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IPL 2023: Format, venues, fixtures, squads, streaming details, trivia and all you need to know
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IPL 2023: Format, venues, fixtures, squads, streaming details, trivia and all you need to know

The upcoming season of the Indian Premier League kicks off with the opening clash between Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings in Ahmedabad on 31 March.

IPL 2023: From Sachin Tendulkar to Jos Buttler, Orange Cap winners in past seasons
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IPL 2023: From Sachin Tendulkar to Jos Buttler, Orange Cap winners in past seasons

Here's a detailed look at the Orange Cap holders in each of the last 15 seasons of the Indian Premier League.

IPL 2023 Factbox: Everything you need to know about Mumbai Indians
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IPL 2023 Factbox: Everything you need to know about Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians have won the IPL a record five times but they finished last in the league table last season in 2022.

IPL 2023 Auction Highlights: Curran becomes most expensive player ever; Rossouw, Root get picked in accelerated round
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IPL 2023 Auction Highlights: Curran becomes most expensive player ever; Rossouw, Root get picked in accelerated round

IPL 2023 Auction Highlights: Rilee Rossouw goes to Delhi Capitals for Rs 4.6 crore while other players such as Joe Root, Shakib Al Hasan and Adam Zampa, who went unsold early in the auction, get picked during the accelerated round.

IPL 2023 Auction: Players list, venue, date, time, livestream, purse remaining, rules; all you need to know
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IPL 2023 Auction: Players list, venue, date, time, livestream, purse remaining, rules; all you need to know

The IPL 2023 auction is scheduled to take place in Kochi on 23 December where a total of 405 players will go under the hammer. Check all the details of the much-awaited event.

Universe Boss, Mr. 360, Mr. IPL headline JioCinema’s TATA IPL 2023 Player Auction
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Universe Boss, Mr. 360, Mr. IPL headline JioCinema’s TATA IPL 2023 Player Auction

Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers, Suresh Raina, Anil Kumble, RP Singh, Robin Uthappa, Eoin Morgan, and Scott Styris form JioCinema’s expert panel. The auction will be presented in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, and Malayalam.

IPL 2023 Auction Action: Dominance of Jammu & Kashmir - 21 Players Set to Spark Intense Bidding War in Kochi
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IPL 2023 Auction Action: Dominance of Jammu & Kashmir - 21 Players Set to Spark Intense Bidding War in Kochi

From 10 names in the 2022 auction list, it has swelled to a healthy 21 for this year’s mini-auction. It is the biggest number and Karnataka, UP, Tamil Nadu, and Delhi are a distant second with 16 names each in the shortlist of 405.

Meet 15-year-old Allah Mohammad Ghazanfar, youngest player in IPL auction
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Meet 15-year-old Allah Mohammad Ghazanfar, youngest player in IPL auction

Allah Mohammad Ghazanfar hails from Afghanistan’s Paktia province. He had earlier registered for the Big Bash League auction but did not find any takers.

IPL 2023 Auction: Complete list of players set to go under the hammer in Kochi
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IPL 2023 Auction: Complete list of players set to go under the hammer in Kochi

Check out the complete list of 405 cricketers who will go under the hammer at the IPL 2023 Player Auction in Kochi on 23 December.

IPL 2023 Auction: 405 cricketers to go under the hammer on December 23 in Kochi; check all details
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IPL 2023 Auction: 405 cricketers to go under the hammer on December 23 in Kochi; check all details

Out of 405 players, 273 are Indians and 132 are overseas players of which 4 players are from associate nations.

BCCI Sets The Bar: Base Price For Women’s IPL Franchise Will be Rs 400 Crore
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BCCI Sets The Bar: Base Price For Women’s IPL Franchise Will be Rs 400 Crore

The BCCI has asked the existing men’s IPL team owners to participate in the bidding but the tender process is open to any and all investors who meet the cricket board’s minimum eligibility criteria.

IPL retention cyclone: Houses of few franchises disrupted, while some maintain themselves amidst winds of change
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IPL retention cyclone: Houses of few franchises disrupted, while some maintain themselves amidst winds of change

SRH and PBKS will go to the mini-auction as the wealthiest, whereas KKR have plenty to purchase with very less money.

IPL 2023: Shardul Thakur traded to Kolkata Knight Riders from Delhi Capitals, says report
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IPL 2023: Shardul Thakur traded to Kolkata Knight Riders from Delhi Capitals, says report

Three other franchises also offered to buy Shardul Thakur but Delhi Capitals didn't agree.

Sam Billings opts out of IPL 2023 to focus on County cricket
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Sam Billings opts out of IPL 2023 to focus on County cricket

The English batter played eight games for Kolkata Knight Riders earlier this year, scoring 169 runs an average of 24.14.

IPL 2023 auction set to be held in Kochi on December 23: Reports
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IPL 2023 auction set to be held in Kochi on December 23: Reports

As per reports, each team will get an additional INR 5 crore (approx. US $607,000) to spend. The total budget per franchise is expected to be raised from Rs 90 crore to Rs 95 crore.

IPL will become world's biggest sporting league, Indians to remain away from overseas leagues: Chairman Arun Dhumal
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IPL will become world's biggest sporting league, Indians to remain away from overseas leagues: Chairman Arun Dhumal

Arun Dhumal said that the IPL will overtake EPL and NFL to become the best sporting league in the world, while women’s IPL will also be a world-class tournament, becoming the best women’s cricket tournament.

Punjab Kings part ways with Anil Kumble, look for replacement: Reports
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Punjab Kings part ways with Anil Kumble, look for replacement: Reports

A new coach will be announced in meanwhile, according to the franchise officials after the board decided to do away with Anil Kumble.

IPL 2023: Scott Styris bats for expansion of Indian Premier League
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IPL 2023: Scott Styris bats for expansion of Indian Premier League

In the latest Future Tours Programme schedule, the IPL has an exclusive two-month long window.

Indian Premier League set to clash with Pakistan Super League in 2025
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Indian Premier League set to clash with Pakistan Super League in 2025

The Pakistan Cricket Board has been forced to push back the 10th season of its T20 league from its regular January-February window to between March and May.

‘I think you might have two IPL seasons’: Ravi Shastri backs franchise cricket over international cricket
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‘I think you might have two IPL seasons’: Ravi Shastri backs franchise cricket over international cricket

Ravi Shastri said that the number of teams in the IPL could also be increased from 10 to 12 with time.