IPL 2021 Dates, Venues and Schedule: Tournament likely to start from early April.
Indian Premier League(IPL) 2021: The much-awaited season of Indian Premier League (IPL) is likely to begin from the first week of April. The tournament will begin after the completion of the announced Vijay Hazare Trophy, Senior Women’s One Day games and Vinod Mankad U19 games.
After the successful completion of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2020-21, BCCI would love to stage India as the IPL 2021 venue. As per the reports of The Times of India, BCCI will conduct the fourteenth edition of Indian Premier League in India only.
The final decision on the same will be taken in the IPL governing council meeting. 11th April is the tentative dates for the opener of IPL 2021.
In march India-England series will be completed after all scheduled games and the players will get sufficient time to rest and play IPL from 11th April.
The final of IPL 2021 will be somewhere around the first week of June after which ICC T20 World Cup and ICC World Test Championship are scheduled.
On 28th March, India-England series will be wrapped. Both the teams will play the third and final One Day International game on 28th in Pune. Many other International series will also end around the same time. Two weeks time would be enough for the players to take sufficient rest, complete quarantine protocols and sponsorship requirement of the respective franchise.
Venues for IPL 2021 games:
The venues for IPL are confined to the outskirts of Maharashtra. Wankhede Stadium, Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Reliance Stadium, Brabourne Stadiums, and DY Patil Stadium will be the one to host the games.
Ahmedabad’s Motera Stadium (Sardar Patel Stadium) will host more of business end games (knockout games ) of IPL.
The confirmed details of the whole tournament along with the schedule and fixtures will be released after the IPL 2021 mini-auctions that is scheduled on 18th February in Chennai following the first two test games against England.