Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017

The 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament will start on April 5, the tournament will be spread over 47 days and will be played at 10 venues, each team playing 14 matches will play half of them and the final match will be played on May 21 2017.

The opening match between current champions Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore at Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad.

The player auction held on February 20th in Bengaluru, England all-rounder Ben Stokes and pacer Tymal Mills emerged the hottest buys in the auction, which saw as many as 33 players being bought by franchises while many big names missed out pick-up.

Rising Pune Supergiants (RPSG), who removed Mahendra Singh Dhoni from captaincy on Sunday, bought Stokes for a whopping Rs 14.50 crore after defeating bids from Mumbai Indians (MI), Delhi Daredevils (DD), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH).

"This is a conscious strategy, we wanted an all-rounder on the team," RPSG owner Sanjeev Goenka said. Promising pacer Mills also emerged another hot property, with the RCB finally managing to lay their hands on him for a whopping Rs 12 crore.

IPL 2017 Points Table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR For Against
Gujarat Lions - - - - - - - - -
Royal Challengers Bangalore - - - - - - - - -
Sunrisers Hyderabad - - - - - - - - -
Kolkata Knight Riders - - - - - - - - -
Mumbai Indians - - - - - - - - -
Delhi Daredevils - - - - - - - - -
Rising Pune Supergiants - - - - - - - - -
Kings XI Punjab - - - - - - - - -


IPL 2017 Match Schedule

Date Time Match Details Venue
April 58 PM: Sunrisers Hyderabad v Royal Challengers Bangalore Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
April 6 8 PM: Rising Pune Supergiants v Mumbai Indians Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium, Pune
April 7 8 PM: Gujarat Lions v Kolkata Knight Riders Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
April 8 4 PM: Kings XI Punjab v RPSG Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore
April 88 PM: RCB v Delhi Daredevils M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
April 9 4 PM: SRH v GL Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
April 98 PM: MI v KKR Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
April 10 8 PM: KXIP v RCB Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore
April 11 8 PM: RPSG v DD Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium, Pune
April 12 8 PM: MI v SRH Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
April 13 8 PM: KKR v KXIP Eden Gardens, Kolkata
April 14 4 PM: RCB v MI M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
April 148 PM: GL v RPSG Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
April 15 4 PM: KKR v SRH Eden Gardens, Kolkata
April 158 PM: DD v KXIP Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi
April 16 4 PM: MI v GL Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
April 168 PM: RCB v RPSG M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
April 17 4 PM: DD v KKR Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi
April 178 PM: SRH v KXIP Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
April 18 8 PM: GL v RCB Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
April 19 8 PM: SRH v DD Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
April 20 8 PM: KXIP v MI Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore
April 21 8 PM: KKR v GL Eden , Kolkata
April 22 4 PM: DD v MI Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi
April 228 PM: RPSG v SRH Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium, Pune
April 23 4 PM: GL v KXIP Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
April 238 PM: KKR v RCB Eden , Kolkata
April 24 8 PM: MI v RPSG Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
April 25 8 PM: RCB v SRH M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
April 26 8 PM: RPSG v KKR Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium, Pune
April 27 8 PM: RCB v GL M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
April 28 4 PM: KKR v DD Eden , Kolkata
April 288 PM: KXIP v SRH IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
April 29 4 PM: RPSG v RCB Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium, Pune
April 298 PM: GL v MI Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
April 30 4 PM: KXIP v DD IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
April 308 PM: SRH v KKR Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
May 1 4 PM: MI v RCB Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
May 18 PM: RPSG v GL Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium, Pune
May 2 8 PM: DD v SRH Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi
May 3 8 PM: KKR v RPSG Eden , Kolkata
May 4 8 PM: DD v GL Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi
May 5 8 PM: RCB v KXIP M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
May 6 4 PM: SRH v RPSG Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
May 68 PM: MI v DD Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
May 7 4 PM: RCB v KKR M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
May 78 PM: KXIP v GL IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
May 8 8 PM: SRH v MI Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
May 9 8 PM: KXIP v KKR IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
May 10 8 PM: GL v DD Green Park, Kanpur
May 11 8 PM: MI v KXIP Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
May 12 8 PM: DD v RPSG Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi
May 13 4 PM: GL v SRH Green Park, Kanpur
May 138 PM: KKR v MI Eden , Kolkata
May 14 4 PM: RPSG v KXIP Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium, Pune
May 148 PM: DD v RCB Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi
May 16 8 PM: Qualifier 1 -
May 17 8 PM: Eliminator -
May 19 8 PM: Qualifier 2 -
May 21 8 PM: Final Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad





IPL auction 2017 Players Details

Rising Pune Supergiants: Kevin Pietersen, Ishant Sharma, Irfan Pathan, Thisara Perra, Rudra Pratap Singh, Scott Boland, M. Ashwin, Peter Handscomb, Saurabh Tiwary, Albie Morkel, George Bailey.

