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Updated May 2024

Cricket is more than just a game in India. For many, it is a celebration of the country itself, as the sport serves as a source of national pride and unity, with the Indian national cricket team often seen as a symbol of the country. The Indian Premier League (IPL) perfectly embodies the country’s dedication to cricket and has grown over the years to become one of India’s favourite sports traditions. 

This year’s IPL season has begun, and here’s Wego to provide you with all the essential information you need, including the teams participating, match dates, and much more.

IPL 2024

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a professional Twenty20 (T20) cricket league in India, featuring teams from major cities of the countries. It is one of the most popular T20 leagues in the world and features top players from India and other countries. The league is organized by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and is played annually, typically in the months of March, April and May.

The IPL 2024 is commencing on 22 March and will conclude on 26 May 2024. This marks the seventeenth season of the Premier League, which initially kicked off in 2008.

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IPL 2024 opening ceremony

Step into the world of glitz and glamour as the grand opening ceremony unfolds at the majestic M A Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai! Be prepared to be dazzled by legends, including Academy Award winner AR Rahman, the melodious Sonu Nigam, and the charismatic duo of Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff, grace the occasion with their presence and performances. Tune in to either Jio Cinemas or Star TV Sports channel on television at 6:30 PM IST to witness this grand event from the cozy comfort of your home.

IPL 2024 team list

The teams that will be competing this year are as follows:

  • Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
  • Delhi Capitals (DC)
  • Gujarat Titans (GT)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
  • Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)
  • Mumbai Indians (MI)
  • Punjab Kings (PBKS)
  • Rajasthan Royals (RR)
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)

IPL 2024 captains

This year has seen significant changes in captaincy across various cricket teams, with perhaps the most surprising being the transfer of captaincy from Dhoni to Ruturaj Gaikwad for the Chennai Super Kings. Additionally, there have been alterations in leadership within other teams, as outlined below along with details regarding the coaches.

Franchise Head coach Captain
Chennai Super Kings Stephen Fleming Ruturaj Gaikwad
Delhi Capitals Ricky Ponting Rishabh Pant
Gujarat Titans Ashish Nehra Shubman Gill
Kolkata Knight Riders Chandrakant Pandit Shreyas Iyer
Lucknow Super Giants Justin Langer KL Rahul
Mumbai Indians Mark Boucher Hardik Pandya
Punjab Kings Trevor Bayliss Shikhar Dhawan
Rajasthan Royals Kumar Sangakkara Sanju Samson
Royal Challengers Bangalore Andy Flower Faf du Plessis
Sunrisers Hyderabad Daniel Vettori Pat Cummins


IPL 2024 schedule

This year’s IPL spans from 22nd March to 26th May. Below is the list of matches along with their respective venues.

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IPL 2024 live streaming

Catch all the action of IPL 2024 on the Jio Cinema app and website, absolutely free of cost! Additionally, matches can also be viewed on various Star Sports Network television channels.

IPL 2024 tickets

As announced by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), tickets for the much-anticipated Playoff stage will go live on Tuesday, 14 May 2024, at the official IPL website and also on the Paytm App, Paytm Insider App. 

RuPay cardholders have an exclusive window to purchase tickets a day prior to everyone else. For instance for Qualifier 1, Eliminator, and Qualifier 2 on 14 May and a dedicated window to book tickets for the IPL final on 20 May 2024. . Non-exclusive Phase 1 ticket sales for Qualifier 1, Eliminator, and Qualifier 2 start on 15 May, while the sale for the final begins on 21 May 2024. 

Tickets can also be purchased on the day of the match Paytm Insider website from 6 pm on the respective match dates.


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