Vivo (official title sponsor) IPL 2018, one of the most popular and biggest cricketing league has started with loads of colors and the presence of celebrities was inaugurated on April 7, 2018. The opening match was played between the defending champions Mumbai Indians and making setback Chennai Super Kings. The biggest highlight of 2018’s IPL was the comeback of two teams after a ban of 2 years – Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals.
Every team released all their players with the retention of 3 core players. The governing committee of IPL organized the auction event for all the players and there was a major change in the lineup of the teams. In the 11th edition of IPL, the organizing committee included a new set of rules. First is the introduction of Decision Review System (DRS) and Mid-season transfers.
2018 IPL will be broadcasted on Start Sports Networks and the contract is for 5 years (2018-2023) worth 163.475 US Dollars. Hopefully, by the end of the season, we will get to see some outstanding records and statistics.