What’s In Store For IPL 2021
Just the mention of IPL (Indian Premier League), paints a picture of enthusiasm, cheer, grand auctions, and of course glamorous celebrities. This professional Twenty-20 cricket league in India has become more than just a sports event. The mega event connects crores of cricket fans around the world and is clearly the most awaited sports event every year.
COVID-19 slightly dampened the spirits of IPL 2020 and fans missed out on the complete IPL experience. It is no doubt that fans are eagerly awaiting IPL 2021. IPL 2021 will be the fourteenth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). BCCI is trying its best to organise the league tournament with a promise of full enjoyment to cricket fans.
IPL 2021 Teams
The eight confirmed teams that will be battling it out in IPL 2021 are - Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
As per the reports from various sources, a new franchise based on Ahmedabad city may also be added. The addition of the ninth team to IPL 2021 will be a strategic move by BCCI.
IPL 2021 - When, Where, How?
According to media reports, IPL 2021 is likely to begin from 11th April 2021 and the final of the tournament will be organised in the first week of June 2021.
The auction is set to take place on February 18 in Chennai and it will decide the fate of the Indian and foreign players participating in the league. A total of 1097 players have registered for the mini-auction which will witness the participation of eight IPL franchises – CSK, MI, RCB, SRH, DC, RR, KXP and KKR.
IPL 2020 took place in UAE due to the pandemic without a live audience. BCCI President and veteran cricketer Saurav Ganguly has announced that IPL 2021 will be played in India. It is yet to be decided if fans will be allowed in the stadium. BCCI is considering limiting the audience size to 50% of the stadium capacity. However, the final decision will be taken based on the success of the vaccine in India.
As per speculations, ed-tech startup Unacademy may replace Vivo as the title sponsor for the event this year.
IPL Betting enthusiasts gearing up already!
In the present day, IPL and online betting have become synonymous. Online IPL betting has seen great interest from Indian players and betting enthusiasts are already gearing up for IPL 2021. IPL 2021 will be pretty much covered by all the leading sports betting sites available in India. Several sportsbooks have already started offering lucrative welcome bonuses and free bets. Indian players can make use of these offers to get the best bang for their money. No two matches are the same and each one merits its own research. Therefore choosing a good betting site is important before one starts betting during IPL 2021.
With IPL 2021 and more T-20 tournaments lined up to be hosted in India, the cricket landscape in India has a lot to offer to cricket fans. While there are still a few unknowns surrounding IPL 2021, fans are eagerly waiting for a complete IPL experience. Afterall, IPL is rightly called India ka Tyohaar!