IPL 2021 Schedule and Venue Updates: The IPL Governing Council on Sunday announced the schedule for VIVO Indian Premier League 2021 to be held in India. After almost two years, the IPL will return home with Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata hosting the event.
The season will commence on April 9, 2021, in Chennai with a high voltage clash between defending champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
The World’s Largest Cricket Stadium – Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad is the venue for IPL 2021. It will host the Playoffs as well as the final on May 30, 2021.
Each team will play at four venues during the league stage. Out of the 56 league matches, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru will host 10 matches each while Ahmedabad and Delhi will host 8 matches each.
All matches will be played at neutral venues, thus, no team will play at their home venue. All teams will play at 4 out of 6 venues during the league stage.
There will be a total of 11 double-headers where 6 teams will play three-afternoon matches and two teams will play two-afternoon matches. The afternoon matches will be played from 3:30 PM while the evening games will start from 7:30 PM.
IPL 2021 Schedule Updates:
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