Vivo Indian Premier League 2017 will be the tenth edition of IPLT20 which will be played from 5th April to 21st May. A total of 8 teams to contest in the competition to become champion of prestigious Indian Premier League 2017 trophy. Sunrisers Hyderabad will be competing in the event as title reigning champs as they claimed 2016 IPL cup by beating RCB in the final.
The last players auction of 10-year contract is scheduled to take place in Bengaluru on 4th February 2017. Auction will kick-off at 9:00 IST. IPL auction 2017 will be aired live online on www.iplt20.com.
8 teams will be playing in the 10th edition of Indian Premier League just like previous edition. Sunrisers Hyderabad are the title defending champions in 2017 Vivo IPL.
- Sunrisers Hyderabad
- Royal Challengers Bangalore
- Mumbai Indians
- Kings XI Punjab
- Delhi Daredevils
- Gujarat Lions
- Kolkata Knight Riders
- Rising Pune Supergiants
Earlier IPL governing council was considering to shift 2017 edition of championship from India to abroad due to several challenges faced during 2016 tournament. Last year BCCI had to move matches from Mumbai and Pune after supereme court’s order on water crisis problems in the Maharashtra state. But IPL Chairman Rajiv Shukla confirmed that IPL-10 will be hosted in India and they’ll make sure that Maharashtra can host matches.
- Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad
- Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
- Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
- Eden Gardens, Kolkata
- Mohali Cricket Association Stadium, Punjab
- M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
- Green Park Stadium, Kanpur
- Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
- Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Gujarat
The opening match of Vivo Indian Premier League 2017 is scheduled to be played between April 5 and May 21. Hyderabad venue to host opening and final match of season.
Sony Pictures Network have got the official broadcasting rights to telecast Indian Premier League. The broadcaster has been telecasting live IPL matches since 2008 as per the 10-year contract with mega t20 league. There are several broadcasting networks around the world which bring live coverage of IPL. You can checkout below list of broadcasters for IPL 2017 live matches.
India: Sony Max, Sony Six
South Africa: SuperSport
Hong Kong: PCCW
Arab: OSN Sports
United Kingdom: Sky Sports
Find complete list of tv channels for 2017 Vivo IPL here.