One of the biggest T20 franchise cricket league is back. As per the latest release IPL 2021 schedule is out and 14th edition of Indian Premiere League 2021 schedule to start from 09th April, 2021.
IPL 2021 first match will take place at Chennai when defending champion Mumbai Indians will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore.
IPL Schedule 2021
IPL 2021 fixtures with complete details are mention below which you may refer for reference during the IPL 14th edition.
IPL Schedule date 2021 is just after 6 months of last concluded edition of Indian Premier League which got delayed due to COVID-19 outburst and took place later on at neutral venue and United Arab Emirates hosted the event.
IPL 2021 fixtures in India take place in India after gap of almost 2 years and unfortunately Indian fans still have to wait to see their heroes live at ground and have to be content by watching cricket on TV.
IPL 2021 schedule announced!
🗓️ 9 April start
🏟️ 6 venues across India
🔥 30 May final
Mumbai Indians will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL 2021 opener. pic.twitter.com/1lijYFNL8Y
— ICC (@ICC) March 7, 2021
IPL 2021 schedule spread over 50 days with 49 playing days which bring 60 exciting cricket matches filled with thrilling moments and nail biting contest. 08 IPL teams will battle it out on 06 venues with 11 double headers.
IPL Schedule 2021 Details
- Tournament Name: Indian Premier League
- Edition: 2021
- Number of Teams: 08
- Number of Matches: 60
- Number of Match Days: 49
- Total Venues: 06
- Current Champion: Mumbai Indians
IPL Teams List
Although there were talks to increase the number of teams in IPL 2021 edition but that decision have been deferred till IPL 2022.
Current team list of Indian Premier League 2021 is as below. Just click on your favorite teams below and check all details.
- Mumbai Indians
- Royal Challenger Bangalore
- Kolkata Knight Riders
- Punjab Kings (formerly Kings IX Punjab)
- Sunrisers Hyderabad
- Chennai Super Kings
- Rajasthan Royals
- Delhi Capitals (formerly Delhi Daredevils)
Venues of IPL 2021
As per the IPL 2021 time table released by BCCI; due to COVID-19 restrictions IPL 2021 edition will not be played on home and away basis and no team will play at their home ground. BCCI have finalized below 06 venues for the event to take place:
- Chennai (will host 10 matches)
- Ahmedabad (will host 12 matches including playoff and final)
- Kolkata (will host 11 matches)
- Mumbai (will host 10 matches)
- Bengaluru (will host 9 matches)
- Delhi (will host 8 matches
Recently PSL 2021 Postponed due to COVID-19 outburst among players so BCCI is trying hard to keep the bio bubble protocols intact for successful completion of IPL 2021. At the end of this article you ll find IPL 2021 schedule with venue.
Indian Premier League 2021 Tournament Format
Indian Premier League 2021 will be played on double round robin league format where all teams will face each other twice in the tournament before the play off begins.
- Top 2 teams will take each other in 1st Qualifier. (Winner will qualify for finals)
- 3rd and 4th ranked team will face each other in eliminator.
- Loser of 1st Qualifier and winner of eliminator will face each other in 2nd play off for berth in the finals.
- Winner of 1st Qualifier and 2nd Qualifier will eventually meet in the final for the championship match.
IPL 2021 Match Start Time
As per IPL 2021 time table issued from BCCI matches will start on two different timings depending upon day/night and night games..
- 1st match on double headers will start on 03:30 PM IST, whereas 2nd match will start at 07:30 PM IST.
- On single match day match proceedings will begin at 07:30 PM IST.
IPL 2021 Schedule PDF Download
If you want to download IPL schedule 2021 PDF version than click on he below link and download PDF version of IPL 2021 schedule for easy access. Also note IPL start date is 09th April, 2021.
