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IPL CRICKET 2012
NAME: AKANSHA AGRAWAL
CLASS: IX
SECTION: ‘F’

INDEX
Sr. no.| Topic| Pg.no.|
1.| Acknowledgement| |
2.| Introduction of IPL| |
3.| Chennai Super Kings| |
4.| Deccan Charges| |
5.| Rajasthan Royals| |
6.| Delhi Daredevils| |
7.| Pune Warriors| |
8.| Kings XI Punjab| |
9.| Royal Challengers Bangalore| |
10.| Mumbai Indians| |
11.| Kolkata Knight Riders| |
12.| Conclusion| |

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

I am most profoundly grateful to my computer teacher Mrs. Neeta Singh for providing me this wonderful opportunity to work upon this project. While working on this project, I have attained immense knowledge and experience has been very interesting. I am thankful to my computer teacher who has guided me and given me the outlines related to the topic and also the assistance provided by my friends. I am very thankful to my parents for their help. I therefore acknowledge the fact that without their help this project would not have been completed. Akansha Agrawal IX – ‘F’ Roll no. - 5

INTRODUCTION

Cricket has always been like a religion for this country. It is seen as more than just a game. The players are considered as demigods and literally worshipped. The Twenty20 format of cricket created history. After the Twenty20 format of cricket was introduced to the world, cricket has just been overflowing out of everyone's ears, its all about cricket.

Indian Premier League's origin is quite interesting. It all started when Lalit Modi, the Vice President of the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) envisioned the Indian Premier League. It is created along the lines of club football in Europe, specifically the English Premier League. IPL has been launched in response to the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL) launched by Zee Group. 

The DLF Indian Premier League is an amazing occurrence in whole of cricket history. The Indian Cricket Board approved it a few months back. It is seen as a very good opportunity as far as the entertainment industry is concerned. The format of Twenty20 cricket has emerged as a phenomenon after the Twenty20 World Cup was won by India and since then people have been totally immersed into it. There is no doubt where the Indian Premier League is headed, as far as viewership and profits for everyone associated with it is concerned. The 2012 Indian Premier League season, abbreviated as IPL 5 or the IPL 2012 or the DLF IPL 2012 (owing to title sponsorship reasons), was the fifth season of the Indian Premier League, initiated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2007 with the first season played in 2008. The tournament began on 4 April and ended on 27 May 2012 Kolkata Knight Riders were the winning team, beating defending champions Chennai Super Kings by five wickets in the final. This season the number of teams in the league went from ten to nine with the termination of Kochi Tuskers Kerala. Despite a slow start, IPL 5 earned a higher cumulative viewership than any previous edition of the IPL.[7] The cumulative reach for 74 IPL 5 matches was recorded at 163 million against 162 million for 73 matches in IPL 4, and the final match had a higher reach than any previous final. This edition of the IPL has been the most...
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