Assembly elections in Karnataka in May has forced some matches of the Indian Premier League to be rescheduled.
The match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kings XI Punjab, earlier scheduled to be held in Bangalore on May 4, will now be played on May 14, while RCB's home game against Sunrisers Hyderabad, which was slated for May 6, has been advanced to April 9.
Kings XI Punjab's match against Delhi Daredevils, earlier scheduled for April 23 in Mohali, has been shifted to Dharamsala on May 16, while KXIP's May 16 fixture against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Dharamsala will now be played in Mohali on May 6.
Delhi Daredevils' home match against KXIP, earlier scheduled for May 13 in New Delhi, has been rescheduled for April 23.
The following changes have been made to the IPL schedule:
KXIP vs DD: shifted from April 23 (8:00 pm, Mohali) to May 16 (8:00 pm, Dharamsala)
SH vs DD: stays on May 4 but moves from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm in Hyderabad
RCB vs KXIP: shifted from May 4 (8:00 pm, Bengaluru) to May 14 (4:00 pm, Bengaluru)
RCB vs SH: shifted from May 6 (8:00 pm, Bengaluru) to April 9 (4:00 pm, Bengaluru)
DD vs KXIP: shifted from May 13 (4:00 pm, Delhi) to April 23 (8:00 pm, Delhi)
KKR vs PWI: shifted from May 14 (8:00 pm, Ranchi) to May 15 (4:00 pm, Ranchi)
KXIP vs RCB: shifted from May 16 (4:00 pm, Dharamsala) to May 6 (8:00 pm, Mohali)
CSK vs DD: shifted from May 16 (8:00 pm, Dharamsala) to May 14 (8:00 pm, Dharamsala)
RCB vs CSK: shifted from May 19 (4:00 pm, Bengaluru) to May 18 (8:00 pm, Bengaluru)
PWI vs DD: shifted from May 18 (8:00 pm, Pune) to May 19 (4:00 pm, Pune).
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