IPL 2021 Venues
Due to COVID-19 situation in India, IPL 2020 was shifted to UAE but IPL 2021 is now organized in India only. BCCI has selected only few venues for the IPL 2021 Matches due to increasing no. of covid 19 cases in India.
Below the cricket stadium and venue where IPL 2021 will be played:
- M.A.Chidambaram Chepauk Stadium , CHENNAI
- Wankhede Stadium , MUMBAI
- Narendra Modi Stadium , AHMEDABAD
- Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium , DELHI
- M.Chinnaswamy Stadium , BANGALORE
- Eden Gardens Stadium , KOLKATA
Below is the Detailed information about the IPL 2021 Venues. There are total of 6 venues selected and the qualifiers will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium, in Ahemdabad.
M.A.Chidambaram Chepauk Stadium , CHENNAI:
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium is a cricket stadium in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Established in 1916, it is the second oldest cricket stadium in the country after Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Formerly known as Madras Cricket Club Ground, the stadium is now named after M. A. Chidambaram, former President of BCCI, and is also nicknamed the Chepauk Stadium. It is selected because the crowd is very good, it gives high earning revenue to BCCI , that is why this stadium has been selected by BCCI for ipl 2021 venues.
- Home Ground: It is the home ground of the Tamil Nadu cricket team and the Indian Premier League team Chennai Super Kings.
- Location: The stadium is located at Chepauk, a few hundred meters from Marina beach along the Bay of Bengal
- Cricket World Cup matches: This stadium has hosted 7 Mens One Day International matches across 3 world cups.
- Crowd: The crowd of this stadium gives massive support to the CSK team.
Wankhede Stadium , MUMBAI
The Wankhede Stadium was built in 1975 and the first Test match played was between India and West Indies from 23 to 28 January 1975.
- Home Ground:The WS is the home ground of Mumbai Indians team in Indian Premier League, as well as Mumbais Ranji Trophy team
- Cricket World Cup matches: This stadium has hosted 7 Mens One Day International matches across 6 world cups.
- Pitch: The seaside situation of the Wankhede stadium means that the swing bowlers get a fair amount of assistance during the early part of each day. Red soil is used to prepare the pitch, which ensures consistent bounce.
- Crowd: This is situated is Mumbai so the crowd will definitely favor Mumbai Indians .
Narendra Modi Stadium , AHMEDABAD:
It is the largest cricket stadium in the world and the second largest stadium overall, with a seating capacity of 132,000 spectators. It is owned by the Gujarat Cricket Association and is a venue for Test, ODI, and T20I cricket matches.
- Location:Motera Stadium, is a cricket stadium situated inside the Sardar Patel Sports Enclave in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
- Crowd: As there is no home team of Gujrat so the crowd will support their respective team
Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium , DELHI:
Arun Jaitley Stadium, formerly known as Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, is a cricket stadium located at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi. Established in 1883 as the Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, being near the Kotla fort, it is the second oldest international cricket stadium still functional in India,
- Home Ground: Since 2008 the stadium has been the home venue of the Delhi Capitals (formerly Delhi Daredevils) of the Indian Premier League.
- Location: Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg is a road in Delhi, India.
- Crowd: Delhi capitals will definitely enjoy the chants of crowd here because of home advantage .
M.Chinnaswamy Stadium , BANGALORE:
The M. Chinnaswamy Stadium is a cricket stadium located in Bangalore, Karnataka. Flanked by the picturesque Cubbon Park, Queens Road, Cubbon and uptown MG Road, this five-decade-old stadium is situated in the heart of the city of Bangalore It has a seating capacity of 40,000, and regularly hosts Test cricket, One Day Internationals (ODI), Twenty20 Internationals (T20i) and other First-class cricket matches.
- Home Ground: Indian Premier League franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore
- Location: Bangalore, officially known as Bengaluru, is the capital and the largest city of the Indian state of Karnataka.
- Cricket World Cup matches: This stadium has hosted 7 Mens One Day International matches across 7 world cups.
- Crowd: Royals will have upper hand in every match they play because craze of Virat Kohli and Ab De Villiers is on another level
Eden Gardens Stadium , KOLKATA:
Eden Gardens is a cricket ground in Kolkata, India. Established in 1864, it is the oldest and second-largest cricket stadium in India after the newly built Narendra Modi Stadium and third in the world after Narendra Modi Stadium and Melbourne Cricket Ground. The stadium currently has a capacity of 80,000. On 22 November 2019, the venue hosted the first ever day/night Test match in India during the second Test between India and Bangladesh.
- Home Ground: It is the home ground of the Kolkata Knight Riders
- Location: Kolkata is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.
- Cricket World Cup matches: This stadium has hosted 7 Mens One Day International matches across 15 world cups.
- Crowd: The crowd support will play major role for KKR in Kolkata