On the eve of the 2018 Indian Premier League, the dates of the home games between Delhi and Bangalore have changed on account of Karnataka Assembly Polls.
Match No.19 to be played in New Delhi on April 21 between the two sides will now be a home game of southern franchise. Match No.45 to be played in Bengaluru on May 12 between the two will now be a home game of the national capital franchise. The Karnataka Assembly election will be single-phase polling to be held on May 12. The results will be announced on May 15.
“It is unfortunate that the dates had to be shuffled so late in the day,” Kings XI Punjab CEO Satish Menon had said.
Defending champions Mumbai Indians will host Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League 2018 opener at the Wankhede Stadium on April 7.
The 11th edition of the popular money making and competitive T20 tournament will be played at nine venues across 51 days.