The month of April has finally arrived. In India, April is known as the month of entertainment becuase of the IPL. IPL (Indian Premier League) started way back in 2008 and now it is standing in its 11th year. This year IPL will kick start from 7th April with the match between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians.

This year Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals are making a comeback after serving a ban of 2 years for match fixing scandals.

 

History of IPL :

 

 

TEAM LISTS :

  • CHENNAI SUPER KINGS

Squad :

  • MS Dhoni (captain)
  • Suresh Raina
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Faf du Plessis
  • Harbhajan Singh
  • Dwayne Bravo
  • Shane Watson
  • Kedar Jadhav
  • Ambati Rayudu
  • Imran Tahir
  • Karn Sharma
  • Shardul Thakur
  • N Jagdeesan
  • Mitchell Santner (unavailable due to injury)
  • Deepak Chahar
  • KM Asif
  • Lungisani Ngidi
  • Kanishk Seth
  • Dhruv Shorey
  • Murali Vijay
  • Sam Billings
  • Mark Wood
  • Kshitiz Sharma
  • Monu Kumar
  • Chaitanya Bishnoi

 

  • DELHI DAREDEVILS

Squad :

  • Gautham Gambhir (captain)
  • Shreyas Iyer
  • Rishabh Pant
  • Chris Morris
  • Glenn Maxwell
  • Jason Roy
  • Colin Munro
  • Mohammed Shami
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Amit Mishra
  • Prithvi Shaw
  • Rahul Tewatia
  • Vijay Shankar
  • Harshal Patel
  • Avesh Khan
  • Shahbaz Nadeem
  • Daniel Christian
  • Jayant Yadav
  • Gurkeerat Singh Mann
  • Trent Boult
  • Manjot Kalra
  • Abhishek Sharma
  • Sandeep Lamichhane
  • Naman Ojha
  • Sayan Ghosh

 

  • KINGS XI PUNJAB

Squad :

  • Ravichandran Ashwin (captain)
  • Axar Patel
  • Yuvraj Singh
  • Karun Nair
  • KL Rahul
  • David Miller
  • Aaron Finch
  • Marcus Stoinis
  • Mayank Agarwal
  • Ankit Rajpoot
  • Manoj Tiwary
  • Mohit Sharma
  • Mujeeb Zadran
  • Barinder Sran
  • Andrew Tye
  • Akshdeep Nath
  • Ben Dwarshuis
  • Pardeep Sahu
  • Mayank Dagar
  • Chris Gayle
  • Manzoor Dar

 

 

  • KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS

Squad :

  • Dinesh Karthik (captain)
  • Andre Russell
  • Sunil Narine
  • Mitch Starc (ruled out due to stress fracture)
  • Chris Lynn
  • Robin Uthappa
  • Piyush Chawla
  • Kuldeep Yadav
  • Shubman Gill
  • Ishank Jaggi
  • Kamlesh Nagarkoti
  • Nitish Rana
  • Vinay Kumar
  • Apoorv Wankhade
  • Rinku Singh
  • Shivam Mavi
  • Cameron Delport
  • Mitchell Johnson
  • Javon Searles

 

  • MUMBAI INDIANS

Squad :

  • Rohit Sharma (captain)
  • Hardik Pandya
  • Jasprit Bumrah
  • Keiron Pollard
  • Mustafizur Rahman
  • Pat Cummins
  • Suryakumar Yadav
  • Krunal Pandya
  • Ishan Kishan
  • Rahul Chahar
  • Evin Lewis
  • Saurabh Tiwary
  • Ben Cutting
  • Pradeep Sangwan
  • JP Duminy
  • Mitchell McClenaghan (replaced injured Jason Behrendorff)
  • T N Dhillon
  • Sharad Lumba
  • Aditya Tare
  • Mayank Markande
  • Akila Dananjaya
  • Anukul Sudhakar Roy
  • Mohsin Khan
  • MD Nidheesh

 

  • RAJASTHAN ROYALS

Squad :

  • Steve Smith (banned)
  • Ajinkya Rahane (captain)
  • Ben Stokes
  • Stuart Binny
  • Sanju Samson
  • Jos Buttler
  • Rahul Tripathi
  • D’Arcy Short
  • Jofra Archer
  • Krishnappa Gowtham
  • Dhawal Kulkarni
  • Jaydev Unadkat
  • Ankit Sharma
  • Anureet Singh
  • Zahir Khan
  • Shreyas Gopal
  • S Midhun
  • Prashant Chopra
  • Ben Laughlin
  • Mahipal Lomror
  • Aryaman Birla
  • Jatin Saxena
  • Dushmantha Chameera

 

  • ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE

Squad :

  • Virat Kohli (captain)
  • AB de Villiers
  • Sarfaraz Khan
  • Brendon McCullum
  • Chris Woakes
  • Colin de Grandhomme
  • Moeen Ali
  • Quinton de Kock
  • Umesh Yadav
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Manan Vohra
  • Kulwant Khejroliya
  • Aniket Choudhary
  • Navdeep Saini
  • Murugan Ashwin
  • Mandeep Singh
  • Washington Sundar
  • Pawan Negi
  • Mohammed Siraj
  • Corey Anderson (replaced injured Nathan Coulter-Nile)
  • Anirudha Joshi
  • Parthiv Patel
  • Tim Southee
  • Pavan Deshpande

 

  • SUNRISERS HYDERABAD

Squad :

  • David Warner (banned)
  • Kane Williamson (captain)
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • Shakib Al Hasan
  • Manish Pandey
  • Carlos Brathwaite
  • Yusuf Pathan
  • Wriddhiman Saha
  • Rashid Khan
  • Ricky Bhui
  • Deepak Hooda
  • T Natarajan
  • Siddarth Kaul
  • Khaleel Ahmed
  • Mohammad Nabi
  • Sandeep Sharma
  • Sachin Baby
  • Chris Jordan
  • Billy Stanlake
  • Tanmay Agarwal
  • Shreevats Goswami
  • Bipul Sharma
  • Mehdi Hasan

