A three-match contest between England and South Africa starts with a day/nighter at Headingley on Wednesday, with the series given added spice by the fact it acts as a warm-up for next week's Champions Trophy tournament.
Mumbai Indians dispelled a few stereotypes, such as that of being slow starters, while dishing out a set of consistent performances to lift the trophy for a third time.
Rising Pune Supergiant run to the final was a story that had everything; the adversity of their poor start, the rise of their unsung heroes, a winning run against more fancied teams, and even a tragic ending.
IPL 2017: Rising Pune Supergiant coach Stephen Fleming calls final 'a grand finish to a good competition'
Chasing 130, Pune fell short by one run, courtesy some brilliant death bowling by Mumbai Indians.
IPL 2017: Mumbai Indians held their nerves when it mattered to finally beat RPS and clinch third title
While the Rising Pune Supergiant had beaten Mumbai Indians thrice in the Indian Premier League's 10th edition, Rohit Sharma's men won when it mattered the most.
Catch all the live updates of 2017 Indian Premier League's (IPL) final between Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiant.
Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) and Mumbai Indians (MI) lock horns in the final of IPL 2017 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Sunday.
In the first IPL qualifier, the standout contributions for Rinsing Pune Supergiant came from Indian players, one their youngest (Washington Sundar), and the other their oldest (MS Dhoni).
Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) on Sunday cemented their place in the IPL play-offs, thrashing Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by nine wickets in Pune on Sunday.
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) is treating their 'do-or-die' league encounter against Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) as a "virtual final", said Rahul Tewatia.
IPL 2017: Rising Pune Supergiant batsmen and fielders did their job, but bowling let them down vs DD
At the start of IPL, Steve Smith had often complained about how Pune couldn’t seem to get all three departments to click together. While the team put up a string of excellent results since, on Friday the old habit returned.
Rising Pune Supergiant's wait to qualify for the IPL play-offs continued after the visitors went down to a disciplined Delhi Daredevils by seven runs at the Feroze Shah Kotla in New Delhi.
IPL 2017 Highlights, DD vs RPS in New Delhi, cricket score and updates: Tiwary's 60 in vain as Delhi win by 7 runs
Catch the live updates of Match 52 of IPL 2017, with Delhi Daredevils hosting Rising Pune Supergiant at their home ground of the Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi on Friday.
The dismissal of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain David Warner was the turning point in the match, Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) bowler Shardul Thakur said after his side's 12-run win.
Jaydev Unadkat revelled in a five-wicket haul that included a hat-trick as RPS eked out a 12-run win over SRH in the latter's backyard on Saturday.
Catch the live updates of Match 44 of IPL 2017, with Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) taking on Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) on their home turf in Uppal, Hyderabad.
In a week where powerplays of a more ugly kind have grabbed headlines, Tripathi’s knock and his smile were exactly what everyone needed. Simply by being himself, he has reminded us of the best of the IPL, and the best of cricket.
Ben Stokes' match-winning 103 of just 63 balls received a lot of praise on social media. Check out some of the best tweets from the RPS vs GL match.
RPS skipper Steve Smith feels they are "peaking at the right time", while adding that 'Man of the Match' Ben Stokes had earned every cent in the record $14.5 million that he was sold for in the player auction.
IPL 2017 Highlights, RPS vs RCB in Pune, cricket score and updates: Pune hammer Bangalore by 61 runs
Catch the live updates of Match 34 of IPL 2017, with Rising Pune Supergiant hosting Royal Challengers Bangalore at the MCA Stadium in Pune.