Michael Clarke, the former Australia captain, has urged the current crop of Australian players to reconsider playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in order to be able to avoid injuries.
During the last edition of the IPL, a number of Australian players including Steve Smith suffered injuries and were forced to leave the tournament. Soon after, Australia lost to Sri Lanka in the three-Test series and Smith took a break from international cricket to get away from the non-stop cricket. Mitchell Starc missed the five-match One-Day International series in South Africa due to injury while Josh Hazlewood was rested for the contest where the hosts blanked Australia 5-0.
The decision to rest key players meant Australia traveled to South Africa without their frontline bowlers. Clarke felt that playing for the country should be the priority for any player. “Cricket Australia allow every contracted player to have six weeks off a year,” Clarke said on Saturday (December 3). “This falls during the IPL time so it’s an individual player’s choice to go and play IPL. And if you choose your six-week holiday to play IPL, then that’s your choice.
“There’s positives, the cash, that comes with that, but there’s negatives, the fatigue and lack of rest. You’ve got to sum up what’s best for you.
NEW DELHI: The BCCI-Lodha Panel stand-off over the implementation of the Supreme Court appointed committee’s reforms has not only delayed the IPL media rights process but also threatens to derail the preparations for the 2017 IPL season. The harried IPL owners are, therefore, waiting with bated breath for the Apex Court’s judgement on December 5. Every year by October, the team owners and officials have at least one or two meetings and discuss matters relating to the upcoming season. But this year no such thing has happened and as a result the owners of the IPL teams are in complete dark about the season ahead.
So far, IPL’s Governing Council (GC) had one meeting where the BCCI top honchos took a call on the tentative dates of the IPL auction and the dates of the league. Therefore not only is the BCCI anxiously waiting for the Apex Court to pass its final order on December 5, but the IPL teams are also holding their breath. They are eager to ensure that no more delay takes place in the preparations.
The most famous t20 cricket league IPL offers a significant money award to the winning teams and players. There are billions of cricket fans who enjoy watching Indian Premier League championship through their television sets, mobiles, laptops and other platforms. Hence tournament’s popularity is quite decent and teams do some serious business when enters in the semi-finals aka final four.
As per Indian Premier League rules, top 4 teams of the season will bag money after the event. No money will be alloted to rest four clus of the championship. Whatever prize money a team earns, half of that price should be distributed among the players as per BCCI/IPL norms.
In the 2016 Vivo IPL, approx 47 Crore INR was total budget for the teams to be awarded. IPL 2016 winning team Sunrisers Hyderabad made 20 Cr. meanwhile runner-up Royal Challengers Bangalore bagged 11 crore INR. Third and fourth place teams Gujarat Lions and Kolkata Knight Riders made 7.5 Crore INR each.
In the 10th season of event, it is expected that total prize money will be hiked by approximate 3 crore INR from last season. The winner of IPL 2017 is expected to make 21 crore ruppes. Let’s have a look at the complete breakdown of prize money for Vivo Indian Premier League.
IPL 2017 Prize Money
|Teams Position||IPL 2015||IPL 2016||IPL 2017|
|Winner||15 Crore INR||20 Crore INR||21 Crore INR|
|Runner-up||10 Crore INR||11 Crore INR||12 Crore INR|
|Third Place||7.5 Crore INR||7.5 Crore INR||8 Crore INR|
|Fourth Place||7.5 Crore INR||7.5 Crore INR||8 Crore INR|
The Sri Lanka veteran batsman replaces Ricky Ponting in the role.
Former hotshot Sri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene will take charge of Indian Premier League (IPL) side Mumbai Indians for the IPL 2017 edition, the Mumbai franchisee announced on Friday evening. The Sri Lankan cricketer, who played for Kings XI Punjab, Kochi Tuskers Kerala and Delhi Daredevils in the past, replaces Australian cricket legend Ricky Ponting as the chief coach of Mumbai Indians.
The 39-year-old has been the batting consultant of the England cricket team under head coach Trevor Bayliss in the past.
“I am honoured to be chosen as the head coach of a very exciting team which has got a winning mentality embedded to their DNA. I’m looking forward to the next IPL season. Duniya hila denge hum (we will shake the world with our performances),” the 39-year-old mentioned in a video.
Although he might have retired from all formats of international cricket, Jayawardene is still involved in the domestic T20 circuit. He is a part of Bangladesh Premier League side Dhaka Dynamites and is also a part of Pakistan Super League team Karachi Kings.
“I am very excited by the appointment and glad that the Mumbai Indians management appreciated my presentation and ideas,” said Jayawardene in a release. “I am looking forward to working with a really talented squad, all the support staff, and the owners to help strengthen the two-time IPL champions.
