IPL 2020 fixture: Mumbai Indians face CSK in March 29 opener

The organisers will release the schedule for the knockouts later but the final is scheduled for May 24

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The BCCI sent out the final fixture to the franchises on Saturday, stating that six double-headers will take place only on Sundays. File Photo: PTI

It’ll be a clash of the champions when defending champions Mumbai Indians will kick start the 13th edition of Indian Premier League against last year’s runners-up Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium on March 29.

With the finale scheduled for May 24, the franchise-based event will start 11 days after India’s home ODI series against South Africa ends on March 18 in Kolkata.

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The tournament this year will run for a week more as compared to the previous editions after the organisers decided to do away with the Saturday double-headers.

The BCCI sent out the final fixture to the franchises on Saturday, stating that six double-headers will take place only on Sundays.

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The Indian Premier League will release the schedule for the knockouts later, however,Β the last league game is scheduled for May 17, between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai in Bengaluru.

Except for Rajasthan Royals, all the other seven franchises have retained their original home bases.

(With inputs from agencies)

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