Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016 is the ninth season of the IPL, It is a Twenty20 cricket format, the tournament established by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2007. The tournament started on 9 April and it will be end on May 29 2016.

In this season two new teams has been introduced, the Gujarat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants based in the cities of Rajkot and Pune respectively.

These teams replaced the Chennai Super Kings and the Rajasthan Royals, both of which have been suspended for two years up to 2017 due to match fixing scam.

The schedule for the season was announced on 10 March 2016. In all there will be 60 matches played, including 56 league stage matches and four play-off matches.

IPL 2016 Points Table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR For Against
Gujarat Lions 14 9 5 0 0 18 -0.374 2130/264.3 2285/271.1
Royal Challengers Bangalore 14 8 6 0 0 16 +0.932 2613/270.2 2345/268.3
Sunrisers Hyderabad 14 8 6 0 0 16 +0.245 2082/259.5 2078/267.3
Kolkata Knight Riders 14 8 6 0 0 16 +0.106 2123/253.2 2121/256.2
Mumbai Indians 14 7 7 0 0 14 -0.146 2194/272.2 2190/267.0
Delhi Daredevils 14 7 7 0 0 14 -0.155 2040/259.1 2107/262.3
Rising Pune Supergiants 14 5 9 0 0 10 +0.015 2025/244.5 1991/241.1
Kings XI Punjab 14 4 10 0 0 8 -0.646 2134/269.4 2224/259.5


