IPL 2012 Cricket Schedule

From April 4, 2012 the IPL cricket tournament will kick off. Hate it or love it, it’s a brand of cricket you cannot ignore. This cricketing extravaganza will feature the excitement of the sport with big helpings of Bollywood stars present at matches.

This year sees nine teams competing

The Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament for 2012 commences on the 4th April 2011. This is season 5 of this fantastic cricketing event with world class players coming together to play for their particular IPL team.

IPL Season 5 takes place between the 4th April 2012 and 27th May 2012 with an anticipated 76 matches to be played. This year sees nine teams competing, from the 10 in the previous year as the IPL franchise ‘Kochi Tuskers Kerala’ were terminated due to their infringement of BCCI’s (Board of Control for Cricket in India) terms and conditions.

The up-beat opening ceremony was held at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, the home venue of the reigning champions Chennai Super Kings.

The pop singer Katy Perry performed her track ‘Teenage dream’ in Indian clothes together with her whole crew dressed up too! Amitabh Bachchan recited the poem ‘Janam Yadhi Phir Se Mile’ written by Prasoon Joshi and then addressed the captains of each team in an oath ceremony; Kareena Kapoor performed to a mix of ‘Chhammak Challo and ‘Dil Mera Muft,’; Salman Khan performed Dhinka Chika in his macho style; Priyanka Chopra performed ‘Aaj Ki Raat’ and did a stunt flying in the air and superstar dancer Prabhu Deva performed his Michael Jackson style dance. Attending too were many popular stars, politicians and dignitaries, to support India’s most loved sport and popular sporting event.

News surrounding the games includes Sachin Tendulkar relinquishing MI (Mumbai Indians) captaincy to Harbhajan Singh. In regards to the resignation Sachin said: “The Mumbai Indians is more than a team. It is like a family to me. At this point of time, I feel I need a break from the responsibility of captaincy of the Mumbai Indians.”

There are 76 anticipated games over the 53 days of the IPL’s 5th season. Here the teams will play against one another either home or away. The final format layout will be the top two teams playing against one another in the first play off to be Game A. Winners of game A are then allocated a place in the final. Teams finishing third and fourth will be in the second play off to be Game B. The winners of Game B will play the losers of Game A for a place in the finals, against the winners of Game A.

The schedule has been revised on the 15th March to accommodate the municipal election in Delhi. Here sites for the matches have been swapped – Pune is now hosting the match on the 22nd May and Bengaluru on the 23rd May.

In the UK, the matches and tournament shall be broadcasted on ITV 4. The games schedule for the IPL 2012 is as follows:


