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In this article, we are going to enlist IPL 2021 teams, match locations, and also describe the complete IPL format with the schedule in detail. The 14th edition of Vivo IPL 2021 is going to start on the 9th of April 2021. Fans are quite excited to enjoy some of the thrilling and super intense games of cricket on the ground from their favorite franchise.

The previous season was in the name of Mumbai and in this season, Mumbai Indians will try their level best to defend their title. This time India will host the IPL 2021 and you will see eight existing teams who already participated in previous seasons. When it comes to the format of the IPL it’s totally unchanged from the previous edition.

IPL 2021 will run between 9th April to 30th May 2021. You can see all the IPL matches on six different venues and in six different cities. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this tournament will begin behind closed doors with all necessary precautions.

No doubt BCCI wants to open the match venues for cricket fans but there is no such confirmation till now about it.

IPL 2021 Schedule with Venue and Stadium 

You will enjoy a total of 60 T20 matches in the Vivo IPL 2021. As per the BCCI official announcement, the first IPL match will start on 9th April 2021 and the decider final match will be played on 30 May 2021. Overall, you can enjoy 11 doubleheaders in this IPL 2021. Qualifier-1 is on 25th May and qualifier 2 will be played on 28th May in Ahmedabad.  As per the rule of BCCI now one team can play with 5 overseas players from the 14th edition of IPL. Here we are going to give you a detailed schedule, fixtures, stadium, team, the venue with a timetable.

