CRICKET's most profitable, enthralling and glamorous event returns for one other season of arduous-hitting motion.
IPL fever is sweeping by means of the sub-continent but once more with this yr's version of the Indian Premier League in full swing.
Right here is how one can watch all of the motion from this yr's event.
What TV channel and reside stream is the IPL on?
Sky Sports Activities are the rights holders for the event in the UK.
All 60 video games might be broadcast on the Sky Sports activities Cricket channel with some on Sky Sports activities Combine.
Sky viewers stream the motion on Sky Go on laptop computer, pill and cellular.
Non-Sky subscribers should buy a Now TV move ranging from £7.ninety nine to stream the matches. Discover it right here.
You can even take heed to talkSport 2 for all the newest protection of the IPL. Discover it right here.
In India, Star Sports activities gained the rights to the IPL for the subsequent 5 seasons in an enormous £1.8bn deal, probably the most profitable TV contract in all of cricket.
As compared, English house worldwide and home cricket rights for 2020-2024 simply bought for £1.1bn to Sky Sports activities and BBC, and India's residence internationals fetched £667m for the subsequent 5 years.
What time are the video games?
Right now's recreation between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings begins at three.30pm GMT – 8pm native time.
Most video games start at 8pm in India, which suggests a three.30pm begin UK time.
There are, nevertheless, quite a few double headers on weekends with one recreation beginning at 4pm Indian time (eleven.30am BST).
Who’re the favourites?
Mumbai Indians gained the title final yr for the third time in 5 years and are one of many strongest sides once more.
This yr additionally sees the return of perennial powerhouse Chennai Super Kings and the primary ever winners Rajasthan Royals after they have been each banned for two seasons.
When is the ultimate?
The ultimate will happen on Sunday, Might 27 on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Spherical-robin motion concludes every week earlier on Sunday, Might 20 with the playoffs starting on Tuesday, Might 22.
Every group performs everybody house and away – a complete of 14 spherical-robin video games – and the highest 4 groups go into the playoffs.