IPL 2019 tickets booking: With IPL 2019 just around the corner, the IPL franchises have started putting out ways fans can buy tickets to watch their favourite game unfolding live in front of them. The first match of IPL season 12 will commence with the clash of defending champions Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore on March 23, and its a Saturday!
The IPL opening match will see the former Indian captain MS Dhoni-led side lock horns with current skipper Virat Kohli-led team in Chennai.
After the announcement of Lok Sabha election schedule, the BCCI, which announced the IPL 2019 schedule from April 11 to May 19, is likely to take a call on further schedule of the T20 league to avoid clash of dates of IPL with general elections. Moreover, the BCCI will also discuss load management of World Cup-bound players of Indian cricket team. The showpiece ICC event World Cup 2019 will begin from May 31 in England, few weeks after the conclusion of cash-rich T20 league, IPL 2019.
Online ticketing platform, BookMyShow, has sealed a deal with the four IPL franchises – CSK, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals. BookMyShow will be their exclusive ticketing partner for this IPL season and these franchises have allowed it to keep 50 per cent of the entire ticket inventory for IPL 2019. From the IPL 2017 edition, it has become mandatory for fans to produce a copy of their Aadhaar card copy and give fingerprint impressions while purchasing tickets in Bengaluru.
While the IPL teams have started their preparations for the tournament, they have started selling IPL tickets for the part of schedule already announced by BCCI.
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Here’s how to book IPL tickets:
IPL tickets: Chennai Super Kings
For fans looking to drape into the colours of their favourite IPL team can purchase offline tickets from the ticket counters at TNCA at 11.30 AM on March 16. The online sale of tickets for the IPL opener will kick start at 11.30 AM on March 16 and would continue till the tickets are sold out. The fans seeking to book tickets online tickets can visit CSK official website at www.chennaisuperkings.com and BookMyShow. Their next home game will be against Rajasthan Royals on March 31.
IPL tickets: Mumbai Indians
Mumbai Indians fans will not like to miss any chance of watching the three-time champions taking on the best of IPL sides live. Tickets for Mumbai Indians will be sold at BookMyShow and offline counters at Wankhede Stadium. Mumbai Indians will begin their IPL campaign on March 24 when they clash with Delhi Captains in their home ground. Next in the fixture is their clash with CSK, which in all certainty, is going to be a thriller at Wankhede Stadium on April 3.
IPL tickets: Royal Challengers Bangalore
After a not-so-good IPL 2018 season, this Virat Kohli-led IPL franchise will start their campaign with an opener against CSK in IPL 2019 on March 23. A sea of red will be awaiting them in the stands on March 28 when they square-off with Mumbai Indians at M.Chinnaswamy stadium. Tickets for this IPL match are available on RCB’s official website at www.liveinstyle.com. RCB will welcome KKR on their home venue on April 5.
IPL tickets: Delhi Capitals
A revamped Delhi Capitals would like to emerge strong from their very first IPL match when they square-off with MS Dhoni-captained Chennai Super Kings at Feroze Shah Kotla stadium on March 26. Their next game at home turf will be against KKR on March 30. Delhi Capitals’s home games tickets will be available at www.insider.in. Offline tickets will also be available from counter at the stadium.
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IPL tickets: Kolkata Knight Riders
KKR will clash with Sunrisers Hyderabad in their first home IPL game on March 24. KKR has entered into deal with BookMyShow for the sale of tickets for the two home fixtures. After Hyderabad, they will square off with Kings Xi Punjab on March 27 in their second home game. On most occasions in important matches, Eden Gardens has witnessed close to full house. Their fanbase is quite wide for the ownership of Shah Rukh Khan among other owners of the franchise.
IPL tickets: Kings XI Punjab
This IPL franchise will begin their IPL campaign against Mumbai Indians in Mohali on March 30. Kings XI Punjab has partnered with Insider for the sale of tickets for their home matches while the offline tickets will be sold from counters at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali. As per the present schedule, their next clash in line at home ground will be against Delhi Capitals on April 1.
IPL tickets: Sunrisers Hyderabad
Sunrisers Hyderabad had an impressive show in the IPL 2018 in reaching to the finals. This year, Hyderabad-based IPL franchise will begin their campaign at home when they face-off with Rajasthan Royals on March 29 at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium. Tickets for the home fixtures are available online at EventsNow and includes some tempting deals. Sunrisers will also set-up for another clash at home against RCB on March 31.
IPL tickets: Rajasthan Royals
This is one of the four franchises to have partnered with BookMyShow for selling online tickets for home fixtures during IPL 2019. Rajasthan Royals will start their IPL campaign with their first match against Kings XI Punjab on March 24 at Sawai Mansingh stadium in Jaipur. In another interesting showdown of IPL season 12, Rajasthan Royals will be playing against Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 2.
IPL fans can visit www.ipltickets.net for more information about the tickets.
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Source: Financial Express