Vivo IPL 2016 Schedule | Time Table | Teams & Players List | IPL 9 Auction Date– Indian Premier League also called as IPL is a biggest cricket league in world. Topmost players from all over the world come to play Indian Premier League. Till now we have witnessed 8 seasons of IPL and now everyone is gearing up for 9th season of IPL. 9th season is scheduled in April-May. Before IPL in March, India will also host ICC T20 World Cup. So its a treat for all cricket fans in India and all over the globe. Here we will share IPL 2016 Schedule, IPL 9 Teams and Player List and IPL 2016 Auction Date.
Vivo IPL 2016 Schedule | Time Table | IPL 9 Fixtures
IPL 9 will consist 8 teams which include Kolkata, Pune, Rajkot, Mumbai, Delhi, Punjab, Bangalore and Hyderabad. Vivo IPL 9 is scheduled between 9th April to 29th May. It is expected that first match will be played by Mumbai Indians in Mumbai as MI are the defending champions. IPL 2016 Time Table is not yet announced so we will have to wait for some more time. As soon as they are announced, IPL 9 Fixtures will be updated here
IPL 2016 Teams | IPL 9 Players List
IPL Season 9 Teams– Many issues regarding spot fixing were raised against Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals. On 14th July 2015, these two teams were suspended for two years for spot fixing. So two new teams Pune and Rajkot will replace CSK and RR for 9th and 10th season of IPL. So with inclusion of Pune and Rajkot, we have list of 8 teams participating in IPL 2016.
- Kolkata Knight Riders [KKR]
- Mumbai Indians [MI]
- Delhi Daredevils [DD]
- Kings XI Punjab [KXIP]
- Sunrisers Hyderabad [SRH]
- Royal Challengers Bangalore [RCB]
- Pune [Team Name Yet To Be Announced]
- Rajkot [Team Name Yet To Be Announced]
IPL 9 Player List- Many players this time will be there in auction since two teams were suspended by court. So all these players will be there to find their new team which include Dhoni, Smith, Rahane and many more. On 15th December, two new teams will pick 5 players from CSK and RR. So as soon as the drafting and auctions are over, Player list will be updated.
IPL 2016 Auction Date | IPL 9 Starting Date
Many players will be seen in auction this year since players from Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings will have to find their new team for minimum next two years. These two teams had players like MS Dhoni, Steve Smith, Brendon McCullum, R Ashwin, Ravi Jadeja, Ajinkya Rahane and much more. So IPL 2016 Auction is expected to be one of the entertaining auction. IPL 9 Auction is scheduled to take place on 6th February in Bangalore. The two new teams will have minimum purse of 40 crores and maximum of 66 crores to pick their players. The IPL will kick start from 9th April. This means players will have gap of only five days between World Cup and IPl