Here we look at three unusual matches and series in which the IPL teams took part.
The franchises made sure that the legendary players stayed with the team even after retiring from the game.
Apart from India, Australia players will suffer massive losses.
A total of eight franchises lavishly spend money in the auction to rope the big players in order to get their hands on the prestigious trophy.
The squads of all the teams look well-equipped and this edition promises to be one of the most closely contested seasons of IPL.
Tambe was bought by KKR at his base price of INR 20 lakhs.
Having agonizingly missed out on the playoffs spot due to net run-rate in season twelve, the Shaw Rukh Khan co-owned franchise bolstered its squad at the 2020 IPL Auction.
Most franchises try to come with one or more new and unique element every year in their jersey every now and then.
KKR start their campaign with an away game as they travel south to Bengaluru on the 31st of March.
Shoaib's spell helped KKR to a 23-run win against the Delhi Daredevils.