IPL announces tentative dates for next season

April 8th, 2008 - 10:51 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The inaugural Indian Premier League (IPL) is yet to kick off, but the organisers have already announced the tentative dates for next year’s competition, scheduled to be held from April 10 to May 29 next year. Announcing the tentative dates for next year’s event, IPL Chairman and League Commissioner Lalit Modi said the format of the tournament would remain the same as that of the inaugural season.

“The dates of the second season of the DLF Indian Premier League were decided at a meeting of the Governing Council of the DLF Indian Premier League held in Mumbai,” Modi said.

“I am confident of the inaugural season becoming a huge success and the second season will be a bigger success,” Modi said in a statement.

The first edition is scheduled to kick off from April 18 in Bangalore’s Chinnaswamy Stadium between Kolkata Knight Riders and Bangalore Royal Challengers.

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