The 10th edition of world’s biggest T20 cricket tournament, Indian Premier League (IPL 2017) kick starts on 5th April and will conclude on 21st May 2017 with a big final. The IPL 10 now reaches its business stage where playoffs will be played – Qualifier 1 is on May 16 (Tuesday) in Mumbai while the Eliminator is on May 17 and Qualifier 2 on May 19. Here is the complete IPL 2017 schedule for playoffs with dates, time and venues.
Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders will play the eliminator while Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiant will play the qualifier 1 in Mumbai. [ IPL 2017 Teams Squads ]
IPL 2017 Schedule of Playoffs
|16-May 2017||8:00 PM||Mumbai Indians vs RPS, Qualifier 1||Mumbai|
|17-May 2017||8:00 PM||SRH vs KKR, Eliminator||Chennai|
|19-May 2017||8:00 PM||Qualifier 2||Kolkata|
|21-May 2017||8:00 PM||Final||Hyderabad|
The 10th edition of IPL will last for 47 days across 10 venues. As per IPL 2017 schedule, each team played 14 games in league stage – seven at home and seven in away and top four teams will now play playoffs. It was started with the opening match between current champions Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 5, 2017 at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad.
The Vivo IPL 2017 schedule is confirmed, it will start on 5th April and end on 21 May 2017. The complete IPL 10 fixtures are announced by the IPL’s Governing council. The final match will be played at Hyderabad and Vivo will continue as title sponsor for the IPL. This season IPL is returning to Indore for the first time since 2011.
According to Indian Premier League 2017 schedule, it will officially kick off with an opening ceremony before the match on April 5, 2017. The 10th season of Indian Premier League will see a total of 60 matches played across India. The 2017 IPL timetable with full matches, date, match timings and venue are listed above.
Earlier there were many rumours about IPL 10 schedule but after official IPL 2017 schedule released, all the rumours proved wrong.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) will not participate in the second consecutive season in the cash-rich league due to suspension. IPL 2017 schedule and PDF download of full fixtures with the venue, date, and time table will be available here soon.
As of now in total eight teams are the official participants of the VIVO IPL 2017 cricket tournament. With 2 Season ban for Csk and RR, two new teams join the IPL 2016 season. Gujrat Lions and Rising Pune Spur Giants were the Brand new addition to the IPL League. Each team plays 14 matches which include a Home and Away face off with each team.
Top 4 teams move to the IPL Playoff round. Here the top 2 teams have an advantage as the 1st vs 2nd team winner directly advances to the Final. Whereas the losing team gets the chance to play the eliminator with the 3rd vs 4th winner team. 2017 IPL season players list of all eight teams is HERE.
Vivo IPL 2017 Teams
Moreover, after its inception, Chennai Super Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians have dominated the League by winning the IPL Twice. Whereas, Rajasthan Royals have won it one time.
Whereas, Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab hasn’t won the IPL Trophy yet as they are participating from the Begining of the League. Newly entered teams Gujrat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants participated the Vivo IPL 2016 season for the first time. In Indian Premier League, teams play and apply their strategies according to the IPL schedule and their fixtures.
|KingsXI Punjab||Punjab (Mohali)||Bindra Stadium Mohali||25,000|
|Mumbai Indians||Maharashtra (Mumbai)||Wankhede Stadium||33,000|
|Rising Pune Supergiants||Maharashtra (Pune)||Sahara Stadium||42,000|
|Royal Challengers Banglore||Karnataka (Banglore)||Chinnaswamy stadium||40,000|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||West Bengal (Kolkata)||Eden Garden||67,000|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||Andhra Pradesh(Hyderabad)||Ranjiv Gandhi Cricket Stadium||65,000|
|Delhi Daredevils||Delhi||Feroz Shah Kotla||41,000|
|Gujrat Lions||Gujrat||Green Park Stadium, Kanpur||28,000|
IPL’s popularity has increased immensely after its introduction in 2007 by the BCCI Chairman Lalit Modi. Moreover, as of now the IPL is the most viewed cricket league in the world and ranks sixth among all sports leagues. Although IPL is not just a Sports League in India its a lot more than that. Not only it contributes by entertaining the Viewers across the Country but also massively contributes to India’s GDP as well.
According to the American Valuation expertise Duff & Phelps, the Brand Value of IPL has jumped to $4.16 billion after the 2016 Season. As per the BCCI, the 2016 IPL season contributed ₹11.5 billion (US$182 million) to the GDP of India. Let us now check the Vivo IPL 2017 Schedule info.