Tata IPL 2024 is a highly popular cricket league in India but also around the world today. The IPL cricket tournament starts with the magic of top-tire cricket matches in a fast-paced T20 format.

It brings international players along with young talent in star-studded cricket matches that captivate minds of the cricket lovers while watching action-packed thrilling finishes in higher excitement.

Indian Premier League (IPL) and its popularity.

The IPL cricket in India is one of the highly popular cricket leagues around the world. IPL cricket league was ranked sixth by the average number of spectators present for the cricket matches.

IPL cricket league was the first sports event displayed live on YouTube. Tata IPL 2024 has helped to popularise cricket around the world and attracted a global fan base across various countries including non-playing countries.

The factors that make IPL 2024 different from previous seasons are:

  • BCCI IPL matches are different in comparison with earlier IPL seasons. Several decisions were made even before the auction started.
  • At the beginning of the IPL 2024 season, it is decided to have 10 franchises and 173 players to be a part of the IPL 2024 season.
  • The trade of seven players across the teams was allowed.
  • IPL council has released the names of 333 players including 214 Indians and 119 cricketers from other countries to be allowed in the tournament.

IPL Schedule 2024:

IPL 2024 season is mainly affected by the general elections to be conducted in India by the government of India. BCCI has announced that the schedule of IPL 2024 will be done in two parts.

The cricket matches in IPL will be played before the election in the first part which was already announced by the IPL council.

The second part of the matches to be played in the IPL cricket tournament will be scheduled after the announcement of election dates. The second part of cricket matches will be played after the elections are over.

IPL Schedule 2024

According to BCCI in the first stage of IPL 2024  season 21 matches will be played before the election. The remaining 51 matches will be played in the second stage, after the general elections, and for which the dates will be announced soon after election dates are declared.

Match NoFixtureDateVenueTime
1.CSK vs RCBMarch 22Chennai7:30 PM IST
2.PBKS vs DCMarch 23Mohali3:30 PM IST
3.KKR vs SRHMarch 23Kolkata7:30 PM IST
4.RR vs LSGMarch 24Jaipur3:30 PM IST
5.GT vs MIMarch 24Ahmedabad7:30 PM IST
6.RCB vs PBKSMarch 25Bengaluru7:30 PM IST
7.CSK vs GTMarch 26Chennai7:30 PM IST
8.SRH vs MIMarch 27Hyderabad7:30 PM IST
9.RR vs DCMarch 28Jaipur7:30 PM IST
10.RCB vs KKRMarch 29Bengaluru7:30 PM IST
11.LSG vs PBKSMarch 30Lucknow7:30 PM IST
12.GT vs SRHMarch 31Ahmedabad3:30 PM IST
13.DC vs CSKMarch 31Visakhapatnam7:30 PM IST
14.MI vs RRApril 1Mumbai7:30 PM IST
15.RCB vs LSGApril 2Bengaluru7:30 PM IST
16.DC vs KKRApril 3Visakhapatnam7:30 PM IST
17.GT vs PBKSApril 4Ahmedabad7:30 PM IST
18.SRH vs CSKApril 5Hyderabad7:30 PM IST
19.RR vs RCBApril 6Jaipur7:30 PM IST
20.MI vs DCApril 7Mumbai3:30 PM IST
21.LSG vs GTApril 7Lucknow7:30 PM IST

IPL Season 2024 Teams List

  • Chennai Super Kings
  • Mumbai Indians
  • Delhi Capitals
  • Punjab Kings
  • Gujarat Titans
  • Rajasthan Royals
  • Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • Lucknow Super Giants
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad

Key players to watch out for in each IPL 2024 team.

1. Chennai Super Kings (CSK):

Defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK), armed with a ₹31.4 crore purse, aim to address key squad gaps. A middle-order batter to replace Ambati Rayudu is crucial, and Manish Pandey fits the bill. The release of Shardul Thakur opens an opportunity for CSK to reclaim the star pacer.

