The 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) was suspended mid-way in May due to the surge of COVID-19 pandemic, the match resumed on September 19 with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) taking on Mumbai Indians (MI) in Dubai.
Chennai took the top position in the points table with a 20-run win against defending champions while Mumbai remained in the fourth spot.
Each team gets two points for a win in the Indian Premier League. In case of a tie, the match is decided by a Super Over, with two points awarded to the winner.
At the end of the season, the top-4 teams will qualify for the playoffs stage. While the top-2 placed sides will meet in the first playoff match, the third and fourth-placed teams will meet in an eliminator and the winner will face the loser of the first playoff for a place in the final.