The IPL will begin in Chennai on April 9, where the first match between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore M.A. It will be played at Chidambaram Stadium. The playoffs and finals will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
All these matches will be played at neutral venues. In which each team will play only 4 out of 6 places during the league stage.
There will be 11 doubleheaders in total, where the afternoon games start at 3:30 pm, then the same evening games will start at 7:30 PM IST. This tournament will be played behind closed doors.
The tournament map has been fixed in such a way that each team has to travel only 3 times during the league phase.
Schedule of IPL 2021:-
|DATE & DAY||MATCH||TIME|
|April 9, Friday Chennai||Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7:30 PM|
|April 10, Saturday Mumbai||Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals||7:30 PM|
|April 11, Sunday Chennai||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders||7:30 PM|
|April 12, Monday Mumbai||Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings||7:30 PM|