IPL 2015 News

Indian Premier League is the festival for Indian cricket fans. IPL is also known as ‘India Ka Tyohar’. IPL is one of the most popular T20 cricket played in the world. It is watched all over the world. This is the world’s best T20 tournament, which is started by BCCI. Currently it is sponsored by Pepsi and also known as Pepsi Indian Premier League. This is league tournament, which is played between 8 teams, and the names of the teams are based on Indian states. To get updated with the latest news of IPL 2015, be tuned to its official website www.iplt20.com.  Before starting the tournament there is an auction period for world’s best players and every team owner bid on the players and get the players in their team. The owner used to give money in lakhs or crores to the players for a session. Every team has their own owners and they all are celebrities, business man, millionaires or tycoons.

IPL Teams and Owner name
Chennai Super Kings                          Varun Manian       
Delhi Daredevils                                Grandhi Mallikarujna Rao
Kings XI Punjab                                 Preity Zinta
Rajasthan Royals                                Shilpa Shetty
Kolkata Knight Riders                       Shahrukh Khan
Mumbai Indians                                 Mukesh Ambani
Sunrises Hyderabad                            Kalanidhi Maran
Royal Challengers Banglore              Vijay Mallya

The Auction was held on 16th, February, 2015 at Bangalore for IPL Season -8. Yuvraj Singh was sold to Delhi Daredevils for 16 Crores (INR), for a record bid in IPL auction history and other highest auctioned players are Dinesh Karthik (10.5 crores), Angelo Mathews (7.5 crores), Aaron Finch (3.2 crores) and many more. There are lots of changes has been seen in this season. Yuvraj Singh is playing for Delhi Daredevils, Parthiv Patel is playing for Mumbai Indians, Manvinder Bisla is playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore, Unmukt Chand is playing for Mumbai Indians, and R. Vinay Kumar is playing for Mumbai Indians and many more changes.

The opening ceremony of Ipl season 8 was held at salt lake stadium, Kolkata this year. In this ceremony the captions of eight franchises will be present at the ceremony. Bollywood stars like Shahid Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Hritik Roshan lightens up the stage with their live performances. To host the matches of IPL season-8, there were 12 venues selected. The selected venues are Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mohali, Mumbai (2 Stadiums), Pune, Raipur, and Vishakhapatnam. In IPL, four overseas players will play in a match and the rest of the players are Indians. After the excited cricket world cup 2015 all eyes are on Pepsi IPL 2015. The 8th season of Pepsi IPL 2015 is starting very soon and the first match is on 8th, April, 2015 between Kolkata knight riders and Mumbai Indians at 8PM (as IST) in Eden Garden (Kolkata).

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