“Mumbai Indians have the most passionate fan base in the IPL and I have always been wowed by the amazing support the team gets at Wankhede Stadium. In what is a new chapter in my career, I will be striving hard to bring them more on-field success and joy.”
The BCCI has earmarked April 5 as the starting date and May 21 as the day of the final for the 2017 edition of the IPL. Both matches will be hosted in Hyderabad, as per IPL norms, with the defending champions getting the rights to host the opening and final match of the tournament. A senior BCCI official told ESPNcricinfo that the dates were subject to confirmation from the Lodha Committee, which has been put in charge by the Supreme Court of India to oversee all the board’s activities.
If the dates are confirmed, the tournament will be held less than a week after India and Australia finish the final Test of their four-match series in Dharamsala, scheduled to end on March 29. Additionally, the IPL final will be played 10 days before the ICC Champions Trophy, which starts on June 1 in England. The Lodha Committee had recommended a 15-day window to separate India’s next assignment after the IPL. However, the BCCI had told the committee that this would not be possible in 2017.
The decision was taken at the IPL governing council meeting in Delhi on Tuesday. It was also decided that the players’ auction will be hosted on February 4 in Bangalore. “We have to set up a calendar and, assuming that we get all the approvals from the Lodha Committee, we will go ahead as per our plan,” the official said.
Confirming the dates, IPL chairman Rajiv Shukla said the BCCI will also make sure venues in Maharashtra can host IPL matches, unlike this year when a court order forced matches moved out of the state, which suffered a severe drought. The Bombay High Court had ruled that it was not suitable to hold matches at grounds which consumed a lot of water. “We will have water harvesting technology at stadiums in Maharashtra to counter drought threat in the state,” Shukla said after the meeting. “We will ensure that we can generate our own water to maintain stadiums.”
Source : ESPNcricinfo
Indian Premier League (IPL ) , The biggest cricket league is going to scheduled from 9 April 2017 and final match of league will held on 29 may 2017 . Vivo IPL 2017 will be in 10th session of the IPL . After too much controversy in previous session IPL 10 is coming with many changes . Former champions Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals are out from this session (till 2017) on the charge of spot fixing and two new teams Gujarat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants will take place their in Vivo IPL 2017 .
Former Chennai Super Kings players Suresh Raina and Indian Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will lead Gujarat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants accordingly .
Total 60 matches will play including 4 playoff over a period of 51 days in Vivo IPL 2017 .
Live broadcasting of all the matches of Vivo IPL 2017 will be on Sony Set Max and Sony Six in India and across the world while live streaming of the matches will be available online on the official site of Starsport network and Hotstar app is official digital streaming partner of Vivo IPL 2017 .
IPL 10 will consist 8 teams they are Mumbai Indians , Rising Pune Supergiants , Kolkata Knight Riders , Delhi Daredevils , Kings XI Punjab , Gujarat Lions , Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad .
Opening ceremony of the Vivo IPL 2017 will held in Mumbai at Wankhede Stadium and final match of the Vivo IPL will also be played in Mumbai . At the first match of Vivo IPL 10 Mumbai Indians will fight with Rising Pune Supergiants at their home ground .
In this session of Vivo IPL 2016 total 10 venue will host the matched of Vivo IPL 10 . First match of the session will played on Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai) and others are on Eden Gardens (Kolkata), Punjab Cricket Association Stadium (Mohali), M. Chinnaswamy Stadium (Bangalore), Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium (Rajkot), Feroz Shah Kotla (Delhi), Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium (Hyderabad), Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium (Nagpur), Raipur International Cricket Stadium (Raipur) ,MCA International Stadium, (Pune). Final match of Vivo IPL 2017 will played on Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai) .
Indian premier league is a cricket league contend every year by the franchises team who represent their cities .
IPL was introduced by the BCCI member Lalit Modi in 2008 as an experiment but at that time they was aware that it will be popular as cricket festival in India . For teams selection BCCI made a concept of city base franchise and just because of this the competition of IPL became vivid . Team franchises use bidding method to select the team players in a auction and to make the auction transparent tv channels broadcast the auction live .
In 2008 DLF got the title sponsorship of IPL later Pepsi got it by offering 73 million USD for sponsorship till 2017 but Pepsi withdrew the 5 year title sponsorship of IPL by terminating the contract before a year so this year chines mobile manufacturer Vivo got the title sponsorship for IPL 2016 so this year IPL will names as Vivo IPL 2016 . As like Sony Entertainment Television (Set Max) and World Sport Group (Singapore) also sing a contact with BCCI to broadcast all the match of IPL live at the cost of 1.026 billion USD for the period time of ten years . Later they re-sold their broadcasting right to other companies based on their geographic location .