IPL third season has been scheduled from March 12 to April 25 in 2010. In this season, the fans of the short formatted Indian club cricket tournament will see some new features that stack in recent meeting. More that five new points have been added here. It will be played 60 matches instead of 59 because of 3rd and 4th place that was not held in the previous two seasons. The authority has been selected four new venues.
Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Ahmedabad and Dharamsala are the new venues, hosting some games of the Mumbai Indians, Deccan Chargers, Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab, respectively.
Some players who attended in the unauthorized Indian Cricket League will allowed to play on the side of any teams from the next third season. 'Strategic timeout' will be reduced this year which was increased in the second season that was held in South Africa in 2009 and will be two breaks during the match time. Two clubs will be attended in the season four and the matches will be 94 instead of 60 in 2011.