 

 

IPL 2018 SCHEDULE :

DATE TEAM 1 TEAM 2 VENUE TIME
April 7 Mumbai Indians Chennai Super Kings Mumbai 8:00 PM
April 8 Delhi Daredevils Kings XI Punjab Delhi 4:00 PM
April 8 Kolkata Knight Riders Royal Challengers Bangalore Kolkata 8:00 PM
April 9 Sunrisers Hyderabad Rajasthan Royals Hyderabad 8:00 PM
April 10 Chennai Super Kings Kolkata Knight Riders Chennai 8:00 PM
April 11 Rajasthan Royals Delhi Daredevils Jaipur 8:00 PM
April 12 Sunrisers Hyderabad Mumbai Indians Hyderabad 8:00 PM
April 13 Royal Challengers Bangalore Kings XI Punjab Bangalore 8:00 PM
April 14 Mumbai Indians Delhi Daredevils Mumbai 4:00 PM
April 14 Kolkata Knight Riders Sunrisers Hyderabad Kolkata 8:00 PM
April 15 Royal Challengers Bangalore Rajasthan Royals Bangalore 4:00 PM
April 15 Kings XI Punjab Chennai Super Kings Indore 8:00 PM
April 16 Kolkata Knight Riders Delhi Daredevils Kolkata 8:00 PM
April 17 Mumbai Indians Royal Challengers Bangalore Mumbai 8:00 PM
April 18 Rajasthan Royals Kolkata Knight Riders Jaipur 8:00 PM
April 19 Kings XI Punjab Sunrisers Hyderabad Indore 8:00 PM
April 20 Chennai Super Kings Rajasthan Royals Chennai 8:00 PM
April 21 Kolkata Knight Riders Kings XI Punjab Kolkata 4:00 PM
April 21 Delhi Daredevils Royal Challengers Bangalore Delhi 8:00 PM
April 22 Sunrisers Hyderabad Chennai Super Kings Hyderabad 4:00 PM
April 22 Rajasthan Royals Mumbai Indians Jaipur 8:00 PM
April 23 Kings XI Punjab Delhi Daredevils Indore 8:00 PM
April 24 Mumbai Indians Sunrisers Hyderabad Mumbai 8:00 PM
April 25 Royal Challengers Bangalore Chennai Super Kings Bangalore 8:00 PM
April 26 Sunrisers Hyderabad Kings XI Punjab Hyderabad 8:00 PM
April 27 Delhi Daredevils Kolkata Knight Riders Delhi 8:00 PM
April 28 Chennai Super Kings Mumbai Indians Chennai 8:00 PM
April 29 Rajasthan Royals Sunrisers Hyderabad Jaipur 4:00 PM
April 29 Royal Challengers Bangalore Kolkata Knight Riders Bangalore 8:00 PM
April 30 Chennai Super Kings Delhi Daredevils Chennai 8:00 PM
May 1 Royal Challengers Bangalore Mumbai Indians Bangalore 8:00 PM
May 2 Delhi Daredevils Rajasthan Royals Delhi 8:00 PM
May 3 Kolkata Knight Riders Chennai Super Kings Kolkata 8:00 PM
May 4 Kings XI Punjab Mumbai Indians Mohali 8:00 PM
May 5 Chennai Super Kings Royal Challengers Bangalore Chennai 4:00 PM
May 5 Sunrisers Hyderabad Delhi Daredevils Hyderabad 8:00 PM
May 6 Mumbai Indians Kolkata Knight Riders Mumbai 4:00 PM
May 6 Kings XI Punjab Rajasthan Royals Mohali 8:00 PM
May 7 Sunrisers Hyderabad Royal Challengers Bangalore Hyderabad 8:00 PM
May 8 Rajasthan Royals Kings XI Punjab Jaipur 8:00 PM
May 9 Kolkata Knight Riders Mumbai Indians Kolkata 8:00 PM
May 10 Delhi Daredevils Sunrisers Hyderabad Delhi 8:00 PM
May 11 Rajasthan Royals Chennai Super Kings Jaipur 8:00 PM
May 12 Kings XI Punjab Kolkata Knight Riders Mohali 4:00 PM
May 12 Royal Challengers Bangalore Delhi Daredevils Bangalore 8:00 PM
May 13 Chennai Super Kings Sunrisers Hyderabad Chennai 4:00 PM
May 13 Mumbai Indians Rajasthan Royals Mumbai 8:00 PM
May 14 Kings XI Punjab Royal Challengers Bangalore Mohali 8:00 PM
May 15 Kolkata Knight Riders Rajasthan Royals Kolkata 8:00 PM
May 16 Mumbai Indians Kings XI Punjab Mumbai 8:00 PM
May 17 Royal Challengers Bangalore Sunrisers Hyderabad Bangalore 8:00 PM
May 18 Delhi Daredevils Chennai Super Kings Delhi 8:00 PM
May 19 Rajasthan Royals Royal Challengers Bangalore Jaipur 4:00 PM
May 19 Sunrisers Hyderabad Kolkata Knight Riders Hyderabad 8:00 PM
May 20 Delhi Daredevils Mumbai Indians Delhi 4:00 PM
May 20 Chennai Super Kings Kings XI Punjab Chennai 8:00 PM
May 22 Qualifier 1 Qualifier 1 Mumbai 8:00 PM
May 23 Eliminator Eliminator TBC 8:00 PM
May 25 Qualifier 2 Qualifier 2 TBC 8:00 PM
May 27 Final Final Mumbai 8:00 PM