IPL XI from April 7, opening show in Mumbai

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The Indian Premier League Season XI will start from Mumbai on April 7 with a grand opening ceremony. The opening tie is scheduled for the next day.

IPL commissioner, according to news agency ANI, has revealed that country’s business will also play host to the finals scheduled for May 27, 2018.

The league will feature a total of 60 matches between six teams. Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals are making a comeback to the IPL action after serving two-year suspension terms.

In an all-new IPL season, players auction is scheduled for January 27 and 28 in Bangalore. A total of 578 players will go under the hammer as the franchisees exercise their right to pick up to 182 cricketers collectively.