IPL 2024 Schedule: Remaining schedule for second leg of IPL 2024 revealed

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has unveiled the comprehensive schedule for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season. Following the initial announcement of the first 21 matches, the complete list of games has now been released, resuming the cricket action amidst the anticipation of the national general elections.

The update came on Monday March 25 with the fourth day of IPL 2024 action in full swing.

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Key Highlights of the IPL 2024 Schedule

The IPL 2024 had promised thrilling encounters right from the start, featuring a total of 21 matches in the initial phase. The remaining schedule was released with the final set to be played at Chepauk in Chennai, the first time that the venue will host an IPL final in 12 years.

The opening day saw a clash of titans as MS Dhoni leads CSK against Faf du Plessis's RCB, setting the tone for a high-octane series as CSK triumphed. The following days were packed with back-to-back cricketing action, including double-headers on March 23 and 24.

The IPL 2024 is set to kick off its next phase with the Chennai Super Kings (CSK), last year's champions, facing off against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Chennai on April 8. This match marks the continuation of the cricket extravaganza, following a suspense-filled start to the season.

The playoffs have also been scheduled, with the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai slated to host the second Qualifier and the highly anticipated Final on May 24 and May 26, respectively. Meanwhile, the first Qualifier and the Eliminator matches are set to light up the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on May 21 and May 22.

IPL 2024 schedule
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The tournament's structure this year is influenced by the concurrent scheduling with the Women's Premier League (WPL) and the forthcoming national elections. 

Delhi had see any IPL matches until April 7, but is back in action during April and May in the new schedule.

Adding to the excitement, the IPL will expand its horizons by introducing matches in two new cities. The Punjab Kings are scheduled to play two of their home games at the scenic Dharamsala stadium, while the Rajasthan Royals will head to Guwahati for their two home encounters, promising a fresh experience for the teams and fans alike.

As the IPL 2024 gears up for more thrilling cricket action, fans are eagerly waiting to see if the Chennai Super Kings can continue their victorious streak or if a new champion will emerge.

Match Timings and Formats

The IPL 2024 schedule is structured to cater to a wide audience, with matches starting at 8 PM IST on the opening day and 7:30 PM IST on regular evenings. The weekends will feature double-headers, with early games beginning at 3:30 PM IST, allowing fans to enjoy a full day of cricket.

IPL 2024 Schedule

Match No.FixtureDateVenueTime (IST)
22.CSK vs KKRApril 8Chennai7:30 PM
23.PBKS vs SRHApril 9Mohali7:30 PM
24.RR vs GTApril 10Jaipur7:30 PM
25.MI vs RCBApril 11Mumbai7:30 PM
26.LSG vs DCApril 12Lucknow7:30 PM
27.PBKS vs RRApril 13Mohali7:30 PM
28.KKR vs LSGApril 14Kolkata3:30 PM
29.MI vs CSKApril 14Mumbai7:30 PM
30.RCB vs SRHApril 15Bengaluru7:30 PM
31.KKR vs RRApril 16Kolkata7:30 PM
32.GT vs DCApril 17Ahmedabad7:30 PM
33.PBKS vs MIApril 18Mohali7:30 PM
34.LSG vs CSKApril 19Lucknow7:30 PM
35.DC vs SRHApril 20Delhi7:30 PM
36.KKR vs RCBApril 21Kolkata3:30 PM
37.PBKS vs GTApril 21Mohali7:30 PM
38.RR vs MIApril 22Jaipur7:30 PM
39.CSK vs LSGApril 23Chennai7:30 PM
40.DC vs GTApril 24Delhi7:30 PM
41.SRH vs RCBApril 25Hyderabad7:30 PM
42.KKR vs PBKSApril 26Kolkata7:30 PM
43.DC vs MIApril 27Delhi3:30 PM
44.LSG vs RRApril 27Lucknow7:30 PM
45.GT vs RCBApril 28Ahmedabad3:30PM
46.CSK vs SRHApril 28Chennai7:30 PM
47.KKR vs DCApril 29Kolkata7:30 PM
48.LSG vs MIApril 30Lucknow7:30 PM
49.CSK vs PBKSMay 1Chennai7:30 PM
50.SRH vs RRMay 2Hyderabad7:30 PM
51.MI vs KKRMay 3Mumbai7:30 PM
52.RCB vs GTMay 4Bengaluru7:30 PM
53.PBKS vs CSKMay 5Dharamsala3:30 PM
54.LSG vs KKRMay 5Lucknow7:30 PM
55.MI vs SRHMay 6Mumbai7:30 PM
56.DC vs RRMay 7Delhi7:30 PM
57.SRH vs LSGMay 8Hyderabad7:30 PM
58.PBKS vs RCBMay 9Dharamasala7:30 PM
59.GT vs CSKMay 10Ahmedabad7:30 PM
60.KKR vs MIMay 11Kolkata7:30 PM
61.CSK vs RRMay 12Chennai3:30 PM
62.RCB vs DCMay 12Bengaluru7:30 PM
63.GT vs KKRMay 13Ahmedabad7:30 PM
64.DC VS LSGMay 14Delhi7:30 PM
65.RR vs PBKSMay 15Guwahati7:30 PM
66.SRH vs GTMay 16Hyderabad7:30 PM
67.MI vs LSGMay 17Mumbai7:30 PM
68.RCB vs CSKMay 18Bengaluru7:30 PM
69.SRH vs PBKSMay 19Hyderabad3:30 PM
70.RR vs KKRMay 19Guwahati7:30 PM
71.Qualifier 1May 21Ahmedabad7:30 PM
72.EliminatorMay 22Ahmedabad7:30 PM
73.Qualifier 2May 24Chennai7:30 PM
74.FinalMay 26Chennai7:30 PM

Rohit is an experienced cricket writer based in India