IPL 2021 schedule and stadium Venue

Matches Date DayTimeStadium Venue
MI vs RCB9thApr 2021Fri7.30 pmM.A Chidambaram Chepauk StadiumChennai
CSK vs DC10Apr2021Sat7.30pmWankhede StadiumMumbai
SRH vs KKR11Apr2021Sun7.30 pmM.A Chidambaram Chepauk StadiumChennai
RR vs PBKS12Apr2021Mon7.30pmWankhede StadiumMumbai
KKR vs MI13Apr2021Tue7.30 pmM.A Chidambaram Chepauk StadiumChennai
SRH vs RCB14Apr 2021Wed7.30 pmM.A Chidambaram Chepauk StadiumChennai
RR vs DC15Apr2021Thu7.30pmWankhede StadiumMumbai
PBKS vs CSK16Apr2021Fri7.30pmWankhede StadiumMumbai
MI vs SRH17Apr2021Sat7.30pmM.A Chidambaram Chepauk StadiumChennai
RCB vs KKR18Apr2021Sun3.30 pmM.A Chidambaram Chepauk StadiumChennai
DC vs PBKS18Apr2021Sun7.30pmWankhede StadiumMumbai
CSK vs RR19Apr2021Mon7.30pmWankhede StadiumMumbai
DC vs MI20Apr2021Tue7.30 pmM.A Chidambaram Chepauk StadiumChennai
PBKS vs SRH21Apr2021Wed3.30 pmM.A Chidambaram Chepauk StadiumChennai
KKR vs CSK21Apr2021Wed7.30pmWankhede StadiumMumbai
RCB vs RR22Apr2021Thu7.30pmWankhede StadiumMumbai
PBKS vs MI23Apr2021Fri7.30pmM.A Chidambaram Chepauk StadiumChennai
RR vs KKR24Apr2021Sat7.30pmWankhede StadiumMumbai
CSK vs RCB25Apr2021Sun3.30pmWankhede StadiumMumbai
SRH vs DC25Apr2021Sun7.30 pmM.A Chidambaram Chepauk StadiumChennai
PBKS vs KKR26Apr2021Mon7.30 pmNarendra Modi StadiumAhmedabad
DC vs RCB27Apr2021Tue7.30 pmNarendra Modi StadiumAhmedabad
CSK vs SRH28Apr2021Wed7.30pmFerozShah Kotla StadiumDelhi
MI vs RR29Apr2021Thu3.30pmFerozShah Kotla StadiumDelhi
DC vs KKR29Apr2021Thu7.30 pmNarendra Modi StadiumAhmedabad
PBKS vs RCB30Apr2021Fri7.30 pmNarendra Modi StadiumAhmedabad
MI vs CSK1 May 2021Sat7.30pmFerozShah Kotla StadiumDelhi
RR vs SRH2May2021Sun3.30 pmFerozShah Kotla StadiumDelhi
PBKS vs DC2 May 2021Sun7.30 pmNarendra Modi StadiumAhmedabad
KKR vs RCB3 May 2021Mon7.30 pmNarendra Modi StadiumAhmedabad
SRH vs MI4 May 2021Tue7.30 pmFerozShah Kotla StadiumDelhi
RR vs CSK5 May 2021Wed7.30 pmFerozShah Kotla StadiumDelhi
RCB vs PBKS6 May 2021Thu7.30 pmNarendra Modi StadiumAhmedabad
SRH vs CSK7 May 2021Fri7.30pmFerozShah Kotla StadiumDelhi
KKR vs DC8May2021Sat3.30 pmNarendra Modi StadiumAhmedabad
RR vs MI8 May 2021Sat7.30 pmFerozShah Kotla StadiumDelhi
CSK vs PBKS9 May 2021Sun3.30 pmM.Chinnasway StadiumBangalore
RCB vs SRH9 May 2021Sun7.30 pmEden Gardens StadiumKolkata
MI vs KKR10 May 2021Mon7.30 pmM.Chinnasway StadiumBangalore
DC vs RR11 May 2021Tue7.30 pmEden Gardens StadiumKolkata
CSK vs KKR12 May 2021Wed7.30 pmM.Chinnasway StadiumBangalore
MI vs PBKS13 May 2021Thu3.30 pmM.Chinnasway StadiumBangalore
SRH vs RR13 May 2021Thu7.30 pmEden Gardens StadiumKolkata
RCB vs DC14 May 2021Fri7.30 pmEden Gardens StadiumKolkata
KKR vs PBKS15 May 2021Sat7.30 pmM.Chinnasway StadiumBangalore
RR vs RCB16 May 2021Sun3.30 pmEden Gardens StadiumKolkata
CSK vs MI16 May 2021Sun7.30 pmM.Chinnasway StadiumBangalore
DC vs SRH17 May 2021Mon7.30 pmEden Gardens StadiumKolkata
KKR vs RR18 May 2021Tue7.30 pmM.Chinnasway StadiumBangalore
SRH vs PBKS19 May 2021Wed7.30 pmM.Chinnasway StadiumBangalore
RCB vs MI20 May 2021Thu7.30 pmEden Gardens StadiumKolkata
KKR vs SRH21 May 2021Fri3.30 pmM.Chinnasway StadiumBangalore
DC vs CSK21 May 2021Fri7.30 pmEden Gardens StadiumKolkata
PBKS vs RR22 May 2021Sat7.30 pmM.Chinnasway StadiumBangalore
MI vs DC23 May 2021Sun3.30 pmEden Gardens StadiumKolkata
RCB vs CSK23 May 2021Sun7.30 pmEden Gardens StadiumKolkata
QUALIFIER-125 May 2021Tue7.30 pmNarendra Modi StadiumAhmedabad
ELIMINATOR26 May 2021Wed7.30 pmNarendra Modi StadiumAhmedabad
QUALIFIER-228 May 2021Fri7.30 pmNarendra Modi StadiumAhmedabad
FINAL30 May 2021Sun7.30 pmNarendra Modi StadiumAhmedabad
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IPL 2021 Venues (Stadiums) list

When it comes to the match venues IPL 2021 is going to play in 6 different venues of 6 different states like:

M.A Chidambaram Stadium (Chennai)

Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai)

Arun Jaitley Stadium (Delhi)

Chinnaswamy Stadium (Bengaluru)

Eden Gardens (Kolkata)

Narendra Modi Stadium (Ahmedabad)

 

IPL 2021 Formats

League stage

You will enjoy the league stage as double round-robin format where each team will meet all other teams twice. At the end of the double round-robin format or you can say at the end of the league stage, the top-ranking four teams in the points table will qualify for the playoffs.

Playoffs

When it comes to playoffs it has four-stage lets discuss more in details

Qualifier 1

The top position holder of the points table of the league stage will face the second rank holder team in the same point table. The winners of this match will directly qualify for the final game of this tournament and the loser team will have to wait for qualifier 2.

Eliminator

The third and fourth position holder teams on the point table will meet in this round. The winners of this match will able to qualify for qualifier 2 while losers of this match will directly be eliminated from the tournament.

Qualifier 2

The winners of the eliminator match will face the losers of qualifier 1. This will be the knock outmatch. The winner of this game will directly qualify for the final match and losers will directly eliminate from the competition.

