In a first, the last two league matches of IPL 2021 will be played simultaneously on October 8. In its meeting on Tuesday, the IPL Governing Council decided that on the last day of the league stage, instead of having one afternoon match and one evening match, both the fixtures – Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians and RCB vs Delhi Capitals – will be played concurrently at 7.30 pm IST. As per the original schedule, Mumbai Indians was to play SRH at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi at 3.30 pm, while RCB was to lock horns with DC in Dubai at 7.30 pm.
1) #IPL media rights tender for 2023-27 to be released after 25th Oct.
2) The last two league matches before the playoffs this season will be played simultaneously – first for IPL#SRHvMI and #RCBvDC on 8th Oct to be played at 7:30pm IST#IPL2021 | #MIvPBKS pic.twitter.com/daoJHOmGur
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