The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on July 25 (Sunday) announced the schedule of the second half of IPL 2021. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will begin their campaign in the second phase against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on September 20, a day after defending champions Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings kick off the second half.
Meanwhile, RCB and KKR were slated to play on May 3 in Ahmedabad which was postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis that forced BCCI to defer the tournament on May 4.
🚨 IPL 2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣1️⃣ SCHEDULE 🚨
Our fixtures for the remainder of #IPL2021 to be held in UAE. 🤩
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) July 25, 2021
Virat Kohli Royal Challengers Bangalore are currently placed third with five wins from seven matches. Only Delhi Capitals (12) and Chennai Super Kings (10) are ahead of them in the IPL 2021 points table.
RCB, who are likely to miss Washington Sundar owing to a finger injury, will look to keep up the excellent work in the second half of the tournament and end their trophy drought.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) full schedule IPL 2021:
Match 31: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – 7:30 PM IST, September 20, Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
Match 35: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings – 7:30 PM IST, September 24, Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah.
Match 39: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians – 7:30 PM IST, September 26, Dubai International Stadium, Dubai.
Match 43: Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – 7:30 PM IST, September 29, Dubai International Stadium, Dubai.