Indian Premier League T20 2018 : Teams, Captains, Awards and Sponsorship

Indian Premier League T20 2018 : Teams, Captains and Others

Indian Premier League T20 2018: Teams, Captains and Others

Indian Premier League T20 2018

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The Ongoing Indian Premier league T20 2018 is the most sought out tournament in the Indian Sub-continent. Cricket is the most loved sport in India and IPL Provides the right opportunity for fans to show their love. Most elite and highly regarded cricket players from across the globe take part in Indian Super league. Tournament aims to promote cricket and to discover new homegrown talents in order to strengthen Indian National Squad. Founded by the former chief of IPL, Mr. Lalit Modi, Tournament is booming year by year. With its Fan-base increasing every other season, IPL 2018 is expected to create a new milestone this current season.

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Below are the important details about Indian Premier League 2018;

Teams in IPL 2018 :

Team City Home ground Debut Current Coach Current Captain
Sunrisers Hyderabad Hyderabad, Telangana Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium 2013 Tom Moody Kane Williamson
Royal Challengers Bangalore Bangalore, Karnataka M. Chinnaswamy Stadium 2008 Daniel Vettori Virat Kohli
Rajasthan Royals Jaipur, Rajasthan Sawai Mansingh Stadium 2008 Paddy Upton Ajinkya Rahane
Mumbai Indians Mumbai, Maharashtra Wankhede Stadium 2008 Mahela Jayawardene Rohit Sharma
Kolkata Knight Riders Kolkata, West Bengal Eden Gardens 2008 Jacques Kallis Dinesh Karthik
Kings XI Punjab Mohali, Punjab PCA Stadium 2008 Brad Hodge Ravichandran Ashwin
Delhi Daredevils Delhi Feroz Shah Kotla Ground 2008 Ricky Ponting Gautam Gambhir
Chennai Super Kings Chennai, Tamil Nadu M. A. Chidambaram Stadium 2008 Stephen Fleming MS Dhoni

Indian Premier League Table 2018 :

Team Played. W L T NR Points NRR
Delhi Daredevils 9 3 6 0 0 6 -0.851
Royal Challengers Bangalore 8 3 5 0 0 6 -0.598
Mumbai Indians 8 2 6 0 0 4 -0.271
Rajasthan Royals 8 3 5 0 0 6 -1.065
Kolkata Knight Riders 9 5 4 0 0 10 +0.195
Kings XI Punjab 7 5 2 0 0 10 +0.567
Sunrisers Hyderabad 8 6 2 0 0 12 +1.771
Chennai Super Kings 9 6 3 0 0 12 +0.254

Awards:

Orange Cap:

  • It is awarded to the Top run scorer in an ongoing season.
  • If another player surpasses the highest total run, Orange cap will be held by the new Top scorer.
  • At the end of the season, The player having scored highest run total will be Awarded the cap until the commencement of the next season.

Purple Cap:

  • It is awarded to the Top wicket taker in an ongoing season.
  • If another player surpasses the highest Wicket taken, Purple Cap will be held by the new Top wicket taker.
  • At the end of the season, The player having taken the highest wicket will be Awarded the cap until the commencement of the next season.

Top 10 expensive players of IPL Auction 2018:

PLAYER TEAM PRICE
Ben Stokes Rajasthan Royals INR 12.5 Crore
Jaydev Unadkat Rajasthan Royals INR 11.5 Crore
Manish Pandey Sunrisers Hyderabad INR 11 Crore
KL Rahul Kings XI Punjab INR 11 Crore
Chris Lynn Kolkata Knight Riders INR 9.6 Crore
Mitchell Starc Kolkata Knight Riders INR 9.4 Crore
Glenn Maxwell Delhi Daredevils INR 9 Crore
Rashid Khan Sunrisers Hyderabad INR 9 Crore
Krunal Pandya Mumbai Indians INR 8.8 Crore
Sanju Samson Rajasthan Royals INR 8 Crore

Title Sponsorship:

Title sponsor Period Sponsorship fee (per year)
India DLF 2008–2012 ₹40 crores
United States Pepsi 2013–2015 ₹79.2 crores
China Vivo 2016–2017 ₹95 crores
2018–2022 ₹439.8 crores

Broadcasting Rights:

The Earlier digital rights holder of IPL Broadcasting, Star India acquired the Broadcasting rights of Indian Premier League on 4th September 2017. Valued at ₹16,347.5 crore (₹163.475 billion, US$2.55 billion, £1.97 billion), it is a 158% increase over the previous deal, and the most expensive broadcast rights deal in the history of cricket. The viewership for auctions also increased very drastically for the ongoing season with figure reaching to 46.5 million.

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