Indian Premier League has revolutionized the way of playing cricket and made the scope for the entertainment industry in India. When India gained the Twenty20 trophy in 2007, IPL has become the craze for Indians. The involvement of Indians with IPL has become marvelous and very much splendid. In 2008, IPL was launched by Lalit Modi, who was the vice president of BCCI. IPL proved to be a successful and competitive to ICL (Indian Cricket League).
However, IPL consists of eight teams minimum. Each team has 16 players. The tournament last for almost 44 days and total matches in IPL are 59 in number. For the craze of a cricket match, a lot of people want to watch the IPL live streaming which is now available on various sites and giving the fans opportunity to enjoy the digital entertainment.
IPL follows the format of English Premier League and the US National Basketball League. Indian Premier League is based on the American style for the hiring of players and other matters. Franchise based system is used for IPL where all the franchises will display in the auction. The one who bids the highest will own the team and represent the city. The most expensive franchise is own by Mukesh Ambani costing around $111.9 million.
IPL Live Streaming 2016
Indian premier league 2016 will now be available on many platforms. Fans can watch IPL on a digital platform like you can catch the IPL live streaming on Sony Max with the English as well as Hindi commentary. The match will telecast in High Definition.
Fans with busy routines can watch IPL by using mobile phones on Hotstar application to enjoy the IPL live match streaming. However in 2016, IPL has extended its streaming to many digital platforms.
2016 IPL will start from April 9 and will remain until May 29. It will be the 9th season of IPL with the new two franchises.
Following are the name of teams which will be participating in the 2016 IPL.
- Delhi Daredevils
- Kings XI Punjab
- Kolkata Knight Riders
- Royal Challengers Bangalore
- Sunrisers Hyderabad
- Rising Pune Supergiant’s and Gujrat Lions are the two new teams based in Rajkot and Pune.
Every cricket fan loves to watch the match as well as the opening ceremony. The opening ceremony of IPL match is always colorful and glamorous. Many TV and sports star tend to perform on the stage showing their love, dedication and providing motivation to all players. Crazy fans never miss the IPL match nor the IPL live cricket streaming of opening ceremony. In 2016, international pop stars like Major Laser of Lean On fame and Chris Brown and Bollywood superstars like Ranveer Singh, Katrina Kaif, and Jacqueline Fernandez will be performing. The match will take place at Wankhede Stadium around 8:00 PM in Mumbai.
The IPL proved to be the biggest source of entertainment in India and the world’s largest competition. Every die-hard fan wants to reach the IPL live streaming whether on phones or TV. The governing body of IPL will take responsibility for all the functions and events of the tournament. The international viewers will be able to see IPL on ESPN via Verizon, Hotwire, RCN, Mediacom and DISH. Every tournament has its rule and IPL is based on international games rules. There is no limited time for every team to complete their innings but if the umpires find out that the team is trying to misuse the time, then the penalty will be charged. After every inning, each team will get a timeout of about two and half minute. The bowling team will be able to get the timeout between 6th and 10th overs while the batting team will get a timeout between 11th and 16th overs.