The last two association matches of IPL 2021 on October 8 are set to be played simultaneously. The underlying timetable has Sunrisers Hyderabad taking on Mumbai Indians (in Abu Dhabi) at 3:30 PM IST. It is presently set to be played close by Royal Challengers Bangalore versus Delhi Capitals (in Dubai) at 07:30 PM IST. The choice was taken in the IPL Governing Council meeting on Tuesday.
The BCCI has additionally not given any authority justification behind the adjustment of timetable. A delivery endorsed by Secretary Jay Shah said, “In a first for the IPL, the last two association matches before the VIVO IPL 2021 Playoffs will be played simultaneously. On the last day of the association stage (08.10.2021) of the continuous season, rather than having one evening match and one evening match, two matches (SRH v MI and RCB v DC) will be played all the while at 7.30 PM IST (6.00 PM GST).”
It was additionally reported that the GC went to the choice that the arrangement of the two new IPL groups that will be essential for the competition from the 2022 release onwards is planned to be declared on October 25. Just from that point onward, the board will deliver the IPL Media Rights delicate for the cycle 2023-2027.