IPL 2023: Everything You Need to Know About the Indian Premier League 2023!
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Updated January 2023
In India, cricket is more than just a game. Many people see it as a celebration of the country itself because cricket is a source of national pride and unity and the Indian national cricket team is often seen as a sign of the country.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a great example of how much India loves cricket. It has grown over the years to become one of the country’s most popular sports traditions.
The much-anticipated IPL games for this year will take place between March and April. Here’s everything you need to know about IPL 2023, including the teams that will be playing, the times of the games, the auction details, and more.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a professional Twenty20 cricket league with teams from India’s biggest towns. It is one of the most famous Twenty20 leagues in the world, with top players from India and other countries.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) runs the league. It is played every year, usually in the months of March and April. The premier league started in 2007 and will be in its sixteenth season in 2023.
IPL 2023 Teams
Here is a list of the teams that will be participating this year:
- Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
- Delhi Capitals (DC)
- Gujarat Titans (GT)
- Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
- Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)
- Mumbai Indians (MI)
- Punjab Kings (PBKS)
- Rajasthan Royals (RR)
- Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
- Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
IPL 2023 Auction
At the IPL 2023 Player Auction in Kochi, Kerala, INR 1,670,000,000 was spent on 80 players by the ten teams as a whole. The all-rounders, who were in high demand, took up most of the space at the sale.
Even before his name was called, English all-rounder Sam Curran was the talk of the town. He broke an all-time record and became the most expensive player in the history of IPL sales.
The all-rounder told the Punjab Kings that he was coming back with a top price of INR 18.50 Crore. Cameron Green and Ben Stokes, on the other hand, made a lot of money when Mumbai Indians paid INR 17.5 crore for Cameron Green and INR 16.25 crore for Ben Stokes.
Mayank Agarwal, a great batter from India, went to the Sunrisers Hyderabad for INR 8.25 crore. English batter Harry Brook also went to the Sunrisers Hyderabad and made a lot of money at the auction.
When the reigning champions, the Gujarat Titans, paid INR 6 crores for Shivam Mavi, he became the most expensive bowler.