The schedule for the first two weeks of IPL 2019 has been released, with the tournament set to begin on March 23.
The fixtures remain subject to the announcement of dates regarding India’s general election.
A statement from the IPL website said: “This [the schedule] is still subject to the announcement of Lok Sabha 2019 election dates. Once the election dates are released we will address any issues with the first two weeks and also prepare a schedule for the remainder of the season working with the local authorities around the polling dates.”
The opening two weeks will see 17 matches played, with reigning champions Chennai Super Kings taking on Royal Challengers Bangalore in the opening fixture.
IPL 2019 FIXTURES BY VENUE: MARCH 23 – APRIL 5
March 23 – Chennai Super Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore
March 31 – Chennai Super Kings v Rajasthan Royals
March 24 – Kolkata Knight Riders v Sunrisers Hyderabad
March 27 – Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab
March 24 – Mumbai Indians v Delhi Capitals
April 3 – Mumbai Indians v Chennai Super Kings
March 25 – Rajasthan Royals v Kings XI Punjab
April 2 – Rajasthan Royals v Royal Challengers Bangalore
March 26 – Delhi Captals v Chennai Super Kings
March 30 – Delhi Captals v Kolkata Knight Riders
April 4 – Delhi Captals v Sunrisers Hyderabad
March 28 – Royal Challengers Bangalore v Mumbai Indians
April 5 – Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kolkata Knight Riders
March 29 – Sunrisers Hyderabad v Rajasthan Royals
March 31 – Sunrisers Hyderabad v Royal Challengers Bangalore
March 30 – Kings XI Punjab v Mumbai Indians
April 1 – Kings XI Punjab v Delhi Capitals