The 9th Indian Premier League edition is scheduled to be played between 9 April and 29 May across 10 venues all over the India. There are two new teams for Vivo IPL 2016 season as Gujarat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants to make their first appearance in the competition’s history. Mumbai Indians are the title reigning champions in this year’s event and will be playing IPL-9 opening match against Rising Pune Supergiants at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
There will be a total of 60 matches played throughout the competition including two qualifiers, one eliminator and final match. 10 venues Mumbai, Mohali, Nagpur, Kolkata, Delhi, Raipur, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Rajkot and Pune will be hosting the ninth season of Vivo Indian Premier League. The participating 8 teams are in the event are:
- Gujarat Lions
- Mumbai Indians
- Royal Challengers Bangalore
- Kolkata Knight Riders
- Sunrisers Hyderabad
- Kings XI Punjab
- Rising Pune Supergiants
- Delhi Daredevils
Let’s have a look at the complete schedule and fixtures of 2016 IPL.
|9 April 2016||Match 1||Mumbai Indians vs Rising Pune Suergiants||Mumbai|
|10 April 2016||Match 2||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Daredevils||Kolkata|
|11 April 2016||Match 3||Kings XI Punjab vs Gujarat Lions||Mohali|
|12 April 2016||Match 4||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||Bengaluru|
|13 April 2016||Match 5||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians||Kolkata|
|14 April 2016||Match 6||Gujarat Lions vs Rising Pune Supergiants||Rajkot|
|15 April 2016||Match 7||Delhi Daredevils vs Kings XI Punjab||Delhi|
|16 April 2016||Match 8||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders||Hyderabad|
|Match 9||Mumbai Indians vs Gujarat Lions||Mumbai|
|17 April 2016||Match 10||Kings XI Punjab vs Rising Pune Supergiants||Mohali|
|Match 11||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Daredevils||Bengaluru|
|18 April 2016||Match 12||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians||Hyderabad|
|19 April 2016||Match 13||Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders||Mohali|
|20 April 2016||Match 14||Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Mumbai|
|21 April 2016||Match 15||Gujarat Lions vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||Rajkot|
|22 April 2016||Match 16||Rising Pune Supergiants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Pune|
|23 April 2016||Match 17||Delhi Daredevils vs Mumbai Indians||Delhi|
|Match 18||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kings XI Punjab||Hyderabad|
|24 April 2016||Match 19||Gujarat Lions vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Rajkot|
|Match 20||Rising Pune Supergiants vs Kolkata Knight Riders||Pune|
|25 April 2016||Match 21||Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians||Mohali|
|26 April 2016||Match 22||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rising Pune Supergiants||Hyderabad|
|27 April 2016||Match 23||Delhi Daredevils vs Gujarat Lions||Delhi|
|28 April 2016||Match 24||Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders||Mumbai|
|29 April 2016||Match 25||Rising Pune Supergiants vs Gujarat Lions||Pune|
|30 April 2016||Match 26||Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders||Delhi|
|Match 27||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Hyderabad|
|1 May 2016||Match 28||Gujarat Lions vs Kings XI Punjab||Rajkot|
|Match 29||Rising Pune Supergiants vs Mumbai Indians||Pune|
|2 May 2016||Match 30||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders||Bengaluru|
|3 May 2016||Match 31||Gujarat Lions vs Delhi Daredevils||Rajkot|
|4 May 2016||Match 32||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab||Kolkata|
|5 May 2016||Match 33||Delhi Daredevils vs Rising Pune Supergiants||Delhi|
|6 May 2016||Match 34||SUnrisers Hyderabad vs Gujarat Lions||Hyderabad|
|7 May 2016||Match 35||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rising Pune Supergiants||Bengaluru|
|Match 36||Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Daredevils||Nagpur|
|8 May 2016||Match 37||Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||Mumbai|
|Match 38||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Lions||Kolkata|
|9 May 2016||Match 39||Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Nagpur|
|10 May 2016||Match 40||Rising Pune Supergiants vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||Pune|
|11 May 2016||Match 41||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians||Bengaluru|
|12 May 2016||Match 42||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Daredevils||Hyderabad|
|13 May 2016||Match 43||Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab||Mumbai|
|14 May 2016||Match 44||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Gujarat Lions||Bengaluru|
|Match 45||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rising Pune Supergiants||Kolkata|
|15 May 2016||Match 46||Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Daredevils||Mumbai|
|Match 47||Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||Nagpur|
|16 May 2016||Match 48||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Kolkata|
|17 May 2016||Match 49||Rising Pune Supergiants vs Delhi Daredevils||Pune|
|18 May 2016||Match 50||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab||Bengaluru|
|19 May 2016||Match 51||Gujarat Lions vs Kolkata Knight Riders||TBC|
|20 May 2016||Match 52||Delhi Daredevils vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||Raipur|
|21 May 2016||Match 53||Rising Pune Supergiants vs Kings XI Punjab||Pune|
|Match 54||Gujarat Lions vs Mumbai Indians||TBC|
|22 May 2016||Match 55||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||Kolkata|
|Match 56||Delhi Daredevils vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Raipur|
|24 May 2016||Match 57||Qualifier 1||Bengaluru|
|25 May 2016||Match 58||Eliminator||Pune|
|27 May 2016||Match 59||Qualifier 2||Pune|
|29 May 2016||Match 60||Final||Mumbai|
– Only match day, match will start at 20:00 IST and 14:30 GMT.
