Sunday, 1 January 2012

Chennai to host IPL Opening Ceremony

For the second consecutive year, Chennai Super Kings will host the opening ceremony of IPL. IPL Season 5 - will start on April 4 and end on May 27. 

Other Key information
  • All nine teams will play home & away matches against all the other teams in the league stages
  • Opening Ceremony will held on April 3
  • Play-off Matches would be played in Bangalore & Chennai (Finalists of IPL 2011)
  • And Final would be played in Chennai
  • Each Team would have an auction purse of USD 2 Million Dollars
  • The maximum number of players in a team is increased to 33 and the maximum number of overseas players is increased to 11 (Expect Kochi Tuskers team to be the key interest for all the team)
  • Maximum Overseas in the playing eleven remains unchanged at 4
  • The trading window will open on 15 December 2011 and run through to 20 January 2012.
  • Player Auction is expected to happen in late January or February 2012. 

Bye Bye 2011! Welcome 2012

Another wonderful year for Chennai Super Kings comes to an end. The team started the year with a great auction and continued its year with another IPL trophy. Though the year ended with a disappointing Champions League, there is no doubts about having a great 2012. 

So wishing you all CSK fans a wonderful year of following Chennai Super Kings!!!