There will be only three matches on weekends, with double-headers now limited only to Sundays.
The last match of the league phase is scheduled to be played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on May 17.
IPL will release the schedule for the knockouts later, but the final is scheduled for May 24.
Barring Rajasthan Royals, who have listed out Guwahati as their probable second home venue, the other seven franchises have stuck to their traditional venues for home games.
Despite the Lodha committee recommendation of a fortnight’s break between India’s last international game and the IPL curtain-raiser, IPL 2020 starts only 11 days after the conclusion of the three-match ODI series against South Africa in Kolkata on March 18. (UNI)