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The Indian Premier League (IPL), officially called the Vivo Indian Premier League, is a glitzy and glamorous professional Twenty20 Cricket league in India which started in 2008. There are eight teams representing eight different Indian cities, namely Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals. The league was founded by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and was a brainchild of Lalit Modi. The league, in its 10 years of existence, developed into the world's biggest and the richest T20 league. IPL also has an exclusive window in International Cricket Council's Future Tours Programme. The format of the league is divided into two halves - Round Robin and Qualifiers. Each of the eight teams will play each other twice in a home and away round robin format in the league phase. After the end of the league phase, the top two teams from the league phase will play against each other in 1st Qualifier for a place in the final. However, the team which loses in the 1st Qualifier will get another chance for the IPL by playing the second qualifying match (Winner of the Eliminator match between third and fourth place teams). The winner of the second qualifier will play the final match against the winner of the first qualifier.

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IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab pledge donation to combat coronavirus

IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab pledge donation to combat coronavirus

Cricket | Apr 01, 2020, 08:28 AM IST

Kings XI Punjab also urged everyone to support Prime Minister's initiative to fight coronavirus pandemic in the country.

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With no IPL, rookies like Shahbaz Ahmed, Kartik Tyagi keeping themselves motivated with patience and

Cricket | Mar 30, 2020, 03:37 PM IST

Bengal all-rounder will have to wait to don the Royal Challengers Bangalore red and gold as the possibility of having even a curtailed IPL is getting slimmer by the day with the rise of COVID-19 positive cases in India.

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Wasim Jaffer picks all time IPL XI, MS Dhoni to lead

Cricket | Mar 29, 2020, 04:12 PM IST

Jaffer on Sunday picked his all-time best to form a playing XI from the 12 past seasons of the Indian Premier League while also adding an extra 12th man to the lineup

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Franchise officials cite 2009 example after Sourav Ganguly's 'IPL has to be truncated' statement

Cricket | Mar 15, 2020, 04:12 PM IST

The second season of the cash-rich league was completed only within 37 days with a total of 59 matches and the knockouts had just two semifinals.

IPL can be held on a later date: Maharashtra Health Minister

IPL can be held on a later date: Maharashtra Health Minister

Cricket | Mar 07, 2020, 09:52 PM IST

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said that IPL can be started later due to coronavirus outbreak around the country.

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No threat to IPL due to coronavirus, we are keeping a tab: Brajesh Patel

Cricket | Mar 03, 2020, 08:30 PM IST

The IPL begins with a clash between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium on March 29 while the final will take place on 24 May.

PSL left red-faced after promotional campaign copied from IPL

PSL left red-faced after promotional campaign copied from IPL

Cricket | Feb 20, 2020, 07:30 PM IST

The said campaign which went on air on national television was a rip off from the famous Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign run by Airtel.

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IPL 2020: Delhi Capital's Lalit Yadav wants to emulate Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw

Cricket | Feb 07, 2020, 03:41 PM IST

Yadav was roped in by Delhi Capitals at his base price of Rs 20 lakh at the December 19 auction held in Kolkata last year.

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Pakistan pacer Sohail Tanvir regrets not playing more IPL cricket

Cricket | Jan 29, 2020, 05:44 PM IST

Sohail Tanvir was the best bowler of the inaugural IPL, leading Rajasthan Royals to a title triumph in 2008 under Shane Warne.

Ranji Trophy will remain poor cousin of IPL until match fees are increased substantially: Gavaskar

Ranji Trophy will remain poor cousin of IPL until match fees are increased substantially: Gavaskar

Cricket | Jan 11, 2020, 06:39 PM IST

A player now gets approximately Rs 2.5 lakh per match in the Ranji Trophy, a far cry from the meagre salary the cricketers would withdraw not long ago, but still, the amount is no match to the millions the IPL stars earn.

Shifted focus from red to white ball as IPL was easier route to India colours: Chahar

Shifted focus from red to white ball as IPL was easier route to India colours: Chahar

Cricket | Dec 17, 2019, 06:14 PM IST

The medium-pacer came into India reckoning after two seasons with IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings.

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IPL 2020 auction to go ahead as scheduled despite protests over CAA

Cricket | Dec 16, 2019, 08:17 PM IST

There have been reports of violence in West Bengal but Kolkata hasn't exactly been affected.

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IPL 2020 Auction - All you need to know: What eight franchises look like ahead of Dec 19

Cricket | Dec 16, 2019, 04:46 PM IST

Before the big day in Kolkata, let’s take a look at the each of the eight franchises, their present squad after the release and retention, amount of money left in their purse and what they will be looking for at the auction.

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IPL 2020 Auction: Five uncapped Indians who can bag hefty contracts

Cricket | Dec 13, 2019, 09:49 PM IST

It will be a smaller auction with just 73 spots up for grab for the eight franchises and well will be looking into the top 5 uncapped Indian players who might make it big at IPL 2020 auction.

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IPL 2020: Lynn, Uthappa among 10 players released by KKR; Lad traded in

Cricket | Nov 15, 2019, 06:48 PM IST

The two-time champions have retained 13 players and traded in just one - Siddesh Lad from Mumbai Indians.

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KXIP's proposal to BCCI: National anthem before start of every IPL game

Cricket | Nov 07, 2019, 05:08 PM IST

Ness Wadia, the co-owner of KXIP, has proposed that the Indian national anthem be played before every IPL game from the 2020 season.

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BBL takes leaf out of IPL, to introduce 'strategic timeout'

Cricket | Oct 23, 2019, 04:17 PM IST

Following the IPL, Australia's Big Bash League will now introduce strategic breaks in the middle of matches from the 2019/20 season.

Rajasthan Royals name Andrew McDonald as new head coach

Rajasthan Royals name Andrew McDonald as new head coach

Cricket | Oct 21, 2019, 01:21 PM IST

McDonald has been a part of the IPL in the past having played for the Delhi Daredevils in the 2009 edition before being signed up by the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in 2012-2013.

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IPL 2020 | Major changes in schedule planned for next season: Report

Cricket | Oct 21, 2019, 10:32 AM IST

The next edition of the Indian Premier League could see some major changes in match-timings and scheduling.

IPL: RCB appoint Navnita Gautam as massage therapist

IPL: RCB appoint Navnita Gautam as massage therapist

Cricket | Oct 17, 2019, 05:48 PM IST

Navnita will be responsible for performing specialized techniques pertaining to the preparation, motivation, overall supervision and all individual physical ailments relating to the team.  

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