DEFENDING CHAMPIONS Mumbai Indians will host Chennai Super Kings in the IPL 2018 opening fixture at the Wankhede Stadium.
According to the fixtures announced on the official IPL website, the second match will see Delhi Daredevils take on Kings XI Punjab at the Feroz Shah Kotla. The cash-rich league will be held in nine cities across 51 days. The BCCI statement read,
"Defending champions Mumbai Indians will take on two-time winners Chennai Super Kings in what promises to be a marquee opening game of Indian Premier League 2018, to be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday, April 7, 2018."
Fans in Chennai and Jaipur will get their share of the IPL frenzy as MA Chidambaram Stadium and the Sawai Mansingh Stadium will host home matches of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals respectively. The much-anticipated final will be played at Wankhede Stadium on May 27, 2018.