IPL 2016 Match Schedule

DAY Date Time Host Visitors Venue
Sat 09,April 8pm Mumbai Indians Rising Pune Supergiants Mumbai
Sun 10,April 8pm Kolkata Knight Riders Delhi Daredevils Kolkata
Mon 11,April 8pm Kings XI Punjab Gujarat Lions Mohali
Tue 12,April 8pm Royal Challengers Bangalore Sunrisers Hyderabad Bengaluru
Wed 13,April 8pm Kolkata Knight Riders Mumbai Indians Kolkata
Thu 14,April 8pm Gujarat Lions Rising Pune Supergiants Rajkot
Fri 15,April 8pm Delhi Daredevils Kings XI Punjab Delhi
Sat 16,April 4pm Sunrisers Hyderabad Kolkata Knight Riders Hyderabad
8pm Mumbai Indians Gujarat Lions Mumbai
Sun 17,April 4pm Kings XI Punjab Rising Pune Supergiants Mohali
8pm Royal Challengers Bangalore Delhi Daredevils Bengaluru
Mon 18,April 8pm Sunrisers Hyderabad Mumbai Indians Hyderabad
Tue 19,April 8pm Kings XI Punjab Kolkata Knight Riders Mohali
Wed 20,April 8pm Mumbai Indians Royal Challengers Bangalore Mumbai
Thu 21,April 8pm Gujarat Lions Sunrisers Hyderabad Rajkot
Fri 22,April 8pm Rising Pune Supergiants Royal Challengers Bangalore Pune
Sat 23,April 4pm Delhi Daredevils Mumbai Indians Delhi
8pm Sunrisers Hyderabad Kings XI Punjab Hyderabad
Sun 24,April 4pm Gujarat Lions Royal Challengers Bangalore Rajkot
8pm Rising Pune Supergiants Kolkata Knight Riders Pune
Mon 25,April 8pm Kings XI Punjab Mumbai Indians Mohali
Tue 26,April 8pm Sunrisers Hyderabad Rising Pune Supergiants Hyderabad
Wed 27,April 8pm Delhi Daredevils Gujarat Lions Delhi
Thu 28,April 8pm Mumbai Indians Kolkata Knight Riders Mumbai
Fri 29,April 8pm Rising Pune Supergiants Gujarat Lions Pune
Sat 30,April 4pm Delhi Daredevils Kolkata Knight Riders Delhi
8pm Sunrisers Hyderabad Royal Challengers Bangalore Hyderabad
Sun 01,May 4pm Gujarat Lions Kings XI Punjab Rajkot
8pm Rising Pune Supergiants Mumbai Indians Pune
Mon 02,May 8pm Royal Challengers Bangalore Kolkata Knight Riders Bengaluru
Tue 03,May 8pm Gujarat Lions Delhi Daredevils Rajkot
Wed 04,May 8pm Kolkata Knight Riders Kings XI Punjab Kolkata
Thu 05,May 8pm Delhi Daredevils Rising Pune Supergiants Delhi
Fri 06,May 8pm Sunrisers Hyderabad Gujarat Lions Hyderabad
Sat 07,May 4pm Royal Challengers Bangalore Rising Pune Supergiants Bengaluru
8pm Kings XI Punjab Delhi Daredevils Nagpur
Sun 08,May 4pm Mumbai Indians Sunrisers Hyderabad Mumbai
8pm Kolkata Knight Riders Gujarat Lions Kolkata
Mon 09,May 8pm Kings XI Punjab Royal Challengers Bangalore Nagpur
Tue 10,May 8pm Rising Pune Supergiants Sunrisers Hyderabad Pune
Wed 11,May 8pm Royal Challengers Bangalore Mumbai Indians Bengaluru
Thu 12,May 8pm Sunrisers Hyderabad Delhi Daredevils Hyderabad
Fri 13,May 8pm Mumbai Indians Kings XI Punjab Mumbai
Sat 14,May 4pm Royal Challengers Bangalore Gujarat Lions Bengaluru
8pm Kolkata Knight Riders Rising Pune Supergiants Kolkata
Sun 15,May 4pm Mumbai Indians Delhi Daredevils Mumbai
8pm Kings XI Punjab Sunrisers Hyderabad Nagpur
Mon 16,May 8pm Kolkata Knight Riders Royal Challengers Bangalore Kolkata
Tue 17,May 8pm Rising Pune Supergiants Delhi Daredevils Pune
Wed 18,May 8pm Royal Challengers Bangalore Kings XI Punjab Bengaluru
Thu 19,May 8pm Gujarat Lions Kolkata Knight Riders Rajkot/Kanpur
Fri 20,May 8pm Delhi Daredevils Sunrisers Hyderabad Raipur
Sat 21,May 4pm Rising Pune Supergiants Kings XI Punjab Pune
8pm Gujarat Lions Mumbai Indians Rajkot/Kanpur
Sun 22,May 4pm Kolkata Knight Riders Sunrisers Hyderabad Kolkata
8pm Delhi Daredevils Royal Challengers Bangalore Raipur
PLAYOFFS
Tue 24,May 8pm Gujarat Lions Royal Challengers Bangalore Bengaluru
Wed 25,May 8pm Kolkata Knight Riders Sunrisers Hyderabad Pune
Fri 27,May 8pm Gujarat Lions Sunrisers Hyderabad Pune
FINAL
Sun 29,May 8pm Royal Challengers Bangalore Sunrisers Hyderabad Mumbai



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IPL auction 2016 Players Details

