IPL 2024 Schedule Set to Announce: Excitement Peaks as Cricket Fever Grips Fans
IPL 2024 Schedule Set to Announce: Excitement Peaks as Cricket Fever Grips Fans

IPL 2024 Schedule: Get Ready for Cricket Fever! - Excitement is brewing as the countdown begins for the upcoming Indian Premiere League (IPL) season, set to kick off on March 22. According to reports from various media outlets, the official schedule for the tournament is expected to drop today around 5:30 pm.

With ten teams vying for the coveted title, the battle for supremacy promises to be intense during the nearly two-month-long event. Last year, the Chennai Super Kings, led by the legendary Mahendra Singh Dhoni, clinched their fifth IPL trophy, matching the record held by the Mumbai Indians.

Despite clashes with the Lok Sabha elections, IPL Chairman Arun Dhumal has confirmed that the entire tournament will take place in India. Initially, only the schedule for the first 15 days will be disclosed, with the remaining fixtures to be finalized after the Lok Sabha election dates are announced. Reports suggest that the Lok Sabha dates are likely to be revealed in the second week of March.

Recap of the IPL Auction 2024: The recent IPL auction held at the Coca-Cola arena in Dubai witnessed remarkable moments and eye-popping deals, leaving fans and franchises buzzing with excitement.

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Australian pacer Mitchell Starc stole the show by smashing all previous IPL auction records, fetching a staggering Rs 24.75 crore bid from the Kolkata Knight Riders after an intense bidding war. This surpassed the earlier record set by compatriot Pat Cummins, who was bought for Rs 20.5 crore.

In a surprising turn of events, uncapped Indian batsman Sameer Rizvi became an overnight sensation, with his initial price tag of Rs 20 lakh skyrocketing to an astounding Rs 8.40 crore deal with the Chennai Super Kings.

New Zealand's Daryl Mitchell also made headlines with a hefty Rs 14 crore bid from CSK. Other notable mentions include Harshal Patel, who fetched Rs 11.75 crore from Punjab, and Alzarri Joseph, acquired by RCB for Rs 11.5 crore.

As anticipation mounts and cricket enthusiasts gear up for another thrilling season, all eyes are on the IPL schedule announcement today, eagerly awaiting the action-packed extravaganza set to unfold on the cricketing stage.


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