IPL 2021 schedule has been announced by the IPL Governing Council on Sunday which will be played from April 9th to May 30th.
The last season of IPL was delayed and rescheduled again and again due to the global outbreak of coronavirus. But somehow BCCI managed to conduct the league away from India.
However, this year’s IPL 2021 will be played in India. But BCCI had to make some changes to IPL 2021 Schedule in order to make this happen. Like venues are limited to six, they are Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai & Kolkata. All these venues will be considered neutral venues. These venues will not be counted usual home & away.
Each team will have to play at four venues during the league stage. Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai & Kolkata will host 10 matches each out of the 56 league matches. Ahmedabad and Delhi will host the other 16 matches.
There will be a total of 11 doubleheaders match IPL 2021 Schedule where two teams will play two-afternoon matches. Where other 6 teams will have to play three-afternoon matches. The afternoon games will start at 3:30 PM IST to start while the night games will have a 7:30 PM IST start.
According to the schedule, every team will travel only three times during the league stage, in order to minimize the risk of COVID-19.
This year’s IPL 2021 will be held in India. But, if COVID-19 cases in India outbreaks during IPL 2021 can also shift to UAE.
The season will start on 9th April 2021 in Chennai with the clash between defending champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. The Playoffs, as well as the final on 30th May, will be played at newly built the World’s Largest Cricket Stadium – Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad
Here is the list of Stadium where IPL 2021 will be played:
#Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai*
#M.A.Chidambaram Chepauk Stadium, Chennai
#Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
#Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Delhi
#Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata
* Can be changed due to increasing COVID-19 cases again in Mumbai.
IPL 2021 Schedule:
IPL 2021 will be played behind closed doors at the beginning. The decision on allowing spectators will be taken at a later stage of the tournament. Till then spectators will have to watch the game at home via digital media.