IPL 2019 Playoffs Schedule: Time Table, Date and Venue of IPL 12 Qualifiers and Eliminator
CSK and SRH were the last year's finalists. (Photo Credits: IANS)

The Indian Premier League 2019 (IPL 2019) playoffs schedule is out. Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) released the overall schedule of IPL 2019 in part due to the ongoing Lok Sabha elections in the country. After releasing the IPL 2019 schedule of the first two weeks, the board then announced complete schedule till the first round. And now, the IPL 2019 playoffs schedule has been released as well. List of Centuries in IPL 2019: From Virat Kohli to David Warner, These Batsmen Scored Hundreds in the Indian Premier League Season 12.

The IPL 2019 playoffs will take place from May 07 and the final will be held on May 12. The first round of IPL 2019 ends on May 05. Instead of Chennai hosting the final, it will be held in Hyderabad. Three stands at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai which are closed due to legal issues has cost the city to host the final. The gate money in the IPL playoffs goes to BCCI and the board doesn’t want to lose out due to the three closed stands. However, Chennai will host the Qualifier 1. The Eliminator and Qualifier 2 has been allocated to Visakhapatnam. IPL 2019 Orange Cap Winner Updated.

Teams finishing first and second on the IPL 2019 points table will take on each other in the Qualifier 1. The winner of this contest will directly proceed to the final of 2019 IPL. The third and fourth placed teams will face-off in the Eliminator and the winner will face the loser of Qualifier 1 for the second spot in finals.  IPL 2019 Points Table Updated.

IPL 2019 Playoffs Schedule

Date & Time Match Venue
7th May, 8 pm Qualifier 1

Team 1 vs Team 2

M A Chidambaram Stadium,

Chennai

8th May, 8 pm Eliminator

Team 3 vs Team 4

DR.Y.S.R Reddy ACA VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
10th May, 8 pm Qualifier 2

Winner of Eliminator vs Loser of Qualifier 1

DR.Y.S.R Reddy ACA VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
12th May, 8 pm Final

Winner of Qualifier 1 vs Winner of Qualifier 2

Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad

Meanwhile, defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) is the only team to have qualified for the playoffs. The rest teams are now fighting for three available places. While CSK are top of IPL 2019 points table, Delhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad complete the top-four.