Gujarat Lions: Dale Steyn, Paras Dogra, Eklavya Dwivedi, Sarbjeet Ladda, Pravin Tambe, Umang Sharma, Amit Mishra, Aksh Deep Nath.

Kings XI Punjab: Mitchell Johnson, Rishi Dhawan, Kyle Abbott, Farhaan Behardien.

Kokata Knight Riders: Morne Morkel, Brad Hogg, Jason Holder, Colin Munro, John Hastings, Jaydev Unadkat, Rajagopal Sathish, Manan Sharma, Shaun Tait.

Mumbai Indians: Corey Anderson, Marchant De Lange, Unmukt Chand, Akshay Wakhare, Nathu Singh, Kishore Pramod Kamath, Martin Guptill, Jerome Taylor.

Delhi Daredevils: Nathan Coulter-Nile, Imran Tahir, Joel Paris, Pawan Negi, Pawan Suyal, Akhil Arvind Herwadkar, Mahipal Lomror.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Karn Sharma, Ashish Reddy, Eoin Morgan, Trent Boult, Tirumalasetti Suman, Aditya Tare.

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Varun Aaron, Abu Nechim Ahmed, David Wiese, Kane Richardson, Vikramjeet Malik, Praveen Dubey, Akshay Karnewar, Vikas Tokas, Parveez Rasool, Chris Jordan.



Player Name Base Price Team Auction Price
Eoin Morgan 2 Cr KXIP 2 CR
Pawan Negi 30L GL 55L
Ben Stokes 2 CR RPS 14.5 CR
Angelo Mathews 2 CR DD 2 CR
Corey Anderson 1 CR DD 1 CR
Nicholas Pooran 30L MI 30 L
Kagiso Rabada 1 CR DD 5 CR
Trent Boult 1.5 CR
Tyler Mills 50 L RCB 12 CR
Pat Cummins 1.5 CR DD 4.5 CR
Mohammad Nabi 30 L SRH 30 L
Eklavya Dwivedi 30 L SRH 75 L
T Natarajan 10 L KXIP 3 CR
Aniket Choudhary 10 L RCB 2 CR
Aditya Tare DD 25 L
Rashid Khan 50 L SRH 4 CR
Nathu Singh 30 L GL 50 L
Basil Thampi 10 L GL 85 L
M Ashwin 10 L DD 1 CR
Tejas Baroka 10 L GL 10 L
Pravin Tambe 10 L SRH 10 L
Chris Woakes 2 CR KKR 4.2 CR
Jaydev Unadkat 30 L RPS 30 L
Varun Aaron 30 L KXIP 2.8 CR
M Gony 30 L GL 60 L

IPL 2017 Latest News

DJ Diplo composes 'Phurrr' for SRK's 'Jab Harry Met Sejal'

    Updated On : Jul 23,2017   12:58 pm
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Popular American DJ Diplo has joined hands with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan to compose the song "Phurrrr" for forthcoming Bollywood film "Jab Harry Met Sejal". View More..

The surprising origins of some much-hummed Bollywood songs (Column: Bookends)

    Updated On : Jul 23,2017   12:14 pm
In any literary tradition, the works of even its less famous or forgotten figures are liable to crop up at some unexpected place. As in Hindi film songs, with which Urdu poetry has been closely linked from the beginning. While their soulful, stirring or soothing lyrics come from the creativity of poets from Sahir Ludhianvi to Gulzar, Majrooh Sultanpuri to Javed Akhtar, sometimes inspiration comes from elsewhere too. View More..

UN Security Council to hold urgent meeting on Jerusalem violence

    Updated On : Jul 23,2017   7:48 am
United Nations, July 23 (IANS) The UN Security Council will hold an urgent meeting on Monday morning to discuss the violence unfolding in Jerusalem, diplomats said. View More..

