The IPL schedule 2016 is out. Here is the list of the matches that will be held in the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League.
The IPL 9 2016 is scheduled to begin from April 9 and will end on May 29. A total of eight teams will be participating in this season with two new franchise teams Rising Pune Supergiants and the Gujarat Lions. These two new teams replace the Chennai Super Kings and the Rajasthan Royals who were exempt from playing for the next two years from IPL 9 2016.Besides these two teams the other teams playing are the Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders and the Royal Challengers Bangalore.
IPL 2016 Playing Teams
- Kolkata Knight Riders [KKR]
- Mumbai Indians [MI]
- Delhi Daredevils [DD]
- Kings XI Punjab [KXIP]
- Sunrisers Hyderabad [SRH]
- Royal Challengers Bangalore [RCB]
- Rising Pune Warriors[RPS]
- Gujarat Lions[GL]
IPL 2016 Live Streaming
The official broadcasting channels of the Vivo IPL 9 2016 are Sony max, Six and the Sony ESPN.
The 1st Match of IPL T20 2016
Mumbai Indians vs Rising Pune Supergiants
8.00 PM Saturday 9th April 2016, Mumbai
IPL 2016 Venue
The Inaugural match of the IPL 9 T20 2016 will be played at the Eden gardens stadium Kolkata against a packed crowd. The final match of the tournament will be organized at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai in front of the packed crowd. All matches would be organized in Mumbai, Rajkot, Pune, and Mohali. Similarly, other matches would be played at Bangalore, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Raipur. Total number of matches played in IPL 9 would be 60 spread across 51 days. Chennai and Jaipur fans would be missing all the actions of the IPL 9 because CSK and RR are handed suspension for 2 years.Shaheed veer narayan Sing stadium at Raipur will host the two home games for Delhi daredevils. In addition, the Vidarbha Cricket stadium in Nagpur would be host to the three games that would be played by Kings XI Punjab team.