  • Devon Conway (672 runs with 92 as the highest) second-highest scorer for CSK after Michal Hussey.
  • Shivam Dube (418 runs with 52 as highest)
  • Ruturaj Gaikwad (590 runs with 92 as highest)
  • Tushar Deshpande (21 wickets with 3/45)
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2. Gujarat Titans (GT):

After Hardik Pandya’s move to Mumbai Indians, Gujarat Titans face challenges. With ₹38.15 crore in their purse, Titans eye players like Shardul Thakur, Rachin Ravindra, Daryl Mitchell, and Azmatullah Omarzai to strengthen their squad.

  • Shubman Gill (890 runs with 129 as highest)
  • Mohammad Shami (28 wickets with 4/11) (He has been ruled out for IPL Season)
  • Rashid Khan (27 wickets with 4/30)

3. Mumbai Indians (MI):

The decision to replace Rohit Sharma with Hardik Pandya as captain prompts Mumbai Indians to seek right combinations with a ₹17.75 crore purse. Players like Hasaranga, Manav Suthar, Ashutosh Sharma, and Darshan Misal are in focus.

  • Suryakumar Yadav (605 runs with 103* as highest)
  • Tilak Verma (343 runs with 84* as highest)
  • Cameron Green (452 runs with 100* as highest)

4. Royal Challengers Banglore (RCB):

Replacing Harshal Patel, RCB eyes Mitchell Starc or Pat Cummins with a ₹23.25 crore purse. Their strategic approach could impact the bidding dynamics significantly

  • RCB’s ace and former skipper Virat Kohli (639 runs with 101* as highest)
  • RCB’s skipper Faf du Plessis (730 runs with 84 as highest)
  • Mohammed Siraj (19 wickets with 4/21)

5. Rajasthan Royals (RR):

Historically identifying young talents, Rajasthan Royals, with ₹14.50 crore, focus on batters like Sameer Rizvi, Swastik Chikkara, Ashutosh Sharma, Abhimanyu Singh, and Saurabh Chauhan through their meticulous selection process.

  • Yashasvi Jaiswal (625 runs with 124 as highest)
  • Dhruv Jurel (152 runs)
  • Yuzvendra Chahal ( 21 wickets with 4/17).
  • Sanju Samson (362 runs with 66* as highest)

6. Lucknow Super Giants (LSG):

LSG targets players like Starc, Hazlewood, and Gerald Coetzee for top-tier fast bowling options. In the uncapped Indian batters category, Ashutosh Sharma is a prospective choice. LSG holds a purse of ₹13.15 crore.

  • Marcus Stoinis (408 runs with 89* as highest)
  • Nicholas Pooran (358 runs with 63 as highest)
  • Ravi Bishnoi (16 wickets with 3/28)

7. Delhi Capitals (DC):

The uncertainty around Rishabh Pant’s comeback and talent concerns prompt Delhi Capitals to target experienced players with a ₹28.95 crore purse. Priyansh Arya, Harshal Patel, Shardul Thakur, Jos Inglis, and Wanindu Hasaranga are on their radar.

  • David Warner (516 runs with 86 as highest.
  • Axar Patel (283 runs with 54 as highest)
  • Axar Patel (11 wickets with 2/13)
  • Ishant Sharma (10 wickets with 2/19.

8. Punjab Kings (PK):

With ₹29.10 crore, Punjab Kings targets Shardul Thakur, Harshal Patel, and Rachin Ravindra. Two remaining overseas player slots make Rachin Ravindra a promising prospect.

  • Captain Shikhar Dhawan (373 runs with 99* as highest).
  • Wicket-keeper Jitesh Sharma (309 with 49* as highest.)
  • Arshdeep Singh (17 wickets with 4/29)

9. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR):

With ₹32.70 crore, Kolkata Knight Riders prioritize pace bowlers like Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Rachin Ravindra, and Harshal Patel. They also seek an Indian all-rounder or finisher.

  • Rinku Singh (474 runs with 67* as highest).
  • Captain Nitish Rana (413 runs with 75 as highest).
  • Varun Chakaravarthy (30 wickets with 4/15).

