Indian Premier League (IPL)

Indian Premier League (IPL)

How did the Indian premier league start?

IPL the Indian Premier league was founded by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2008. The IPL has an exclusive window in ICC future tours Program. There have been twelve seasons of the IPL tournaments the current season’s IPL title holders are the Mumbai. The 2019 season the idea of Lalit Modi. It started just after 6 odd months India won the first T 20 world cup in 2007 in Johannesburg South Africa. This league came out best leagues of the world and the best business. Model for BCCI and it gave lots of young players to play with their superstar.

Brand value of IPL

The Brand value of the IPL in 2019 was INR 475 billion (USD 6.7 billion), according to duff & Phelps. According to BCCI, the 2015 IPL season contributed INR 11.5 billion (USD 160 million) to the GDP of the Indian economy.

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The Indian Premier League (IPL) undoubtedly is one of the most popular Cricket leagues in the world. Given its widespread viewership and the presence of players from all across the globe, the domestic T 20 tournaments manage to gain everybody’s attention.

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Why IPL is famous all over the World?

Despite several T20 a league emerging onto the scene after the IPL, the Indian tournaments have managed to hold onto its forte and continues to top are several other dynamics that go into the IPL. One of the most important factors. Here is the brand value of each of the eight teams in the IPL.

Team Name Brand Value Owner of teams
Rajasthan Royals USD 43 million Ranjit Barthakur
Kings XI Punjab USD 52 million Preity Zinta
Delhi capitals USD 52 million Parth Jindal GMR Group
Sunrise Hyderabad USD 70 million Kalanithi Haran sun tv network
Chennai Super Kings USD 98 million India Cements
Kolkata Knight Rider USD 104 million Shahrukh Khan
Royal challengers Bangalore USD 98 million United spirits
Mumbai Indians USD 113 million Mukesh Ambani.

What are the interesting facts of IPL?

  1. Broadcasting rights of IPL are sold for a whopping INR 16347.5 Crore to Star India network for 5 years. It means 1 ball costs around 21 Lakh Rupees.
  2. In IPL Delhi is the only team that had never played an IPL Final in all editions of IPL.
  3. Harbhajan Singh had bowled the highest number of dot balls in the history of IPL. He has bowled 1151 dot balls in 151 matches.
  4. Praveen Kumar is the bowler who has bowled the first-ever over in IPL.
  5. it is more than just a cricket league for us Indians especially. People go out with their families to enjoy exciting matches.
  6. In IPL 2018, the thrill is on another level altogether. The result of most of the matches is decided in the last over. There is a lot of big hitting and excellent bowling by teams like Sunrise Hyderabad.
  7. The best part about IPL 2018 is the uncapped young Indian players are in the top 5 run-getters, top 5 bowlers, etc.
  8. Amit Mishra holds the record of the highest number of hat-tricks (3) is the history of IPL.
  9. Dale Steyn holds the record of most numbers of dot balls in one IPL season. In 17 matches, he bowled 212 dot balls out of a total of 407 balls in IPL 2013.
  10. Virat Kohli holds the record of most runs in one IPL season. He had made 973 runs in IPL 2016.

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What are the Other facts of IPL ?

  1. In every IPL season, RCB promotes the “Go Green” initiative by wearing a green jersey for a match.
  2. Ishant Sharma holds the record of conceding most runs in an Innings. He conceded 66 runs in 4 overs against CSK in IPL 2013 edition.
  3. K.L Rahul holds the record of fastest 50 (in 14 balls) and Chris gayle holds the record of fastest 100 (in 30 balls) in IPl edition.
  4. Sachin Tendulkar becomes the first purple cap holder in the inaugural season (2008) of IPL.
  5. Chris Gayle and David Warner have won an orange cap twice in the history of an IPL.
  6. Bhvneshwar Kumar (SRH) is the only bowler to have won the purple cap twice.
  7. Mujeeb ur Rahman of Afghanistan is the youngest player in the history of IPL.

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What are the IPL Controversies?

  1. Slap Gate (2008)- Controversies began right from the first season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). When Mumbai Indians stand-in skipper Harbhajan Singh reportedly slapped Kings XI Punjab Paceman S. Sreesanth after Punjab had won the match. Although the exact reason for the incident remains a mystery Sreesanth is believed to have said something that Singh found offensive.
  2. Pakistan banks Cricketers from IPL (2009)- In the backdrop of terror attacks in Mumbai in November 2008, the Pakistan government felt it was unsafe for its players like Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Sohail Tanvir, and Umar Gul. Who was playing for various franchises along with others?
  3. Lait Modi sacked (2010)- The IPL founder and chairman were suspended from his post by the control for Cricket in India(BCCI) after charges of financial wrongdoing against him emerged in 2010. After finding him guilty of Indiscipline and misconduct the BCCI in 2013 banned him for life from holding any Cricket post.
  4. Ravindra Jadeja banned for a year (2010)- Jadeja did not renew his contract with the Rajasthan Royals and tried to negotiate more profitable deals with other franchises. It was a serious breach of player’s guidelines and the IPL governing council slapped a one-year ban on him.
  5. Sensational revelations by cheerleader (2011)- South African Gabriella Pasqualotto created quite a stir in the fourth edition of the IPL after she blogged about the deplorable conduct of cricketers at post-match parties. She was sacked from her role as a cheerleader by the IPL, but that did little to scuttle the controversy.

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First signs of spot-fixing (2012)- Acting on a stings operation Conducted by a news channel, the then BCCI president N Srinivasan and a five-year ban to fast-medium Shelabh Srivastava banned for a year ban, all five were involved in spot-fixing Scandal

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