About Indian Premier League : Vivo IPL 2017
Indian Premier League (IPL) doesn’t need any introduction!
It is a T20 Cricket Tournament taking place every year since 2007 when it was founded by the Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI).
In this league, franchise teams representing Indian cities take part. Both foreign and Indian players take part in this cricket tournament which takes place in the month of April – May every year.
Not only in India, but people across the world, especially the cricket lovers watch this tournament every year.
IPL 2017 Schedule :
For the year 2017, the title sponsor of IPL is Vivo Electronics and hence , thus it is officially known as Vivo Indian Premier League 2017.
The 2017 season will be the tenth season of Indian Premier League and hence it is also known as IPL 10.
IPL 2017 is scheduled to start on 5th April 2017 and will continue till 21st May 2017.
In all there will be 60 matches in IPL 2017 which include 56 Group Stage Matches and 4 Play-off Matches (Qualifier 1, Eliminator, Qualifier 2 and the all important Final Match).
IPL 2017 Teams :
Eight franchisee teams will take part in IPL 2017.
Last year, two new teams were introduced namely Gujarat Lions & Rising Pune Supergiants to replace Chennai Super Kings and the Rajasthan Royals which have been suspended from IPL for two year i.e., till the end of IPL 2017.
- Delhi Daredevils (DD)
- Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
- Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
- Mumbai Indians (MI)
- Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
- Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
- Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS)
- Gujarat Lions (GL)
IPL 2017 Venues :
Season 10 of Indian Premier League (Vivo IPL 2017) will be played at below mentioned ten cricket venues in India.
- Feroz Shah Kotla, New Delhi
- Mohali Cricket Ground, Punjab
- Eden Gardens, Kolkata
- Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
- M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
- Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
- Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
- Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
- Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur
- Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium, Raipur