IPL 2021 was suspended after several players in CSK, KKR and Rajasthan Royals have been tested positive during the second wave. Later, the BCCI announced it will resume IPL in UAE like the former.
Not only IPL, BCCI is also hosting the T20 world cup in UAE. The T20 WC will start immediately after the IPL and it will be good practice for all players. IPL will resume with the match between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians on 19th September and the final will be on 15th October in Dubai.
Dubai will host 13 IPL games including the Final and Sharjah will also host Eliminator and Qualifier 2 followed by.regular matches. The second session of IPL matches will be hosted in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah. As per the Cricbuzz, Day matches starts at 3.30 pm and night matches starts at 7.30 pm in IPL 2021.
The T20 World cup will start on 17th October 2021 whereas IPL will end on 15th October.