Fourteenth edition of Indian premier league (IPL) is shifted to UAE after increasing covid-19 threats in India. Already, IPL 2021 was scheduled in April and May. Due to some bio bubble breaches in team camps, IPL was indefinitely suspended. At the end of June, BCCI team and IPL governing council officially announced that remaining part of the IPL us shifted to UAE.
BCCI and IPL have only window in September and October as world cup is scheduled also in UAE which is starting from just after the IPL. T20 world cup 2021 to start from 17th October and final will be on 15th November.
As per Indian express first qualifier to play on 10th of October. Eliminator likely to schedule on 11th of October while second qualifier to play on 13th if October. Final is already announced and scheduled on 15th of October. CricActivity understands this schedule likely to be applied on knockouts of Indian Premier League.
#IPL2021 to start with the match between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings from 19th Sept.#MumbaiIndians #chennaisuperkings #IPL
As per #IndianExpress, IPL knockout schedule 👇
Q1 – Dubai (Oct 10)
Eliminator – Sharjah (Oct 11)
Q2 – Sharjah (Oct 13)
Final – Dubai (Oct 15)
— cricactivity (@cricactivity) July 25, 2021
The news network and sources of Indian express also indentified that remaining IPL will kick start from Mumbai Indians v Chennai Super Kings’ rivalry. Time is running out for BCCI as ICC already announced schedule for T20 world cup. According to their reports, IPL managed will sent schedule to every team soon.