The preparations for ensuring the health and safety of all the involved stakeholders are top-notch at the Star Sports.
The action-packed tournament will also see several of the cricketers return to their comfort zone. It will be a kind of new start for some of them, as they have not been playing the game for a long time.
Most teams have a good opening pair this time, with a good blend of veterans, current superstars and upcoming starlets. It shall be interesting to see who ends up using the conditions on offer most effectively.
Over the years, there have been a few batsmen who have emerged as the lynchpins of their respective batting line ups and etched their names in the hearts of fans with their stupendous exploits with the willow.
While some teams have strong batting units, the others are heavily armed in their bowling departments. Ultimately the teams, which will utilize their resources wisely, are likely to win the championship.
The names featured in this list have been one of the most consistent players in both international and IPL cricket.
Every year, we see fireworks in the form of fours and sixes. Every IPL season is greeted with explosive shots which are hit by explosive players.
Rohit Sharma has won the most number of titles as a captain, four for Mumbai Indians. MS Dhoni is right behind him with three titles under his belt for Chennai Super Kings.
These players started their IPL career with a contract worth a few lakhs. But then, as years passed by, they became the key members of their team with consistent performances.
Here is a timeline of how this year’s IPL journey has unfolded.