The IPL 2024 Schedule, start date, teams, and venues for the first fortnight have been announced by the BCCI. The first match of the IPL 2024 season will be between CSK and RCB. The Chepauk Stadium in Chennai will host the 1st IPL 2024 CSK vs RCB match on 22nd March. The reigning champions Chennai Super Kings will take on the Royal Challengers Banglore in a thrilling encounter.

IPL 2024 Opening Match

IPL 2024 Opening Match

The IPL 2024 auction has concluded, which was held for the first time at the Coco-Cola Arena in Dubai on 19th December 2023. Out of 333 players, 72 were bought by the 10 IPL teams in the mini IPL Auction 2024.

The IPL franchises splurged over INR 230 crore on players, with Mitchell Starc getting the highest bid of INR 24.75 crore. The Australian fast bowler became the most expensive player in the IPL 2024.

The BCCI has also revealed the two-week Schedule for the TATA Indian Premier League 2024, starting from 22nd March to 7th April 2024. A total of 21 matches will be played in 10 different cities in India.

IPL 2024 First Match Details

The following table provides all the details about the IPL 2024 schedule, start date, opening match, venue, and teams.

IPL 2024 First Match Date22 March 2024
IPL 2024 Final Match Date29 May 2024
IPL 2024 Opening Match VenueM. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
IPL 2024 Opening Match BetweenCSK vs RCB
IPL at 8:00 P.M. 
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CSK vs RCB Head-to-Head Records

The IPL 2024 season will kick off with the opening match between the CSK and the RCB at the Chepauk Stadium in Chennai. The CSK, led by the five-time champion MS Dhoni, will face the RCB, captained by Virat Kohli.

The CSK and the RCB have a fierce rivalry, having played 31 matches against each other in the IPL. The CSK have the upper hand, winning 20 matches, while the RCB have won 10. One match ended in a no result.

Matches Played3131
No Result11
Highest Score226218
Lowest score8270

Watch IPL 2024 Opening Match Live

The IPL 2024 live telecast will be available on Star Sports channel for TV viewers. Mobile users can watch the IPL 17th season live for free on the JioCinema app. The first match of the IPL 2024 season between CSK and RCB will begin at 8 pm on Friday.

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