Indian Premier League 2012

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has become a hugely popular and successful format over the last few years and has changed the face of the game with top players clambering to make the big bucks in India. Last season the Chennai Super Kings successfully defended the IPL title they won in 2010 by beating Royal Challngers Bangalore by 58 runs.

The 2012 season will run from the 4th April to 27th May.

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IPL Teams

After just one season the Kochi Tuskers Kerala have had their franchise terminated meaning there will now be nine teams participating in the fifth season.

IPL 2012 - New Playing Format

The format for the new IPL season has changed due to the termination of the Kochi Tuskers Kerala franchise, taking the number of teams from ten down to nine. The new format means that the teams will all be in the same group, with each team playing each other twice: both home and away.

IPL Players

Each Franchise is free to select its own team and there are several ways that they can acquire players; via the annual auction, buying domestic players and signing uncapped players. The basic rules for team composition are thus: 

The IPL has attracted many of the finest players in the world, many of whom feature on either the Top IPL Batsman tables or the IPL Top Bowlers.

IPL Icons

Five players from India have all been awarded ‘Icon’ status, meaning that they will benefit financially more than any other player. They are:

IPL Betting

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