IPL 2019 Venue List Announced so Far by IPL Governing Body
The biggest cricket extravaganza of the summer is upon us. From the 23rd of March, Indian Premier League or IPL will begin which is regarded as the best T20 league in the world. The carnival of the cricket in India will start as the defending champions Chennai Super Kings take on the team led by the captain of the India National Cricket team, Virat Kohli, the Royal Challengers of Bangalore at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. So, in this article, let’s have a look at the IPL 2019 venue list announced so far.
Chidambaram Stadium – Chennai
Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai will be the first venue on the Vivo IPL 2019 list. This venue will also host the final of the Vivo IPL 2019 as the host team Chennai Super Kings was the champion of the 2018 Vivo IPL. This ground is regarded as the fortress for CSK as they seldom lose a match here. Also, the average score on this ground is very high. All in all, it is one of the top IPL 2019 venues.
- Address: Bells Road, Chepauk, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600011
- Capacity: 50,000
- IPL Host: Chennai Super Kings
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium – Hyderabad
Home to the runner-up of the 2018 Vivo IPL, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium is the second on the IPL 2019 venue list. The average first innings score is not that high here at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium. So, one can expect exciting matches for the Vivo IPL 2019.
- Address: Uppal, Hyderabad, Telangana 500039
- Capacity: 55,000
- IPL Host: Sunrisers Hyderabad
Eden Gardens – Kolkata
Regarded as one of the best stadiums in the world, Eden Gardens in Kolkata is an iconic cricket venue which is also the home of the 2012 and 2014 IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders. The VIVO IPL 2019 Venues list is incomplete without the Eden Gardens.
- Address: BBD Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700021
- Capacity: 68,000
- IPL Host: Kolkata Knight Riders
Sawai Mansingh Stadium – Jaipur
The host to the inaugural champion of the Indian Premier League, Rajasthan Royals, Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur has a knack of producing high scoring and exciting T20 cricket matches. This venue is also an integral part of the IPL 2019 venue list.
- Address: Jaipur Nagar Nigam, Lalkothi, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302005
- Capacity: 30,000
- IPL Host: Rajasthan Royals
Wankhede Stadium – Mumbai
The home to one of the most successful IPL teams with three IPL trophies, Mumbai Indians, the Wankhede Stadium holds a special place in the history of Indian as in this very venue, in the year 2011, India won the ICC Cricket World Cup for the second time after 1983. So, this is a special venue on the IPL 2019 venue list.
- Address: Vinoo Mankad Rd, Churchgate, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400020
- Capacity: 33,100
- IPL Host: Mumbai Indians
M Chinnaswamy Stadium – Bengaluru
M Chinnaswamy Stadium is the place which produces the most runs in the IPL. The average first innings score here is 180+ and that show the scoring rate of this ground. Expect to add some special events on the IPL 2019 events list from this ground.
- Address: Cubbon Rd, Shivaji Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
- Capacity: 40,000
- IPL Host: Royal Challengers Bangalore
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium – Chandigarh
The home to the Kings XI Punjab, the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium is a great venue to play cricket because of its lively atmosphere. It is a wonderful stadium which is included in the IPL 2019 venue list,
- Address: Phase 9, Sector 63, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Chandigarh 160063
- Capacity: 26,000
- IPL Host: Kings XI Punjab
Feroz Shah Kotla Ground – New Delhi
The iconic Feroz Shah Kotla Ground in Delhi will welcome its new team Delhi Capitals in this season of the Vivo IPL 2019. As the average first innings score is high, one can expect exciting and entertaining matches from this ground.
- Address: Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, Feroze Shah Kotla, Raj Ghat, New Delhi, Delhi 110002
- Capacity: 41,800
- IPL Host: Delhi Capitals
As the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup is just around the corner, this year’s IPL will be highly unpredictable and very exciting. Although the full fixture is yet to be announced, you can expect that these will generally be the main ground where the action of the Vivo IPL 2019 will take place.