BCCI announced the VIVO IPL 2021 Schedule; First Match on April 9
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The 13th season of IPL was played in the UAE. The league has a comeback to India this year.
IPL 2021: On Sunday, March 7, 2021, The BCCI has released the schedule of Vivo IPL 2021. Last month the auction was held for the 14th season of the league, after which the fans were waiting for the schedule. The 14th season of the IPL will begin in Chennai on April 9. The final match of the league will be played on 30 May at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The last season of the league was played in the UAE.
The first match of the season will be played on 9 April between the defending champions Mumbai Indians, captained by Rohit Sharma, and Royal Challengers Bangalore, captained by Virat Kohli. All the playoff matches of the league and the final match will be played on 30 May at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
A total of 56 matches will be played in the Indian Premier League(IPL 2021). 10-10 matches will be played in Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Bengaluru. Whereas, 8-8 matches will be played in Delhi and Ahmedabad. The IPL 2021 schedule has been designed in such a way that each team has to travel only three times during the league round to reduce the risk of the corona.
This time 11 double-headed matches will be played. The first IPL 2021 double-header match will start from 03:30 pm on April 9, while the second match will be played in the evening from 07:30 pm.