The most awaited news on IPL season 6 match schedules is out, the IPL fever will start from 3rd April with its first match between Kolkata knight Riders (winner or 2012 IPL tournament) and Delhi Daredevils. It will be played at the Eden Gardens, home ground of IPL 2012 winners. No doubt, it will be an interesting match and an explosive start to IPL 2013. With lots of expectations and faith, fans of KKR are confident about winning in their very first match, whereas on the other side Delhi Daredevils are ready to take off KKR in revenge to IPL 2012 defeat.

Second match is scheduled soon on 5th April between IPL 2012 debutant team Sunrisers Hyderabad and Pune Warriors. The format of playing IPL 2013 will be same as 2012 edition, the nine participating teams will play to each other twice, at home and away.Unlike every year where DLF Ltd used to be the sponsor of the match, this year 2013 it will be replaced by the PepsiCo. This is because DLF did not renew after their five years contract. Its last sponsorship was 250 crore which ended with the last IPL season. The present sponsorship of PepsiCo amount to Rs 398.8 crore and it will end in 2017. The IPL 6 tournament will be held in HPCA stadium in Dharamsala, JSCA International Cricket stadium in Ranchi, Eden Gardens in Kolkata, Punjab cricket association stadium in Mohali, Firoz Shah Kotla in Delhi, Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur, Subrata Roy Sahara stadium in Pune, Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad, M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore and Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

It will be a fascinating competition to watch. With 3 months to go for the league, the excitement is only going to increase from here.


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