Once all the league stage matches conclude, the focus of the IPL 2023 shifts to the highly anticipated knockout stage known as the IPL 2023 Playoffs.
The top four teams from the league stage will battle it out for a place in the final. The playoff round consists of three thrilling matches: IPL 2023 Qualifier-1, IPL 2023 Eliminator, and IPL 2023 Qualifier-2.
The IPL 2023 Qualifier-1 is scheduled to take place on May 23, followed by the IPL 2023 Eliminator on May 24. The intense competition continues with the IPL 2023 Qualifier-2, set to happen on May 26.
Finally, the climax of the tournament, the IPL 2023 final, will be held on May 28 at the renowned Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
These playoff encounters will be spread across two cities, Chennai and Ahmedabad. The Chepauk Stadium in Chennai, which last hosted an IPL playoff game in 2019, will serve as the venue for the Qualifier 1 and Eliminator matches.
On the other hand, the Qualifier 2 and the Final will be held at the impressive Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Ahmedabad has already proved its capability by successfully hosting two playoff games in the previous edition of the IPL.
Fans can expect high-stakes matches, nail-biting moments, and exceptional cricketing talent on display during the IPL 2023 Playoffs.
The journey to determine the ultimate champion of the IPL will reach its climax in Ahmedabad, where the deserving team will lift the coveted trophy amidst the cheers and celebrations of passionate cricket fans.
IPL 2023 Playoffs: Who Plays Whom?
The top four teams from the group stage will advance to the IPL 2023 Playoffs. The top two teams in the points rankings will face off in the IPL 2023 qualifier -1. The winning team will automatically qualify for the IPL 2023 Final. The Qualifier-2 opponent will be the Qualifier-1 losing team in the IPL 2023.
After group round matches, the third and fourth-placed teams in the IPL 2023 Points Table will participate in the elimination round. The team that loses in this game will be eliminated from the competition, and the team who wins the IPL 2023 Eliminator will play the losing team from the IPL 2023 Qualifier-1 in the IPL 2023 Qualifier-2
The winning team in IPL 2023 Qualifier-2 advances to the final game, while the losing team is eliminated from the competition.
IPL 2023 Playoffs: Date, Time & Venue
Qualifier 1: Team 1 vs Team 2, Chennai, May 23, 7.30 pm
Eliminator: Team 3 vs Team 4, Chennai, May 24, 7.30 pm
Qualifier 2: Eliminator winner vs Qualifier 1 loser, Ahmedabad, May 26, 7.30 pm
Final: Qualifier 1 winner vs Qualifier 2 winner, Ahmedabad, May 28, 7.30 pm
How to watch IPL 2023 Playoffs?
Fans eagerly awaiting the IPL 2023 matches can enjoy the thrill and excitement through the live-streaming options provided by JioCinema and Star Sports.
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