DLF IPL 2012 Season is only 4 days away! It seems India is playing and watching a lot of cricket. The fifth season (IPL5) this time with 9 teams is set to start on 4 April 2012 in Chennai.
There are 9 teams competing in DLF IPL5.
- Mumbai Indians (Mumbai)
- Royal Challengers(Bangalore)
- Deccan Chargers (Hyderabad)
- Chennai Super Kings (Chennai)
- Delhi Daredevils (New Delhi)
- Kings XI Punjab (Mohali)
- Kolkata Knight Riders (Kolkotta)
- Rajasthan Royals (Jaipur)
- Pune Warriors (Pune)
- Kochi Tuskers Kerala (Now Defunct)
Team composition rules are:
- Minimum squad strength of 16 players plus one physio and a coach.
- No more than 11 foreign players in the squad and maximum 4 foreign players should be in the playing eleven.
- Minimum of 14 Indian players must be included in each squad.
- A minimum of 6 players from the BCCI under-22 pool in each squad.
- 2008 – Rajastan
- 2009 -Hyderbad(Deccan)
- 2010 -Chennai
- 2011 – Chennai
- 2012- To be Decided : Take the poll at FB
IPL 5 Schedule
The schedule for IPL 5 (April 4 -May 27) is listed in the pdf. IPL5 schedule
IPL schedule changes:
The match schedule of the DLF IPL 2012 has undergone a change on account of the Delhi Municipal Elections in mid April 2012.
The changes are as follows:
· Delhi Daredevils v/s Deccan Chargers moves from Saturday 14th April 2012 (4:00 pm) in Delhi toThursday 19th April 2012 (4:00 pm) in Delhi
· Deccan Chargers v/s Pune Warriors India on Tuesday 1st May 2012 (4:00 pm) moves from Hyderabad to Cuttack (4:00 pm).
· Deccan Chargers v/s Delhi Daredevils moves from Thursday 19th April 2012 (4:00 pm) in Cuttack to Thursday 10th May 2012 in Hyderabad (4:00 pm).
The Play-off match to be played on Tuesday 22nd May 2012 has been shifted from the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru to the MCA Stadium, Pune.
The Play-off match on Wednesday 23rd May 2012 will be played at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.
If Royal Challengers Bangalore are placed first or second in the league table then the Eliminator Play-off match will be played on Tuesday 22nd May 2012 in Pune, and the Qualifier 1 Play-off match will be played on Wednesday 23rd May 2012 in Bengaluru.
If Royal Challengers Bangalore are placed third or below in the league table, then the Qualifier 1 Play-off match will be played on Tuesday 22nd May 2012 in Pune and the Eliminator Play-off match will played on Wednesday 23rd May 2012 in Bengaluru.
The Qualifier 1 Play-off match will feature the teams that finished the regular season in first & second place. The Eliminator Play-off will feature the teams that finished the regular season in third & fourth place.
As previously announced, the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai will host the Qualifier 2 Play-off match and the Final.
For the updated schedule of DLF IPL 2012, please visit www.iplt20.com or check IPL5 schedule
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