  • Shane Watson (Base price INR 2 crores) - sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore for INR 9.5 crores
  • Chris Morris (Base price INR 50 lakhs) - sold to Delhi Daredevils for INR 7 crores
  • Yuvraj Singh (Base price INR 2 crores) - sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for INR 7 crores
  • Mohit Sharma (Base price INR 1.5 crores) - sold to Kings XI Punjab for INR 6.5 crore
  • Ashish Nehra (Base price INR 2 crores) - sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for INR 5.5 crores
  • Mitchell Marsh (Base price INR 2 crores) - sold to Rising Pune Supergiants for INR 4.8 crores
  • Kevin Pietersen (Base price INR 2 crores) - sold to Rising Pune Supergiants for INR 3.5 crores
  • Dwayne Smith (Base price INR 50 lakhs) - sold to Gujarat Lions INR 2.3 crores
  • Ishant Sharma (Base price INR 2 crores) - sold to Rising Pune Supergiants for INR 3.8 crores
  • Dale Steyn (Base price INR 1.5 crores) - sold to Gujarat Lions INR 2.3 crores
  • Sanju Samson (Base price INR 2 crores) - sold to Delhi Daredevils INR 4.2 crores
  • Jos Buttler (Base price INR 1.5 crores) - sold to Mumbai Indians for INR 3.8 crores
  • Dinesh Karthik (Base price INR 2 crores) - sold to Gujarat Lions for INR 2.3 crores
  • Irfan Pathan (Base price INR 1 crore) - sold to Rising Pune Supergiants for INR 1 crore
  • Colin Munro (Base price INR 30 lakhs) - sold to Kolkata Knight Riders for INR 30 lakhs
  • Stuart Binny (Base price INR 2 crores) - sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore for INR 2 crores
  • Dhawal Kulkarni (Base price INR 2 crores) - sold to Gujarat Lions for INR 2 crores
  • John Hastings (Base price INR 1 crores) - sold to Kolkata Knight Riders for INR 1.3 crores
  • Praveen Kumar (Base price INR 50 lakhs) - sold to Gujarat Lions for INR 3.5 crores
  • Tim Southee (Base price INR 1 crore) - sold to Mumbai Indians for INR 2.5 crores
  • Carlos Brathwaite (Base price INR 30 lakhs) - sold to Delhi Daredevils for INR 4.2 crores
  • Marcus Stoinis (Base price INR 30 lakhs) - sold to Kings XI Punjab for INR 55 lakhs
  • Mustafizur Rahman (Base price INR 50 lakhs) - sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for INR 1.4 crores
  • Jaydev Unadkat (Base price INR 30 lakhs) - sold to Kolkata Knight Riders for INR 1.6 crores
  • Kyle Abbott (Base price INR 30 lakhs) - sold to Kings XI Punjab for INR 2.1 crores
  • Barinder Sran (Base price INR 50 lakh) - sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for INR 1.2 crores
  • Abhimanyu Mithun (Base price INR 30 lakhs) - sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for INR 30 lakhs
  • RP Singh (Base price INR 30 lakhs) - sold to Rising Pune Supergiants for INR 30 lakhs
  • Travis Head (Base price INR 30 lakhs) - sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore for INR 50 lakhs
  • Sachin Baby (Base price INt 10 lakh) - sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore for INR 10 Lakh
  • Karun Nair (Base price INR 10 lakh) - sold to Delhi Daredevils for INR 4 crore
  • Paras Dogra (Base price INR 10 lakh) - sold to Gujarat Lions for INR 10 lakh

This is first time that Watson has featured in the IPL auction since the inaugural editon in 2008. He is the only player to win the player of the tournament award twice. But his deal was annulled after the Rajasthan and Chennai franchises were suspended for two years after the IPL was hit by a match fixing corruption scandal.

Yuvraj on the other hand, will make the move to Hyderabad from the Delhi Daredevils, who had bought him last year for Rs.16 crore. The veteran southpaw has been bought for a much reduced price this year, with the Sunrisers shelling out Rs.7 crore for his services. Yuvraj had a base price of Rs.2 crore.

The Daredevils have replaced Yuvraj with South all-rounder Christopher Morris, who has been bought for the same price as the Indian star. The 28-year-old had a base price of Rs.50 lakhs.

Among other big buys, medium pacer Mohit Sharma went for Rs.6.5 crore to Kings XI Punjab, while Hyderabad splurged Rs.5.5 crore for veteran left-arm pacer Ashish Nehra.

Delhi bought young Kerala wicketkeeper Sanju Samson and West Indian batsman Carlos Brathwaite for Rs.4.2 crore each. Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh went to new franchise Rising Pune Supergiants for Rs.4.8 crore.

Mitchell joined England star Kevin Pietersen, who was picked up for Rs.3.5 crore. The duo will join India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni at Pune.

IPL 2016 Latest News

Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Royal Challengers to win IPL 2016

    Updated On : May 30,2016   1:06 am
Bengaluru, May 30 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) lost out to Sunrisers Hyderabd (SRH) by eight runs in a dramatic final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Season Nine on Sunday at the Chinnaswami Stadium. View More..