10. Sunrises Hyderabad (SH):

With limited Indian players, Sunrisers Hyderabad considers Shardul Thakur and Harshal Patel. Armed with ₹34 crore, they prioritize securing a proficient foreign fast bowler and a top-order Indian batsman.

  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar (16 wickets with 5/30)
  • Heinrich Klaasen (scored 448 runs with 104 as the highest).
  • Mayank Markande (29 wickets with 4/15)

List of IPL players in 2024 under their respective teams

Mumbai Indians squad:

Rohit Sharma (c), Dewald Brevis, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, N. Tilak Verma, Tim David, Vishnu Vinod, Arjun Tendulkar, Hardik Pandya (Traded), Shams Mulani, Nehal Wadhera, Jasprit Bumrah, Kumar Kartikeya, Piyush Chawla, Akash Madhwal, Jason Behrendorff, Romario Shepherd.

Chennai Super Kings squad:

MS Dhoni (c) (wk), Moeen Ali, Deepak Chahar, Devon Conway (wk), Tushar Deshpande, Shivam Dube, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Ravindra Jadeja, Ajay Mandal, Mukesh Choudhary, Matheesha Pathirana, Ajinkya Rahane, Shaik Rasheed, Mitchell Santner, Simarjeet Singh, Nishant Sindhu, Prashant Solanki, Maheesh Theekshana.

Gujarat Titans squad:

Shubman Gill (c), David Miller, Matthew Wade, Wriddhiman Saha, Kane Williamson, Abhinav Manohar, B. Sai Sudharsan, Darshan Nalkande, Vijay Shankar, Jayant Yadav, Rahul Tewatia, Mohammed Shami, Noor Ahmad, R. Sai Kishore, Rashid Khan, Joshua Little, Mohit Sharma.

Delhi Capitals squad:

Rishabh Pant, Pravin Dubey, David Warner, Vicky Ostwal, Prithvi Shaw, Anrich Nortje, Abishek Porel, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Lungi Ngidi, Lalit Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Mitchell Marsh, Ishant Sharma, Yash Dhull, Mukesh Kumar.

Lucknow Super Giants squad:

KL Rahul (c), Quinton de Kock, Nicholas Pooran, Ayush Badoni, Kyle Mayers, Marcus Stoinis, Deepak Hooda, Ravi Bishnoi, Naveen-ul-Haq, Krunal Pandya, Yudhvir Singh, Prerak Mankad, Yash Thakur, Amit Mishra, Mark Wood, Mayank Yadav, Mohsin Khan, Devdutt Padikkal (Traded).

Rajasthan Royals squad:

Sanju Samson (c) (wk), Jos Buttler, Shimron Hetmyer, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Dhruv Jurel, Riyan Parag, Donovan Ferreira, Kunal Rathore, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Sen, Navdeep Saini, Prasidh Krishna, Sandeep Sharma, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal, Adam Zampa, Avesh Khan (Traded).

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Sunrisers Hyderabad squad:

Abdul Samad, Abhishek Sharma, Aiden Markram (c), Marco Jansen, Rahul Tripathi, Washington Sundar, Glenn Phillips, Sanvir Singh, Heinrich Klaasen, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mayank Agarwal, T Natarajan, Anmolpreet Singh, Mayank Markande, Upendra Singh Yadav, Umran Malik, Nitish Kumar Reddy, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Shahbaz Ahmed (Traded).

Royal Challengers Bangalore squad:

Faf du Plessis (c), Glenn Maxwell, Virat Kohli, Rajat Patidar, Anuj Rawat, Dinesh Karthik, Suyash Prabhudessai, Will Jacks, Mahipal Lomror, Karn Sharma, Manoj Bhandage, Mayank Dagar (Traded), Vyshak Vijay Kumar, Akash Deep, Mohammed Siraj, Reece Topley, Himanshu Sharma, Rajan Kumar, Cameron Green (Traded).

