Mumbai:Deccan Chargers of Hyderabad will open their defence of the Indian Premier League title by taking on Kolkata Knight Riders to kick off the third edition of the Twenty20 League at home on March 12, 2010.
Nagpur, Vishakapatnam, Ahmedabad and Dharamsala have been added as new venues to the eight regular ones with Mumbai Indians, Deccan Chargers, Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab playing some matches in these centres.
The full schedule of the 45-day tournament ending on April 25, 2010, is:
March 12: Deccan Chargers (DC) v Kolkata Knight Riders
(KKR) in Hyderabad.
March 13: Mumbai Indians (MI) v Rajasthan Royals (RR) in
Mumbai/Nagpur; Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) v Delhi Daredevils (DD)
March 14: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) v Deccan Chargers in
Chennai; Kolkata Knight Riders v Royal Challengers Bangalore
(RCB) in Kolkata.
March 15: RR v DD in Jaipur.
March 16: RCB v KXIP in Bangalore; KKR v CSK in Kolkata.
March 17: DD v MI in Delhi.
March 18: RCB v RR in Bangalore.
March 19: DC v KXIP in Vishakapatnam.
March 20: RR v KKR in Ahmedabad; MI v RCB in Mumbai/Nagpur.
March 21: CSK v KXIP in Chennai; DD v DC in Delhi.
March 22: MI v KKR in Mumbai/Nagpur.
March 23: RCB v CSK in Bangalore.
March 24: KXIP v RR at Mohali.
March 25: KKR v DD in Kolkata.
March 26: CSK v MI in Chennai; RR v DC in Ahmedabad.
March 27: RCB v DD in Bangalore; KXIP v KKR at Mohali.
March 28: RR v CSK in Ahmedabad; DC v MI in Vishakapatnam.
March 29: DD v KKR in Delhi.
March 30: MI v KXIP in Mumbai/Nagpur.
March 31: CSK v RCB in Chennai; DD v RR in Delhi.
April 1: KKR v DC in Kolkata.
April 2: KXIP v RCB in Mohali.
April 3: CSK v RR in Chennai; MI v DC in Mumbai/Nagpur.
April 4: DD v RCB in Delhi; KKR v KXIP in Kolkata.
April 5: DC v RR in Hyderabad.
April 6: MI v CSK in Mumbai/Nagpur.
April 7: RR v KXIP in Ahmedabad.
April 8: RCB v DC in Bangalore; CSK v DD in Chennai.
April 9: KXIP v MI at Mohali.
April 10: RCB v KKR in Bangalore; DC v CSK in Hyderabad.
April 11: RR v MI in Jaipur; DD v KXIP in Delhi.
April 12: DC v RCB in Hyderabad.
April 13: CSK v KKR in Chennai.
April 14: MI v DD in Mumbai/Nagpur.
April 15: RR v RCB in Jaipur; KXIP v DC at Dharamsala.