BCCI announces new schedule for the remainder of IPL 2021 in UAE

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.

BCCI announces new schedule for the remainder of IPL 2021 in UAE
BCCI announces new schedule for the remainder of IPL 2021 in UAE
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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

Team Dubai Sharjah Abu Dhabi
CSK 3 2 2
DC 3 2 1
KKR 2 2 3
MI 2 2 3
PBKS 3 2 1
RCB 3 2 2
RR 3 2 2
SRH 3 2 2

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
IPL-2021 Phase 2 New Schedule
IPL-2021 Phase 2 New Schedule