IPL schedule, match list, and points table 2019: CSK face RCB first as they eye second successive title

THE IPL is almost here!

MS Dhoni and his CSK team are back after a memorable win over SRH in last year's final.

 CSK were last year's IPL champions

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CSK were last year's IPL champions

And they will participate in the opening match, in which Dhoni will face RCB and the man who succeeded him as India captain – Virat Kohli.

IPL Points Table

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IPL schedule

The first 17 days of the IPL have been scheduled and are as follows:

Saturday, March 23 (Evening) – CHENNAI SUPER KINGS vs ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE
Sunday, March 24 (Afternoon) – KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS vs SUNRISERS HYDERABAD
Sunday, March 24 (Evening) – MUMBAI INDIANS vs DELHI CAPITALS
Monday, March 25 (Evening) – RAJASTHAN ROYALS vs KINGS XI PUNJAB
Tuesday, March 26 (Evening) – DELHI CAPITALS vs CHENNAI SUPER KINGS DELHI
Wednesday, March 27 (Evening) – KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS vs KINGS XI PUNJAB
Thursday, March 28 (Evening) – ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE vs MUMBAI INDIANS
Friday, March 29 (Evening) – SUNRISERS HYDERABAD vs RAJASTHAN ROYALS
Saturday, March 30 (Afternoon) – KINGS XI PUNJAB vs MUMBAI INDIANS
Saturday, March 30 (Evening) – DELHI CAPITALS vs KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS
Sunday, March 31 (Afternoon) – SUNRISERS HYDERABAD vs ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE
Sunday, March 31 (Evening) – CHENNAI SUPER KINGS vs RAJASTHAN ROYALS
Monday, April 1 (Evening) – KINGS XI PUNJAB vs DELHI CAPITALS
Tuesday, April 2 (Evening) – RAJASTHAN ROYALS vs ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE
Wednesday, April 3 (Evening) – MUMBAI INDIANS vs CHENNAI SUPER KINGS
Thursday, April 4 (Evening) – DELHI CAPITALS vs SUNRISERS HYDERABAD
Friday, April 5 (Evening) – ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE vs KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS

THE IPL is almost here!