Final

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The winners of qualifier 1 and qualifier 2 will face each other in the big final match of IPL. While the winners of this match will be declared as the trophy winner of the IPL and the losers of this game will end the tournament as they runners up.    

IPL 2021 Teams (with best results)

Mumbai Indians (MI): Defending champions; 5 times IPL champions (2013,2015,2017,2019 and 2020)

Chennai Super Kings (CSK):3 times IPL champions (2010,2011 and 2018)

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): 2 times IPL champions (2012 and 2014)

Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH): IPL 2016 winners

Rajasthan Royal (RR): Inaugural IPL winners (2008)

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB): 3 times IPL runners-up (2009,2011,2016)

Delhi Capitals (DC): IPL 2020 runners-up

Punjab Kings (PBKS)previously known as KXIP: IPL 2014 runners up

IPL winners

Here we are going to list all the IPL seasons. IPL 2021 winner yet to announce

IPL seasonYearWinner Team
142021TBD (To Be Decided)
132020Mumbai Indians (MI)
122019Mumbai Indians (MI)
112018Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
102017Mumbai Indians (MI)
92016Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
82015Mumbai Indians (MI)
72014Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
62013Mumbai Indians (MI)
52012Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
42011Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
32010Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
22009Deccan Chargers
12008Rajasthan Royals (RR)

 

IPL 2021 complete squads of all franchises

Mumbai Indians (MI):

Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton De Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Chris Lynn, Amolpreet Singh, Saurabh Tiwary, Aditya Tare, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Anukul Roy, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mohsin Khan, Adam Milne, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, James Neesham, Yudhvir Singh, Marco Jansen, Arjun Tendulkar.

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Delhi Capitals (DC):

Rishabh Pant (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ishant Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ajinkya Rahane, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Praveen Dubey, Lalit Yadav, Chris Woakes, Steve Smith, Umesh Yadav, Ripal Patel, Vishnu Vinod, Lukman Meriwala, M Siddharth, Tom Curran, Sam Billings.

 

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH):

David Warner (C), Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Priyam Garg, Virat Singh, Jonny Bairstow, Wriddhiman Saha, Shreevats Goswami, Abdul Samad, Abhishek Sharma, Vijay Shankar, Mohammad Nabi, Jason Roy (overseas replacement for Mitchell Marsh), Jason Holder, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, Siddharth Kaul, Basil Thampi, Shahbaz Nadeem, Kedar Jadhav, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Jagadeesha Suchith.

 

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB):

Virat Kohli (C), AB De Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal, Navdeep Saini, Washington Sundar, Mohammed Siraj, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pavan Deshpande, Daniel Sams, Harshal Patel, Kyle Jamieson, Glenn Maxwell, Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar, Daniel Christian, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Suyash Prabhudessai, KS Bharat, Finn Allen (overseas replacement for Josh Philippe).

 

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR):

Eoin Morgan (C), Dinesh Karthik, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Gurkeerat Singh (replacement of Rinku Singh), Rahul Tripathi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy, Andre Russell, Tim Seifert, Sunil Narine, Shakib Al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Harbhajan Singh, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Pawan Negi.

 

Punjab Kings (PBKS):

KL Rahul (C), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Prabhsimran Singh, Mohammed Shami, Chris Jordan, Darshan Nalkande, Ravi Bishnoi, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Ishan Porel, Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith, Dawid Malan, Shahrukh Khan, Moises Henriques, Jalaj Saxena, Utkarsh Singh, Saurabh Kumar, Fabian Allen.

 

Chennai Super Kings (CSK):

MS Dhoni (C), Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Sam Curran, Faf Du Plessis, Deepak Chahar, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Narayanan Jagadeesan, Lungi Ngidi, Shardul Thakur, Ambati Rayudu, R Sai Kishore, Mitchell Santner, Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, KM Asif, Krishnappa Gowtham, Moeen Ali, Cheteshwar Pujara, Harishankar Reddy, Bhagath Verma, C Hari Nishanth, Robin Uthappa.

 

Rajasthan Royals (RR):

Sanju Samson (C), Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Rahul Tewatia, Mahipal Lomror, Kartik Tyagi, Andrew Tye, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, David Miller, Manan Vohra, Chris Morris, Shivam Dube, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakariya, KC Cariappa, Liam Livingstone, Kuldip Yadav, Akash Singh.