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Six IPL Games Return In India Cities (2021)

NEW DELHI (AP) - The IPL 11IC will return to India after nearly two years with six cities chosen to host the world’s lucrative Twenty20 competition.

Mumbai Indian defending champion will take on Royal Challengers in the opening game of the Indian premier league on April 9 at Chennal, the Board of Control for Cricket In India said Sunday.

Ahmadabad, Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata are the other host cities. The final will be played at newly built Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on May 30.

Last year the IPL was held on the United Arab Emirates due to the corona virus pandemic with Mumbai Indians winning $2.7 million.

After the tournament hosting safety and successfully in the UAE last year with all safety protocols in place, the BCCI is confident of hosting the IPL at home with health and safety of players and all people involved being paramount,”BCCI secretary Jay Shah said in a statement.

Each of the eight participating teams will play at four venues during the league stage ahead of the playoffs, which will all be held in Ahmedabad.

Chennal, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru will host 10 matches while eight games will each be played at Delhi and Ahmedabad during the league stage, with no team playing at its home venue.

The league will start behind the closed doors. Shah said a “ call on allowing spectators will be taken at a later stage of the tournament,

As many as 11 double - header have been lined up during the 52- day event with the afternoon games beginning at 3:30 p.m local time and evening games at 7:30 p.m.

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