Five masterstrokes in the history of IPL
There’s no denying the fact that the Indian Premier League (IPL) is the most widely followed T20 league across the globe. The league, by the virtue of its popularity gained in its first decade, has certainly helped the mega sporting event turn into a Global brand. It was a step that took place in 2008 to promote the shortest version of the game that gave rise to IPL.
In its every subsequent season, the league has grown by leaps and bounds and amidst the glamour, it has lived up to its expectations of providing entertainment through pure cricketing action.
Known for its astounding fan following, the league has thrown many surprises in terms of decision making that may seem to defy the logic of the game but certainly have proved to be effective for the teams in question. Here we take a close look at some of those decisions in the glorious ten years of IPL history that awestruck many at once but the results proved their effectiveness.