Wednesday, April 6, 2011

About IPL

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a professional Indian cricket league in twenty20 format. The IPL is initiated and governed by the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India). The headquarters of IPL is situated in Mumbai, its Vice President is Chirayu Amin and Sundar Raman is the chairman and CEO of the Indian Premier League. The IPL was started in 2008 and is played every year in double round-robin and knock out format where each team plays each other twice and the top four teams progress in to the semi final stage i.e., the knock out stage. IPL became the first ever sports event to be broadcasted live on YouTube in 2010. IPL is the second highest paid sports league next to NBA. The average estimated salary for a player of IPL is $3.84 million.

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