VIVO IPL 2021 – Venues and Pitch Analysis

The world’s biggest T20 tournament, the Indian Premier League (IPL) is here. The season commenced at the MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai on 9th April, with Mumbai Indians taking on the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). The VIVO IPL 2021 final will be held at the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium Ahmedabad on 30th May 2021. A total of 56 matches will be played, with 11 double-headers across April and May. Given below are the list of captains of IPL teams for VIVO IPL 2021.

List of Captains of IPL Teams

  • Chennai Super Kings (CSK): MS Dhoni
  • Delhi Capitals (DC): Rishabh Pant
  • Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Eoin Morgan
  • Punjab Kings (PBKS): KL Rahul
  • Mumbai Indians (MI): Rohit Sharma
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB): Virat Kohli
  • Rajasthan Royals (RR): Sanju Samson
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): David Warner

The eight IPL franchise teams will play across six venues in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, New Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru and Kolkata. Each side will be playing in four selected venues and, there will be no home advantage as none of the matches will be hosted at any team’s home stadiums.

This is where the pitch report can be used to determine how well a player can perform on the pitch. It is one of the crucial pieces of information for IPL players and IPL fans across the world. Pitch reports help in making a better judgement when it comes to choosing players for a match. These players are selected based on their average score and their team’s overall ability to reach that score.

Venues for IPL 2021

Venue City
Narendra Modi Stadium Ahmedabad
Eden Gardens Kolkata
M Chinnaswamy Stadium Bengaluru
MA Chidambaram Stadium Chennai
Arun Jaitley Stadium Delhi
Wankhede Stadium Mumbai

Average Score on Venues For IPL

Venue 1st Innings Result of team batting first
Narendra Modi Stadium
Eden Gardens 160 Won 31, Lost 46
M Chinnaswamy Stadium 165 Won 45, Lost 54, Tied 2
MA Chidambaram Stadium 160 Won 47, Lost 33, Tied 2
Arun Jaitley Stadium 164 Won 34, Lost 39
Wankhede Stadium 166 Won 36, Lost 37

IPL Pitch Report for 15th April 2021 (19:30 IST)

Match: Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Delhi Capitals (DC)

  • Weather Forecast

The weather is expected to be pleasant in Mumbai on match day, with an average temperature of 31 degrees Celsius. No rain is expected, though dew might have some impact on the match.

  • Pitch Report

The pitches of Wankhede stadium were belters in the two IPL 2021 games, the batsmen found it very easy to bat on. Anything above 190 will be a competitive score that the teams can defend.

IPL Playoffs Schedule 2021

IPL playoffs are the knockout stages of a cricket tournament where every game is crucial for the qualified teams. All four IPL playoffs schedule matches will be hosted in Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium.

  • The first qualifier will be played on May 25
  • The Eliminator will be held on May 26.
  • The second qualifier has been scheduled to be played on May 28
  • The finals will be played on May 30.

After the end of the league stage, the teams finishing in the top four positions enter the Playoffs. From here the qualifying teams battle it out for the coveted IPL Trophy.

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