Indian Premier League

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a professional league for Twenty20 cricket championship in India. It was initiated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), headquartered in Mumbai, and is supervised by BCCI Vice President Rajeev Shukla, who serves as the league's Chairman and Commissioner. It is currently contested by nine teams, consisting of players from around the world. It was started after an altercation between the BCCI and the Indian Cricket League. In 2010, IPL became the first sporting event ever to be broadcast live on YouTube in association with Indiatimes. Its brand value is estimated to be around US$2.99 billion in fifth season. However, the league has been engulfed by series of corruption scandals where allegations of cricket betting, money laundering and spot fixing were witnessed. The inaugural season of the tournament started on 18 April 2008 and lasted for 46 days with 59 matches scheduled, out of which 58 took place and 1 was washed out due to rain....
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Yara O Yaya
Yara O Yaya commented on the discussion by Pramod Agarwal
12 hrs ago
Pramod Agarwal - TERA KYA HOGA SRINIWASAN
WILL SRINIVASAN CONTINUE IN BCCI EVEN AFTER COMMENTS OF SUPREME COURT? more »
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Udhaya Moorthy
Udhaya Moorthy commented on the discussion by Joy Bhowmick
on Nov 27, 2014 , 03:45 pm
Joy Bhowmick - Is IPL is really a Cricket tournament or simply a entertainment bonanza???
IPL (Indian Premier League); the T20 Cricket tournament promoted by BCCI (which has already redefined the history of cricket) which has now found itself in the middle of series of controversies starting from it's inception be it:i) Conflict with more »
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Shrinath Chauhan
Shrinath Chauhan and 2 more commented on the blog by Debojit Das
on Nov 25, 2014 , 11:31 am
Debojit Das - Kolkata
Please I know we have crashed out of the IPL, but that doesn't mean everyone will brand us 'losers'. Its so irritating. You cant judge someone so easily and write them off so soon. Just because we could not make it to the finals doesnt make us losers. I guess there was too much of hype going around when we started off. there was everything - glamour, publicity, and what not? But, ya I guess, you need to keep your head and aim steady, so that you don't get carried away from your real goal. We mis more »
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Rajesh Pogo
Rajesh Pogo commented on the discussion by Kirti Deol
on Nov 20, 2014 , 10:00 am
Kirti Deol - IPL 7: Should foreigners lead the teams?
The seventh edition of Indian Premier League has eight teams of which five are led by Indian cricketers while the others will be captained by foreign cricketers. But is it really wise?   IPL is an Indian league so ideally Indian cricketers should more »
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Rajesh Pogo
Rajesh Pogo
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Lakshminarayana Bolisetty
Lakshminarayana Bolisetty commented on the discussion by Timesalien S
on Nov 16, 2014 , 08:09 pm
Timesalien S - Should people involved in IPL betting be jailed?
Should people like Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra be jailed for their involvement? Are they really spoiling the Gentleman's game? more »
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Ashish Singh
Ashish Singh took the poll by Chakradhar Reddy
on Nov 16, 2014 , 02:23 pm
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