IPL has been the most viewed T20 league in the world. Since its inception in 2018, its popularity has only increased. This is one of the platforms where cricketers of different countries fly down to India. The players may be arch rivals on the field when representing their country, but they work towards a common goal when playing in their IPL teams. You see the massive sixes of Chris Gayle and cover drive of Virat Kohli in the same inning. IPL has bought such diversity to India’s cricket stadiums. It has been absent in the past and people loved it instantly. IPL has created an amazing platform for budding cricketers. It is evident that many Indian players have earned the name from IPL and it created the way for the International cricket team. In the recent auctions, Indian players attracted the highest bids. The current IPL season will start on 23 March and it will end on 19 May 2019. It is expected to be another interesting season of IPL.
We have seen many close competitions in the past and we can never predict the winner. There are various teams playing against each other and all of them are equally competent. With the progress of the league, the matches become more and more crucial. The IPL 2019 match predictions happen all the time and there are many websites carrying it out. Along with the IPL league, several other competitions also go side by side. There are various websites and apps in the market and they have many users. Every season of IPL has several changes in the teams. Chennai Supers Kings are the defending champions and they have won the maximum IPL number of IPL championships. In the latest events, Delhi Daredevils has changed their name to Delhi Capitals. Their fans are hoping that the name change might improve their performance.
IPL Season 12: Cricket Festival Begins
All the eight teams of the Indian Premier League have a huge fan base. Most of the matches are houseful and tickets are hardly available. The demand for cricket match ticket is very huge in India and the tickets get sold out in a day or two. The environment is very energetic in the stadium and it is a festival over there. All the ingredients for a perfect evening are arranged by the authorities in the stadium. There is music, fireworks, cheerleaders with more than 3 hours of cricket. The T20 format of cricket is quite fast forward and it never gets boring throughout the 3 hours of game time. There are many T20 leagues played across the globe, IPL is the most viewed cricket league. Most of the international players are part of one or more T20 leagues. The audience loves the format and it has increased the female audience of cricket. The reach has increased which is a good thing for the game.
Cricket fans wait for the IPL every year and the tickets are also booked very soon. In India, cricket is followed more than any other game. IPL is played for almost two months. The inauguration and final matches are mostly played on Sundays. Mostly one match is scheduled for the day, however, two matches are also played on a few days. One can catch the live matches on Star Network. Hotstar App will also broadcast it live on its website and mobile application.