The Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to kick off from March 29, and the opening game will be played between reigning champions Mumbai Indians (MI) and last season’s runner-up Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at Wankhede Stadium.
Apart from CSK and Rajasthan Royals (RR), all the teams have announced their schedule for the lucrative tournament. Unlike 44 days, this time, the IPL will go on for 50 days as there will only be six doubleheaders.
When it comes to the much anticipated All-Stars match, then as per The Telegraph, the much talked about contest will precede the IPL. That match will be held in Mumbai on March 25.
As per reports, two teams will be formed by combining all the eight franchises. One side will comprise of players from four franchises in the North and East of India – Kings XI Punjab, Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals, and Kolkata Knight Riders.
While, the other side will include players from the remaining four teams of South and West Zone – Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and Mumbai Indians.