IPL 2023 playoff schedule, dates, times, fixtures and how to watch … – Sporting News

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 playoffs is fast approaching with league stages boiling down. Gujarat Titans were the first team to confirm their place, and finished in the top spot.
They have been joined by Chennai Super Kings, Lucknow Super Giants and Mumbai Indians. 
The top two teams in the table will play Qualifier 1. The winner of this fixture will directly qualify for the final.
The third and fourth-placed teams will have to play an eliminator. The winner of this tie will face the losing team of Qualifier 1 in Qualifier 2.
The final will be played between the winners of Qualifier 1 and Qualifier 2. Let us take a look at the date and venue for the playoffs and final.
Qualifier 1, between GT and CSK, will be held on May 23 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Chepauk is hosting the IPL playoffs for the first time since 2019.
The Eliminator, contested between the sides placed 3rd and 4th on the table, which is Lucknow Super Giants and Mumbai Indians, will be held on May 24 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
Qualifier 2, contested between winners of the Eliminator and losers of Qualifier 1 (Gujarat Titans), will be held on May 26 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. 
The summit clash will be held on May 28 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. 
Star Sports has acquired the broadcasting rights for the 2023 IPL season and will be airing this year’s tournaments on its channels.
The channels are
Although most matches will be broadcasted on its paid channels, the company has announced that it will broadcast 12 matches on its free-to-air Star Utsav Movies channel.
The IPL has a new digital home!
Disney+Hotstar will not be streaming the IPL matches live this year, unlike in previous seasons. Instead, Viacom 18 secured the rights to live stream the matches in India by paying INR 20,500 crore to the BCCI. 
Hence, Jio Cinema will be streaming the IPL matches live in India for all users, and not just Jio subscribers.
Users of all telecom providers can access the Jio Cinema app for free and enjoy the matches without any extra charge.
Jio Cinema does not have any dedicated app or software for laptops or desktops.
Therefore you just need to visit Jio Cinema’s official website on a laptop or desktop where all the matches will be available for live streaming, free of charge.
If prompted, enter your mobile number to receive an OTP. Again, you do not need to be a Jio user to receive the OTP. 
Want to enjoy IPL on a larger screen?
Cricket fans can download Jio Cinema on their smart TVs as well.
To download the JioCinema app, you will need an Android TV or a smart TV with Tizen OS 2.4 or above (for Samsung TVs), Fire TV with OS6 or above, or webOS (LG TVs). Follow these steps to download and install the app:


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