IPL 2021 schedule, points table, how to watch live, and everything else you need to know

The IPL 2021 final has been scheduled for October 15th. Here's a quick look at IPL 2021 schedule, points table, team lineup, and livestreaming details.

IPL 2021 live stream: The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season will resume on September 19th, as was declared by the BCCI. It was suspended midway back in May as multiple players tested positive for COVID-19 in India. The setback occurred after twenty-nine matches into the tournament. This means there are still a majority of matches that are yet to be played. These matches will be held in UAE across three venues: Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah, just like last year. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will take on Mumbai Indians (MI) in the opener of the second leg of IPL 2021. There will be as many as 27 league matches before the action shifts to the playoffs. The IPL 2021 final has been scheduled for October 15th. Here’s a quick look at IPL 2021 schedule, points table, team lineup, and livestreaming details.

IPL 2021 Points Table

When the IPL 2021 was suspended back in May, Delhi Capitals finished right up top in the points table with 12 points, owing to 6 wins and 2 losses in eight matches. CSK was the second-best team with 5 wins and 10 points. This was followed by RCB, MI, RR, PBKS, KKR, SRH. This is what IPL 2021 points table looks like after twenty-nine odd matches played earlier this year in India:

PositionTeamMatchesWin LoseNet Run RatePoints
1DC862+0.54712
2CSK752+1.26310
3RCB752-0.17110
4MI743+0.0628
5RR734-0.1906
6PBKS835-0.3686
7KKR725-0.4944
8SRH716-0.232

IPL 2021 live streaming: How to watch IPL live online in India on mobile phone

IPL 2021 matches will be aired live on the Star Sports network and its video-on-demand platform, Hotstar. As BCCI’s partnership continues with the group, you can enjoy the second leg of the IPL 2021 on your phone via the Disney Plus Hotstar app. However, for this, you will require a Disney Plus Hotstar subscription. The subscription plans of the streaming platform are as follows:

  • Rs 499 for Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile plan
  • Rs 899 for Disney Plus Hotstar Super plan
  • Rs 1,499 for Disney Plus Hotstar Premium plan

You can waive the subscription fees for Disney Plus Hotstar, with select Airtel, Vi, and Jio recharge plans. Additionally, you can use Flipkart SuperCoins to buy Disney Plus Hotstar subscription and watch IPL 2021 online for free. Tata Sky users can also use watch IPL 2021 online for free using Tata Sky’s mobile app.

How to watch IPL 2021 live on laptop

You can catch the IPL 2021 matches on your laptop by using your Disney Plus Hotstar subscription. To do that follow the following steps:

  • Visit https://www.hotstar.com/in and log in with your Facebook/ email account or mobile number.
  • The streaming service works across browsers, including the popular Google Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.

IPL 2021 live telecast on TV

The live telecast of the IPL 2021 matches will be available exclusively on TV via Star Sports network channels. You must have a subscription to the following channels to enjoy the matches IPL 2021 in India:

  • Star Sports 1 HD and SD (Hindi)
  • Star Sports Select 1 (English)
  • Star Sports 3 HD and SD (English)
  • Star Sports Telugu
  • Star Sports Tamil
  • Star Sports Kannada
  • Star Sports Bangla

If you are a smart TV user, you can watch IPL 2021 online on Disney Plus Hotstar app.

IPL 2021 live score

You can also keep track of the IPL 2021 match scorecards live using a plethora of apps and services, the easiest one is a quick Google search. Other than that you can also use Cricbuzz, which is a very popular mobile app platform, to catch the latest cricket-related news and scores. The following apps can be a good pick when it comes to keeping track of scores of your favourite teams in the second leg of IPL 2021:

  • Cricbuzz
  • IPL T20 Official app
  • Cricket Fast Live Line App
  • Cricket 24 app

IPL 2021 schedule (UAE)

