Get IPL 2016 schedule or IPL 9 schedule fixtures, Time Table and Calendar. IPL 2016 is back again with the extra entertainment and overload excitement of the cricket lovers! This will going to be the ninth season of IPL 2016.
IPL as known out to be the Indian Premier League is basically the Twenty20 cricket league that has been established by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the year 2007. This year the tournament is scheduled to be played as in between 9 April and 29 May 2016.
- When it is going to start: 9th April 2016 to 29 May 2016
- Who will Host: India
- Total Teams: 8 Teams
- Total Matches: 60 Matches
Vivo IPL 2016 Schedule
We will update VIVO IPL 2016 schedule here as soon as final schedule are announces by concerned authorities. Bookmark this page for latest IPL 2016 schedule updates. You can also download latest fixtures with time table as well.
This time the season will going to add 2 extra teams that will replace the Chennai Super Kings and the Rajasthan Royals. Here we would like to mention the news that Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals have been expended for the time duration of 2 years as they will not be taking part in the IPL tournaments till 2017.
List of IPL 2016 Teams
- Delhi Daredevils
- Kings XI Punjab
- Kolkata Knight Riders
- Mumbai Indians
- Royal Challengers Bangalore
- Sunrisers Hyderabad
- Rising Pune Supergiants
- Gujarat Lions
Addition of Two New Teams in IPL 2016
In 2016 season of IPL two extra new teams have been included in the IPL named as Gujarat Lions & Rising Pune Supergiants that are based on the cities Rajkot and Pune respectively. They have been hence added for two years.
IPL 2016 Format
IPL 2016 or IPL 9 season this year will going to be the 50 days of non-stop entertainment taking place in between 8 teams fighting for the winning title. There will be total 60 matches in which there will be 56 pool matches along with 3 final qualifier and the big final match. All the 8 teams will going to play 2 matches against each single team.
IPL 2016 Players Auction
On 6th February 2016 Day 1 of the IPL auction took place. The whole cermony of the auction was broadcast on Sony Six in India while NeoSports is set to broadcast live in USA. Its quite interesting to note that all the teams thereafter started with the Rs. 66 crore budget for 2016 IPL season. Below we highlight the list of some famous IPL players and their auctioned amount.
- Delhi Daredevils player Chris Morris for 7 Crores.
- Kings XI Punja player Mohit Sharma for 6.5 crores.
- Kolkata Knight Rider player Jaydev Unadkat for 1.6 crores.
- Mumbai Indians player Nathu Singh for 3.2 crores.
- Royal Challengers Bangalore player Shane Watson for 9.5 crores.
- Sunrisers Hyderabad player Yuvraj Singh for 7 crores.
- Rising Pune Supergiants player Mitchell Marsh for 4.8 crores.
- Gujarat Lions player Karun Nair for 4 crores.
- Kevin Pietersen of Rising Pune Supergiants at 3.5 crores.
- Dwayne Smith of Gujarat Lions at 2.3 crores
- Ishant Sharma of Rising Pune Supergiant at the cost of 3.8 crores
Well we all know the fact that Indians are quite passionate about the sports of cricket. When it comes to cricket they get super excited. This is the main reason that India has always make sure that they try their best to arrange all the cricket matches important tournaments within their country.
It must be kept in mind that India also going to be the host of T20 World Cup 2016. All the teams are strong enough in their places and their players are competitive to fight around with their amazing shots. You can even check out with this webpage to learn about with some more updates regarding IPL 2016 schedule and time table.
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Winner of IPL Season 8 2015
Last year Mumbai Indians took home the winning title as they played superbly against Chennai Super Kings. BCCI will going to announced the schedule of IPL 2016 in the month of February which we will soon going to update it for you! In order to know more latest updates regarding coming IPL 2016 don’t forget to check out our webpage!