IPL 2013 at a Glance

In 2013, the Indian Top League is stepping into their 6th edition with an important change in the sponsorship. It truly is no much longer the DLF IPL. The popularly known DLF IPL is now going to be called Pepsi IPL as PepsiCo has substituted IPL as the subject sponsor of this attractive and celebrity hyped crickinfo tournament. The 6th program of this cricket competition is a just a month away and will commence on April 3, 2013 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata with an extravagant opening wedding ceremony followed by the first match of this event to be held between 2012 IPL champion Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils. Cricket Match Predictions

The 5-year Rs. 250 Crore contract with DLF ended last season and the company would not apply for the renewal with this contract. On the other hand, PepsiCo grabbed this opportunity and made a 5-year contract with the BCCI for Rs. 396. almost eight crores for the next five years which will continue till 2017. Separately from this major difference in sponsorship, many other changes have happened in this tournament. After the end of contract of the Kochi Tuskers from the IPL in 2012, Deccan Chargers is the second team that can be terminated from this tournament this coming year. Previous year, nine teams took part in in the tournament. Consequently, after the termination of the Deccan Chargers, the organizing body of this tournament, BCCI, invited Hyderabad based bidders to form another team to change the Deccan Chargers. Sun TELEVISION Network won the offer and has a new team called Sunrisers Hyderabad that has been purchased at a cost of Rs. eighty five. 05 crores per year. 

Also, there are huge improvements and subtractions in the player list as well. On February 3, 2013, the 2013 Pepsi Native american indian Premier League Player Public sale was held where 25 seven cricketers were bought by all the eight teams for a total sum of US $11. 89 million among which the highest amount was paid for Glenn Maxwell, the Aussie all-rounder. Mumbai Indians bought him for an eye-popping amount individuals $1 million along with Ricky Ponting. Pune Players India bought Michael Clarke once again after last yr. The most significant reshuffling was noticed in the Royal Challengers Bangalore team which bought the maximum number of players in the auction – a total of seven: four overseas and three Indians. Sunrisers Hyderabad bought half a dozen players in the public sale; five overseas players and one Indian. Among the 37 cricketers who were bought in the public sale, only fourteen players are new even though the rest have been reshuffled. The only uncapped cricketer who got been sold in this auction was Nathan Coulter-Nile. Mumbai Indians bought him.

With a lot of changes in the complete IPL 2013 season, this event is ready to steel the complete cricket world once more. All the seven teams: Chennai Super Nobleman, Delhi Daredevils, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Pune Warriors India, Rajasthan Royals and Royal Competitors Bangalore are ready to add more colors to this much hyped crickinfo tournament.

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