IPL 2018 Predictions
Cricket has always been a passion across the globe. With the introduction of Indian Premier League, cricket matches have gone even wild. If you are also a cricket fan, you must also be searching the queries like, when is IPL 2018? What is the IPL 2018 Schedule? So, if you are also waiting for the next season of IPL i.e. the 11th season we, at AstroSage will enlighten you with all the updates of IPL 2018 and the IPL 2018 Predictions, as we did by bringing forth earlier IPL Predictions before you.
Though, the 10th season of IPL, played in 2017 concluded with the victory of Mumbai Indians for the third time, but it would be erroneous to say that the fans of cricket are now done with the IPL fever. IPL in India exemplifies a cricket festival for which every cricket fan in India eagerly waits for and so is for IPL 2018. The title of IPL 2017, the 10th season of Indian Premier League was clinched by the Mumbai Indians while playing against Rising Pune Supergiants on 21st May, 2017. In all there were 8 teams who were contesting the season.
IPL 2017 in Numbers:
Orange Cap Holder - David Warner with 641 runs, the most by a batsman in IPL 2017 (Sunrisers Hyderabad).
Purple Cap Holder - Bhuvneshwar Kumar with 26 wickets, the most by a bowler in IPL 2017 (Sunrisers Hyderabad).
Most Sixes - Glenn Maxwell hitting 26 maximums in IPL 2017 (Kings XI Punjab)
Hattricks - Andrew Tye (Gujarat Lions), Jaydev Unadkat (Rising Pune Supergiants) and Samuel Badree (Royal Challengers Bangalore).
IPL 2018 will typify the comeback of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals in the arena of Indian Premier League, with all the players eligible for the mega auction, said Rajiv Shukla. Like every season, eight teams will play in the 11th season of IPL. In the tournament, each team will play twice with every other team on a round robin format. Four teams will reach the playoffs after the conclusion of the league matches.
However, it would be fascinating to see the auctions of IPL 2018. Potential shuffle of players among different teams would be an activity-packed part of the 11th season of IPL. BCCI has not yet released any official statement regarding the IPL 2018 Auctions. The auction pool in IPL 2018 will be like the very first season of IPL with none of the players retained and then the bedlam will begin when everyone will enter the auction pool of IPL 2018.
Moreover, new teams pair would be witnessed on the account of open auction. It would be interesting to see all the possibilities and might be that IPL 2018 would mark a phoenix to rise in its history, as there are so many players who have been playing for the same franchise since last 10 years.
Keep watching this space for IPL 2018 Schedule and Predictions.