The wait for IPL 2021 schedule is over because starting data is announced which is 11 April 2021. Last year the league happened in the last quarter of 2020 due to Pandemic. But the official month still April. In the light of news and announcements from BCCI, the IPL season 14 is expected to start on 11 April 2021 and 6 June 2021. The opening match will be played between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capital. The final match is expected on 6 June 2021. The starting and ending date is subjected to change.
IPL 2021 Full Schedule
Here is the Tentative Schedule of IPL 2021
|Match No||Match Center||Date||Day||Time (IST)||Stadium||City|
|1||Mumbai Indians (MI) Vs Delhi Capitals (DC)||11-Apr-21||Sunday||7:30 pm||Wankhede Stadium||Mumbai|
|2||Delhi Capitals (DC) Vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)||12-Apr-21||Monday||7:30 pm||Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium||Delhi|
|3||Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH) Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)||13-Apr-21||Tuesday||7:30 pm||R.G.I. Cricket Stadium||Hyderabad|
|4||Rajasthan Royals (RR) Vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK)||14-Apr-21||Wednesday||7:30 pm||Sawai Mansingh Stadium||Jaipur|
|5||Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Vs Mumbai Indians (MI)||15-Apr-21||Thursday||7:30 pm||Eden Gardens Stadium||Kolkata|
|6||Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)||16-Apr-21||Friday||7:30 pm||PCA Stadium||Mohali|
|7||Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Vs Delhi Capitals (DC)||17-Apr-21||Saturday||7:30 pm||M.A.Chidambaram Chepauk Stadium||Chennai|
|8||Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Vs Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH)||18-Apr-21||Sunday||3:30 pm||Eden Gardens Stadium||Kolkata|
|9||Rajasthan Royals (RR) Vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)||18-Apr-21||Sunday||7:30 pm||Sawai Mansingh Stadium||Jaipur|
|10||Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Vs Mumbai Indians (MI)||19-Apr-21||Monday||7:30 pm||M.Chinnaswamy Stadium||Bengaluru|
|11||Delhi Capitals (DC) Vs Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH)||20-Apr-21||Tuesday||7:30 pm||Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium||Delhi|
|12||Rajasthan Royals (RR) Vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)||21-Apr-21||Wednesday||7:30 pm||Sawai Mansingh Stadium||Jaipur|
|13||Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Vs Mumbai Indians (MI)||22-Apr-21||Thursday||3:30 pm||PCA Stadium||Mohali|
|14||Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Vs Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH)||23-Apr-21||Friday||7:30 pm||M.A.Chidambaram Chepauk Stadium||Chennai|
|15||Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Vs Rajasthan Royals (RR)||24-Apr-21||Saturday||7:30 pm||M.Chinnaswamy Stadium||Bengaluru|
|16||Delhi Capitals (DC) Vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)||25-Apr-21||Sunday||3:30 pm||Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium||Delhi|
|17||Mumbai Indians (MI) Vs Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH)||25-Apr-21||Sunday||7:30 pm||Wankhede Stadium||Mumbai|
|18||Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK)||26-Apr-21||Monday||7:30 pm||PCA Stadium||Mohali|
|19||Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Vs Delhi Capitals (DC)||27-Apr-21||Tuesday||7:30 pm||M.Chinnaswamy Stadium||Bengaluru|
|20||Mumbai Indians (MI) Vs Rajasthan Royals (RR)||28-Apr-21||Wednesday||7:30 pm||Wankhede Stadium||Mumbai|
|21||Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK)||29-Apr-21||Thursday||7:30 pm||Eden Gardens Stadium||Kolkata|
|22||Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH) Vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)||30-Apr-21||Friday||7:30 pm||R.G.I. Cricket Stadium||Hyderabad|
|23||Rajasthan Royals (RR) Vs Delhi Capitals (DC)||01-May-21||Saturday||7:30 pm||Sawai Mansingh Stadium||Jaipur|
|24||Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)||02-May-21||Sunday||3:30 pm||PCA Stadium||Mohali|
|25||Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)||02-May-21||Sunday||7:30 pm||M.A.Chidambaram Chepauk Stadium||Chennai|
