IPL 2021 will be the 14th season of the Indian Premier League. IPL is one of the most loved tournaments of cricket. On 7th March, the BCCI released the timetable of IPL 2021. The 14th Edition Indian Premier League will begin on April 9, and the final of the tournament will be played on May 30. The defending champion Mumbai Indians will take Delhi Capitals in the opener of the tournament. There will be 11 doubleheaders. The afternoon games will begin at 3:30 PM IST while the evening games will start at 7:30 PM IST. The tournament will be played behind closed doors initially. IPL 2021 will be played in India with no crowds inside the stadiums.
The IPL was initiated in the year 2008 by the BCCI. The first edition was played with eight teams in a double round-robin format, followed by the semi-finals and final.
Catch complete IPL history here: IPL History
A Glimpse From the Last Season
IPL 2020 was the 13th season of the Indian Premier League. Mumbai Indians won the IPL title for the fourth time under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma. Also, MI was on the top of the IPL point table with a +1.107 Net Run Rate and 18 points. KL Rahul of Punjab Kings was the leading run-scorer with 670 runs from 14 innings finished the tournament as its top scorer for that, he won the orange cap. On the other hand, Kasigo Rabada of Delhi Capitals was the purple cap winner for taking the most wickets in the tournament.
What’s New in IPL 2021
No ‘soft signal’ for this year’s Indian Premier League. The third umpire can fix the ‘short run’ error. BCCI stated that on-field umpires will not be allowed to give a soft signal when referring to the third umpires in IPL. The decision was taken after players disappointed with how the soft signal affect the third umpire’s decision during India vs England series.
IPL 2021 Full Schedule
A total of 60 matches will be played in the tournament. The Indian Premier League’s playoffs will be played from 25th to 28th May. And the big event IPL 2021 Final will be played on May 30, 2021. Here is the full Schedule of IPL 2021.
IPL 2021 matches will be played at neutral venues; no team will play at their home venue. IPL teams will play at 4 out of 6 venues during the league stage. Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai & Kolkata will host the marquee event in its 14th edition. Also, it will be the first time the world’s largest stadium, Narendra Modi stadium, Ahmedabad, will host the IPL 2021 knockout games.
IPL Schedule 2021
|IPL Full Schedule 2021|
|DATE & DAY||MATCH||TIME (IST)||VENUE|
|April 9, Friday||Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7:30 PM||Chennai|
|April 10, Saturday||Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals||7:30 PM||Mumbai|
|April 11, Sunday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7:30 PM||Chennai|
|April 12, Monday||Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings||7:30 PM||Mumbai|
|April 13, Tuesday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians||7:30 PM||Chennai|
|April 14, Wednesday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7:30 PM||Chennai|
|April 15, Thursday||Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals||7:30 PM||Mumbai|
|April 16, Friday||Punjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings||7:30 PM||Mumbai|
|April 17, Saturday||Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7:30 PM||Chennai|
|April 18, Sunday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders||3:30 PM||Chennai|
|April 18, Sunday||Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings||7:30 PM||Mumbai|
|April 19, Monday||Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals||7:30 PM||Mumbai|
|April 20, Tuesday||Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians||7:30 PM||Chennai|
|April 21, Wednesday||Punjab Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||3:30 PM||Chennai|
|April 21, Wednesday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings||7:30 PM||Mumbai|
|April 22, Thursday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals||7:30 PM||Mumbai|
|April 23, Friday||Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians||7:30 PM||Chennai|
|April 24, Saturday||Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7:30 PM||Mumbai|
|April 25, Sunday||Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||3:30 PM||Mumbai|
|April 25, Sunday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals||7:30 PM||Chennai|
|April 26, Monday||Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7:30 PM||Ahmedabad|
|April 27, Tuesday||Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7:30 PM||Ahmedabad|
|April 28, Wednesday||Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7:30 PM||Delhi|
|April 29, Thursday||Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals||3:30 PM||Delhi|
|April 29, Thursday||Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7:30 PM||Ahmedabad|
|April 30, Friday||Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7:30 PM||Ahmedabad|
|May 1, Saturday||Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings||7:30 PM||Delhi|
|May 2, Sunday||Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||3:30 PM||Delhi|
|May 2, Sunday||Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals||7:30 PM||Ahmedabad|
|May 3, Monday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7:30 PM||Ahmedabad|
|May 4, Tuesday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians||7.30 PM||Delhi|
