Further, it is said that the IPL 6 will have total nine teams which also includes the debut team of the Sunrisers Hyderabad franchise.
The team was made in October this year after the disbarring of the Deccan Chargers and the new team will play their first match against Pune Warriors India on April 5.
Each of the nine teams will play each other twice, home and away.
The top four teams from the group stage on May 19 will qualify for the IPL playoffs. The Qualifier 1 and Eliminator games will be played at Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium on May 21 and 22, while the Qualifier 2 and final will be held at Eden Gardens on May 24 and 26 respectively.
Here’s how the complete schedule looks like: