IPL 2021: 5 big dates to watch out for in IPL 2021 phase 2 – IPL 2021 phase 2 will kick start on September 19 with Mumbai Indians taking on Chennai Super Kings at Dubai International Stadium. Delhi Capitals are currently leading the points table with six wins in eight games while CSK and Royal Challengers Bangalore are at 2nd and 3rd respectively with five wins in seven games. Defending Champions MI are placed at number 4. After the first game between arch-rivals MI and CSK, fans will be served with some mouthwatering contest in the IPL 2021 phase 2.
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We at Insidesport will take you through 5 big dates to watch out for from IPL 2021 phase 2.
19 Sep 2021 – CSK vs MI – Dubai
Arch-rivals and two of the most successful teams of the IPL’s history Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings will take on each other in the opening game of the IPL 2021 phase 2. MS Dhoni-led CSK lost their last match against Rohit Sharma led Mumbai Indians. MI have so far won 19 games while CSK have won 12 matches in this age-old rivalry. As always MI started their IPL with few losses but they picked up the winning track in the latter half of the first phase while CSK has been in top form throughout the first phase of IPL 2021.
24 Sep 2021 – RCB vs CSK – Sharjah
Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore will face MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings in a high voltage match at the small ground of Sharjah. The last time these two teams met it was CSK that had the better of RCB. In fact, RCB was on an unbeaten run before clashing with CSK. With both the teams having few power hitters in their ranks it will be a thrilling contest to watch out for.
2 Oct 2021 – MI vs DC – Sharjah
Table-toppers Delhi Capitals will be eager to face Mumbai Indians in IPL 2021 phase 2. The last time both these teams faced each other in IPL 2021 phase 1 at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, DC thrashed MI by 6 wickets. Both these teams played the final of IPL 2020 where MI defeated DC to win their 5th title.
4 Oct 2021 – DC vs CSK – Dubai
Rishabh Pant’s Delhi Capitals will take on MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings at Dubai International Stadium on October 4. Pant vs Dhoni will be a treat to watch for the fans. This will also be a fight of table-toppers as DC is ranked at number 1 with 12 points while CSK is just behind them with 10 points.
8 Oct 2021 – RCB vs DC – Dubai
Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore will be up against Delhi Capitals at the Dubai International Stadium on October 8. The last time that these two teams cross swords at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, RCB won the game by 1 run.