Rebranded Punjab kings will begin their quest for an elusive Indian optimum league name with a fixture in opposition to Rajasthan royals on 12 April in Mumbai.
having rechristened their franchise call from kings xi Punjab, the franchise will play their first 3 matches of ipl 2021 in Mumbai. they’ll shift base to Chennai for his or her subsequent two suits, before moving to the brand new stadium in Ahmedabad for his or her subsequent 4. with kl Rahul and anil kumble as the captain-educate aggregate, the franchise can be all but at domestic for his or her closing 5 league fits if you want to be played in Bengaluru.
ipl 2021 will begin on April 9 in Chennai. the tournament was held in the united Arab emirates in 2020, but its 14th version this 12 months may be performed throughout six Indian venues.
“the ipl this yr at domestic might be performed at the back of closed doors to begin with and a call on allowing spectators can be taken at a later degree of the tournament,” board of control for cricket in India secretary jay shah said in a announcement.
every group is set to play at 4 venues at some stage in the league degree. out of the fifty six league fits, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata & Bengaluru will host 10 suits each while Ahmedabad and Delhi will host eight suits every. one of the highlights of this edition of the vivo ipl can be the reality that each one fits can be played at impartial venues, no group will play at their domestic venue. all teams will play at 4 out of 6 venues during the league stage,” says the ipl assertion on the next version’s agenda.
Mumbai Indians may be protecting their title, aiming for his or her sixth name, and the 0.33 consecutive one inside the 2021 version. within the ipl auction this year, they invested closely on bowlers, buying lower back Australian Nathan coulter-Nile, new Zealand’s Adam Milne, and leg-spinner Piyush Chawla.