Last Update on: September 2nd, 2021 at 12:09 pm
IPL 2021 Schedule, Live, Date, Table, Match List
The month of September has begun and Indian fans are quite excited for the second leg of IPL 2021, which will commence this month. IPL 2021 was suspended in May earlier this year after the covid pandemic took a surge within the country, affecting few players and support staff members. However, the tournament will be completed in the 2nd leg, which will be conducted in UAE.
IPL 2021 UAE leg will observe a total of 31 matches including the play-offs and final. The tournament will commence with the first encounter between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indian on September 19. The IPL 2021 final is scheduled to be played on October 15.
Talking about IPL 2021 points table, Delhi Capitals hold the peak position. The Rishabh Pant-led side has 12 points after victories in 6 out of 8 games. They are followed by Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore on the 2nd and 3rd spot respectively, with an equal of 10 points. Both CSK and RCB have won 5 matches out of 7.
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Defending champions Mumbai Indians are placed on the 3rd spot with 8 points. The Rohit Sharma-led side has won 4 matches and lost 3 out of the 7 they played. Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings have earned 6 points each and are placed on the 5th and 6th spot respectively.
For Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad, the first leg of IPL 2021 was quite demotivating. KKR lost 5 matches out of 7 and are placed on the 7th spot with 4 points. Sunrisers Hyderabad came up with the worst show in IPL 2021 first leg, winning just 1 game out of 7. With just 2 points, the Kane Williamson-led side are placed on the bottommost 8th spot in the IPL 2021 points table.
IPL 2021 Updated Points Table
|Team||Matches||Won||Lost||Net Run Rate||Points|
|Chennai Super Kings||7||5||2||1.263||10|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||7||5||2||-0.171||10|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||7||2||5||-0.494||4|
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IPL 2021 Schedule In Indian Time (IST)
|1||Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings||September 19, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|2||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||September 20, 2021||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|3||Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals||September 21, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|4||Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||September 22, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|5||Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders||September 23, 2021||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|6||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings||September 24, 2021||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|7||Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals||September 25, 2021||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|8||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings||September 25, 2021||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|9||Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders||September 26, 2021||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|10||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians||September 26, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|11||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals||September 27, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|12||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals||September 28, 2021||3:30 PM||Sharjah|
|13||Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings||September 28, 2021||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|14||Rajasthan Royals vs RCB||September 29, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|15||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings||September 30, 2021||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|16||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings||October 1, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|17||Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals||October 2, 2021||3:30 PM||Sharjah|
|18||Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings||October 2, 2021||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|19||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings||October 3, 2021||3:30 PM||Sharjah|
|20||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||October 3, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|21||Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings||October 4, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|22||Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians||October 5, 2021||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|23||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||October 6, 2021||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|24||Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings||October 7, 2021||3:30 PM||Dubai|
|25||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals||October 7, 2021||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|26||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians||October 8, 2021||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|27||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals||October 8, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|28||Qualifier 1||October 10, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|29||Eliminator||October 11, 2021||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|30||Qualifier 2||October 13, 2021||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|31||Final||October 15, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
IPL 2021 Squads
Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings is again led by MS Dhoni, who has been the captain of the franchise since the debut edition in 2008. Faf du Plessis, Dwayne Bravo are among the popular overseas players in the CSK squad.
Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni, Narayan Jagadeesabn, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif, Karn Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar, Faf du Plessis, Shardul Thakur, Mitchell Santner, Dwayne Bravo, Lungi Ngidi, Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Imran Tahir, Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, K Gowtham, Cheteshwar Pujara, M.Harisankar Reddy, K.Bhagath Varma, C Hari Nishaanth, R Sai Kishore, Josh Hazlewood.
Delhi Capitals was led by Rishabh Pant in the first leg of IPL 2021 as their regular skipper Shreyas Iyer was injured. However, Iyer is back to lead the franchise in the UAE leg. However, the team is going to be led by Rishabh Pant in the UAE leg as well. The squad comprises strong players like Shikhar Dhawan, Steve Smith, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje among others.
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Shreyas Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Prithvi Shaw, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, Lalit Yadav, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Woakes, Anrich Nortje, Steve Smith, Umesh Yadav, Ripal Patel, Lukman Hussain Meriwala, M Siddharth, Tom Curran, Sam Billings, Pravin Dubey, Vishnu Vinod.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders will be led by Eoin Morgan. They struggled to win matches in the 1st leg but will seek to come up with a better show in 2nd leg. Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine are some popular names in the team. Pat Cummins will not be available for the UAE leg and Tim Southee has been roped in as a replacement.
Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Pawan Negi, Tim Seifert, Shakib al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Tim Southee.
Mumbai Indians are the defending champions of the tournament and will aim to bag their 3rd straight title in IPL 2021. Along with mighty Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Quinton de Kock, and Trent Boult, are some key players of the squad.
Rohit Sharma, Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Quinton de Kock, Rahul Chahar, Suryakumar Yadav, Chris Lynn, Mohsin Khan, Saurabh Tiwary, Trent Boult, Adam Milne, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, James Neeshan, Yudhvir Charak, Marco Jansen, Arjun Tendulkar.
Punjab Kings are led by KL Rahul, who has shown great form in the first leg, ending as the 2nd highest run-getter. Punjab Kings have not managed to win any title in IPL so far and they will aim for the same in IPL 2021. Chris Gayle and Nicholas Pooran are few popular names in the overseas category. While Mohammed Shami is their prime pacer.
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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, Dawid Malan, Shahrukh Khan, Moises Henriques, Jalaj Saxena, Utkarsh Singh, Fabian Allen, Saurabh Kumar, Nathan Ellis, Nathan Ellis, Adil Rashid.
Under their new skipper Sanju Samson, Rajasthan Royals will aim for their 2nd title in the tournament. The franchise won the debut season in 2008 but has not managed to repeat that stunt again. The absence of England trio Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, and Jofra Archer will definitely haunt the franchise during the UAE leg.
Sanju Samson, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Rahul Tewatia, Mahipal Lomror, Kartik Tyagi, Andrew Tye, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, David Miller, Manan Vohra, Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Mustafizur Rahim, Chetan Sakariya, K.C. Cariappa, Liam Livingstone, Kuldip Yadav, Akash Singh, Glenn Phillips, Tabraiz Shamsi.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Virat Kohli will again lead the team and aim for their first title victory, something which the franchise has failed to achieve so far. With overseas legends like Ab de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell, and Kyle Jamieson, RCB will be much stronger this time.
Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal, Harshal Patel, Washington Sundar, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pavan Deshpande, Glenn Maxwell, Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Kyle Jamieson, Dan Christian, Suyesh Prabhudessai, KS Bharat, Tim David, Dushmantha Chameera, Wanindu Hasaranga.
Winning just 1 game out of 7, Sunrisers Hyderabad executed a miserable show in the first leg. In the 2nd leg of IPL 2021, the team will be led by Kane Williamson instead of David Warner, as the former was appointed as the new skipper towards the end of the first leg. Rashid Khan, T Natarajan, Jonny Bairstow are few key players in the squad.
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Kane Williamson, David Warner, Manish Pandey, Virat Singh, Priyam Garg, Abdul Samad, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, T Natarajan, Abhishek Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Vijay Shankar, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Jonny Bairstow, Wriddhiman Saha, Shreevats Goswami, Basil Thampi, Jason Holder, Jagadeesha Suchith, Kedar Yadav, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Jason Roy.