The BCCI on Sunday (March 7) announced the schedule of the Indian Premier League 2021 which will be held in India. The tournament will start on April 9 in Chennai and will culminate at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad on May 30.
Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata have been selected as the host cities for the event with nno team playing at their home stadium to ensure a level playing for all the franchises.
BCCI said, “The fixtures of the tournament have been mapped in a way that every team will travel only three times during the league stage, thus reducing commute and minimising risk.”
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Last year’s second runners up SRH will start their campaign in Chennai where they will play their opening five matches. Post this they will travel to Delhi where they play four matches before going to Kolkata for three matches.
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Sunrisers will finish their campaign at Bengaluru where they will play their final two matches. They will take on Kolkata Knight Riders on April 11 in their opening match while their group stage campaign will finish with a clash against Kolkata on May 21 at Bengaluru.
|Fixtures||Date, Place, and Timings|
|Vs Kolkata Knight Riders||April 11, Chennai, 07:30 pm|
|Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||April 14, Chennai, 07:30 pm|
|Vs Mumbai Indians||April 17, Chennai, 07:30 pm|
|Vs Punjab Kings||April 21, Chennai, 03:30 pm|
|Vs Delhi Capitals||April 25, Chennai, 07:30 pm|
|Vs Chennai Super Kings||April 28, Delhi, 07:30 pm|
|Vs Rajasthan Royals||May 2, Delhi, 03:30 pm|
|Vs Mumbai Indians||May 4, Delhi, 07:30 pm|
|Vs Chennai Super Kings||May 7, Delhi, 07:30 pm|
|Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||May 9, Kolkata, 07:30 pm|
|Vs Rajasthan Royals||May 13, Kolkata, 07:30 pm|
|Vs Delhi Capitals||May 17, Kolkata, 07:30 pm|
|May Vs Punjab Kings||May 19, Bengaluru, 07:30 pm|
|Vs Kolkata Knight Riders||May 21, Bengaluru, 03:30 pm|
Squad: David Warner, Kane Williamson, Jonny Bairstow, Manish Pandey, Sreevats Goswami, Wriddhiman Saha, Priyam Garg, Vijay Shankar, Abhishek Sharma, Abdul Samad, Virat Singh, Mitchell Marsh, Jason Holder, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Shahbaz Nadeem, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T. Natarajan, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, Siddarth Kaul, Basil Thampi, Jagadeesha Suchith, Kedar Jadhav, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman.