IPL 2024 Schedule Revealed: Dhoni vs. Kohli in Opener as CSK Host RCB on March 22, Hardik Pandya Leads MI against Gujarat Titans

IPL 2024 Full Schedule Live Updates: The runners-up from last season, Gujarat Titans, will kick off their campaign against the five-time champions Mumbai Indians at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

The highly anticipated 2024 Indian Premier League will witness a thrilling face-off between old friends and former Indian skippers MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli in the opening match. The defending champions, Chennai Super Kings, will host the Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chennai on March 22. Despite the coinciding general elections, the league will commence in India as per IPL chairman Arun Dhumal’s . The initial schedule includes the first 15 days, featuring 21 matches.

For newly appointed Mumbai Indians skipper Hardik Pandya, his first assignment will be against familiar opponents as Gujarat Titans host the five-time champions in their inaugural game of the season at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

A noteworthy update from the schedule announced on Thursday is that the first two home games of Delhi Capitals will be held in Visakhapatnam. This decision comes after the DDCA requested additional time to prepare fresh pitches following the hosting of 11 WPL games in succession, culminating in the final on March 17.

In the IPL 2024 format, the ten teams are divided into two groups of five. During the group stage, each team will play 14 matches, facing the other four teams in their group twice (home and away), four teams from the other group once, and one team from the remaining group twice.