|26||Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH) Vs Rajasthan Royals (RR)||03-May-21||Monday||7:30 pm||R.G.I. Cricket Stadium||Hyderabad|
|27||Mumbai Indians (MI) Vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK)||04-May-21||Tuesday||7:30 pm||Wankhede Stadium||Mumbai|
|28||Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)||05-May-21||Wednesday||7:30 pm||M.Chinnaswamy Stadium||Bengaluru|
|29||Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH) Vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK)||06-May-21||Thursday||7:30 pm||R.G.I. Cricket Stadium||Hyderabad|
|30||Delhi Capitals (DC) Vs Rajasthan Royals (RR)||07-May-21||Friday||7:30 pm||Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium||Delhi|
|31||Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)||08-May-21||Saturday||7:30 pm||M.Chinnaswamy Stadium||Bengaluru|
|32||Mumbai Indians (MI) Vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)||09-May-21||Sunday||3:30 pm||Wankhede Stadium||Mumbai|
|33||Rajasthan Royals (RR) Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)||09-May-21||Sunday||7:30 pm||Sawai Mansingh Stadium||Jaipur|
|34||Delhi Capitals (DC) Vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK)||10-May-21||Monday||7:30 pm||Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium||Delhi|
|35||Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH) Vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)||11-May-21||Tuesday||7:30 pm||R.G.I. Cricket Stadium||Hyderabad|
|36||Mumbai Indians (MI) Vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)||12-May-21||Wednesday||7:30 pm||Wankhede Stadium||Mumbai|
|37||Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Vs Rajasthan Royals (RR)||13-May-21||Thursday||7:30 pm||M.A.Chidambaram Chepauk Stadium||Chennai|
|38||Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Vs Delhi Capitals (DC)||14-May-21||Friday||7:30 pm||PCA Stadium||Mohali|
|39||Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)||15-May-21||Saturday||7:30 pm||Eden Gardens Stadium||Kolkata|
|40||Rajasthan Royals (RR) Vs Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH)||16-May-21||Sunday||3:30 pm||Sawai Mansingh Stadium||Jaipur|
|41||Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Vs Mumbai Indians (MI)||16-May-21||Sunday||7:30 pm||M.A.Chidambaram Chepauk Stadium||Chennai|
|42||Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Vs Delhi Capitals (DC)||17-May-21||Monday||7:30 pm||Eden Gardens Stadium||Kolkata|
|43||Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Vs Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH)||18-May-21||Tuesday||7:30 pm||PCA Stadium||Mohali|
|44||Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK)||19-May-21||Wednesday||7:30 pm||M.Chinnaswamy Stadium||Bengaluru|
|45||Rajasthan Royals (RR) Vs Mumbai Indians (MI)||20-May-21||Thursday||7:30 pm||Sawai Mansingh Stadium||Jaipur|
|46||Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)||21-May-21||Friday||7:30 pm||Eden Gardens Stadium||Kolkata|
|47||Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH) Vs Delhi Capitals (DC)||22-May-21||Saturday||7:30 pm||R.G.I. Cricket Stadium||Hyderabad|
|48||Mumbai Indians (MI) Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)||23-May-21||Sunday||3:30 pm||Wankhede Stadium||Mumbai|
|49||Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)||23-May-21||Sunday||7:30 pm||M.A.Chidambaram Chepauk Stadium||Chennai|
|50||Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Vs Rajasthan Royals (RR)||24-May-21||Monday||7:30 pm||PCA Stadium||Mohali|
|51||Delhi Capitals (DC) Vs Mumbai Indians (MI)||25-May-21||Tuesday||7:30 pm||Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium||Delhi|
|52||Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Vs Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH)||26-May-21||Thursday||7:30 pm||M.Chinnaswamy Stadium||Bengaluru|
|53||Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)||27-May-21||Thursday||7:30 pm||M.A.Chidambaram Chepauk Stadium||Chennai|
|54||Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Vs Rajasthan Royals (RR)||28-May-21||Friday||7:30 pm||Eden Gardens Stadium||Kolkata|
|55||Delhi Capitals (DC) Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)||29-May-21||Saturday||7:30 pm||Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium||Delhi|
