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Cricket: Vivo IPL 2016 (IPL 9) Tournament Schedule


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By T. V. Antony Raj

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On Wednesday, October 21, 2015, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced its association with Vivo, the premium global smartphone manufacturer, for the title sponsorship of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Vivo fulfilled their obligation of presenting the bank guarantee to the BCCI and confirmed the title sponsorship rights and replaces PepsiCo, the beverage giant, as title sponsor of the 9th edition of Indian Premier League’s Twenty20 event.

The Teams participating in
Vivo Indian Premier League  2016 (IPL 9)

Logo of Delhi Daredevils 115x115 Logo of Gujarat Lions 115x115 Logo of Kings XI Punjab 115x115 Logo of Kolkata Knight Riders 115x115
Logo of Mumbai Indians 115x115 Logo of Rising Pune Supergiants 115x115 Logo of Royal Challengers Bangalore 115x115 Logo of Sunrisers Hyderabad 115x115
  1. Delhi Daredevils
  2. Gujarat Lions
  3. Kings XI Punjab
  4. Kolkata Knight Riders
  5. Mumbai Indians
  6. Rising Pune Supergiants
  7. Royal Challengers Bangalore
  8. Sunrisers Hyderabad

The Captains of the teams participating in
Vivo Indian Premier League  2016 (IPL 9)

The Captains of the teams participating in Vivo Indian Premier League 2016 (IPL 9) (Sourc: indianexpress.com)
The Captains of the teams participating in Vivo Indian Premier League 2016 (IPL 9)

Left to Right:

  1. Delhi Daredevils: Zaheer Khan (India)
  2. Gujarat Lions: Suresh Raina (India)
  3. Kings XI Punjab: David Miller (South Africa)
  4. Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (India)
  5. Rising Pune Supergiants: M.S. Dhoni(India)
  6. Kolkata Knight Riders: Gautam Gambhir (India)
  7. Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (India)
  8. Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (Australia)

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Schedule of Vivo Indian Premier League  2016 (IPL 9)

The schedule of Vivo IPL 2015 (IPL 9) has been declared. A total of 60 matches will be played from April 9, 2016, to May 29, 2016, across 10 Indian cities.

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Schedule of Vivo Indian Premier League  2016 (IPL 9)
Fixtures in  IST Time
April 9, 2016 to
May 29, 2016

Date Time Fixture Venue
Saturday
9 April
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8 pm

Match #1

MI vs RPS
MI vs RPS 220x100

Mumbai
Sunday
10 April
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8 pm

Match #2

KKR vs DDKKR vs DD 220x100

Kolkata
Monday
11 April
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8 pm Match #3

GL vs KXIPGL vs KXIP 200x100

Mohali
Tuesday
12 April
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8 pm Match #4

SRH vs RCB
SRH vs RCB 220x100

Bengaluru
Wednesday
13 April
.
8 pm

Match #5

KKR vs MI
KKR vs MI 220x100

Kolkata
Thursday
14 April
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8 pm Match #6

GL vs RPS
GL vs RPS 220x100

Rajkot
Friday
15 April
.
8 pm

Match #7

DD vs KXIP
DD vs KXIP200x100

Delhi
Saturday
16 April
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4 pm

Match #8

SRH vs KKR
SRH vs KKR 220x100

Hyderabad
8 pm Match #9

GL vs MI
GL vs MI 220x100

Mumbai
Sunday
17 April
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4 pm Match #10

RPS vs  KXIP
RPS vs KXIP 220x100

Mohali
8 pm

Match #11

RCB vs DD
RCB vs DD 220x100

Bengaluru
Monday
18 April
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8 pm Match #12

SRH vs MI
SRH vs MI 220x83

Hyderabad
Tuesday
19 April
.
8 pm

Match #13

KXIP vs KKR
KXIPvs KKR 220x100

Mohali
Wednesday
20 April
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8 pm Match #14

RCB vs MI
RCB vs MI 220x100

Mumbai
Thursday
21 April
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8 pm Match #15

GL vs SRHGL vs SH 220x100

Rajkot
Friday
22 April
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8 pm Match #16

RPS vs RCBRPS vs RCB 220x100

Pune
Saturday
23 April
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4 pm

Match #17

MI vs DD
MI vs DD 220x60

Delhi
8 pm Match #18

KXIP vs SRH
KXIP vs SRH 220x100

Hyderabad
Sunday
24 April
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4 pm Match #19

GL vs RCB
GL vs RCB 200x100

Rajkot
8 pm Match #20

RPS vs KKR
RPS vs KKR 220x100

Pune
Monday
25 April
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8 pm  Match #21

MI vs KXIP
MI vs KXIP 220x100

Mohali
Tuesday
26 April
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8 pm Match #22

RPS vs SRH
RPS vs SRH 220x83

Hyderabad
Wednesday
27 April
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8 pm Match #23

GL vs DD
GL vs DD 220x100

Delhi
Thursday
28 April
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8 pm Match #24