Date
TimeMatch DetailsVenueResult
Apr 4 14:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTChennai Super Kings vs Mumbai IndiansChennai Mumbai Indians won by 8 wickets.
Apr 514:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTKolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi DaredevilsKolkata Delhi Daredevils won by 8 wickets.
Apr 610:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTMumbai Indians vs Pune WarriorsMumbai Pune Warriors won by 29 runs.
Apr 614:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTRajasthan Royals vs Kings XI PunjabJaipur Rajasthan Royals won by 31 runs.
Apr 710:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTRoyal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi DaredevilsBangalore Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 20 runs.
Apr 714:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTDeccan Chargers vs Chennai Super KingsVisakhapatnam Chennai Super Kings won by 74 runs.
Apr 810:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTRajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight RidersJaipur Rajasthan Royals won by 22 runs.
Apr 814:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTPune Warriors vs Kings XI PunjabPune Pune Warriors India won by 22 runs
Apr 9 14:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTDeccan Chargers vs Mumbai Indians Visakhapatnam Mumbai Indians won by 5 wickets
Apr 10 10:30 GMT | 16:00 IST Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight RidersBangalore Kolkata Knight Riders won by 42 runs
Apr 1014:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTDelhi Daredevils vs Chennai Super KingsDelhi Delhi Daredevils won by 8 wickets
Apr 1114:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTMumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals Mumbai Mumbai Indians won by 27 runs
Apr 1210:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTChennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers BangaloreChennai Chennai Super Kings won by 5 wickets
Apr 1214:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTKings XI Punjab vs Pune WarriorsChandigarh Kings XI Punjab won by 7 wickets
Apr 1314:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTKolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan RoyalsKolkata Kolkata Knight Riders won by 5 wickets
Apr 1414:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTPune Warriors vs Chennai Super KingsPune Pune Warriors India won by 7 wickets
Apr 1510:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTKolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI PunjabKolkata Kings XI Punjab won by 2 runs
Apr 1514:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTRoyal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan RoyalsBengaluruRajasthan Royals won by 59 runs
Apr 1614:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTMumbai Indians vs Delhi Daredevils Mumbai Delhi Daredevils won by 7 wickets
Apr 17 10:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTRajasthan Royals vs Deccan Chargers Jaipur Rajasthan Royals won by 5 wickets
Apr 17 14:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTRoyal Challengers Bangalore vs Pune Warriors Bangalore Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 6 wickets
Apr 18 14:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTKings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight RidersChandigarh Kolkata Knight Riders won by 8 wickets
Apr 19 10:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTDeccan Chargers vs Delhi DaredevilsVenue TBC Delhi Daredevils won by 5 wickets
Apr 19 14:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTChennai Super Kings vs Pune WarriorsChennai Chennai Super Kings won by 13 runs
Apr 2014:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTKings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers BangaloreChandigarh Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 5 wickets
Apr 2110:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTChennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals Chennai Chennai Super Kings won by 7 wickets
Apr 2114:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTDelhi Daredevils vs Pune WarriorsDelhi Pune Warriors won by 20 runs
Apr 22 10:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTMumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab Mumbai Kings XI Punjab won by 6 wickets
Apr 22 14:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTDeccan Chargers vs Kolkata Knight RidersCuttackKolkata Knight Riders won by 5 wickets
Apr 23 14:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTRajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Jaipur Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 46 run
Apr 24 10:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTPune Warriors vs Delhi Daredevils PuneDelhi Daredevils won by 8 wickets
Apr 24 14:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTKolkata Knight Riders vs Deccan Chargers KolkataMatch abandoned
Apr 25 10:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTKings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians Chandigarh Mumbai Indians won by 4 wickets
Apr 25 14:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTRoyal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings Bangalore Match abandoned due to heavy rain
Apr 2614:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTPune Warriors vs Deccan Chargers Pune Deccan Chargers won by 18 runs
Apr 2714:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTDelhi Daredevils vs Mumbai Indians Delhi Delhi Daredevils won by 37 runs
Apr 28 10:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTChennai Super Kings vs Kings XI PunjabChennai Kings XI Punjab won by 7 runs
Apr 28 14:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTKolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Kolkata Kolkata Knight Riders won by 47 runs
Apr 2910:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTDelhi Daredevils vs Rajasthan RoyalsDelhi Delhi Daredevils won by 1 run
Apr 2914:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTMumbai Indians vs Deccan Chargers Mumbai Mumbai Indians won by 5 wickets
Apr 3014:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTChennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders Chennai Kolkata Knight Riders won by 5 wickets
May 110:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTDeccan Chargers vs Pune Warriors Hyderabad Deccan Chargers won by 13 runs
May 114:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTRajasthan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils Jaipur Delhi Daredevils won by 6 wickets
May 214:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTRoyal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI PunjabBangaloreKings XI Punjab won by 4 wickets
May 310:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTPune Warriors vs Mumbai Indians Pune Mumbai Indians won by 1 run
May 4 14:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTChennai Super Kings vs Deccan ChargersChennaiChennai Super Kings won by 10 runs
May 510:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTKolkata Knight Riders vs Pune WarriorsKolkata Kolkata Knight Riders won by 7 runs
May 514:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTKings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals Chandigarh Rajasthan Royals won by 43 runs
May 6 10:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTMumbai Indians vs Chennai Super KingsMumbai Mumbai Indians won by 2 wickets
May 6 14:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTRoyal Challengers Bangalore vs Deccan ChargersBangalore Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 5 wickets
May 714:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTDelhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders Delhi Kolkata Knight Riders won by 6 wickets
May 810:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTPune Warriors vs Rajasthan RoyalsPune Rajasthan Royals won by 7 wickets
May 814:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTDeccan Chargers vs Kings XI Punjab Hyderabad Kings XI Punjab won by 25 runs
May 914:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTMumbai Indians v Royal Challengers BangaloreMumbai Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 9 wickets
May 1010:30 GMT |16:00 ISTDeccan Chargers v Delhi DaredevilsHyderabadDelhi Daredevils won by 9 wickets
May 1014:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTRajasthan Royals v Chennai Super KingsJaipur Chennai Super Kings won by 4 wickets
May 1114:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTPune Warriors v Royal Challengers BangalorePune Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 35 runs
May 1210:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTKolkata Knight Riders v Mumbai Indians Kolkata Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs
May 1214:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTChennai Super Kings v Delhi Daredevils Chennai Chennai Super Kings beat Delhi Daredevils by 9 wickets
May 1310:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTRajasthan Royals v Pune Warriors Jaipur Rajasthan Royals beat Pune Warriors India by 45 runs
May 1314:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTKings XI Punjab v Deccan ChargersChandigarh Kings XI Punjab beat Deccan Chargers by 4 wickets
May 1410:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTRoyal Challengers Bangalore v Mumbai IndiansBangaloreMumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 5 wickets
May 1414:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTKolkata Knight Riders v Chennai Super KingsKolkata Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 5 wickets
May 1514:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTDelhi Daredevils v Kings XI PunjabDelhi Delhi Daredevils beat Kings XI Punjab by 5 wickets
May 1614:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTMumbai Indians v Kolkata Knight Riders Mumbai Kolkata Knight Riders beat Mumbai Indians by 32 runs
May 1710:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTKings XI Punjab v Chennai Super Kings Dharamsala Kings XI Punjab beat Chennai Super Kings by 6 wickets
May 1714:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTDelhi Daredevils v


Royal Challengers Bangalore
Delhi Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Delhi Daredevils by 21 runs
May 1814:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTDeccan Chargers v Rajasthan RoyalsHyderabad  
May 1910:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTKings XI Punjab v Delhi Daredevils Dharamsala  
May 1914:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTPune Warriors v Kolkata Knight RidersPune  
May 2010:30 GMT | 16:00 ISTDeccan Chargers v Royal Challengers Bangalore Hyderabad  
May 2014:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTRajasthan Royals v Mumbai Indians Jaipur  
May 2214:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTQualifier 1 aO" TBC v TBC (1st v 2nd) Mumbai  
May 2314:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTEliminator aO" TBC v TBC (3rd v 4th) Mumbai  
May 2514:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTQualifier 2 aO" TBC v TBC (Winner Eliminator v Loser Qualifier 1)Chennai  
May 2714:30 GMT | 20:00 ISTFinal aO" TBC v TBCChennai  

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