The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a professional men’s Twenty20 cricket league, contested by ten teams based out of ten Indian cities. The league was founded by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2007. It is usually held between March and May of every year and has an exclusive window in the ICC Future Tours Programme.
On 13 September 2007, on the back of India’s victory at the 2007 T20 World Cup, BCCI announced a franchise-based Twenty20 cricket competition called Indian Premier League. The first season was slated to start in April 2008, in a “high-profile ceremony” in New Delhi. BCCI vice-president Lalit Modi, who spearheaded the IPL effort, spelled out the details of the tournament including its format, the prize money, franchise revenue system and squad composition rules. It was also revealed that the IPL would be run by a seven-man governing council composed of former India players and BCCI officials and that the top two teams of the IPL would qualify for that year’s Champions League Twenty20. Modi also clarified that they had been working on the idea for two years and that the IPL was not started as a “knee-jerk reaction” to the ICL. The league’s format was similar to that of the Premier League of England and the NBA in the United States.
What is the purpose of IPL?
The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a Twenty-20 cricket tournament league established with the objective of promoting cricket in India and thereby nurturing young and talented players. The league is an annual event where teams representing different Indian cities compete against each other.
While the greatest draw of the Indian Premier League remains its excellent cricket, the competition has additionally given fans different types of amusement throughout the long term. Investigation, interviews, challenges, promotions and tunes have had their impact in adding to the brand’s appeal.
The tunes, specifically, are played all through the competition on and off the field and wind up remaining with the fans.
Watch: IPL theme songs from 2008 to 2021
The main signature tune of the competition, created by AR Rahman. It was called ‘Cricket Ka Dharmayudh’ or the ‘Incomparable Cricket War’
The second release of the competition, held in South Africa, didn’t have a signature tune. Nonetheless, it had an extremely famous commercial, named “Separated by Nations, United by IPL”
The next song, “Laut Aaya” celebrated IPL’s return to India.
The tune which got the exceptional IPL tune, “Dam Laga Ke Mara Ray” was an immense outcome in 2011.
The introduction of “hopping japang” from 2013 saw fans dance to the arranged schedules in arenas as well as at live screenings of the games.
The 2014 version focused on IPL fans, celebrating their passion for the tournament.
“India ka tyohar” – the 2015 subject – properly marked IPL as the amusement park of India.
A release wherein neither Chennai nor Kochi were a piece of, the producers attempted to keep the crowd from Tamil Nadu and Kerala snared to the IPL, through a Tamil-Malayalam hymn called “Pistah”
The 10th signature melody for the IPL, “Wah re Wah”, was a salute to individuals who got the competition going, including fans, chiefs, proprietors, the salesperson and everybody in the middle.
Repurposing a classic Hindi song, this anthem was made by overlaying incredible moments from the field with heartfelt lyrics.
A juxtaposition of player and fans was seen for the first time in the 2019 anthem, “Game Banayega Game”.
The latest edition of the IPL anthem is busy, quick and quite quirky.
The IPL tune 2021 was called ‘India ka Apna Mantra’ and had chiefs of each group getting into the IPl rhythm. IPL tunes have turned into a treat a large number of years to the eyes and ears of cricket darlings. IPL music is likewise perhaps the most popular music in Indium.