The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the schedule for the highly anticipated TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 playoffs and final, set to take place between 23rd and 28th May 2023 in Chennai and Ahmedabad.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) playoffs are set to provide a thrilling climax to the season, with matches taking place at iconic venues. The first match, Qualifier 1, will be held on the 23rd of May at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, followed by the Eliminator on the 24th of May at the same venue. Both matches are scheduled to begin at 10am EST, 2pm GMT, and 7:30pm local time.
The action then shifts to the prestigious Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad for Qualifier 2 on the 26th of May and the highly anticipated IPL Final on the 28th of May. These matches are also slated to start at 10am EST, 2pm GMT, and 7:30pm local time. As the top teams battle it out for the coveted IPL trophy, fans can expect a high-octane finish to the season at these renowned stadiums.
Here’s a breakdown of the playoffs schedule:
- Qualifier 1: Scheduled for 23rd May at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. The match will begin at 10am EST | 2pm GMT | 7:30pm local time.
- Eliminator: Scheduled for 24th May, also at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. The match will take place at 10am EST | 2pm GMT | 7:30pm local time.
- Qualifier 2: Scheduled for 26th May at the prestigious Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. The match will start at 10am EST | 2pm GMT | 7:30pm local time.
- Final: The grand finale of the tournament is set for 28th May, also at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. The match will commence at 10am EST | 2pm GMT | 7:30pm local time.
|TATA IPL 2023 Playoffs and final schedule|
|23-May-23||Qualifier 1 – Team 1 vs Team 2||Chennai|
|24-May-23||Eliminator – Team 3 vs Team 4||Chennai|
|26-May-23||Qualifier 2 – Winner of Eliminator vs Loser of Qualifier 1||Ahmedabad|
|28-May-23||Final – Winner of Qualifier 1 vs Winner of Qualifier 2||Ahmedabad|
The top four teams in the IPL points table, determined after each of the 10 participating teams play 14 matches, will advance to the playoffs and compete for a spot in the final match. The teams will be ranked by total points accumulated, with tiebreakers determined by net run rate.
Also See: IPL Schedule, Time Table, Match Dates and Venues
With the playoffs just around the corner, the excitement is building as teams vie for a place in the top four. The stage is set for a thrilling conclusion to the IPL season, with the best of cricket action at these iconic venues.