|May 5, Wednesday||Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings||7.30 PM||Delhi|
|May 6, Thursday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings||7.30 PM||Ahmedabad|
|May 7, Friday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings||7.30 PM||Delhi|
|May 8, Saturday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals||3.30 PM||Ahmedabad|
|May 8, Saturday||Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians||7.30 PM||Delhi|
|May 9, Sunday||Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings||3.30 PM||Bengaluru|
|May 9, Sunday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7.30 PM||Kolkata|
|May 10, Monday||Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7.30 PM||Bengaluru|
|May 11, Tuesday||Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals||7.30 PM||Kolkata|
|May 12, Wednesday||Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7.30 PM||Bengaluru|
|May 13, Thursday||Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings||3.30 PM||Bengaluru|
|May 13, Thursday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals||7.30 PM||Kolkata|
|May 14, Friday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals||7.30 PM||Kolkata|
|May 15, Saturday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings||7.30 PM||Bengaluru|
|May 16, Sunday||Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||3.30 PM||Kolkata|
|May 16, Sunday||Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians||7.30 PM||Bengaluru|
|May 17, Monday||Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||7.30 PM||Kolkata|
|May 18, Tuesday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals||3.30 PM||Bengaluru|
|May 19, Wednesday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings||3.30 PM||Bengaluru|
|May 20, Thursday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians||7.30 PM||Kolkata|
|May 21, Friday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||3.30 PM||Bengaluru|
|May 21, Friday||Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings||7.30 PM||Kolkata|
|May 22, Saturday||Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals||7.30 PM||Bengaluru|
|May 23, Sunday||Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals||3.30 PM||Kolkata|
|May 23, Sunday||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings||7.30 PM||Kolkata|
|May 25, Tuesday||QUALIFIER 1||7.30 PM||Ahmedabad|
|May 26, Wednesday||ELIMINATOR||7.30 PM||Ahmedabad|
|May 28, Friday||QUALIFIER 2||7.30 PM||Ahmedabad|
|May 30, Sunday||FINAL||7.30 PM||Ahmedabad|
Indian Premier League 2021 will be played between 8 teams.
IPL 2018 winner CSK retained 18 players and traded Robin Uthappa from Rajasthan Royals. And CSK bought only six players in the IPL 2021 Auction. The CSK team bought K Gowtham (INR 9.25 crore), Moeen Ali (INR 7 crore), Cheteshwar Pujara (INR 50 lakh), K Bhagath Varma (INR 20 lakh), C Hari Nishaanth (INR 20 lakh), M Harisankar Reddy (INR 20 lakh).
CSK Full Squad: MS Dhoni (capt), Ambati Rayudu, C Hari Nishanth, Cheteshwar Pujara, Deepak Chahar, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Harisankar Reddy, Imran Tahir, Josh Hazlewood, K Bhagath Varma, K Gowtham, Karn Sharma, KM Asif, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Santner, Moeen Ali, Narayan Jagadeesan, R Sai Kishore, Ravindra Jadeja, Robin Uthappa, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Suresh Raina
The four-times IPL champion retained 18 players from their IPL 2020 squad. The Mumbai Indians bought Six players in the IPL 2021 Auction. They bought Nathan Coulter Nile (INR 5 crore), Adam Milne (INR 3.2 crore), Piyush Chawla (INR 2.4 crore), James Neesham (INR 50 lakh), Yudhvir Charak (INR 20 lakh), Marco Jansen (INR 20 lakh) and Arjun Tendulkar (INR 20 lakh)
MI Full Squad: Rohit Sharma (capt), Adam Milne, Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Arjun Tendulkar, Chris Lynn, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, James Neesham, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Marco Jansen, Mohsin Khan, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, Quinton de Kock, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Tiwary, Suryakumar Yadav, Trent Boult, Yudhvir Singh Charak
The Royal Challengers Bangalore team retained 12 players from their IPL 2020 squad. The Team traded Daniel Sams and Harshal Patel from Delhi Capitals and bought eight players to complete their IPL 12 squad. They bought Kyle Jamieson (INR 15 crore), Glenn Maxwell (INR 14.25 crore), Daniel Christian (INR 4.8 crore), Sachin Baby (INR 20 lakh), Rajat Patidar (INR 20 lakh), Mohammed Azharuddeen (INR 20 lakh), Suyash Prabhudesai (INR 20 lakh), KS Bharat (INR 20 lakh)
RCB Full Squad: Virat Kohli (capt), AB de Villiers, Adam Zampa, Daniel Christian, Daniel Sams, Devdutt Padikkal, Glenn Maxwell, Harshal Patel, Joshua Philippe, Kane Richardson, KS Bharat, Kyle Jamieson, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Pavan Deshpande, Rajat Patidar, Sachin Baby, Shahbaz Ahmed, Suyash Prabhudessai, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal
The champions of IPL 2012 and IPL 2014, Kolkata Knight Riders, retained 17 players from their IPL 2020 roster. The Knight Riders bought eight new players from the IPl 2021 auction and completed their IPL 2021 squad with 25 players. They bought Shakib Al Hasan (INR 3.2 crore), Harbhajan Singh (INR 2 crore), Ben Cutting (INR 75 lakh), Karun Nair (INR 50 lakh), Pawan Negi (INR 50 lakh), Sheldon Jackson (INR 20 lakh), Venkatesh Iyer (INR 20 lakh), and Vaibhav Arora (INR 20 lakh).
