BCCI announces match timings for IPL 2019 Playoffs, Final and Women’s T20 Challenge

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The BCCI has announced that the IPL 2019 playoffs and the final will be played half an earlier than the scheduled time.

All the group stage games start at 20:00 IST. However, the three playoff games and the final will start at 19:30 IST. Even last year, the time for the playoffs and the final was revised to 19:00 IST.

Qualifier 1 will take place in Chennai on May 7, followed by the Eliminator on May 8 and Qualifier 2 on May 10 in Visakhapatnam. The big final will be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad on May 12.

DateMatchVenueStart Time
May 7Qualifier 1

Team 1 vs Team 2

M A Chidambaram Stadium,


May 8Eliminator

Team 3 vs Team 4

DR.Y.S.R Reddy ACA VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam19:30
May 10Qualifier 2

Winner of Eliminator vs Loser of Qualifier 1

DR.Y.S.R Reddy ACA VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam19:30
May 12Final

Winner of Qualifier 1 vs Winner of Qualifier 2

Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad19:30


The Women’s T20 Challenge will take place from May 6-11 in Jaipur. The matches scheduled for 6th, 9th and 11th of May will start at 19:30 IST while the second game, scheduled for May 8 will begin at 15:30 IST.

DateMatchVenueStart Time
May 6Supernovas vs TrailblazersSawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur19:30
May 8Trailblazers vs VelocitySawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur15:30
May 9Supernovas vs VelocitySawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur19:30
May 11Final – 1st placed vs 2nd placedSawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur19:30

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