The 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) season, which was suspended earlier this 12 months due to the Covid-19 second wave, will resume with a conflict between the Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI) on September 19, BCCI has confirmed. The primary match of the rest of the season might be performed in Dubai.
The 31 remaining matches might be performed at three venues — Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah — with Dubai set to host the ultimate on October 15. Whereas Dubai will host the primary qualifier on October 10, the eliminator and second qualifier might be performed in Sharjah on October 11 and 13 respectively. In all, 13 matches might be held in Dubai, 10 in Sharjah and eight in Abu Dhabi.
Right here’s the remainder of league stage schedule –
MI vs CSK, September 19, 7:30 PM
KKR vs RCB, September 20, 7:30 PM
PBKS vs RR, September 21, 7:30 PM
DC vs SRH, September 22, 7:30 PM
MI vs KKR, September 23, 7:30 PM
RCB vs CSK, September 24, 7:30 PM
DC vs RR, September 25, 3:30 PM
SRH vs PBKS, September 25, 7:30 PM
CSK vs KKR, September 26, 3:30 PM
RCB vs MI, September 26, 7:30 PM
SRH vs RR, September 27, 7:30 PM
KKR vs DC, September 28, 3:30 PM
MI vs PBKS, September 28, 7:30 PM
RR vs RCB, September 29, 7:30 PM
Earlier this 12 months, BCCI had been pressured to postpone the IPL after a number of gamers and help workers examined constructive for Covid-19.
After the season was halted, the BCCI had in a press launch acknowledged, “The Indian Premier League Governing Council (IPL GC) and Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) in an emergency assembly has unanimously determined to postpone IPL 2021 season, with quick impact…The BCCI doesn’t wish to compromise on the protection of the gamers, help workers and the opposite individuals concerned in organising the IPL. This choice was taken retaining the protection, well being and well-being of all of the stakeholders in thoughts.”
Stories had emerged earlier that the BCCI stands to lose over Rs 2,000 crore of the published and sponsorship cash following the halfway postponement of the season.
The choice that the pending matches can be performed within the UAE had been taken earlier at a Special General Meeting (SGM) of the BCCI.
After the assembly, the BCCI in a press launch stated: “The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday introduced to finish the remaining matches of VIVO Indian Premier League 2021 season within the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) contemplating the monsoon season in India within the months of September-October this 12 months.”