Kings XI Punjab have a small change in their home schedule for the upcoming IPL as they will play their first three home matches at the iconic Mohali stadium. Rest of the four matches will be played at the Holkar stadium in Indore.

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Kings XI Punjab will their first match against Delhi Daredevils at the PCA stadium. Image Credit: PTI

Punjab’s initial matches were scheduled to be played in Indore, but logistical difficulties forced a change in the calendar.

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PCA stadium. Image Courtesy: Twitter

Another change that has been added to the schedule is that Mohali was initially asked to host four matches, but the crowd will now have to be satisfied with just three home matches at the PCA stadium.

Ravichandran Ashwin, Kings XI Punjab
Ravichandran Ashwin has been appointed as the captain of Kings XI Punjab. Image Courtesy: Twitter

Kings XI will host Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indore.

While Delhi Daredevils, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings will play their away matches against the Kings at the PCA stadium in Mohali.

Kings XI Punjab CEO Satish Menon said:

“It is rather unfortunate that the dates had to be shuffled so late in the day. However, external difficulties always have to be worked around. Despite the unforeseen circumstances, we’re rather excited by the prospect of starting off in Mohali. At the end of the day, both venues are home to us.” 

Yuvrraj Singh, Kings XI Punjab
Yuvraj Singh will play for Kings XI Punjab in the upcoming season (Credits: BCCI)

The new Indian Premier League schedule for Kings XI Punjab looks as follows:

No. Date Match Venue Time
1 8th April 2018 Delhi Daredevils v Kings XI Punjab IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali 4 PM IST
2 13th April 2018 Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kings XI Punjab M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru 8 PM IST
3 15th April 2018 Kings XI Punjab v Chennai Super Kings IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali 8 PM IST
4 19th April 2018 Kings XI Punjab v Sunrisers Hyderabad IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali 8 PM IST
5 21st April 2018 Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab Eden Gardens, Kolkata 4 PM IST
6 23rd April 2018 Kings XI Punjab v Delhi Daredevils Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi 8 PM IST
7 26th April 2018 Sunrisers Hyderabad v Kings XI Punjab Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad 8 PM IST
8 4th May 2018 Kings XI Punjab v Mumbai Indians Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore 8 PM IST
9 6th May 2018 Kings XI Punjab v Rajasthan Royals Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore 8 PM IST
10 8th May 2018 Rajasthan Royals v Kings XI Punjab Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur 8 PM IST
11 12th May 2018 Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore 4 PM IST
12 14th May 2018 Kings XI Punjab v Royal Challengers Bangalore Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore 8 PM IST
13 16th May 2018 Mumbai Indians v Kings XI Punjab Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 8 PM IST
14 20th May 2018 Chennai Super Kings v Kings XI Punjab M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 8 PM IST

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