IPL 2019 is about to start in a few days , over the few days BCCI has released a partial list of matches as elections are about to start from April 11 . Keeping in mind of the security and police personnel required for the matches , BCCI waited till the elections date are announced so that they can plan accordingly and announce the date of fixtures .
On 8 January 2019, the BCCI confirmed that the tournament will start on 23 March and take place entirely in India. At one point, other countries were considered as host due to the Indian general elections. On 19 February 2019, the BCCI released the time table of first 17 matches and rest of the schedule has been announced today after the announcement of the Lok Sabha 2019 election dates. The Venues for this IPL Includes Chennai , Kolkata , Mumbai , Jaipur , Delhi , Bengaluru , Hyderabad & Mohali.
The Opening match is going to happen between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bengaluru on 23rd March 2019 and the league phase of matches will end on 5th May having a double header matches between Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Superkings and the last match Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders . Unlike other seasons there is no day that is left for a rest which means there is atleast a match everyday till 5th May .
Only the Playoff Matches & Grand Finale its date and venue are yet to be announced . Here is the Official IPL Schedule of 2019 – Season 12.
All Matches will be telecast-ed on the Star Sports Network and on Hotstar.