Schedule of Pepsi IPL 2013 released

Schedule of Pepsi IPL 2013 released

Tags: IPL 2013, Cricwaves Columns, IPL T20 2013

Published on: Dec 21, 2012

The sixth edition of the Indian Premier League – IPL 2013 will begin on the 3rd of April. The tournament will feature as many as 76 matches with 9 teams taking part. The tournament is scheduled to end on the 26th of May.

By BV Swagath

The sixth edition of the Indian Premier League – IPL 2013 will begin on the 3rd of April. The tournament will feature as many as 76 matches with 9 teams taking part. The tournament is scheduled to end on the 26th of May.

PepsiCo are the new title sponsors of the IPL after the withdrawal of real estate giants DLF who were the title sponsors for six straight seasons. The sixth edition of the IPL will see a new team – the Sunrisers Hyderabad who will be making their tournament debut. The Sunrisers Hyderabad are the replacement of Deccan Chargers, the Hyderabad franchisee which was terminated due to financial issues.

The IPL Governing Council has released the Schedule of the tournament with 11 venues hosting the matches. IPL 6 is likely to feature players from Pakistan as well with the player auction expected to be held in January 2013. As we know, a number of players were released by various franchisees and the initial squads were announced. The released players will go into the auction in January 2013.

Following are the teams taking part in Pepsi IPL 6: Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Pune Warriors India, Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore

The tournament format remains the same with the nine teams playing against each other twice at home and away venues. The top four teams will qualify for the play-offs which includes two qualifiers and an eliminator. The Final of the IPL 6 will be played at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on the 26th of May.

Defending Champions Kolkata Knight Riders will open the tournament at their home venue – the Eden Gardens hosting the Delhi Daredevils on the 3rd of April. The timetable for the matches is the same as it was in the previous editions with the first match of the day at 4 PM and the second match following it at 8 PM.

Here is the full Schedule of the Pepsi Indian Premier League 2013 or in simple terms the Pepsi IPL 6:

Wed Apr 3 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST1st match - Kolkata Knight Riders v Delhi Daredevils Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Thu Apr 4 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST2nd match - Royal Challengers Bangalore v Mumbai Indians M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Fri Apr 5 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST3rd match - Sunrisers Hyderabad v Pune Warriors Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad
Sat Apr 6 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST4th match - Delhi Daredevils v Rajasthan Royals Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Sat Apr 6 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST5th match - Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
Sun Apr 7 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST6th match - Pune Warriors v Kings XI Punjab Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune
Sun Apr 7 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST7th match - Sunrisers Hyderabad v Royal Challengers Bangalore Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad
Mon Apr 8 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST8th match - Rajasthan Royals v Kolkata Knight Riders Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Tue Apr 9 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST9th match - Mumbai Indians v Delhi Daredevils Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Wed Apr 10 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST10th match - Kings XI Punjab v Chennai Super Kings Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh
Thu Apr 11 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST11th match - Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kolkata Knight Riders M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Thu Apr 11 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST12th match - Pune Warriors v Rajasthan Royals Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune
Fri Apr 12 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST13th match - Delhi Daredevils v Sunrisers Hyderabad Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Sat Apr 13 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST14th match - Mumbai Indians v Pune Warriors Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Sat Apr 13 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST15th match - Chennai Super Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
Sun Apr 14 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST16th match - Kolkata Knight Riders v Sunrisers Hyderabad Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Sun Apr 14 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST17th match - Rajasthan Royals v Kings XI Punjab Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Mon Apr 15 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST18th match - Chennai Super Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
Tue Apr 16 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST19th match - Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh
Tue Apr 16 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST20th match - Royal Challengers Bangalore v Delhi Daredevils M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Wed Apr 17 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST21st match - Pune Warriors v Sunrisers Hyderabad Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune
Wed Apr 17 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST22nd match - Rajasthan Royals v Mumbai Indians Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Thu Apr 18 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST23rd match - Delhi Daredevils v Chennai Super Kings Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Fri Apr 19 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST24th match - Sunrisers Hyderabad v Kings XI Punjab Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad
Sat Apr 20 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST25th match - Kolkata Knight Riders v Chennai Super Kings Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Sat Apr 20 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST26th match - Royal Challengers Bangalore v Rajasthan Royals M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Sun Apr 21 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST27th match - Delhi Daredevils v Mumbai Indians Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Sun Apr 21 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST28th match - Kings XI Punjab v Pune Warriors Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh
Mon Apr 22 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST29th match - Chennai Super Kings v Rajasthan Royals MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
Tue Apr 23 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST30th match - Royal Challengers Bangalore v Pune Warriors M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Tue Apr 23 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST31st match - Kings XI Punjab v Delhi Daredevils Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh
Wed Apr 24 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST32nd match - Kolkata Knight Riders v Mumbai Indians Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Thu Apr 25 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST33rd match - Chennai Super Kings v Sunrisers Hyderabad MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
Fri Apr 26 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST34th match - Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Sat Apr 27 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST35th match - Rajasthan Royals v Sunrisers Hyderabad Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Sat Apr 27 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST36th match - Mumbai Indians v Royal Challengers Bangalore Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Sun Apr 28 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST37th match - Chennai Super Kings v Kolkata Knight Riders MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
Sun Apr 28 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST38th match - Delhi Daredevils v Pune Warriors Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Mon Apr 29 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST39th match - Rajasthan Royals v Royal Challengers Bangalore Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Mon Apr 29 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST40th match - Mumbai Indians v Kings XI Punjab Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Tue Apr 30 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST41st match - Pune Warriors v Chennai Super Kings Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune
Wed May 1 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST42nd match - Sunrisers Hyderabad v Mumbai Indians Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad
Wed May 1 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST43rd match - Delhi Daredevils v Kolkata Knight Riders Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Thu May 2 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST44th match - Chennai Super Kings v Kings XI Punjab MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
Thu May 2 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST45th match - Pune Warriors v Royal Challengers Bangalore Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune
Fri May 3 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST46th match - Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Sat May 4 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST47th match - Sunrisers Hyderabad v Delhi Daredevils Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad
Sat May 4 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST48th match - Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kings XI Punjab M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Sun May 5 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST49th match - Mumbai Indians v Chennai Super Kings Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Sun May 5 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST50th match - Rajasthan Royals v Pune Warriors Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Mon May 6 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST51st match - Royal Challengers Bangalore v Sunrisers Hyderabad M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Tue May 7 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST52nd match - Rajasthan Royals v Delhi Daredevils Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Tue May 7 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST53rd match - Mumbai Indians v Kolkata Knight Riders Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Wed May 8 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST54th match - Sunrisers Hyderabad v Chennai Super Kings Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad
Thu May 9 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST55th match - Kings XI Punjab v Rajasthan Royals Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh
Thu May 9 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST56th match - Pune Warriors v Kolkata Knight Riders Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune
Fri May 10 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST57th match - Delhi Daredevils v Royal Challengers Bangalore Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Sat May 11 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST58th match - Pune Warriors v Mumbai Indians Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune
Sat May 11 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST59th match - Kings XI Punjab v Sunrisers Hyderabad Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh
Sun May 12 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST60th match - Kolkata Knight Riders v Royal Challengers Bangalore Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Sun May 12 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST61st match - Rajasthan Royals v Chennai Super Kings Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Mon May 13 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST62nd match - Delhi Daredevils v Kings XI Punjab Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Mon May 13 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST63rd match - Mumbai Indians v Sunrisers Hyderabad Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Tue May 14 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST64th match - Kolkata Knight Riders v Pune Warriors Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Wed May 15 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST65th match - Chennai Super Kings v Delhi Daredevils MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
Wed May 15 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST66th match - Mumbai Indians v Rajasthan Royals Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Thu May 16 -14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST67th match - Kings XI Punjab v Mumbai Indians Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh
Fri May 17 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST68th match - Sunrisers Hyderabad v Rajasthan Royals Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad
Sat May 18 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST69th match - Kings XI Punjab v Mumbai Indians Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh
Sat May 18 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST70th match - Pune Warriors v Delhi Daredevils Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune
Sun May 19 - 10:30 GMT | 16:00 local 16:00 IST71st match - Royal Challengers Bangalore v Chennai Super Kings M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Sun May 19 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 IST72nd match - Sunrisers Hyderabad v Kolkata Knight Riders Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad
Tue May 21 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 ISTQualifier 1 - TBC v TBC (1st v 2nd) MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
Wed May 22 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 ISTEliminator - TBC v TBC (3rd v 4th) MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
Fri May 24 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 ISTQualifier 2 - TBC v TBC (Winner Eliminator v Loser Qualifier 1) Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Sun May 26 - 14:30 GMT | 20:00 local 20:00 ISTFinal - TBC v TBC Eden Gardens, Kolkata

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