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IPL 2021: Venues, teams, timings, full schedule; all you need to know

IPL 2021 is all set to begin from April 9
IPL 2021

IPL 2021 is all set to get off the mark from April 9 with the opening game between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. The tournament opener will be played at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai under Covid-19 restrictions and guidelines.

The current scenario is not ideally fit for the fans to attend the game. This is the reason why the tournament is going to be played behind closed doors. Meanwhile, the venues have also been cut short and many teams will not get the advantage of playing on their home grounds. However, the teams have already reached the destination where they have to play their opening game and begin with their practice.

Recently, there were reports that IPL might get indefinitely postponed looking forward to the current spike in COVID-19 cases in India. But that has not been the case and BCCI has given the assurance that the tournament will go as per the schedule. Also, BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly stated that there will not be any changes in the venues.

So when the tournament is all set to begin from April 9 then the fans will want to know all the specific details related to IPL 2021 like full squad details of the franchises, Match Venues, Full IPL schedule. Let’s have a look over the same.

Full Squads For IPL 2021

Team NameSquads
Mumbai IndiansRohit 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.
Punjab KingsKL 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.
Kolkata Knight RidersEoin 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.
Chennai Super KingsMS 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 RoyalsSanju 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.
Royal Challengers BangaloreVirat 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.
Sunrisers HyderabadDavid 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, 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.
Delhi CapitalsRishabh 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.

Match Venues For IPL 2021

Mumbai Indians IPLT20
Rohit Sharma of the Mumbai Indians and Ishan Kishan of the Mumbai Indians during match forty one of the Vivo Indian Premier League 2018 (IPL 2018) between the Kolkata Knightriders and the Mumbai Indians held at the Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium in Kolkata on the 9th May 2018. Photo by: Luke Walker /SPORTZPICS for BCCI

Indian Premier League 2021 season will be played on only five venues. BCCI have shortlisted Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, New Delhi, and Kolkata.

IPL 2021 Full Schedule

Match NumberDATE & DAYMATCHTIME (IST)VENUE
1April 9, FridayMumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers19:30Chennai
2April 10, SaturdayChennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals19:30Mumbai
3April 11, SundaySunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders19:30Chennai
4April 12, MondayRajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings19:30Mumbai
5April 13, TuesdayKolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians19:30Chennai
6April 14, WedSunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers19:30Chennai
7April 15, ThursdayRajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals19:30Mumbai
8April 16, FridayPunjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings19:30Mumbai
9April 17, SaturdayMumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad19:30Chennai
10April 18, SundayRoyal Challengers vs Kolkata Knight Riders15:30Chennai
11April 18, SundayDelhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings19:30Mumbai
12April 19, MondayChennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals19:30Mumbai
13April 20, TuesdayDelhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians19:30Chennai
14April 21, WedPunjab Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad15:30Chennai
15April 21, WedKolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings19:30Mumbai
16April 22, ThursdayRoyal Challengers vs Rajasthan Royals19:30Mumbai
17April 23, FridayPunjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians19:30Chennai
18April 24, SaturdayRajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders19:30Mumbai
19April 25, SundayChennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers15:30Mumbai
20April 25, SundaySunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals19:30Chennai
21April 26, MondayPunjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders19:30Ahmedabad
22April 27, TuesdayDelhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore19:30Ahmedabad
23April 28, WedChennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad19:30Delhi
24April 29, ThursdayMumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals15:30Delhi
25April 29, ThursdayDelhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders7.30 PMAhmedabad
26April 30, FridayPunjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore7.30 PMAhmedabad
27May 1, SaturdayMumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings7.30 PMDelhi
28May 2, SundayRajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad15:30Delhi
29May 2, SundayPunjab Kings Vs Delhi Capitals7.30 PMAhmedabad
30May 3, MondayKolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers7.30 PMAhmedabad
31May 4, TuedaySunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians7.30 PMDelhi
32May 5, WednesdayRajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings7.30 PMDelhi
33May 6, ThursdayRoyal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings7.30 PMAhmedabad
34May 7, FridaySunrisers Hyderabad v Chennai Super Kings7.30 PMDelhi
35May 8, SaturdayKolkata Knight Riders v Delhi Capitals3.30 PMAhmedabad
36May 8, SaturdayRajasthan Royals v Mumbai Indians7.30 PMDelhi
37May 9, SundayChennai Super Kings v Punjab Kings3.30 PMBengaluru
38May 9, SundayRoyal Challengers v Sunrisers Hyderabad7.30 PMKolkata
39May 10, MondayMumbai Indians v Kolkata Knight Riders7.30 PMBengaluru
40May 11, TuesdayDelhi Capitals v Rajasthan Royals7.30 PMKolkata
41May 12, WednesdayChennai Super Kings v Kolkata Knight Riders7.30 PMBengaluru
42May 13, ThursdayMumbai Indians v Punjab Kings3.30 PMBengaluru
43May 13, ThursdaySunrisers Hyderabad v Rajasthan Royals7.30 PMKolkata
44May 14, FridayRoyal Challengers Bangalore v Delhi Capitals7.30 PMKolkata
45May 15, SaturdayKolkata Knight Riders v Punjab Kings7.30 PMBengaluru
46May 16, SundayRajasthan Royals v Royal Challengers3.30 PMKolkata
47May 16, SundayChennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians7.30 PMBengaluru
48May 17, MondayDelhi Capitals v Sunrisers Hyderabad3.30 PMKolkata
49May 18, TuesdayKolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals3.30 PMBengaluru
50May 19, WednesdaySunrisers Hyderabad v Punjab Kings3.30 PMBengaluru
51May 20, ThursdayRoyal Challengers Bangalore v Mumbai Indians3.30 PMKolkata
52May 21, FridayKolkata Knight Riders v Sunrisers Hyderabad3.30 PMBengaluru
53May 21, FridayDelhi Capitals v Chennai Super Kings7.30 PMKolkata
54May 22, SaturdayPunjab Kings v Rajasthan Royals7.30 PMBengaluru
55May 23, SundayMumbai Indians v Delhi Capitals3.30 PMKolkata
56May 23, SundayRoyal Challengers v Chennai Super Kings7.30 PMKolkata
57May 25, TuesdayQUALIFIER 17.30 PMAhmedabad
58May 26, WedELIMINATOR7.30 PMAhmedabad
59May 28, FridayQUALIFIER 27.30 PMAhmedabad
60May 30, SundayFINAL7.30 PMAhmedabad
Jasvinder Singh
I am Jasvinder Singh, a content specialist editor at Kheltalk, who is a sports enthusiast. I try to cover every cricket game being played on the planet. For me, sports is not limited to just writing but also playing it on the field as well.
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