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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.

IPL History 

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 Venues

 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

IPL Teams

Indian Premier League 2021 will be played between 8 teams.

1.Chennai Super Kings

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

2.Mumbai Indians

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

3.Royal Challengers Bangalore

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

Kolkata Knight Riders

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

Sunrisers Hyderabad

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

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

Rajasthan Royals

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

Delhi Capitals 

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.

There is another option available in Shikhar Dhawan, Ravichandran Ashwin, and Steve Smith who might get the responsibility.

IPL 2021 Match Prediction

Cricadium provides match prediction of every IPL cricket match. We have a team of cricket experts. They consider various factors for IPL match predictions such as pitch, teams, players form, etc.

We try to be as accurate as possible. So, visit the Cricadium match to know who will win today’s IPL match. Our predictions are just for entertainment purposes. We do not promote betting.

Read IPL Prediction of all IPL matches here: IPL Match Prediction

IPL 12 Live Scores and updates

We provide live scores of every IPL match. Also, we provide ball by ball real-time updates. Stay connected to Cricadium to know what is happening on the ground.

IPL 12 Point Table

Cricadium also provides an updated IPL Point table for team Points, Rankings, matches wons, losses, net run rate, etc. With the help of this IPL Point table, you will know which Team is leading. So, stay connected to know everything about IPL 2021 Point Table.

IPL Points Table 2021

IPL 2021-Points Table
Teams Matches Won Lost Tied NR Points NRR
‎Chennai Super Kings
Sunrisers Hyderabad
Kolkata Knight Riders
Rajasthan Royals
‎Mumbai Indians
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Kings XI Punjab
Delhi Capitals

We update IPL points table after every match.