Finally, there were confirmed reports that IPL 2021 which got postponed due to surge in coronavirus among players of almost three franchisees will be resumed in September this year. UAE is going to host the balance matches in the IPL 2021 tournament.
Out of 60 matches, only 29 matches were played and the balance 31 will be played from September 18-19 to October 9-10 according to the preliminary reports from BCCI. After the conclusion of England tour on September, cricketers of Indian team wil travel to UAE and as a precautionary measure they will be in isolation for three days along with the England players also as both the teams are already in the bio bubble.
Interestingly, the balance 31 matches will be completed in 10 days with 10 consecutive double headers with 7 direct league matches followed by playoffs with one day gap for the final after 3 play off matches.