|56||Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH) Vs Mumbai Indians (MI)||30-May-21||Sunday||7:30 pm||R.G.I. Cricket Stadium||Hyderabad|
|57||Qualifier-1||TBD||TBD||7:30 pm||Eden Gardens||Kolkata|
|58||Eliminator||TBD||TBD||7:30 pm||M.Chinnaswamy Stadium||Bengaluru|
|59||Qualifier-2||TBD||TBD||7:30 pm||M.A.Chidambaram Chepauk Stadium||Chennai|
|60||FINAL||TBD||TBD||7:30 pm||Wankhede Stadium||Mumbai|
The Schedule is not announced officially. There might be some changes in the schedule when it is officially announced. We will update the schedule here. Stay Tuned.
IPL 2021 Teams and Players [Updated]
We saw great balanced player profiles in 2020. But for this year there are some changes in the squads. All the franchises released players from their squad and want to bid for new players in the auction. The retained players will be the same.
Update: For the season of Indian Premier League 2022, the Indian Board of Control of Cricket is planning to add one more franchise. According to the resources, the IPL 2022 could feature a ninth team. The main purpose to add a ninth team is to achieve financial goals as BCCI suffered a lot of pecuniary loss due to the Coronavirus lockdown.
IPL 2021 in India or UAE?
The mega event always takes place in India which is the charm of the game. But decision of IPL 2021 is not confirmed yet officially. But we can expect the schedule of the first match on the 11th of April and Final in June in India.
The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League was held in the United Arab Emirates due to the Coronavirus pandemic and it was a very successful event. For the IPL 2021, BCCI has decided to conduct the tournament in India, but it all depends on the pandemic.
Refer to the link below for detail about venues.
Update: Indian Board of Control of Cricket (BCCI) has just issued a statement that IPL 2021 will be held in India and we will get players vaccinated. As the Covid-19 situation is improving in India, BCCI does not need to consider an overseas venue for hosting the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), disclosed by BCCI official Arun Singh Dhumal.
Auction Results for IPL 2021
To conduct the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League, the Indian Board of Control of Cricket is planning to hold a full player auction on 18th February. It will be a mini auction. All franchises already released a number of players who will be available to big in the auction. As of now, BCCI decided to conduct the auction next month on 18th February. As there will be any IPL 2021 Auction news will be out, we will update you. In the meantime, you can see the List of retained and released players here.
Auction Results | Final results of IPL 2021 Auction
How to Watch IPL 2021?
IPL fanboys are not only present in India but all over the world and they are always wondering how to watch IPL matches live or IPL match live online. All these fans are eager to know about the Live streaming and broadcasting details. In India Star Sports Network has the rights to broadcast all IPL 2021 Matches live on the TV and for online Streaming Disney+HotStar has the rights to stream IPL matches online. Star India Network will telecast IPL matches in Six languages i.e. Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, and Kannada.
However, IPL live coverage is all over the world. Hotstar is the cheapest way to watch live matches in India. You can also stream IPL matches on beIN Connect for the middle east, Yupp TV for the USA, UK, Canada, and Foxtel for Australia. See the complete list of IPL live apps.
Update: BCCI is looking to host IPL 2021 in INDIA. Since the COVID situation is way better than the last year, they are also looking for full packed stadium which is great to relive the old glory days. See more details about IPL 2021 Ticket Booking
According to the BCCI Rules and regulations, eight teams will play 60 matches against each other. Every team will play 14 matches against each other and after playing 14 league matches the top 4 teams will go for the qualifier. If the two teams have the same points, then their fate will be decided on the Points Table with the Net Run Rate (NRR).
