BCCI confirmed on Monday (03 December) that The Indian Premier League (IPL) auction for the 12th season for year 2019 will be held in Jaipur City of India on December 2018. A maximum of 70 slots available for auction, from these 50 Indian players and 20 oversees players will be allowed …Read More »
The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a professional T20 cricket league in India contested every year by teams representing Indian cities and some states. This league was founded by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2008.
The IPL is the most attended cricket league in the globe and in 2014 ranked 6th by average attendance among all sports leagues. In 2010, the IPL became the first being the sports event in the world to be broadcast live on YouTube. The value of IPL in 2018 was USD 6.3 billion, according to Duff & Phelps. According to BCCI, the 2015 IPL season contributed INR 11.5 billion (USD 182 million) to the GDP of the Indian economy.
There have been eleven seasons of the IPL tournament till 2018. The current IPL title holders are the Chennai Super Kings (CSK), who won the IPL 2018 season. The most successful franchises in the tournament are the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI) with 3 Season wins each.