The Indian Premier League is a cricket championship in a format reduced to 20 overs (Twenty20) which is held in India since 2008. It was created by the Indian Cricket Commission, in response to the Cricket League organized by the Zee company in 2007. Until 2017, Sony Entertainment Television broadcasts the games in India through its Sony Max, Sony Six and Sony ESPN channels. The Star India chain will broadcast matches from 2018 to 2022. The league has a reach of 200 million viewers each week.
The tournament is held from the beginning of April to the end of May. In the first phase the teams play two wheels against each other, playing one game per week. The top four teams advance to the post season. The first and the second team play with each other, where the winner advances to the final and the loser advances to the prefinal. The third and fourth teams play each other, and the winner advances to the semi-final. The winner of the semi-final advances to the final.
Each team must have at least 14 Indian players, of which at least six must be from the sub 22 Indian team, and a maximum of 10 foreign players. The tenth holder must have a maximum of four foreigners. The salary cap per team was $10 million in the 2016 season. Teams can hire players in an auction open to all teams. Teams can also exchange players.
Below is the list of the highest paid cricketer and the ranking of all player whose got highest bid rate in IPL 2019.
At the age of fourteen, he played in the High School during anointing. He was the best cricketer at the Woodbridge College in Eastern Cape. In college he has led the team for three years. Eastern Provinces play in provincial cricket. Also, South African School was selected to play in the team. In 2004, Free State University received a scholarship. He also played in the university team at that time also.
Akshar Patel (English: Axar Patel) is an Indian cricket player, who plays for the Gujarat Cricket Team and Indian National Cricket Team. He is a spinner bowler and left-hand batsman, he have played for the Indian Premier League in Mumbai Indians and Kings Xi Punjab. May 1, 2016 He took 4 wickets in 5 balls during the match against Gujarat Lions in Rajkot.
Carlos Ricardo Brathwaite, better known as Carlos Brathwaite, is a West Indies cricket team player who plays in all three formats for Test cricket, one-day cricket and 20-20 cricket. He started the T20 career against Bangladesh team on October 11, 2011, while the one-day cricket started on July 25 in the same series.
The auction for the 12th season of the Indian Premier League saw a surprise bid on some players. Shivam Dubey was one of them. Mumbai's all-rounder Shivam had a base price of Rs 20 lakh. He was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for Rs 5 crore, bidding 25 times more. This is the same Shivam Dubey, who hit 5 consecutive sixes in Ranji Trophy for Mumbai. Shivam first came into the limelight when he hit 5 sixes in an over bowled by Praveen Tambe. He did this during the Mumbai T20 match.
Former Indian team coach and captain Anil Kumble has said that Kings XI Punjab's decision to buy pacer Mohammed Shami for the 12th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will prove to be crucial. Shami has been added by Punjab to the auction on Tuesday for Rs 4.8 crore. Shami had bid for the defending champions Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab but eventually Punjab managed to join Shami. "He is one of the best fast bowlers and the Punjab team needed this type of bowler," Kumble said in a conversation with Star Sports. About Shami, let us tell you that in the IPL history, the bowler who has thrown more than 100 overs is the worst one by Shami (9.13). Shami has played 35 matches in the IPL and during this time he has never taken more than 2 wickets in a match and has not thrown any maiden over.