The IPL Phase 2 14th season is set to be played in the UAE from September 19.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Rajasthan Royals (RR), Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) announced replacements in their respective squads for the remainder of the season.
The first to fall prey to the virus were Kolkata Knight Riders players Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier, which meant that their encounter on 3rd May against Royal Challengers Bangalore was postponed.
The chances of IPL going forward took a massive dent after four support staff members tested positive the same day before CSK communicated to the BCCI that they will not be able to take the field unless all the players, who came in contact with the positive staff members test negative.
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Before the BCCI might have tackled these points, Delhi Capital spinner Amit Mishra and Sunrisers Hyderabad wicketkeeper returned a optimistic check outcome, too, touchdown a dying punch on even the slightest of prospects of the match going ahead.
Resultantly, the BCCI and the IPL Governing Council, in a unanimous determination, postponed the match indefinitely.
After 25 days of contemplation and countless speculations, the board lastly zeroed in on UAE because the vacation spot to host the 31 unfinished fixtures, together with the playoffs.
Another major hurdle in the BCCI’s way was eliminated when England’s Bangladesh tour was pushed back to 2023, paving way for all of England’s IPL players to participate freely.
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The tournament’s second leg stands at clash only with New Zealand’s Pakistan tour, however, with NZC having green signaled its players to cater their IPL duties, the foreign player availability problem for the IPL stands solved.
IPL 2021 Player replacements:
|Injured / Replaced Player||Team||Replacement Player|
|Adam Zampa||RCB||Wanindu Hasaranga|
|Daniel Sams||RCB||Dushmantha Chameera|
|Kane Richardson||RCB||George Garton|
|Finn Allen||RCB||Tim David|
|Jofra Archer||RR||Glenn Phillips|
|Andrew Tye||RR||Tabraiz Shamsi|
|Riley Meredith||PBKS||Nathan Ellis|
|Jhye Richardson||PBKS||Adil Rashid|
|Pat Cummins||KKR||Tim Southee|
IPL 2021 UAE leg Squads:
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (c), 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.
Sanju Samson (c), Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Manan Vohra, Anuj Rawat, Riyan Parag, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Mahipal Lomror, Shreyas Gopal, Mayank Markande, Glenn Phillips , Tabraiz Shamsi, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi, Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakariya, KC Cariappa, Liam Livingstone, Kuldip Yadav, Akash Singh.
David Warner, Kane Williamson (c), Virat Singh, Manish Pandey, Priyam Garg, Wriddhiman Saha, Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, Sreevats Goswami, Vijay Shankar, Mohammad Nabi, Kedar Jadhav, J Suchit, Jason Holder, Abhishek Sharma, Abdul Samad, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, T Natarajan, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, Siddharth Kaul, Basil Thampi, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mujeeb ur Rahman.
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Devdutt Padikkal, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj, George Garton, Washington Sundar, Pavan Deshpande, Tim David, Shahbaz Ahamad, Navdeep Saini, Wanindu Hasaranga, Kyle Jamieson, Glenn Maxwell, Rajat Patidar, Sachin Baby, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Daniel Christian, KS Bharat, Suyash Prabhudessai, Dushmantha Chameera, Harshal Patel.
Chennai Super Kings:
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c), Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, KM Asif, Deepak Chahar, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, N Jagadeesan, Karn Sharma, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shardul Thakur, Sam Curran, R Sai Kishore, Moeen Ali, K Gowtham, Cheteshwar Pujara, Harishankar Reddy, Bhagath Varma, C Hari Nishanth.
Kolkata Knight Riders:
Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Tim Seifert, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Kuldeep Yadav, Shivam Mavi, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Sandeep Warrier, Prasidh Krishna, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Shakib Al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Harbhajan Singh, Karun Nair, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Pawan Negi.
KL Rahul (c), 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, Adil Rashid, Shahrukh Khan, Nathan Ellis, Moises Henriques, Jalaj Saxena, Utkarsh Singh, Fabian Allen, Saurabh Kumar.
Rohit Sharma (c), Adam Milne, Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Arjun Tendulkar, Chris Lynn, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, James Neesham, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Marco Jansen, Mohsin Khan, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, Quinton De Kock, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Tiwary, Suryakumar Yadav, Trent Boult, Yudhvir Singh.
David Warner (c), Kane Williamson, Virat Singh, Manish Pandey, Priyam Garg, Wriddhiman Saha, Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, Sreevats Goswami, Vijay Shankar, Mohammad Nabi, Kedar Jadhav, J Suchit, Jason Holder, Abhishek Sharma, Abdul Samad, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, T Natarajan, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, Siddharth Kaul, Basil Thampi, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mujeeb ur Rahman.
IPL 2021 schedule Phase 2 matches:
|Match No.||Date||Time (IST)||Match Team||Venue|
|30||19 September 2021||07:30 PM||CSK vs MI||Dubai|
|31||20 September 2021||07:30 PM||KKR vs RCB||Abu Dhabi|
|32||21 September 2021||07:30 PM||PBKS vs RR||Dubai|
|33||22 September 2021||07:30 PM||DC vs SRH||Dubai|
|34||23 September 2021||07:30 PM||MI vs KKR||Abu Dhabi|
|35||24 September 2021||07:30 PM||RCB vs CSK||Sharjah|
|36||25 September 2021||03:30 PM||DC vs RR||Abu Dhabi|
|37||25 September 2021||07:30 PM||SRH vs PBKS||Sharjah|
|38||26 September 2021||03:30 PM||CSK vs KKR||Abu Dhabi|
|39||26 September 2021||07:30 PM||RCB vs MI||Dubai|
|40||27 September 2021||07:30 PM||SRH vs RR||Dubai|
|41||28 September 2021||03:30 PM||KKR vs DC||Sharjah|
|42||28 September 2021||07:30 PM||MI vs PBKS||Abu Dhabi|
|43||29 September 2021||07:30 PM||RR vs RCB||Dubai|
|44||30 September 2021||07:30 PM||SRH vs CSK||Sharjah|
|45||1 October 2021||07:30 PM||KKR vs PBKS||Dubai|
|46||2 October 2021||03:30 PM||MI vs DC||Sharjah|
|47||2 October 2021||07:30 PM||RR vs CSK||Abu Dhabi|
|48||3 October 2021||03:30 PM||RCB vs PBKS||Sharjah|
|49||3 October 2021||07:30 PM||KKR vs SRH||Dubai|
|50||4 October 2021||07:30 PM||DC vs CSK||Dubai|
|51||5 October 2021||07:30 PM||RR vs MI||Sharjah|
|52||6 October 2021||07:30 PM||RCB vs SRH||Abu Dhabi|
|53||7 October 2021||03:30 PM||CSK vs PBKS||Dubai|
|54||7 October 2021||07:30 PM||KKR vs RR||Sharjah|
|55||8 October 2021||03:30 PM||SRH vs MI||Abu Dhabi|
|56||8 October 2021||07:30 PM||RCB vs DC||Dubai|
|57||10 October 2021||07:30 PM||Qualifier 1||Dubai|
|58||11 October 2021||07:30 PM||Eliminator||Sharjah|
|59||13 October 2021||07:30 PM||Qualifier 2||Sharjah|
|60||15 October 2021||07:30 PM||Final||Dubai|
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