– Double header day, first match will begin at 16:00 IST (10:30 GMT) and second will start at 20:00 IST (14:30 GMT).
Full list of Squads for 2016 IPL
Mumbai Indians (MI)
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Lendl Simmons, Ambati Rayudu, Jagadeesha Suchith, Jasprit Bumrah, Parthiv Patel, R Vinay Kumar, Nitish Rana, Harbhajan Singh, Siddhesh Lad, Unmukt Chand, Shreyas Gopal, Akshay Wakhare, Mitchell McClenaghan, Corey Anderson, Tim Southee, Marchant de Lange, Lasith Malinga, Jos Buttler, Nathu Singh, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Kishore Pramod Kamath, Hardik Pandya, Deepak Punia, Jitesh Sharma.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
Virat Kohli (Captain), Shane Watson, Chris Gayle, Adam Milne, AB de Villiers, Mitchell Starc, Mandeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel, Stuart Binny, Kane Richardson, Samuel Badree, Sarfaraz Khan, Praveen Dubey, Vikramjeet Malik, Travis Head, Akshay Karnewar, Iqbal Abdullah, Sachin Baby, Vikas Tokas.
Gujarat Lions (GL)
Suresh Raina (Captain), Brendon McCullum, Ishan Kishan, Ravindra Jadeja, Dale Steyn, Praveen Kumar, Dinesh Karthik, Dwayne Smith, Dhawal Kulkarni, Aaron Finch, Dwayne Bravo, James Faulkner, Eklavya Dwivedi, Andrew Tye, Jaydev Shah, Shadab Jakati, Amit Mishra, Pradeep Sangwan, Shivil Kaushik, Aksh Deep Nath, Sarabjeet Ladda, Pravin Tambe, Umang Sharma, Paras Dogra.
Delhi Daredevils (DD)
JP Duminy (Captain), Rishabh Pant, Zaheer Khan, Shreyas Iyer, Saurabh Tiwary, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mayank Agarwal, Jayant Yadav, Travis Head, Amit Mishra, Imran Tahir, Mohammad Shami, Quinton de Kock, Pawan Negi, Chris Morris, Sanju Samson, Carlos Brathwaite, Karun Nair, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Albie Morkel, Joel Paris, Sam Billings, Chama Milind, Pratyush Singh, Mahipal Lomror, Saeed Khaleel Ahmed, Akhil Herwadkar, Pawan Suyal.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
David Warner (Captain), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Trent Boult, Ashish Reddy, Bipul Sharma, Ben Cutting, Karn Sharma, Naman Ojha, Parvez Rasool, Ricky Bhui, Shikhar Dhawan, Moises Henriques, Eoin Morgan, Kane Williamson, KL Rahul, Yuvraj Singh, Ashish Nehra, Deepak Hooda, Siddharth Kaul, Aditya Tare, Barinder Singh Sran, Vijay Shankar, Abhimanyu Mithun, Mustafizur Rahman, Tirumalsetti Suman.
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
David Miller (Captain), Shaun Marsh, Mohit Sharma, Murali Vijay, Nikhil Naik, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Akshar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Mitchell Johnson, Manan Vohra, Anureet Singh, Sandeep Sharma, Glenn Maxwell, Kyle Abbott, Pradeep Sahu, KC Cariappa, Marcus Stoinis, Farhaan Behardien, Wriddhiman Saha, Armaan Jaffer, Swapnil Singh.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
Gautam Gambhir (Captain), Yusuf Pathan, Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Robin Uthappa, Sheldon Jackson, Suryakumar Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Manish Pandey, Brad Hogg, Jaydev Unadkat, Morne Morkel, Shakib Al Hasan, Ankit Singh Rajpoot, John Hastings, Jason Holder, Colin Munro, Rajgopal Sathish, Chris Lynn, Manan Ajay Sharma.
Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS)
MS Dhoni (Captain), Steven Smith, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Thisara Perera, Mitchell Marsh, Ashwin Murugan, Ishant Sharma, Kevin Pietersen, Faf du Plessis, Rajat Bhatia, RP Singh, Ashoke Dinda, Scott Boland, Peter Handscomb, Adam Zampa, Irfan Pathan, Ishwar Pandey, Deepak Chahar, Jaskaran Singh, Baba Aparajith, Ankush Bains, Ankit Sharma.