Tata IPL 2024 to begin on THIS Date, Opening game to be held in Chennai reveals Arun Dhumal
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Tata IPL 2024: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is mulling to begin the Tata IPL 2024 from March 22. The official dates for the seventeenth edition of the Indian Premier League are yet to be announced, Arun Dhumal, chairman of the governing council of IPL, revealed that the board is looking to kickstart the cash-rich event in the last week of March.

He also revealed that the schedule of the tournament will be announced in two halves. Since India will gear up for the general elections in 2024, accordingly all the plans and schedules will be prepared.

Initially, the two-week schedule for the Tata IPL 2024 will be announced. The remaining schedule will be made public after the dates of the general elections are known.

In other details, Mr Arun Dhumal revealed that the BCCI is also eying to host the opening game of the Tata IPL 2024 in Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium, which is home to Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

“The plan is to start the tournament on March 22 in Chennai. We are keeping a tab on the situation and since the dates for the general elections are announced, we can plan the later half of the tournament accordingly,” Dhumal was quoted as saying by Sportstar.

Rishabh Pant to play IPL 2024 as pure batter

In a bit of comforting news for Delhi Capitals, their premier player Rishabh Pant is set to make a comeback in the upcoming edition of the IPL. Though he will be available just as a batter and captain, his presence will be a huge boost for Delhi Capitals.

Rishabh Pant missed the IPL 2023 after going through a near-fatal road accident in the wee hours of the New Year 2023. The southpaw miraculously escaped the life-threatening episode and is now on the verge of making his IPL comeback.

In Rishabh’s absence, Delhi was led by Australian batter David Warner in the IPL 2023. Delhi finished in the penultimate position during the last edition of the IPL with 5 wins and 9 losses off 14 games in the season.

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