The BCCI has released the schedule for the IPL 2022 Playoffs, which will be contested in Kolkata and Ahmedabad
The Indian Premier League 2022 playoffs and final will be held in Kolkata and Ahmedabad from May 24 to 29, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on May 3. (Tuesday). The decision was made during the board’s Apex Council meeting last month, and it was confirmed by BCCI secretary Jay Shah.
Qualifier 1 and the Eliminator match will be held on May 24 and 25, respectively, at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, followed by Qualifier 2 and the final on May 27 and 29, respectively, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The tournament’s league stage will end on May 22, after which the qualified teams will fly to Kolkata and Ahmedabad in a bio-secure bubble. Both locations hosted India’s recent home series against the West Indies.
Meanwhile, the schedule for the Women’s T20 Challenge, a three-team four-match event to be held at Pune’s MCA Stadium, has been released. The Trailblazers, Supernovas, and Velocity will compete on May 23, 24, 26, and 28, with only a single-day encounter on May 24.
“I am pleased to announce that the Playoff Stage of the IPL 2022 will be held in Ahmedabad and Kolkata. The mega final will be held at Narendra Modi Stadium on May 29 along with Qualifier 2 on May 27. The Qualifier 1 and Eliminator will be played at the Eden Gardens on May 24 and May 25 respectively,” Shah announced.
“The Women’s T20 Challenge resumes this year and Pune will host the fourth edition of the tournament. The dates of the matches will be 23rd May, 24th May, 26th May, and the Final on 28th May,” he added.