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The eagerly awaited IPL 2021 schedule has finally been announced and the defending champions, Mumbai Indians will be playing the opening game against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai on 9 April 2021.
The league stage will consist of 56 matches and will go on till 23 May 2021 followed by the play-offs. The schedule for the playoffs has been announced as well and the venue will be the newly-renovated Narendra Modi stadium in Ahmedabad. Follow Sportskeeda to know the matches schedule and timings of IPL match today and IPL match tomorrow.
All the eight teams participating in the competition will play a double round robin stage, i.e. two matches against every other team, one at home and the other away. As a result, a total of 56 matches will be contested in the league stage. This stage will be conducted from 9 April 2021 and ends on 23 May 2021 according to the Indian Premier League time table.
Post the league stage, the top four teams placed in the IPL points table will qualify for the Playoffs stage whereas the rest of the teams will be knocked out. The first and second-placed teams will play the Qualifier 1 and the other two will be the Eliminator. The winner of the Eliminator will play against the loser of Qualifier 1 in what will be called Qualifier 2. The winner of this game will play in the Final against the winner of Qualifier 1.
The IPL 2021 Final will be hosted by the Narendra Modi stadium in Ahmedabad.
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1) When is the IPL 2021 start date?
A. The IPL 2021 starts on Friday, April 9, 2021.
2) Which teams will be playing the first match of IPL 2021?
A. Mumbai Indians who won IPL 2019 and IPL 2020 and Royal Challengers Bangalore will be playing the first match in the schedule of IPL 2021.
3) How many matches are there in IPL 2021?
A. IPL 2021 will have a total of 60 matches. 8 teams will play a total of 56 league stage games followed by the 4 playoffs matches played by the Top 4 teams in the points table.
4) How long is the IPL 2021 season?
A. The IPL 2021 starts on 9th April and will go on till 30th May, covering a span of 38 days.
5) What is the date of the IPL final 2021?
A. The final match of Indian Premier League 2021 will be played on May 30th.