Free Press Journal (India) – The 12th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is just around the corner and fans are eagerly waiting for March 23rd, the day they see the first match of IPL 2019, which will be played between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Summary

  • The 12th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is just around the corner and fans are eagerly waiting for March 23rd, the day they see the first match of IPL 2019, which will be played between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
  • Most successful teamsUntil now there have be 11 IPL tournaments, out of which both Chennai and Mumbai have won three times.
  • Maximum Sixes Award – Gayle stormThe Maximum Sixes Award is an annual cricket award presented to the batsman who hits the most sixes in IPL.
  • ControversiesSlap-gate: In the first season of IPL, Harbhajan Singh allegedly slapped Sreesanth at the end of a Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab match.
  • Pune Warriors India: On 21 May 2013, Pune Warriors India withdrew from the IPL over financial differences with the BCCI stemming from the valuation of the annual franchise fee it had to pay.

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