New Delhi: Indian Premier League (IPL) has released the schedule for the first two weeks of the 2019 season on Tuesday.
As per the schedule, defending champions Chennai Super Kings will face Royal Challengers Bangalore in the opening match on March 23.
But the schedule will be further assessed when the Lok Sabha polling schedule is released.
A total of 17 matches will be played during these 2 weeks across the eight home venues of the respective franchises.
Delhi Capitals and Royal Challenges will play five matches during this period with the rest playing four each.
All teams will play a minimum of two home and away games while DC and RCB will be at home at Feroz Shah Kotla and M Chinnaswamy thrice respectively.