Punjab Kings squad:

Shikhar Dhawan (c), Matthew Short, Prabhsimran Singh (wk), Jitesh Sharma (wk), Sikandar Raza, Rishi Dhawan, Liam Livingstone, Atharva Taide, Arshdeep Singh, Nathan Ellis, Sam Curran, Kagiso Rabada, Harpreet Brar, Rahul Chahar, Harpreet Bhatia, Vidwath Kaverappa, Shivam Singh.

Kolkata Knight Riders squad:

Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Shreyas Iyer, Jason Roy, Sunil Narine, Suyash Sharma, Anukul Roy, Andre Russell, Venkatesh Iyer, Harshit Rana, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakaravarthy.

Team’s performance in the last year in the IPL cricket tournament.

PosTeamMatWonLostTiedN/RPtsNRR
1Gujarat Titans1410400200.809
2Chennai Super Kings148501170.652
3Lucknow Super Giants148501170.284
4Mumbai Indians14860016-0.044
5Rajasthan Royals147700140.148
6RCBRoyal Challengers Bangalore147700140.135
7Kolkata Knight Riders14680012-0.239
8PBKSPunjab Kings14680012-0.304
9DCDelhi Capitals14590010-0.808
10SRHSunrisers Hyderabad14410008-0.59

IPL 2024 Schedule and Timetable:

IPL 2024 Start Date and End Dates:

The Tata IPL 2024 schedule is created with care and concern by keeping in mind the changes of the season and by keeping previous experiences. The IPL 2024 match schedule ensures intense and captivating cricketing enthusiasm.

The start date of the IPL 2024 season is 22nd March 2024, when the exciting opening match between the two strong teams of IPL (CSK Vs RCB) will be played at the Chepauk Stadium, Chennai.

IPL 2024 Schedule till 07th Apr only for the first half. The schedule of cricket matches for the second phase will be announced shortly, depending on dates the dates of general elections to be announced by the Election Commission.

The last date of the IPL 2024 season can be June, 4th as per the announcement of the second phase of the cricket match schedule.

Total Matches:

The total number of matches to be played in the Tata IPL 2024 season is 72 only. During the first phase, (from March 22 to 7th April) 21 matches will be played and during the second phase (from 8th April to June 4th) 51 matches can be played.

IPL 2024 Match Format:

The format of the match of the IPL 2024 cricket tournament season is similar to the previous match formats. The BCCI IPL cricket season will have 10 teams to participate in the entire tournament.

The teams are divided into two virtual groups. Each team will play in a round-robin format and play on home ground as well as away by planning strategies and showcasing cricket skills.

Each team will get 2 points on a win and one point if the match is drawn. The top four teams will qualify for the playoffs.

IPL cricket tournament also has double-header matches, where different teams will play separate matches in separate locations. The teams that play successfully will win matches and earn points to reach the playoffs.

IPL Venues 2024:

The upcoming 17th season of the BCCI IPL 2024 is scheduled to commence on March 22, 2024, concluding on May 29, 2024. The tournament will witness the participation of 10 teams engaging in a total of 74 matches held at 11 different venues. Each venue carries its unique history, seating capacity, and distinctive features.

Overview of the venues and stadiums hosting the Tata IPL 2024:

1. Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

The Delhi Capitals’ home ground is this stadium, formerly recognized as the Feroz Shah Kotla Ground. Ranking as the second-oldest cricket stadium in India, next to Kolkata’s Eden Gardens, it accommodates up to 41,820 spectators.

Renowned for its historical significance, the stadium gained fame for hosting Anil Kumble’s remarkable 10-wicket haul against Pakistan in 1999.

2. Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Serving as the Mumbai Indians’ home ground, this stadium was constructed in 1974 and can accommodate 33,108 spectators.

Notably, it played a crucial role in hosting the 2011 Cricket World Cup final, witnessing India’s victory over Sri Lanka by six wickets.

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Additionally, the stadium holds historical significance as the venue for Sachin Tendulkar’s final international match in 2013.

3. Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad

Serving as the home ground for the Sunrisers Hyderabad, this stadium was founded in 2004 and boasts a seating capacity of 55,000 spectators, making it the largest cricket stadium in India.

