IPL 2016 - News, Statistics, Videos, Tournament Pictures
IPL 2016 - IPL is the abbreviation for Indian Premier League, a Twenty20 cricket league established in 2007 by the Board of Control for Cricket in India. The IPL 2016 is to be held from April 8, 2016 to May 29, 2016. IPL 2016 will be the 9th season of IPL. The tournament is to be sponsored by Vivo and hence it is also called as Vivo IPL 2016 and IPL 9. The teams Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals are suspended from the tournament for a period of 2 years upto 2017 on charges of match fixing and betting. Deccan Chargers, Kochi Tuskers, Kerala and Pune Warriors India are teams which are defunct. The season will have two new teams which will replace the Chennai Super Kings and the Rajasthan Royals. The final list of 8 teams participating in the tournament are Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Pune, Rajkot, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Mumbai Indians are the defending champions. The final is to be held at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on 29th May 2016.