conway, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne and Chris Jordan can be as playing 11 of Chennai Super Kings.
Shreyas Iyer, Alex Hales, Sam Billings, Nitish Rana, Venkatesh Iyer, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Varun Chakraborty, Umesh Yadav, Shivam Mavi and Pat Cummins can be as playing 11 of Kolkata Knight Riders.
IPL 2022 will be telecast on the Star Sports channel. While IPL live streaming can be seen on Disney+Hotstar.
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