Distinguishing itself, it holds the distinction of being the first stadium in the country to incorporate solar power for its operations. Over the years, it has been the venue for numerous international matches, including the 2019 Cricket World Cup encounter between India and Australia.

M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

The home ground of the Chennai Super Kings, this stadium is alternatively referred to as the Chepauk Stadium. It holds the distinction of being the oldest cricket stadium in India, having debuted as a Test match venue in 1934.

With a seating capacity of 38,000 spectators, it has witnessed numerous historic moments. Notably, it gained fame for hosting the tied Test match between India and Australia in 1986.

Additionally, it remains etched in cricket history as the venue where Ravi Shastri achieved the remarkable feat of hitting six sixes in an over in 1985.

5. Eden Gardens, Kolkata

The Kolkata Knight Riders’ home ground, established in 1934, is India’s oldest cricket stadium. With a seating capacity of 66,349, it ranks as the world’s second-largest cricket stadium after the Narendra Modi Stadium in Gujarat.

Renowned for hosting the 1987 Cricket World Cup final, where Australia triumphed over England by seven runs, it witnessed Harbhajan Singh’s historic achievement in 2001 as the first Indian to secure a hat-trick in Test cricket.

6. Narendra Modi Stadium, Gujarat

The Gujarat Titans’ home ground, inaugurated in 2020, is India’s newest cricket stadium. With a seating capacity of 132,000, it stands as the world’s largest cricket stadium.

Distinguished as the first cricket stadium globally with four dressing rooms, it hosted notable events like the pink-ball Test match between India and England in 2021.

7. Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali

The Punjab Kings’ home ground, founded in 1993, accommodates 26,950 spectators. Renowned for its modern amenities, it hosted significant events like the 2011 Cricket World Cup semifinal, witnessing India’s victory over Pakistan by 29 runs. It’s also where Virender Sehwag achieved his maiden Test triple century in 2004.

8. M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

Established in 1969, the Royal Challengers Bangalore’s home ground accommodates 40,000 spectators and stands out as one of the early adopters of floodlights for day-night matches in India.

Hosting numerous international contests, it witnessed India’s triumph over Pakistan by 39 runs in the 1996 Cricket World Cup quarterfinal. Additionally, it marked the venue where Rohit Sharma achieved his inaugural ODI double century in 2013.

9. Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati

Established in 2017, this stadium serves as the home ground for the Assam Cricket Association, boasting a capacity of 40,000 spectators.

Recognized as the newest cricket stadium in India hosting international matches, it has witnessed two T20I clashes—one featuring India and Australia in 2017, and the other showcasing India against Sri Lanka in 2020.

10. Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow

Inaugurated in 2017, this stadium proudly stands as the home ground for the Lucknow Super Giants, accommodating a crowd of 50,000 spectators.

Ranking as the second-largest cricket stadium in India in terms of seating capacity, it follows the prestigious Narendra Modi Stadium in Gujarat. Notably, the venue has hosted two international matches—India versus West Indies in 2018 and India against Afghanistan in 2019.

11. Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala

Established in 2003, this stadium serves as the home ground for the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association, offering seating for 23,000 spectators.

Renowned for its scenic beauty, it stands as one of the most picturesque cricket stadiums globally, situated at an elevation of 1,457 meters above sea level.

The venue has been witness to various international clashes, notably hosting the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 match featuring India and Australia.

Conclusion:

Tata IPL 2024 tournament has changed the perspective of the people look at the cricket matches. Cricket matches are not only played but even viewed by cricket lovers without worry about state or national interests.

The tournament is open across borders where young Indian talent gets lots of opportunities to show their creative skills at every level. The IPL cricket tournament has become commercially successful by enhancing the interest of the people and by allowing international players the tournament has become worldwide famous.

Tata IPL 2024 tournament has changed the perspective of the people look at the cricket matches. Cricket matches are not only played but even viewed by cricket lovers without worry about state or national interests.

The tournament is open across borders where young Indian talent gets lots of opportunities to show their creative skills at every level. The IPL cricket tournament has become commercially successful by enhancing the interest of the people and by allowing international players the tournament has become worldwide famous.