The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the schedule for the remainder of the IPL 2021 which will be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). A total number of 31 matches will be played in 27 days.
The 14th season, which was postponed in May this year in the wake of the pandemic, will resume on 19th September in Dubai with a blockbuster clash between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians.
The action will then shift to Abu Dhabi where the Kolkata Knight Riders will square off against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Sharjah will host its first game on 24th September when Royal Challengers Bangalore take on Chennai Super Kings.
In all, 13 matches will be held in Dubai, 10 in Sharjah and 8 in Abu Dhabi.
There will be 7 doubleheaders (5 matches already played in India – total of 12 matches) with the first match starting at 3:30 PM IST (2:00 PM Gulf Standard Time). All evening matches will start at 7:30 PM IST (6:00 PM Gulf Standard Time).
The final game of the league stage will be played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals on 8th October.
The 1st Qualifier will be played in Dubai on 10th October. The Eliminator & Qualifier 2 will be played in Sharjah on 11th & 13th October respectively with Dubai hosting the Final of IPL 2021 on 15th October this year.
Team-wise segregation of number of matches at each venue
IPL 2021 Phase 2 Schedule
|Match No.||Date||Time (IST)||Match||Venue|
|30||19 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||CSK vs MI||Dubai|
|31||20 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||KKR vs RCB||Abu Dhabi|
|32||21 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||PBKS vs RR||Dubai|
|33||22 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||DC vs SRH||Dubai|
|34||23 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||MI vs KKR||Abu Dhabi|
|35||24 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||RCB vs CSK||Sharjah|
|36||25 Sep 2021||03:30 PM||DC vs RR||Abu Dhabi|
|37||25 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||SRH vs PBKS||Sharjah|
|38||26 Sep 2021||03:30 PM||CSK vs KKR||Abu Dhabi|
|39||26 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||RCB vs MI||Dubai|
|40||27 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||SRH vs RR||Dubai|
|41||28 Sep 2021||03:30 PM||KKR vs DC||Sharjah|
|42||28 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||MI vs PBKS||Abu Dhabi|
|43||29 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||RR vs RCB||Dubai|
|44||30 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||SRH vs CSK||Sharjah|
|45||1 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||KKR vs PBKS||Dubai|
|46||2 Oct 2021||03:30 PM||MI vs DC||Sharjah|
|47||2 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||RR vs CSK||Abu Dhabi|
|48||3 Oct 2021||03:30 PM||RCB vs PBKS||Sharjah|
|49||3 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||KKR vs SRH||Dubai|
|50||4 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||DC vs CSK||Dubai|
|51||5 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||RR vs MI||Sharjah|
|52||6 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||RCB vs SRH||Abu Dhabi|
|53||7 Oct 2021||03:30 PM||CSK vs PBKS||Dubai|
|54||7 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||KKR vs RR||Sharjah|
|55||8 Oct 2021||03:30 PM||SRH vs MI||Abu Dhabi|
|56||8 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||RCB vs DC||Dubai|
|57||10 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||Qualifier 1||Dubai|
|58||11 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||Eliminator||Sharjah|
|59||13 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||Qualifier 2||Sharjah|
|60||15 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||Final||Dubai|