MI vs KKR
MI vs KKR 200x100

Mumbai
Friday
29 April
.
8 pm Match #25

GL vs RPS
GL vs RPS 220x100

Pune
Saturday
30 April
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4 pm Match #26

KKR vs DD
KKR vs DD 220x100

Delhi
8 pm Match #27

SRH vs RCB
SRH vs RCB 220x100

Hyderabad
Sunday
1 May
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4 pm Match #28

GL vs KXIP
GL vs KXIP 200x100

Rajkot
8 pm Match #29

RPS vs MIRPS vs MI 220x60

Pune
Monday
2 May
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8 pm Match #30

KKR vs RCB
KKR vs RCB 220x100

Bengaluru
Tuesday
3 May
.
8 pm

Match #31

GL vs DD
GL vs DD 220x100

Rajkot
Wednesday
4 May
.
8 pm

Match #32

KXIP vs KKR
KXIPvs KKR 220x100

Kolkata
Thursday
5 May
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8 pm Match #33

RPS vs DD
RPS vs DD 220x60

Delhi
Friday
6 May
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8 pm Match #34

GL vs SRHGL vs SH 220x100

Hyderabad
Saturday
7 May
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4 pm Match #35

RPS vs  RCB
RPS vs RCB 220x100

Bengaluru
8 pm Match #36

DD vs KXIP
DD vs KXIP200x100

Nagpur
Sunday
8 May
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4 pm Match #37

SRH vs MI
SRH vs MI 220x83

Mumbai
8 pm Match #38

GL vs KKR
GL vs KKR 200x100

Kolkata
Monday
9 May
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8 pm Match #39

RCB vs KXIP
RCB vs KXIP 220x100

Nagpur
Tuesday
10 May
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8 pm Match #40

RPS vs SRH
RPS vs SRH 220x83

Pune
Wednesday
11 May
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8 pm Match #41

RCB vs MI
RCB vs MI 220x100

Bengaluru
Thursday
12 May
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8 pm Match #42

DD vs SH
DD vs SRH 200x100

Hyderabad
Friday
13 May
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8 pm Match #43

MI vs KXIP
MI vs KXIP 220x100

Mumbai
Saturday
14 May
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4 pm Match #44

GL vs RCB
GL vs RCB 200x100

Bengaluru
8 pm Match #45

RPS vs KKR
RPS vs KKR 220x100

Kolkata
Sunday
15 May
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4 pm Match #46

MI vs DD
MI vs DD 220x60

Mumbai
8 pm Match #47

KXIP vs SRH
KXIP vs SRH 220x100

Nagpur
Monday
16 May
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8 pm Match #48

KKR vs RCB
KKR vs RCB 220x100

Kolkata
Tuesday
17 May
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8 pm Match #49

RPS vs DD
RPS vs DD 220x60

Pune
Wednesday
18 May
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8 pm Match #50

RCB vs KXIP
RCB vs KXIP 220x100

Bengaluru
Thursday
19 May
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8 pm Match #51

GL vs KKR
GL vs KKR 200x100

TBC
Friday
20 May
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8 pm Match #52

DD vs SRH
DD vs SRH 200x100

Raipur
Saturday
21 May
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4 pm Match #53

RPS vs  KXIP
RPS vs KXIP 220x100

Pune
8 pm Match #54

GL vs MI
GL vs MI 220x100

TBC
Sunday
22 May
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4 pm Match #55

SRH vs KKR
SRH vs KKR 220x100

Kolkata
8 pm Match #56

RCB vs DD
RCB vs DD 220x100

Raipur
Tuesday
24 May
.
8 pm

Match #57

Qualifier 1
Bengaluru
Wednesday
25 May
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8 pm Match #58

Eliminator
Pune
Friday
27 May
.
8 pm Match #59

Qualifier 2
Pune
Sunday
29 May

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8 pm
Match #60

Final

Mumbai

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Several broadcasting networks and television channels  will bring live coverage of Vivo IPL 2016 across the globe.

Broadcasting Rights
Vivo Indian Premier League 2016 (IPL 9)

Country/Region Broadcaster
India Sony Max, Sony Six, Sony ESPN
Africa SuperSport
Pakistan Geo Super
Bangladesh Maasranga
Caribbean Sportsmax
Bhutan Set Max, Sony Six
Canada Sportsnet
New Zealand Sky Sport
Malaysia Astro
Sri Lanka Carlton Sports Network
Hong Kong PCCW
Middle East and North Africa OSN
United States ESPN
Singapore StarHub, Singtel
Australia CricketGateway.com
United Kingdom Sky Sports
Nepal Sony Six, Sony Max
Brunei Astro

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This year too the Sony Entertainment Television Network has bagged the global rights to broadcast Indian Premier League in India, Bhutan, and Nepal. Hence, viewers in these three countries will be able to watch the live telecast of all 60 IPL 2016 matches on Sony Six, Set Max and Sony ESPN.

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