The thrill of the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will start on April 5, while the BCCI has announced the venue of the qualifiers and eliminator round matches.According to the BCCI, IPL 2017 first qualifier in Mumbai and the second qualifier match will be played in Bengaluru while the only Eliminator match will be played in Bengaluru. The inaugural match will be between existing champion Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore . (Also read : IPL 2017 Complete Schedule)
Sunrise Hyderabad’s team looks strong because all the star players are going to be present. The availability of left-arm fast bowler Mushfiqur Rahman has also been indicated, while the Royal Challengers Bangalore team is upset with the injuries to their players.
The first qualifier match will be played at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium on May 16. Next, the Eliminator match will be played at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore the next day on May 17 .
The teams in the top four in the league phase of the IPL will qualify for the qualifiers and Eleminator matches. The top two teams will play the first qualifier match, while the teams from third and fourth place will play Eliminter.
The team, which lost in the first qualifier, will face the winners of the Eliminator match in the second qualifier. The winner of the second qualifier team will play final match with the winner of the first qualifier in Hyderabad on May 21.