Listen: Preview: Road to the IPL 2019 Playoffs

Our reporters have spent the better part of the last two months debating the IPL and its various twists and turns. We decided to let you in on one of our conversations as we enter the playoffs.

The IPL 2020 auction will be a relatively smaller one, with only 73 slots to be filled by the eight franchises, of which 29 will be foreign buys.

Playoff fixtures Qualifier 1: MI vs CSK @ Chennai on May 07 (Tuesday)

Eliminator: DC vs SRH @ Vizag on May 08 (Wednesday)

Loser of Q1 and Winner of eliminator go into Q2 on May 10 (Friday)

Winners of Q1 and Q2 will play for the title on May 12 (Sunday)