Schedule of IPL 2021
|Match #||Date||Day||Team vs Team||Time (IST)||Venue|
|1||Apr-09||Friday||Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7:30 p.m.||Chennai|
|2||Apr-10||Saturday||Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals||7:30 p.m.||Mumbai|
|3||Apr-11||Sunday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7:30 p.m.||Chennai|
|4||Apr-12||Monday||Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings||7:30 p.m.||Mumbai|
|5||Apr-13||Tuesday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians||7:30 p.m.||Chennai|
|6||Apr-14||Wednesday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7:30 p.m.||Chennai|
|7||Apr-15||Thursday||Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals||7:30 p.m.||Mumbai|
|8||Apr-16||Friday||Punjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings||7:30 p.m.||Mumbai|
|9||Apr-17||Saturday||Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7:30 p.m.||Chennai|
|10||Apr-18||Sunday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders||3:30 p.m.||Chennai|
|11||Apr-18||Sunday||Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings||7:30 p.m.||Mumbai|
|12||Apr-19||Monday||Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals||7:30 p.m.||Mumbai|
|13||Apr-20||Tuesday||Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians||7:30 p.m.||Chennai|
|14||Apr-21||Wednesday||Punjab Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||3:30 p.m.||Chennai|
|15||Apr-21||Wednesday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings||7:30 p.m.||Mumbai|
|16||Apr-22||Thursday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals||7:30 p.m.||Mumbai|
|17||Apr-23||Friday||Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians||7:30 p.m.||Chennai|
|18||Apr-24||Saturday||Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7:30 p.m.||Mumbai|
|19||Apr-25||Sunday||Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||3:30 p.m.||Mumbai|
|20||Apr-25||Sunday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals||7:30 p.m.||Chennai|
|21||Apr-26||Monday||Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7:30 p.m.||Ahmedabad|
|22||Apr-27||Tuesday||Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7:30 p.m.||Ahmedabad|
|23||Apr-28||Wednesday||Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7:30 p.m.||Delhi|
|24||Apr-29||Thursday||Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals||3:30 p.m.||Delhi|
|25||Apr-29||Thursday||Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7:30 p.m.||Ahmedabad|
|26||Apr-30||Friday||Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7:30 p.m.||Ahmedabad|
|27||May-01||Saturday||Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings||7:30 p.m.||Delhi|
|28||May-02||Sunday||Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||3:30 p.m.||Delhi|
|29||May-02||Sunday||Punjab Kings Vs Delhi Capitals||7:30 p.m.||Ahmedabad|
|30||May-03||Monday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7:30 p.m.||Ahmedabad|
|31||May-04||Tuesday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians||7:30 p.m.||Delhi|
|32||May-05||Wednesday||Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings||7:30 p.m.||Delhi|
|33||May-06||Thursday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings||7:30 p.m.||Ahmedabad|
|34||May-07||Friday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings||7.30 p.m.||Delhi|
|35||May-08||Saturday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals||3.30 p.m.||Ahmedabad|
|36||May-08||Saturday||Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians||7.30 p.m.||Delhi|
|37||May-09||Sunday||Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings||3.30 p.m.||Bengaluru|
|38||May-09||Sunday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7.30 p.m.||Kolkata|
|39||May-10||Monday||Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Ridres||7.30 p.m.||Bengaluru|
|40||May-11||Tuesday||Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals||7.30 p.m.||Kolkata|
|41||May-12||Wednesday||Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7.30 p.m.||Bengaluru|
|42||May-13||Thursday||Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings||3.30 p.m.||Bengaluru|
|43||May-13||Thursday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals||7.30 p.m.||Kolkata|
|44||May-14||Friday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals||7.30 p.m.||Kolkata|
|45||May-15||Saturday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings||7.30 p.m.||Bengaluru|
|46||May-16||Sunday||Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||3.30 p.m.||Kolkata|
|47||May-16||Sunday||Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians||7.30 p.m.||Bengaluru|
|48||May-17||Monday||Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7.30 p.m.||Kolkata|
|49||May-18||Tuesday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals||7.30 p.m.||Bengaluru|
|50||May-19||Wednesday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings||7.30 p.m.||Bengaluru|
|51||May-20||Thursday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians||7.30 p.m.||Kolkata|
|52||May-21||Friday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||3.30 p.m.||Bengaluru|
|53||May-21||Friday||Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings||7.30 p.m.||Kolkata|
|54||May-22||Saturday||Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals||7.30 p.m.||Bengaluru|
|55||May-23||Sunday||Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals||3.30 p.m.||Kolkata|
|56||May-23||Sunday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings||7.30 p.m.||Kolkata|
|57||May-25||Tuesday||Qualifier – 1||7.30 p.m.||Ahmedabad|
|59||May-28||Friday||Qualifier – 2||7.30 p.m.||Ahmedabad|