The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the dates for the 2012 Indian Premier League season (IPL 5). The fifth edition of the IPL will get underway on Wednesday, 4 April 2012, and conclude on Sunday, 27 May 2012.
“We are happy to confirm the opening and closing dates of IPL 2012, ten months in advance. The match-schedule will be announced soon. “We have no doubt that the fifth season of IPL will be as, if not more, eventful and exciting than the previous ones,” Chirayu Amin, Chairman, IPL said.
A total of 74 matches will be played overr a period of 54 days. The match schedule will be announced soon.