May 1, 2008
If you are an Indian then you ought to be familiar with two things; Hindi films & Cricket. Cricket, which is considered as a religion in this country, is not only a game but many more than that. When ODI was introduced to the cricket loving people the organizers were not sure about its success but slowly we have seen how this form of the game has conquered this nation and don’t forget the fact that Test cricket hasn’t yet lost it’s old charm & exuberance. But here we will be discussing about something which is in the centre of discussion for various reasons. Yes, I am talking about nothing but IPL, the hottest thing in India nowadays.
Well, you can say it the latest and shortest version of International Cricket which has entered the craziest venue of International Cricket, India. The IPL actually is a 20/20 cricket league which is played by professional cricketers all around the world. Mainly promoted by BCCI, this format of the cricket games hopes to bring lots of money in ICC’s bank account. There are 8 teams playing in this league: Kings 11 Punjab, Bangalore Royal Challengers, Chennai Super Kings, Deccan Chargers, Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders & Delhi Daredevils. Many celebrities from other field of society have also entered the stage of IPL.Leading Bollywood stars like Shahrukh Khan, Priety Zinta and businessmen like Mukesh Ambani & Vijay Malliya have their own teams.