The two new franchises of the upcoming Indian Premier League season nine will have the liberty of picking five players each from the now suspended Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals team through a draft system.
Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, who were suspended for two years from the Indian Premier League, are set to make a comeback in 2018 after the Board of Control for Cricket in India decided not to terminate the franchises.
Brett Lee says it is best to describe the Indian Premier League as "organised chaos" but he credits the tournament with helping cricket make enormous progress off the field by breaking down cultural barriers.
Lendl Simmons and Rohit Sharma scored classy half centuries to help Mumbai Indians (MI) demolish Chennai Super Kings (CSK), winning by a whopping 41 runs at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata to lift their second Indian Premier League (IPL) trophy.
After about a month and a half of madness and drama, the final match of the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to be played between the age old foes – Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
Ashish Nehra and Michael Hussey starred with ball and bat respectively as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Second Qualifier by three wickets with one ball to spare to make it to their sixth Indian Premier League (IPL) final setting up a clash with arch-rivals Mumbai Indians.