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Sanjay Gupta to direct Bangalore Royal Challengers IPL team ad film


The Bangalore Royal Challengers team that is going to represent the city of Bangalore in the Indian Premier League, owned by liquor baron Vijay Mallya has roped in Bollywood writer-director Sanjay Gupta to direct the sporty and racy ad for his team. Bangalore local boy Rahul Dravid is the captain for the Bangalore Royal Challengers IPL team.

Kolkata Knight Riders launched by Shahrukh Khan


Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan formally launched his Indian Premier League (IPL) team, Kolkata Knight Riders. Click here for Indian Premier League (IPL) match Schedulde.

Knight Riders coach John Buchnan ,part owners of the team Jay Mehta, his wife and actress Juhi Chawla and the president of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) Prasun Mukherjee were also present.

Aamir Khan, Kareena to join Indian Cricket League (ICL)


Photo: Kareena Kapoor performs at the Opening Ceremony of ICL

If top media sources are to be believed, Bollywood superstars Kareena Kapoor and Aamir Khan are going to team up with Indian Cricket League(ICL).

Kareena had participated in a show last November to launch the ICL.

Indian Premier League Prices Paid For the Players


Indian Premier League complete list of the players of each team and the money that they are being paid.

  • The price mentioned is for one year in USD and the contract is for three years.
  • Each Franchisees have a window in February to trade players if they wish.

Sachin Tendulkar (Mumbai), Sourav Ganguly (Kolkata), Rahul Dravid (Bangalore), Yuvraj Singh (Mohali) and Virender Sehwag (Delhi) are considered as “The five icons”. These five icons will get 15 % more than the highest-paid player in their side.

Team: Bangalore
Jacques Kallis (RSA), $900,000
Anil Kumble (Ind) $500,000
Cameron White (Aus) $500,000
Zaheer Khan (Ban) $450,000
Mark Boucher (RSA) $450,000
Nathan Bracken (Aus) $325,000
Dale Steyn (RSA) $325,000
Shivnaraine Chanderpaul (WI) $200,000
Wasim Jaffer (Ind) $150,000

Team: Kolkata

Ishant Sharma (Ind) $950,000
Chris Gayle (W.I) $800,000
Brendon McCullum (NZ) $700,000
David Hussey (Aus) $625,000
Shoaib Akhtar (Pak) $425,000
Murali Karthik (Ind) $425,000