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IPL 10: Is the world's most popular cricket league at crossroads?

Ever since it began, innovations in IPL have been limited to cheerleaders and strategic timeouts

Dhruv Munjal 

The 2016 season was supposed to be Indian Premier League’s (IPL) litmus test. By the time the tournament started in March, India had played almost three months of non-stop T20 cricket, which saw them beat Australia and Sri Lanka, lift the T20 Asia Cup in Bangladesh, and then crash out of the T20 World Cup in the semi-final against the West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The edition would be the first after the Supreme Court-appointed Justice RM Lodha Committee had put out of a slew of recommendations to clean up the sport in India the previous year. Moreover, it ...

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First Published: Fri, March 31 2017. 21:18 IST
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