Indian Premier league 2017- A cricket carnival begins!
‘Cricket’ the game which has become one of the most popular outdoor games played, today is loved by people of all ages. From the small kid to the grandpa everyone loves playing and watching cricket matches. Today cricket has gained the most popularity due to the Indian premiere League i.e. IPL. It is a 20 over format match played between two teams and is held every year in India from 2008.
Indian premier league got its incorporation from the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) in the year 2007 and the league started in the year 2008. The idea behind the IPL T20 was to recognize the rising cricket talents and to entertain the cricket lovers with this new format of cricket matches. The IPL T20 tournament gained huge appreciation from its audience from the very first year of the league. This led to increasing its fame and viewers from around the world.
8 teams official owner companies
The Indian Premier League to be held in 2017 has 8 teams owned by their official owner companies. The players of each team are purchased by the team owners by placing a bid on them.
The 8 teams with their captains and owners for the Indian Premier League 2017 are,
Sunrisers Hyderabad – the owner of the team is SUN TV Network and the captain is David Warner. The team has star players like Yuvraj Singh, Shikhar Dhawan, and Ben cutting.
Royal Challengers Bangalore – owned by Royal Challenger Sports Pvt Ltd under the captaincy of Virat Kohli and has star players like Chris Gayle, AB Devillers, Kedar Jadhav and Shane Watson
Kolkata Knight Riders – Owned by Celebrity Shahrukh Khan’s company Knight Rider Sports Pvt Ltd with Gautam Gambhir as captain including players like Trent Bolt, Chris Woakes, and Darren Bravo
Mumbai Indians – Indian win Sports Pvt Ltd of Neeta Ambani is the owner of the team. Rohit Sharma is the captain along with the key players like Mitchell Jonson, Joss Butler, and Jasprit Bumrah.
Rising Pune Supergiant – owned by RPSG Group under the captaincy of Steve Smith. Top players are M S Dhoni, Du Plessis, and Ben Strokes.
Gujarat Lions – the owner is Intex Technologies with Suresh Raina as Captain of the team. Have James Faulkner, Aaron Finch and Dwayne Bravo in the squad.
Kings XI Punjab – The team is owned by KPH Dream Cricket Pvt Ltd with Glenn Maxwell as captain having Darren Sammy, Martin Guptill and Hashim Amla in the squad.
Delhi Daredevils – Owned by GMR Sports Pvt Ltd. Zaheer Khan is the captain with Corry Anderson, Quinton De Cock and Sam Billings as key players.
Vivo mobile company
The official sponsor for the Indian Premier League 2017 is Vivo mobile company with the official live broadcaster as Sony Max and Sony Six TV channels. The other official partners for the tournament are Vodafone, Yes Bank, Maruti Suzuki and FBB (Fashion at Big Bazaar). These partners offer various promos like Vodafone army and fan of the day, Yes Bank maximum sixes for the match. The strategic timeout partner for the tournament is CEAT.
The IPL is surely a great entertainer tournament for the cricket lovers and brings the highest level of excitement among all the viewers. If you are looking for some quality cricket then the IPL T20 2017 will surely be the best entertainment package.