In 2008, each team was given a chance to pick an icon player and a majority of the teams picked their home state's stars
The franchise owners often end up splurging big bucks on unknown or relatively unfamiliar faces.
In the previous 12 IPL auctions, there have been several unknown players who have received massive bids.
The last time they had such a season was back in 2012, where they finished top of the table.
Happy-go-lucky players whose belligerent displays rolled red carpet for the rest of the IPL seasons
The franchise has also appealed to all on its Instagram page to make contributions to the families.
Changing their name to see if their fate changes is quite an Indian thing to do and its not the first time an IPL side has done this.
A couple of days back, the Delhi-based IPL franchise changed its name from Delhi Daredevils to Delhi Capitals.
Formerly known as the Delhi Daredevils, the team will now play under the name of 'Delhi Capitals'.
In 2019, the initials of the Delhi franchise will change from ‘DD’ to ‘DC’ as the name was changed from Delhi Daredevils to Delhi Capitals.