The 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will kick off on March 29, with defending champions Mumbai Indians taking on arch-rivals Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium in the opening match. Among the changes in the schedule, the Saturday doubleheaders have been done away with, and there will be only six doubleheaders throughout the season - all of them taking place on a Sunday.
The schedule for the knockout phase is yet to be announced by the IPL governing council.
Mumbai Indians, the most successful team in the tournament, will be eyeing yet another trophy this season with Rohit Sharma continuing as the captain of the side. In the player auction, they roped in Australia's big-hitting opener Chris Lynn for Rs 2 crore and Nathan Coulter-Nile for Rs 8 crore.
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MI will play their first game of the season at home against CSK.
Here is their full schedule:
Sunday 29th March vs Chennai Super Kings
Sunday 5th April vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
Wednesday 15th April vs Rajasthan Royals
Monday 20th April vs Kings XI Punjab
Tuesday 28th April vs Kolkata Knight Riders
Friday 1st May vs Delhi Capitals
Saturday 9th May vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
Wednesday 1st April vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
Wednesday 8th April vs Kings XI Punjab
Sunday 12th April vs Kolkata Knight Riders
Friday 24th April vs Chennai Super Kings
Wednesday 6th May vs Delhi Capitals
Monday 11th May vs Rajasthan Royals
Sunday 17th May vs Royal Challengers BangalorePublished 16 Feb 2020, 01:02 IST