In this article, we have highlighted important updates about IPL 2021 new schedule, date, venue, time, live streaming and a lot of information about the remaining matches of 2021 IPL.
The first edition of IPL 2021 was postponed to 4th May because the second wave of COVID-19 spread rapidly across India. As a result, some players and support staff of several teams became infected with the COVID-19 virus.
BCCI then decided to postpone the remaining matches of 2021 VIVO IPL completely.
The KKR vs RCB match was cancelled on May 3 after two Kolkata Knight Riders players Varun Chakraborty and Sandeep Warrior were infected with the COVID-19 virus.
The Sunrisers Hyderabad vs. Mumbai Indians match was also cancelled on May 4 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As a result, the 2021 VIVO IPL was completely postponed.
Now here are the complete details of the IPL 2021 new schedules along with starting dates, venues, time-table and many more.
The remaining matches of VIVO IPL 2021 will resume in UAE:
IPL fans have been eagerly waiting to know when the IPL will start again since the IPL was postponed. They are waiting for the news of the IPL 2021 new schedule.
Just then, on Saturday (May 29, 2021), the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced that the remaining matches of the VIVO IPL 2021 would be played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided in a special general meeting that the incomplete part of the Indian Premier League will be held in the UAE in September and October. Considering the rainy season in India in September and October, BCCI has decided to hold the remaining matches of the IPL in the UAE.
Because due to the compact schedule of the Indian team, it is not possible to start the IPL before September or October.
According to a report, the remaining 31 matches of IPL 2021 will be divided into 7 double matches, 13 singles matches and 4 play-offs.
IPL 2021 new schedule in UAE:
Here is the IPL 2021 new schedule for the remaining 31 matches of VIVO IPL 2021-
|MATCH NO.||DAY||DATE||TIME (IST)||MATCH||VENUE|
|30||Sunday||19 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||CSK vs MI||Dubai|
|31||Monday||20 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||KKR vs RCB||Abu Dhabi|
|32||Tuesday||21 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||PBKS vs RR||Dubai|
|33||Wednesday||22 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||DC vs SRH||Dubai|
|34||Thursday||23 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||MI vs KKR||Abu Dhabi|
|35||Friday||24 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||RCB vs CSK||Sharjah|
|36||Saturday||25 Sep 2021||03:30 PM||DC vs RR||Abu Dhabi|
|37||Saturday||25 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||SRH vs PBKS||Sharjah|
|38||Sunday||26 Sep 2021||03:30 PM||CSK vs KKR||Abu Dhabi|
|39||Sunday||26 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||RCB vs MI||Dubai|
|40||Monday||27 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||SRH vs RR||Dubai|
|41||Tuesday||28 Sep 2021||03:30 PM||KKR vs DC||Sharjah|
|42||Tuesday||28 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||MI vs PBKS||Abu Dhabi|
|43||Wednesday||29 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||RR vs RCB||Dubai|
|44||Thursday||30 Sep 2021||07:30 PM||SRH vs CSK||Sharjah|
|45||Friday||1 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||KKR vs PBKS||Dubai|
|46||Saturday||2 Oct 2021||03:30 PM||MI vs DC||Sharjah|
|47||Saturday||2 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||RR vs CSK||Abu Dhabi|
|48||Sunday||3 Oct 2021||03:30 PM||RCB vs PBKS||Sharjah|
|49||Sunday||3 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||KKR vs SRH||Dubai|
|50||Monday||4 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||DC vs CSK||Dubai|
|51||Tuesday||5 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||RR vs MI||Sharjah|
|52||Wednesday||6 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||RCB vs SRH||Abu Dhabi|
|53||Thursday||7 Oct 2021||03:30 PM||CSK vs PBKS||Dubai|
|54||Thursday||7 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||KKR vs RR||Sharjah|
|55||Friday||8 Oct 2021||03:30 PM||SRH vs MI||Abu Dhabi|
|56||Friday||8 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||RCB vs DC||Dubai|
|57||Sunday||10 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||Qualifier 1||Dubai|
|58||Monday||11 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||Eliminator||Sharjah|
|59||Wednesday||13 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||Qualifier 2||Sharjah|
|60||Friday||15 Oct 2021||07:30 PM||Final||Dubai|
Venues of 2nd phase of IPL 2021 in UAE:
There are three stadiums in the UAE, Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
The remaining 31 matches of IPL 2021 will be played across these three venues.
However, the good news for visitors is that the BCCI has announced that vaccinated visitors will be allowed to watch the match at the stadium.
Of these three stadiums, Dubai International Cricket Stadium has a Visitors capacity of 25,000. The Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium has a capacity of 20,000 Visitors and the Sharjah Cricket Stadium has a capacity of 16,000.
Starting date of the 2nd phase of IPL 2021 in UAE:
The BCCI has so far not announced a schedule or starting date for the IPL 2nd phase, the reason being the 2021 Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2021 is scheduled from 28th August to 19th September. Since the BCCI wants the rest of the IPL to start on September 19. That’s why the BCCI wants the CPL to be held 10 days in advance so that all Caribbean’s and other cricketers can be present in the 2nd-phase of the IPL 2021.
But now the BCCI has announced the start dates and IPL 2021 new schedule officially.
According to the new schedule, the 2nd phase of IPL will start with the match of CSK vs MI on 19 September and the final will be on 15th October in Dubai.
BCCI announces schedule for remainder of VIVO IPL 2021 in UAE.— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) July 25, 2021
The 14th season, will resume on 19th September in Dubai with the final taking place on 15th October.
More details here – https://t.co/ljH4ZrfAAC #VIVOIPL
The biggest obstacle in starting the IPL in the UAE:
However, the biggest obstacle in resuming the tournament is the lack of foreign players.
The England and Wales Cricket Board has stated that they will not allow English cricketers to play the rest of the IPL matches as there is a T-20 world cup right after that.
It is being heard that some players from Australia like pat Cummins, David Warner also will not play the rest of the IPL.
Other cricketers, including New Zealand’s Ken Williamson and Kyle Jamieson, Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman, are unlikely to travel to the UAE in the second half of IPL 2021.
1. What is the new date of IPL 2021:
IPL fans have been eagerly waiting for the remaining matches of the IPL 2021 in the UAE. Finally, the patience of the IPL fans came to an end.
BCCI is set to restart the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 19 and the final will be on October 15.
2. When the matches of IPL 2021 start in UAE:
The remaining matches of VIVO IPL 2021 in UAE will start at 3:30 pm, 7:30 pm IST (Indian Standard Time).
3. Which TV channel will telecast IPL 2021?
The matches of IPL 2021 phase-2 will be telecast live on the top Indian broadcaster channel Star Sports Network.
4. How can I watch IPL 2021:
You can watch live streaming of IPL 2021 phase 2 on Disney + Hotstar.
5. Is IPL 2021 new schedule announced?
Yes, BCCI has officially announced the IPL 2021 new schedule. The remaining 31 matches of IPL 2021 will start from 15th September through CSK vs MI match. The last match of the group stage will be on 8th October, RCB vs DC match. The final match will be on 15th October in Dubai.