IPL 2017: Minor changes in schedule due to municipal elections in Delhi

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New Delhi, March 20: The schedule for three matches of the upcoming Indian Premier League 2017 have been altered due to the Municipal Corporation elections in Delhi.

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"The IPL 2017 schedule has been revised owing to the Municipal elections set to take place in Delhi on April 22, 2017. As a result the home matches involving Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians and the Rising Pune Supergiant have undergone minor changes," said a BCCI release.

IPL 2017: Minor changes in schedule due to municipal elections in Delhi

As per the current schedule, two matches were slated to be held on April 22. Delhi Daredevils were to play against Mumbai Indians at 4:00 PM (IST) in Delhi while the Rising Pune Supergiant had to face Sunrisers Hyderabad at 8:00 PM (IST) in Pune.

But the Delhi Daredevils' match against Mumbai Indians has now been shifted to Mumbai on April 22. The game will begin at 8:00 PM (IST) while the Rising Pune Supergiant's match against Sunrisers Hyderabad will be held at 4:00 PM (IST).

Delhi will now host Mumbai at Feroz Shah Kotla on May 6 at 8:00 PM (IST).

Below are the changed fixtures for the affected matches:

April 22: MI vs DD in Mumbai (8:00PM IST)

April 22:
RPS vs SRH in Pune (4:00PM IST)

May 06: DD vs MI in Delhi (8:00 PM IST)

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Story first published: Monday, March 20, 2017, 13:51 [IST]
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