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IPL 2018: Raina runs to Gayle sixes, top 10 Indian Premier League records

The opening game of IPL 2018 will be played between defending champions Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings at Mumbai's Wankhede stadium on April 7

Suresh Raina, captain of Gujarat Lions plays a shot during match 3 of the Vivo 2017 Indian Premier League against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot on Friday. File Photo: PTI
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Suresh Raina, captain of Gujarat Lions plays a shot during match 3 of the Vivo 2017 Indian Premier League against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot on Friday. Photo: PTI

Anish Kumar New Delhi
The 11th season of India's cash-rich T20 tournament, the Indian Premier League (IPL), will kick off with defending champions Mumbai Indian clashing with Chennai Super Kings in Mumbai’s Wankhede stadium on April 7. Two franchises – Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings are making a comeback this season after completing a two-year ban. 

The inaugural season of the Indian Premier League, founded by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2007 after India’s victory in the first T20 world cup in South Africa, was played in 2008. And the first game gave viewers bang for their buck,

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First Published: Mar 28 2018 | 3:38 PM IST

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