KKR match schedule for 2021 IPL in UAE: In September this year, the postponed IPL matches will resume, the BCCI had earlier announced. Even the start date of the tournament and the date of the final match were announced earlier. The full details of KKR match schedule 2021 are given below.
Last Sunday (25th July), the full schedule of the remaining matches of the 2021 IPL has been announced. According to the new schedule, the rest of the tournament will start with a match between last year’s champion Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians and MS Dhoni’s CSK.
The remaining matches of the 2021 IPL are going to start from September 19. And according the KKR match schedule, the two-time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will play its first match on September 20 against RCB. The remaining matches of VIVO IPL 2021 will be played in Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Last year’s IPL was postponed due to COVID-19, which later held it successfully in the UAE. Earlier this year, when the spread of the deadly virus in the country slowed down a bit, it was decided that this time the 2021 IPL will be played in India.
The tournament also starts on schedule. But in the meanwhile disaster struck. Multiple cricketers and support staff were affected by the COVID-19 virus. As a result, BCCI decided to postpone the remaining matches of the 2021 IPL.
Ever since then, cricket fans have been speculating, so is it possible to host the IPL in India again this year in a tense situation? Where will the rest of the matches be? When will the rest of the matches start?
Finally, putting an end to all speculations, the 25th July BCCI has released the complete schedule of the remaining matches of the 2021 IPL. The rest of the IPL will be in the UAE in September and October.
KKR Match Schedule 2021 In UAE:
|31||20 September||07:30 PM||KKR vs RCB||Abu Dhabi|
|34||23 September||07:30 PM||MI vs KKR||Abu Dhabi|
|38||26 September||03:30 PM||CSK vs KKR||Abu Dhabi|
|41||28 September||03:30 PM||KKR vs DC||Sharjah|
|45||1st October||07:30 PM||KKR vs PBKS||Dubai|
|49||3rd October||07:30 PM||KKR vs SRH||Dubai|
|54||7th October||07:30 PM||KKR vs RR||Sharjah|
According to the announced schedule, the rest of the tournament will start with the match of Mumbai vs Chennai on 19th September. Qualifier-1 will play on 10th October, in Dubai. The eliminator will be played on 11st October, in Sharjah. The qualifier-2 will be played on 13th October, Sharjah. The final match will be held on 15th October in Dubai.
Kolkata, led by Eoin Morgan, are seventh in the points table with just four points from seven matches before the BCCI postponed the IPL to mid-2021.
Under head coach Brendon McCullum, Kolkata Knight Riders will have to play a different brand of cricket to finish in the top four in the IPL 2021. Meanwhile, KKR will miss the services of their main fast bowler Pat Cummins and may also miss their captain Eoin Morgan.
|Article Summary: Here we have given the full details of KKR match schedule for 2021 IPL in UAE. According to the new schedule, the rest of the tournament will start with the match of Mumbai vs Chennai on 19th September. The two-time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders will play its first match on September 20 against RCB.|