IPL 2016 reaches massive 347 mn viewers

    Updated On : May 26,2016   7:26 pm
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) The ninth edition of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) has reached a massive viewership of 347 million, Sony Pictures Networks India announced on Thursday. View More..

India pacer Nehra to undergo right knee surgery

    Updated On : May 24,2016   7:18 pm
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) India's veteran pacer Ashish Nehra was on Tuesday advised to undergo surgery on his right knee after he sustained a high-grade tendon injury during the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). View More..

Fan parks across eight cities to showcase IPL play-offs

    Updated On : May 24,2016   5:50 pm
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) After successfully hosting Indian Premier League (IPL) fan parks during the league phase, Jaipur and Belgaum will showcase the eliminator and second qualifier while Sunday's final will be screened live in Ranchi, Mathura, Aurangabad and Mysuru. View More..

Dhoni's fireworks help Pune finish IPL 2016 on winning note (Roundup)

    Updated On : May 21,2016   8:06 pm
Visakhapatnam, May 21 (IANS) Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's 64 not out off 32 deliveries turned it around for Rising Pune Supergiants as the debutants ended their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign with a four-wicket victory over Kings XI Punjab here on Saturday. View More..

IPL 2016 reaches massive 335 mn viewers

    Updated On : May 19,2016   5:42 pm
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) The ninth edition of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) has reached a massive viewership of 335 million, Sony Pictures Networks India announced on Thursday. View More..

IPL 2016 reaches massive 317 mn viewers

    Updated On : May 12,2016   7:34 pm
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) The ninth edition of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) has reached a massive viewership of 317 million. View More..

IPL 2016 reaches massive 297 million viewers in third week

    Updated On : May 05,2016   7:48 pm
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) The ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has reached viewership of 297 million in its third week itself. View More..

Bottom-placed Punjab replace captain Miller with Vijay

    Updated On : Apr 30,2016   4:32 pm
Mohali, April 30 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab on Saturday replaced captain David Miller with batsman Murali Vijay following the side's five losses out of the six matches played so far in this edition of Indian Premier League (IPL). View More..

IPL: Hyderabad face Pune, aim to continue winning streak (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 25,2016   7:02 pm
Hyderabad, April 25 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad will aim to continue their winning streak when they face Rising Pune Supergiants in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday. View More..

Zaheer Khan to lead Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2016

    Updated On : Mar 28,2016   4:10 pm
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Former India pacer Zaheer Khan was on Monday named the captain of Delhi Dardevils for the 2016 Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament. View More..

IPL trophy tour begins on March 19

    Updated On : Mar 16,2016   5:48 pm
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) begins its first ever trophy tour starting March 19. Making its debut from Pune, the IPL 2016 trophy will travel to six different cities in India ending its journey in Mumbai, home to last year's champions Mumbai Indians. View More..

Sony Six to telecast IPL 2016 player auction live

    Updated On : Feb 03,2016   1:54 pm
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016 player's auction will be telecast live by sports and entertainment channel Sony SIX on February 6. View More..

IPL players' auction on February 6

    Updated On : Jan 30,2016   3:34 pm
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) The 2016 Indian Premier League (IPL) players' auction will take place on February 6 in Bengaluru with as many as 351 cricketers to go under the hammer. View More..

Yuvraj, Sehwag, Ishant, Steyn released by IPL teams

    Updated On : Dec 31,2015   8:00 pm
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag, Ishant Sharma and Dale Steyn are among the big names released by their Indian Premier League franchises ahead of the 2016 season. View More..

RCB rope in Jadhav for IPL 2016

    Updated On : Dec 31,2015   5:12 pm
Bengaluru, Dec 31 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore have roped in Delhi Dardevils' batsman Kedar Jadhav for 2016. View More..

Nadiadwala to promote 'Housefull 3' at IPL 2016?

    Updated On : May 27,2015   12:24 pm
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Producer Sajid Nadiadwala is planning to tie up with Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016 to promote his film "Housefull 3" on a large scale. View More..