The IPL, Indian Premier League is a professional cricket league for Twenty20 cricket competition. The BCCI, Board of Control for Cricket in India started IPL in 2008. Its headquarters are based at Mumbai and Chennai, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu respectively. It is supervised by BCCI Vice President, Rajeev Shukla. He serves as the league’s Chairman & Commissioner of Indian Premier League.
Currently, there are nine cricket teams, consisting of both national and international players from around the world. Its sporting events broadcast live on YouTube in association with Indiatimes.
Sportingintelligence.com, the Annual Review of Global Sports Salaries, declares IPL, the second highest-paid league in the world. The average salary of an IPL player over a year would be around $3.84 million.
Its brand value is estimated to be around $3.67 billion in fourth season.
Chennai Super Kings is the current champion of Indian Premier League. Chennai has won IPL trophy in the year 2010 as well.
The fifth season of Indian Premier League is set to start from April 4th, 2012 in Chennai.
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