The 2017 season of the Indian Premier League, also known as IPL 10, will be the tenth season of the IPL, a professional Twenty20 cricket league established by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2007. The tournament will feature the eight teams that played in the previous season. The 2017 season is scheduled to start on 5 April 2017 and finish on 21 May 2017, with Hyderabad hosting the opening match and the final.Sunrisers Hyderabad are the defending champions having won the 2016 edition.
Eight teams will contest the season. The schedule for the tournament was published on 15 February 2017. The league stage, consisting of 56 matches, will take place between 5 April and 14 May 2017. The top four teams will qualify for the play-off stage, with the final being held in Hyderabad on 21 May.
Like every year, each team will play 14 matches, 2 against each team, one at home and one away. Top four teams will qualify for the play offs and the top two teams will play the finale at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium, Hyderabad on May 21, 2017.
The Indian Premier League has always been the number one cricketing league in the world. Cricketers from around the world participate in it and make it an International cricketing bonanza!