IPL 2024: March Start Amidst General Elections


The 17th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to commence on March 22, as confirmed by IPL Chairman Arun Dhumal.

Full Season in India

The entire season will be hosted in India, ensuring fans get to enjoy the matches in their home country.

Initial Schedule Announcement

Initial 15-day schedule announced; complete roster to follow after official election dates announcement.

Security and Venue Planning

The decision to wait for the election dates is to ensure that security agencies are available to provide necessary security at the venues.

T20 World Cup Consideration

With the T20 World Cup beginning on June 1, the IPL is expected to conclude by the end of May to avoid scheduling conflicts.

Domestic Staging Priority

Dhumal rejects IPL overseas option, despite past election-year stints abroad.