Bengaluru: The revised schedule for the eighth edition of the Karnataka Premier League (KPL) 2019 has been announced by the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA).

Bengaluru will host the first leg of the KPL 2019 from August 16 to 23, according to the new schedule released on Sunday (August 11).

The second leg in Hubballi has been cancelled due to heavy rains in the region and its five matches have been reallocated to Bengaluru and Mysuru, with the 'City of Palaces' organising the final on September 1 as originally scheduled.

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The teams will get one rest/travel day on August 24 to shift from Bengaluru to Mysuru. In all, Bengaluru will host 15 KPL matches and Mysuru 10.

In a big boost to the T20 league, Dream XI, fantasy sports bigwigs and the first Indian gaming company to enter the ‘Unicorn Club’, have signed up as a Powered-By Sponsor. They have signed a three-year deal with the KPL.

The KPL garnered 42.8 million unique viewers and 353.1 million average impressions in 2018, recording a growth of 17% over the last season and is primed for a massive spurt in 2019.

All the matches will be telecast live on Star Sports network. There are seven teams in the fray.

Here is the full schedule of KPL 2019