The 2014 Indian Premier League will run from 16th April until 1st June with the first part of the tournament held in the United Arab Emirates before India and possibly Bangladesh host the remaining matches.
Yuvraj Singh (140 million rupees), Dinesh Karthik (125 million rupees) and Kevin Pietersen (90 million rupees) were the most expensive purchases on day one of the Indian Premier League 2014 auction in Bangalore.
Former Indian international fast bowler Shanthakumaran Sreesanth is among 39 individuals who have been charged in relation to spot-fixing during the Indian Premier League 2013 according to news agency reports in India.
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President N Srinivasan has stepped aside while investigations into alleged spot-fixing during the Indian Premier League 2013 are carried out.
Reports in the Indian media add that Jagmohan Dalmiya has been appointed as interim BCCI President following Srinivasan's decision at an emergency board meeting earlier today.
The Indian Premier League 2013 spot-fixing scandal took another twist ahead of an emergency Indian board (BCCI) meeting when Rajeev Shukla stepped down as IPL chairman.
Shukla's decision to resign comes in the wake of BCCI board members Sanjay Jagdale and Ajay Shirke doing likewise and speculation is mounting that BCCI President N Srinivasan is set to resign tomorrow.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed earlier this week that a three-man commission has been set up to investigate the latest developments in the Indian Premier League 2013 spot-fixing allegations.
The commission will investigate complaints made against Chennai Super Kings team management official Gurunath Meiyappan, India Cements Limited, the owner of Chennai Super Kings and Jaipur IPL Pvt., owners of the Rajasthan Royals.
In their final Indian Premier League 2013 discussion, John Pennington and Chetan Narula cover a variety of topics as they look back at both Sunday's final, won by Mumbai Indians, and the tournament as a whole.
They also react to the latest news in the spot-fixing controversy and look back on Sachin Tendulkar as an Indian Premier League player after his retirement at the end of the final.
Following Mumbai Indians' 23-run win over Chennai Super Kings in the final, Sachin Tendulkar has confirmed that the Indian Premier League 2013 was his final IPL tournament.
Meanwhile, former Mumbai captain Tendulkar's latest successor Rohit Sharma has been fined $20,000 for his side maintaining a slow-over rate during the final.
One of the final Indian Premier League 2013 Cricket World TV updates as John Pennington issues his bulletin moments after Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by 23 runs to win the final.
Kieron Pollard smashed 60 in 32 balls to rescue Mumbai from a horror start, when they lurched to 16 for three but Chennai's start was even worse, losing three wickets in two overs and although Mahendra Singh Dhoni made 67 not out with five huge sixes, there was no way back.
Mumbai Indians shocked the Chennai Super Kings by bouncing back from being reduced to 16 for three to win the Indian Premier League 2013 with a comprehensive 23-run victory over the reigning champions in the final at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
Kieron Pollard's brutal half-century hauled Mumbai up to 148 for nine and after Chennai lost three wickets in the first two overs, there was no way back and they eventually closed on 125 for nine with Mahendra Singh Dhoni unbeaten on 67.