MatchDateTimeVenue
Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super KingsSeptember 19, 20217:30 PMDubai
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers BangaloreSeptember 20, 20217:30 PMAbu Dhabi
Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan RoyalsSeptember 21, 20217:30 PMDubai
Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers HyderabadSeptember 22, 20217:30 PMDubai
Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight RidersSeptember 23, 20217:30 PMAbu Dhabi
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super KingsSeptember 24, 20217:30 PMSharjah
Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan RoyalsSeptember 25, 20213:30 PMAbu Dhabi
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab KingsSeptember 25, 20217:30 PMSharjah
Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight RidersSeptember 26, 20213:30 PMAbu Dhabi
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai IndiansSeptember 26, 20217:30 PMDubai
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan RoyalsSeptember 27, 20217:30 PMDubai
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi CapitalsSeptember 28, 20213:30 PMSharjah
Mumbai Indians vs Punjab KingsSeptember 28, 20217:30 PMAbu Dhabi
Rajasthan Royals vs RCBSeptember 29, 20217:30 PMDubai
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super KingsSeptember 30, 20217:30 PMSharjah
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab KingsOctober 1, 20217:30 PMDubai
Mumbai Indians vs Delhi CapitalsOctober 2, 20213:30 PMSharjah
Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super KingsOctober 2, 20217:30 PMAbu Dhabi
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab KingsOctober 3, 20213:30 PMSharjah
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers HyderabadOctober 3, 20217:30 PMDubai
Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super KingsOctober 4, 20217:30 PMDubai
Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai IndiansOctober 5, 20217:30 PMSharjah
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers HyderabadOctober 6, 20217:30 PMAbu Dhabi
Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab KingsOctober 7, 20213:30 PMDubai
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan RoyalsOctober 7, 20217:30 PMSharjah
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai IndiansOctober 8, 20213:30 PMAbu Dhabi
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi CapitalsOctober 8, 20217:30 PMDubai
Qualifier 1October 10, 20217:30 PMDubai
EliminatorOctober 11, 20217:30 PMSharjah
Qualifier 2October 13, 20217:30 PMSharjah
FinalOctober 15, 20217:30 PMDubai

IPL 2021 team lineup

The second leg of the IPL 2021 will continue with eight teams battling off to grab the trophy. The following are the IPL 2021 team players list for the upcoming September tournament:

  • Chennai Super Kings (CSK) – M S Dhoni (C)
    Squad: Suresh Raina, Narayan Jagadeesabn, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif, Karn Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar, Faf du Plessis, Shardul Thakur, Mitchell Santner, Dwayne Bravo, Lungi Ngidi, Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Imran Tahir, Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, K Gowtham, Cheteshwar Pujara, M.Harisankar Reddy, K.Bhagath Varma, C Hari Nishaanth, R Sai Kishore
  • Delhi Capitals (DC) – Rishabh Pant (C) 
    Squad: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Chris Woakes, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Lalit Yadav, Pravin Dubey, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan, Steve Smith, Umesh Yadav, Ripal Patel, Vishnu Vinod, Lukman Meriwala, M Siddarth, Tom Curran, Sam Billings
  • Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) – Eoin Morgan (C)
    Squad: Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Karun Nair, Nitish Rana, Gurkeerat Mann Singh, Tim Seifert, Dinesh Karthik, Sheldon Jackson, Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy, Sunil Narine, Harbhajan Singh, Pawan Negi, Vaibhav Arora, Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti
  • Mumbai Indians (MI) – Rohit Sharma (C)
    Squad: Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Chris Lynn, Anmolpreet 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, Nathan Coulter Nile, Adam Milne, Piyush Chawla, James Neesham, Yudhvir Charak, Marco Jansen, Arjun Tendulkar
  • Punjab Kings (PBKS) – K L Rahul (C)
    Squad: Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Mandeep Singh, Prabsimran Singh, Nicholas Pooran, Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Harpreet Brar, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Ishan Porel, Darshan Nalkande, Chris Jordan, Dawid Malan, Jhye Richardson, Shahrukh Khan, Riley Meredith, Moises Henriques, Jalaj Saxena, Utkarsh Singh, Fabian Allen, Saurabh Kumar
  • Rajasthan Royals (RR) – Sanju Samson (C)
    Squad: 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, Christopher Morris, Shivam Dube, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman, Liam Livingstone, K.C. Cariappa, Akash Singh, Kuldip Yadav
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) – Virat Kohli (C)
    Squad: AB de Villiers, Devdutt Padikkal, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj, Kane Richardson, Washington Sundar, Pavan Deshpande, Finn Allen, Shahbaz Ahamad, Navdeep Saini, Adam Zampa, Kyle Jamieson, Glenn Maxwell, Rajat Patidar, Sachin Baby, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Daniel Christian, KS Bharat, Suyash Prabhudessai, Daniel Sams, Harshal Patel 
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) – Kane Williamson (C)
    Squad: Kane Williamson, Jonny Bairstow (WK), Manish Pandey, Sreevats Goswami, Wriddhiman Saha, Kedar Jadhav, Priyam Garg, Vijay Shankar, Abhishek Sharma, Abdul Samad, Virat Singh, Mitchell Marsh, Jason Holder, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Shahbaz Nadeem, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T. Natarajan, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, Siddarth Kaul, Basil Thampi, Jagadeesha Suchith, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman

These eight teams will be battling it out in the following three venues selected in UAE for the second leg of IPL 2021:

  • Dubai International Cricket Stadium (Dubai)
  • Sheik Zayed Stadium (Abu Dhabi)
  • Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium (Sharjah)

The final match of the IPL 2021 will be played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. The Dubai International Cricket Stadium has a capacity of 25,000 and has been a host to multiple international games in all cricketing formats such as Test, ODIs and T20s.