All the league matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 will be held across eight cities and nine venues. There will be a “home and away” concept in IPL 2023.
All IPL 2023 league matches will be played across the following venues.
If you want to bet based on the playing conditions of IPL stadiums and want to know the list of all stadiums/venues for IPL 2023, read on.
List of all IPL 2023 Venues / Stadiums
|M A Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||33,500|
|Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi||55,000|
|M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru||40,000|
|Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad||132,000|
|Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai||33,108|
|Dr. DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai||55,000|
|Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali||26,000|
|Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Delhi||30,000|
|Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad||55,000|
M A Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai is popularly known as Chepauk Stadium. Earlier, it was known as Madras Cricket Ground. The stadium was built in 1916 and it is the second oldest stadium in the country. It is the home ground of Tamil Nadu cricket team and Chennai Super Kings. Boundary Length or dimension of the stadium is, off side 68.58 Meters and onside 68.58 Meters, front side 65.83 Meters and back side 65.83 Meters around the ground.The ground is generally dry and hard, which deteriorates with time. The grass on this field will not be green at all. It’s a dry and hard pitch, making it simple to hit in the first two innings.
Arun Jaitley Stadium was formerly known as Feroz Shah Kotla stadium. This stadium is home to the Delhi Ranji team and Delhi Capitals. The pitch is batting friendly. In 1983, Sunil Gavaskar scored his 29th Test ton at this venue, equalling Sir Donald Bradman's record for the most number of centuries in Test cricket. In 2005, Sachin Tendulkar went past Sunil Gavaskar's record of 34 Test centuries, registering his 35th Test ton in the second Test against Sri Lanka at the same venue. The stadium is batting friendly, however, it also supports bowlers. In 1999, Anil Kumble made his historic 10/74 against Pakistan on this ground. Kumble became only the second bowler after Jim Laker to take all the ten wickets in an innings.
M Chinnaswamy stadium is also known as the Karnataka State Cricket Association Stadium. M. Chinnaswamy Stadium pitch typically has grass that helps the fast bowlers, but it is also considered the best batting pitch in limited-overs Cricket. This is a batting-friendly pitch for T20, and you will see lots of runs on this ground in both innings of the T20 game.
Narendra Modi Stadium is the largest stadium in the world, with a seating capacity of 132000. It is the home ground for Gujarat Titans. The former Sardar Vallabhbhai Stadium was shut down and renovated at Rs 800 crore. It was reopened in 2020 and in 2021, the stadium was renamed Narendra Modi stadium.
There are six red and five black soil pitches at the venue. Compared to red soil pitches, which tend to dry out quickly and favour spinners or slow bowlers, black soil pitches have better bounce. Overall it is a favourable scoring venue for IPL matches.
Historically, the pitch at Wankhede Stadium has supported batters, which is evident from the average score of 180 runs in IPL matches. Besides, short boundaries and quick outfield make it easier to score runs at a brisk pace here. No wonder then that Wankhede Stadium is seen as a batters’ paradise, at least in T20 format.
Although Wankhede Stadium is in Mumbai, which is a coastal city, it only rains in June. April and May are expected to be dry, hot, and humid. That said, the dew factor is likely to play a massive role at Wankhede Stadium and other venues of the IPL 2023.
Due to this, teams bowling second will find it difficult to grip the ball. In the second innings of a night match, dew tends to make the ball too wet, making it difficult for bowlers to get a good grip on the ball and control line and length. It becomes challenging for even fielders to throw the ball.
Let us give you a glimpse of some interesting facts about Wankhede Stadium.
Located 50 km away from the centre of Mumbai, Dr DY Patil Stadium offers some of the best facilities for cricket in India. For example, it has 12 practice pitches, a world-class drainage facility, and floodlighting. DY Patil Stadium offers bowling-friendly conditions. Due to its dimensions, spinners can bowl their length. Moreover, its track becomes slow, making it difficult for batters to play attacking shots. That is why the bowlers will get some help from the surface here.
What was a swamp with deep ravines in 1992 was turned into India's best stadium within two years. The Punjab Cricket Association Stadium at Mohali, on the outskirts of Chandigarh, is a truly world-class venue with excellent practice facilities, a spectator-friendly outlook and sufficient provisions for the media. The pitch at Mohali had the reputation of being the liveliest in the country.
Sawai Mansingh stadium in Jaipur is named after Sawai Mansingh II, the former Maharaja of Jaipur. The stadium has been hosting cricket matches since 1987. The pitch at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium always has a greenish tinge to it, and the pacers get some movement in the initial overs of the match. The outfield of the SMS stadium is one of the biggest in the world, and the spinners can take advantage of it in the middle overs.
Once set, the batters can play their shots as there is a true bounce on the wicket, and the outfield is relatively fast. It is difficult to hit sixes at this ground, so the batters of both sides will look to its boundaries, and the more significant ground dimensions will allow them to make some runs as well.
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium is also known as Hyderabad Cricket stadium. The pitch at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium is a batting paradise. Bowlers get little to no help.The pitch of the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium is good for batting first as the pitch in the second innings provide help to the medium pace bowlers and spin bowlers. The ball comes slow on the bat and the pitch starts turning. This pitch usually looks dry and hard which is helpful for bounce and good for spin bowlers. Batting on such a wicket is easy and many runs can be made in limited overs in both innings. The ground is also small and helps to score lots of runs in T20 games. There is hardly any dew factor on this ground in the limited overs game so teams always go with batting first and defend the score with their bowling attack.
Yes, in IPL 2023, 10 teams will take part. The two teams Gujarat Titans and Lucknow SuperGiants will continue to play in IPL 2023.
There will be 74 league matches in IPL 2023. The BCCI will follow the same group stage and playoff structure as IPL 2022.
At 132,000, Narendra Modi Stadium has the maximum seating capacity across all venues of IPL 2023.