Schedule of matches of Kolkata vs Rajasthan and Delhi vs Gujarat changed

Schedule of matches of Kolkata vs Rajasthan and Delhi vs Gujarat changed

IPL 2024: Kolkata Knight Riders The Indian Premier League match of (KKR) against Rajasthan Royals (RR) has been shifted to Tuesday. This match was earlier to be held on 17th April. This match will be played at Eden Gardens. Whereas Gujarat Titans The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has also made changes in the schedule of the match between Delhi Capitals and Ahmedabad in Ahmedabad. However, BCCI did not give any reason for doing so. According to news agency PTI, the program has been changed due to Ram Navami. However, BCCI has not mentioned any reason.

IPL 2024: Kolkata’s match will be held a day earlier

BCCI said in a statement, ‘The match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals to be held at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on 17 April 2024 will now be held a day earlier on 16 April 2024.’ The board said, ‘Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad was earlier to host the match between Gujarat Titans and Delhi Capitals on 16 April 2024. This match will now take place on 17 April 2024. It has been learned that Kolkata Police expressed its inability to provide adequate security for KKR’s third home match of the 17th season of IPL.

IPL 2024: Dates changed due to Ram Navami

Three days before this, there is a match against Lucknow Super Giants at Eden Gardens. Kolkata Police had said in a letter to Bengal Cricket Association (CAB) President Snehasish Ganguly, ‘The match is falling on the day of Ram Navami and security personnel have been deployed for the elections also. Therefore, it will not be possible for us to provide adequate security for the match on April 17. Voting will also be held in Bengal on April 19 during the first phase of the seven-phase general elections. Voting in Kolkata is to be held on June 1.

IPL 2024: KKR will have a home match

A senior BCCI official had told PTI on Monday, ‘Yes, CAB has informed us that the local police has asked to reschedule the date and the matter is under consideration. We have not decided on the new date yet. CAB had suggested that the match be held either a day earlier (April 16) or 24 hours later on April 18. A senior official from CAB had said, ‘We have suggested two dates, 16 or 18 April. In any case, this is a home match of KKR and will be played at Eden Gardens.



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