The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 is nearing the end of its business and now there are only 3 play-offs and final games left to play this season. Meanwhile, the Tata IPL 2022 final match, which will take place on May 29 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, will now be played at 8 pm instead of the previously scheduled 7:30 pm IST. The development means that the toss during the summit clash will take place at 7:30 pm IST instead of 7 pm IST. The reason behind the change in schedule is said to be the conduct of the closing ceremony, which begins at 6:30 pm IST.
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IPL 2022 Final Match & Closing Ceremony
As you know, we share IPL Today Match Highlights & Live Score with you daily. Now there is only 1 league match left in the IPL and after that, there will be 3 play-off matches. And the IPL final match will be played on 29th May (Sunday) at 8 PM.
Notably, for the last two IPL seasons, there was no opening and closing ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, this year the IPL management is planning to organize a closing ceremony with music maestro AR Rahman and Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh. Reportedly, the BCCI has also invited former Team India captains for the final match.
Latest Update – The BCCI has gone back to its original plan as the IPL 2022 final, which will be played on May 29th at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, has been rescheduled due to the closing ceremony. Now the IPL final match will start at 8 pm after the closing ceremony.
IPL Final Match 2022 (Cricbuzz)
As per a Cricbuzz report, “The closing ceremony is scheduled to begin at 6:30 PM IST and will last for a duration of 50 minutes. The toss will take place at 7:30 PM IST and the match will start after 30 minutes.”
Play-offs and final schedule:
- 24th May => Qualifier 1- Eden Gardens, Kolkata at 7.30 pm (GT won by 7 wickets)
- 25th May => Eliminator- Eden Gardens, Kolkata at 7.30 pm (RCB won by 14 runs)
- 27th May => Qualifier 2- Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad at 7.30 pm (RR won by 7 wickets)
- 29th May => Final- Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad at 8 pm (GT won by 7 wickets)
Note – IPL closing ceremony will start on 29th May 2022 at 6:30 PM and will go on till 7:20 PM. Then the toss will take place at 7:30 pm and the final match will start at 8:00 pm.
IPL 2022 final match Date and Stadium
Earlier, reports also claimed that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is changing the timing of evening and afternoon games from next season.
For the first 10 seasons, IPL matches were used to commence at 4:00 PM and 8:00 PM. However, Star Sports, the current broadcaster of the cash-rich league, requested the BCCI to preponed the matches. Now, with the deal with Star Sports ending after IPL 2022, BCCI is all set to go back to its original plan. But, there is no official word on the development yet.
Coming to IPL 2022, there are likely to be two more places in the race for the remaining two places in the playoffs.
So far only Gujarat Titans (GT) and Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) have made it to the playoffs, while Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings, Delhi Capitals, and Rajasthan Royals are vying for the remaining 2 slots in the playoffs this year.
On the other hand, defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are at the bottom of the IPL team rankings. Now the match for the semi-final is between Rajasthan, Bangalore Delhi, Kolkata, Punjab, and Hyderabad.
IPL 2022 Standings & Team Rankings
Here check the IPL Points Table 2022 – IPL Overall Standings & Team Rankings:
|Name of Team||Match||Won||Lost||NRR||Points|
|Gujarat Titans (GT)||14||10||4||+0.316||20|
|Rajasthan Royals (RR)||14||9||5||+0.298||18|
|Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)||14||9||5||+0.251||18|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)||14||8||6||-0.253||16|
|Delhi Capitals (DC)||14||7||7||+0.204||14|
|Punjab Kings (PBKS)||14||7||7||+0.126||14|
|Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)||14||6||8||+0.146||12|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)||14||6||8||-0.379||12|
|Chennai Super Kings (CSK)||14||4||10||-0.203||8|
|Mumbai Indians (MI)||14||4||10||-0.506||8|
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