The 14th version of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) is all set to get underway on Friday.
The event will kick off with defending champions Mumbai Indians taking over Royal Challengers Bangalore on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai tonight. The closing of IPL 2021 might be performed in Ahmedabad.
The IPL has returned to India for the primary time in two years; it was held within the UAE final 12 months as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
56 matches might be performed in IPL 2021 in the course of the league stage, with the highest 4 groups qualifying for the playoffs. Like lately, there might be two Qualifiers and one Eliminator to resolve the 2 finalists.
All the matches might be performed behind closed doorways in a bio-secure surroundings, owing to the specter of the COVID-19 pandemic. To prohibit the journey of the eight collaborating groups, the matches will happen at solely six IPL 2021 venues – Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, New Delhi and Kolkata.
You can obtain the complete IPL 2021 PDF schedule here.
The playoffs in addition to the IPL 2021 final will happen on the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad on May 30.
The IPL 2021 mini-auction came about on February 18, and the complete IPL 2021 schedule was introduced on March 7.
Mumbai to host ten IPL 2021 matches
The Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai will host ten IPL 2021 matches from April 10-April 25. Delhi Capitals are scheduled to face Chennai Super Kings on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on April 10.
Despite the lockdown-like measures introduced in Mumbai owing to the rising variety of COVID-19 circumstances, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has said that the 14th version of the T20 event will go forward as deliberate.
“Everything will go on as per schedule,” Ganguly instructed ANI.
Four IPL franchises – Delhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians, Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals – have arrange their bases in Mumbai for his or her IPL 2021 matches.