Police arrest one in Dhule gangster hacking case

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   8:34 pm
Dhule (Maharashtra), July 22 (IANS) The police on Saturday made the first arrest in connection with the brutal hacking of a notorious criminal Rafiuddin Shaikh alias Guddya in Dhule, an official said here. View More..

IPL gets a new COO

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   7:06 pm
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday appointed Hemang Amin as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Indian Premier League (IPL). View More..

Asean Jubilee Friendship Game held in Vietnam

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   7:00 pm
Hanoi, July 22 (IANS) Within the framework of the 50th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs held the Asean Jubilee Friendship Game here on Saturday. View More..

Dravid ruled out, Zaheer decision pending on India coaching role: CoA chief

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   6:20 pm
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Former captain Rahul Dravid has been ruled out of overseas tours with the India team while the issues over the contract of former star pacer Zaheer Khan are yet to be sorted out, Committee of Administrators (CoA) Chairman Vinod Rai announced on Saturday. View More..

Jr. NTR rings in son's b'day on sets of Bigg Boss Telugu

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   5:22 pm
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) Actor Jr. NTRs son Abhay Ram turned two on Saturday. He paid his father a surprise visit along with his mother and some family friends on the sets of Telugu Bigg Boss, a source said. View More..

The 'Idea of India' and how our public intellectuals define it

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   4:22 pm
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The world's largest democracy is witness to debates on a range of issues and noted public intellectuals from across the political spectrum -- Left, Right and Centre -- have shared their thoughts in two recent books. View More..

Kangana finds Saif's open letter on nepotism 'disturbing'

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   2:22 pm
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut, who started the nepotism debate by labelling filmmaker Karan Johar as its "flag bearer" during his chat show, says she found the open letter by her "Rangoon" co-star Saif Ali Khan on the subject "disturbing". View More..

Should journalists protect national interest or publish and be damned? (Comment: Special to IANS)

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   12:10 pm
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's fate hangs in the balance on unexplained finances, most specifically for apartments he acquired on London's most expensive stretch, Park Lane, facing Hyde Park. I visited the most prized of these apartments on October 15, 1999, days after Gen. Pervez Musharraf ousted him in a coup on October 12. View More..

Polish senate approves controversial SC overhaul

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   9:22 am
Warsaw, July 22 (IANS) Poland's senate on Saturday approved the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party's controversial Supreme Court reform bill, which has sparked protests in the country and warnings from the European Union (EU). View More..

Tillerson urges Arab countries to lift Qatar blockade

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   6:28 am
Washington, July 22 (IANS) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged the four Arab countries to lift a land blockade on Qatar considering the tiny Gulf country's latest "positive movement" on counterterrorism. View More..

Maintain right to react if US disobeys nuclear deal: Iran

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   6:00 am
Vienna, July 22 (IANS) Iran would maintain its right to respond to US if it dose not comply with the nuclear deal in the future, an Iranian official said after the meetings with world major states in Vienna. View More..

Saudi Arabia insists Gulf crisis resolved within GCC

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   3:56 am
Kuwait, July 22 (IANS) Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said that the crisis between Qatar and a Saudi-led Arab alliance would only be resolved with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). View More..

2 Chinese bombers flew over Taiwanese airspace: Taiwan

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   2:12 am
Taipei, July 22 (IANS) Two Chinese H-6K bombers have flown over Taiwan's Air Defense Identification Zone east of the island under the close vigil of the latter's combat aircrafts, the Taiwanese Defense Ministry said. View More..

Couple held for attacking policeman who stopped son from playing cricket

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   12:04 am
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A couple has been arrested for attacking a Delhi Police Head Constable with cricket stamps and bat after he stopped their son from playing cricket outside his house, police said on Friday. View More..

Ministerial group looking into AI divestment meets

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   11:08 pm
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A ministerial group formed to look into the modalities of national passenger carrier Air India's divestment process met here on Friday. View More..

Saudi Arabia says Gulf crisis can only be resolved within GCC

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   10:32 pm
Rome, July 21 (IANS) Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said on Friday that the crisis between Qatar and a Saudi-led Arab alliance could only be resolved within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). View More..

4 killed in Pakistan's Karachi

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   10:22 pm
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) At least four persons, including three policemen, were killed and another was injured on Friday evening when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a police vehicle in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, police said. View More..