How to calculate Net Run Rate (NRR)? NRR in any match is the average number of runs that a team scores per over, minus the average number of runs scored against it per over.
Will There Be Opening Ceremony
Every year, the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League is a hot topic as many Bollywood celebrities perform in it. In the 2020 IPL, the opening ceremony was not held due to the Coronavirus but there are chances the opening ceremony of the 2021 IPL will occur. This is the most anticipated event of the year in India. In the IPL 14 edition, we can expect that things will go better as last year was a total disaster.
According to the reports, the famous Bollywood Star Jacqueline Fernandez will perform in the ceremony along with Honey Singh. There were many others such star-studded performances to entertain the fans. Exclusively, there will be plenty of cricket stars to catch the glimpse. This will be a great chance for the fans to grab a selfie with their favorite celebrity.
In the IPL 2021 Opening Ceremony, Bollywood and international stars will dance to the tune of IPL and will mesmerize the audience. Such a great show needs a great venue so the Opening Ceremony Venue will be Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium, Mumbai. The date and time of the Opening ceremony is not yet decided and it will be announced later. We will update you about the date and time and opening ceremony tickets.
IPL Winning History
|11||2018||Chennai Super Kings|
|7||2014||Kolkata Knight Riders|
|5||2012||Kolkata Knight Riders|
|4||2011||Chennai Super Kings|
|3||2010||Chennai Super Kings|
Since the Indian Premier League is a competitive league so at the end of every season players are awarded on the basis of their performance throughout the tournament. These awards are Orange Cap, Purple Cap, Fair play Award, Emerging Player of the Season Award, Game Changer of the Season Award, Super Striker of the Season Award, and Most Sixes Award.
Here is a complete list of season awards of the Indian Premier League 2020
- Orange Cap (Most Runs) – KL Rahul (Kings XI Punjab) – 670 runs in 14 matches
- Purple Cap (Most Wickets) – Kagiso Rabada (Delhi Capitals) – 30 wickets in 17 matches
- Most Valuable Player – Jofra Archer (Rajasthan Royals) – 20 wickets and 175 dot balls in 14 matches
- Emerging Player of the Season – Devdutt Padikkal (Royal Challengers Bangalore) – 483 runs in 15 matches
- Dream XI Game Changer of the Season – KL Rahul (Kings XI Punjab) – 975 Fantasy Points
- Unacademy: Most Sixes in the Season – Ishan Kishan (Mumbai Indians) – 30 sixes in 14 matches
- Tata Altroz Super Striker of the Season – Kieron Pollard (Mumbai Indians) – Strike Rate of 191.42
- CRED Power Player of the Season- Trent Boult (Mumbai Indians) – 16 wickets in powerplay9. Fair Play Award – Mumbai Indians
IPL 2021 Overview
|Administrator||Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)|
|Format||T20 (20 Over Cricket League Match)|
|Opening Match||Date: 11 April 2021 |
Teams: Mumbai Indians Vs Delhi Capita
|IPL 2021 winner||TBD|
The IPL 2021 is scheduled to take place at the end of the march and the mega auction will take place on 18th February 2021.
Probably, The IPL 2021, The 14th season of IPL would take place in India. In 2020, the IPL place was changed due to pandemic and it was shifted to the United Arab Emirates.
Yes, it may be possible that Raina will play the upcoming season of the IPL. He is the most consistent and most reliable player of CSK who ruled out of the IPL 2020 due to personal reasons.
Yes, MS Dhoni confirmed that he will be back for IPL 2021.
No. However The BCCI is considering introducing a new franchise in IPL 2021 to generate more revenue, but this decision is not yet finalized.
Normally, there are 8 teams to play IPL 2021.