MA Chidambaram Stadium is the only cricket stadium of Chennai city, Tamil Nadu. It is a century old stadium and it was established in 1916. It is a big stadium and can accommodate 38000 visitors during the international match fixture and IPL matches. This stadium is owned by Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA). The stadium is located in the Chepauk locality in Chennai, therefore it is also known as Chepauk Stadium. Chepauk Stadium tenants are Indian Cricket Team and Chennai Super Kings IPL team. It is the home ground of Chennai Super Kings and MS Dhoni of Chennai Super Kings is the most loved player of this team among Chennai fans.
Chepauk Stadium Chennai has a long and remarkable history. It hosted all format of cricket matches like Test Matches, ODI, T20 and IPL matches. Ranji Trophy matches, dalip trophy and Tamil Nadu Premier League 2017 are also held here. This stadium gave many cherishable moments to Indian Cricket. IPL is one of the most popular cricket event which is held here and it is very popular among the fans of Chennai city.
2018 IPL is awaited by Chennai fans from a long time. Chennai Super King team is banned from the IPL due to fixing case. This year in 2018, Chennai’s IPL team, Chennai Super Kings will be back after a long period of two years. Last match of IPL was played in Chepauk Stadium in year 2015. In this post I am sharing the booking process of Chepauk Stadium IPL ticket along with IPL Match ticket price.
MA Chidambaram Stadium IPL Tickets
Chepauk Stadium IPL tickets can be booked in both modes online and offline. Ticket booking mode depends on the users. Both of the modes have their advantages and disadvantages.
MA Chidambaram Stadium IPL Online Tickets
Chepauk Stadium IPl online ticket booking is the best way to purchase IPL 2018 tickets. It is time saving and convenient way to book IPL tickets for MA Chidambaram Cricket ground. Ticket bookings for IPL matches start a few weeks before the schedule of the match and tickets for popular matches filled within few hours.
Ticket booking generally starts on Bookmyshow app and website. Seats for 2018 IPL matches can be selected from virtual layout of the Chepauk stadium. Digital Payment is required after selecting the desired seats of your choice. Payment modes are credit cards, debit cards, UPI, wallets, net banking, etc. After the successful booking of the tickets, a E ticket would be sent to the registered e mail ID and mobile numbers along with transaction number. This transaction ID contains a digital ticket and this digital ticket is required to redeem with original gate pass of MA Chidambaram Cricket Stadium. Printout of E ticket is required to get the original entry pass of the Chepauk stadium. Printouts of Chepauk stadium IPL tickets are not valid for entry inside the stadium.
MA Chidambaram Stadium IPL Offline Tickets
Chepauk stadium offline tickets are also available for some of the matches. Offline tickets are generally available through the Chepauk stadium ticket counters, ticket kiosks and some other places in the city like banks, outlets, etc. Offline ticker booking option is beneficial for those who are not familiar with Chepauk stadium online ticket booking process and want to stay away from the complexity of online tickets. Chennai cricket stadium offline tickets are generally cheaper than the online tickets because the internet handling fee is not applied to them. Offline tickets need not be exchanged and these are valid for direct stadium inside the entry after the security check. Both of the modes are good for ticket booking of Chepauk stadium IPL T20 matches.
2018 IPL Match Schedule at Chennai Chepauk Stadium
IPL schedule for Chennai MA Chidambaram stadium has been announced on 14 February 2018. Whole IPL schedule is written below.
|Teams||Time||Day and Date|
|Chennai Super Kings CSK vs Kolkata Knight Riders KKR||20:00 IST (14:30 GMT)||Tuesday, April 10, 2018|
|Chennai Super Kings CSK vs Rajasthan Royals RR||20:00 IST (14:30 GMT)||Friday, April 20, 2018|
|Chennai Super Kings CSK vs Mumbai Indians MI||20:00 IST (14:30 GMT)||Saturday, April 28, 2018|
|Chennai Super Kings CSK vs Delhi Daredevils DD||20:00 IST (14:30 GMT)||Monday, April 30, 2018|
|Chennai Super Kings CSK vs Royal Challengers Bangalore RCB||16:00 IST (10:30 GMT)||Saturday, May 05, 2018|
|Chennai Super Kings CSK vs Sunrisers Hyderabad SRH||16:00 IST (10:30 GMT)||Sunday, May 13, 2018|
|Chennai Super Kings CSK vs Kings XI Punjab KXIP||20:00 IST (14:30 GMT)||Sunday, May 20, 2018|
Chepauk Stadium Layout and Seating Map
Chepauk stadium seating map is shown below and all the important details are shown in the image. All the main entry gates of the stadium are displayed in the map along with the TNCA office entrance. All the pavilions, stands, floodlight towers, nearby roads, stadium facilities along with pitch direction is clearly depicted on the map. IPL fans can get a rough idea of their seats by checking this Chepauk stadium seating arrangement map and layout.