BCCI to Make Big Changes in IPL 2021 Schedule

Due to the 2nd wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in India, the BCCI decided to suspend the 2021 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) indefinitely. The board announced that the 2nd leg of the IPL would be held in the UAE. However, a lot of details regarding the tournament have not been released to the public as of yet. Many franchises are still unsure about the dates of the matches and the entire tournament. Take a look at the IPL latest news to make better betting and franchise decisions.

List of Venues for IPL 2021

Just like 2020, the second half of the 2021 season will be played in 3 cities in the UAE. These are Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah. However, the BCCI will probably decide to hold the eliminator and qualifier matches in the Dubai stadium. It is expected that the finals will be held in the Dubai sports complex, just like the case of IPL 2020.

Timing Schedule Of The Matches

In 2020, when there were 2 matches in a day, the first began at 7:30 PM and the second began at 11:30 PM. Maybe, something similar will be enacted during this edition of the tournament as well. If you want to take part in betting in IPL, then you have to wait until the BCCI releases the official schedule of the remaining matches.

IPL New Schedule 2021

Match No Match Date Time
31 MI vs CSK 19-09-2021 7:30PM
32 KKR vs RCB 20-09-2021 7:30PM
33 Punjab Kings vs RR 21-09-2021 7:30PM
34 DC vs Sunrisers Hyderabad 22-09-2021 7:30PM
35 MI vs KKR 23-09-2021 7:30PM
36 RCB vs CSK 24-09-2021 7:30PM
37 DC vs RR 25-09-2021 3:30PM
38 Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings 25-09-2021 7:30PM
39 CSK vs KKR 26-09-2021 3:30PM
40 RCB vs MI 26-09-2021 7:30PM
41 Sunrisers Hyderabad vs RR 27-09-2021 7:30PM
42 KKR vs DC 28-09-2021 3:30PM
43 MI vs Punjab Kings 28-09-2021 7:30PM
44 RR vs RCB 29-09-2021 7:30PM
45 Sunrisers Hyderabad vs CSK 30-09-2021 7:30PM
46 KKR vs Punjab Kings 01-10-2021 7:30PM
47 MI vs DC 02-10-2021 3:30PM
48 RR vs CSK 02-10-2021 7:30PM
49 RCB vs Punjab Kings 03-10-2021 3:30PM
50 KKR vs Sunrisers Hyderabad 03-10-2021 7:30PM
51 DC vs CSK 04-10-2021 7:30PM
52 RR vs MI 05-10-2021 7:30PM
53 RCB vs Sunrisers Hyderabad 06-10-2021 7:30PM
54 CSK vs Punjab Kings 07-10-2021 3:30PM
55 KKR vs RR 07-10-2021 7:30PM
56 Sunrisers Hyderabad vs MI 08-10-2021 3:30PM
57 RCB vs DC 08-10-2021 7:30PM
58 Qualifier 1 10-10-2021 7:30PM
59 Eliminator 11-10-2021 7:30PM
60 Qualifier 2 13-10-2021 7:30PM
61 Final 15-10-2021 7:30PM

A Large Problem of Logistics

There is also a logistical problem at play here. The UAE has a flight ban from India right now, which is slated to end on July 15. So until that time, officials from the BCCI and the IPL will not be able to visit Dubai and shore up the agreements. When the ban is lifted, franchise owners think that the process will be speeded up.

The Matter With Overseas Players

The BCCI is also in talks with overseas cricket boards, so that their players can be released in time for the matches. Even though there isn’t much time left until IPL 2021 starts, most are hopeful that the BCCI will be able to bring this matter to a speedy conclusion. Soon, fans and cricketers will start to focus on the exciting games held in UAE.


This is all you need to know about the new routine of the second half of the IPL. Keep yourself informed so that you can make good decisions later.

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