KKR Full Squad: Eoin Morgan (capt), Andre Russell, Ben Cutting, Dinesh Karthik, Harbhajan Singh, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Karun Nair, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Pat Cummins, Pawan Negi, Prasidh Krishna, Rahul Tripathi, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shakib Al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Tim Seifert, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakravathi, Venkatesh Iyer
The Sunrisers Hyderabad retained 22 players, and they needed only three more players for IPL 2021. The Team bought three new players to complete their squad for the IPL 2021. They bought Kedar Jadhav (INR 2 crore), Mujeeb Ur Rahman (INR 1.5 crore), and J Suchith (INR 30 lakh).
SRH Full squad: David Warner (captain), Abdul Samad, Abhishek Sharma, Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jagadeesha Suchith, Jason Holder, Jonny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, Kedar Jadhav, Khaleel Ahmed, Manish Pandey, Mitchell Marsh, Mohammad Nabi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Priyam Garg, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shreevats Goswami, Siddarth Kaul, T Natarajan, Vijay Shankar, Virat Singh, Wriddhiman Saha
6 Punjab Kings
Punjab Kings had the biggest purse ahead in IPL 2021 auction. The Punjab team retained 16 players from their IPL 2020 squad. The franchise purchased 13 new players from the IPL Auction 2021 and completed their Team for the 12th edition of the IPL. They bought Jhye Richardson (INR 14 crore), Riley Meredith (INR 8 crore), Shahrukh Khan (INR 5.25 crore), Moises Henriques (INR 4.2 crore), Dawid Malan (INR 1.5 crore), Fabian Allen (INR 75 lakh), Jalaj Saxena (INR 30 lakh), Saurabh Kumar (INR 20 lakh), and Utkarsh Singh (INR 20 lakh)
Punjab Kings Full Squad: KL Rahul (Captain), Arshdeep Singh, Chris Gayle, Chris Jordan, Darshan Nalkande, Dawid Malan, Deepak Hooda, Fabian Allen, Harpreet Brar, Ishan Porel, Jalaj Saxena, Jhye Richardson, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Mohammed Shami, Moises Henriques, Murugan Ashwin, Nicholas Pooran, Prabhsimran Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Riley Meredith, Sarfaraz Khan, Saurabh Kumar, Shahrukh Khan, Utkarsh Singh
The Rajasthan Royals team retained 16 players for the IPL 2021. The Team bought eight players, traded Robin Uthappa to Chennai Super Kings. They bought Chris Morris (INR 16.25 crore), Shivam Dube (INR 4.4 crore), Chetan Sakariya (INR 1.2 crore), Mustafizur Rahman (INR 1 crore), Liam Livingstone (INR 75 lakh), Akash Singh (INR 20 lakh), KC Cariappa (INR 20 lakh), Kuldip Yadav (INR 20 lakh)
RR full squad: Sanju Samson (captain), Akash Singh, Andrew Tye, Anuj Rawat, Ben Stokes, Chetan Sakariya, Chris Morris, David Miller, Jaydev Unadkat, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler, Kartik Tyagi, KC Cariappa, Kuldip Yadav, Liam Livingstone, Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Mayank Markande, Mustafizur Rahman, Rahul Tewatia, Riyan Parag, Shivam Dube, Shreyas Gopal, Yashasvi Jaiswal
The Delhi Capitals team retained 16 players for the IPL 2021. The Team bought eight players, traded Daniel Sams, Harshal Patel to Royal Challengers Bangalore. They bought Tom Curran (INR 5.25 crore), Steven Smith (INR 2.2 crore), Sam Billings (INR 2 crore), Umesh Yadav (INR 1 crore), Ripal Patel (INR 20 lakh), Vishnu Vinod (INR 20 lakh), Lukman Meriwala (INR 20 lakh), M Siddharth (INR 20 lakh)
Delhi Capitals Full Squad: Shreyas Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan, Axar Patel, Chris Woakes, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Lalit Yadav, Lukman Meriwala, Manimaran Siddharth, Marcus Stoinis, Praveen Dubey, Prithvi Shaw, R Ashwin, Ripal Patel, Rishabh Pant, Sam Billings, Shikhar Dhawan, Shimron Hetmyer, Steven Smith, Tom Curran, Umesh Yadav, Vishnu Vinod
Delhi Capitals co-owner Parth Jindal confirmed Captain Shreyas Iyer’s unavailability in the Indian Premier League 2021. Iyer has to miss the entire season following an injury he sustained in the ODI against England.
IPL 2021 Match Prediction
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|IPL 2021-Points Table|
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|Kolkata Knight Riders||–||–||–||–||–||–||–|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||–||–||–||–||–||–||–|
|Kings XI Punjab||–||–||–||–||–||–||–|
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