A small promising League that started in 2008 has now grown into massive success after 15 years. Today the 1000th match between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals will take place at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The Indian Premier League has been one of the most popular leagues in the world.
Right from harnessing young talent to becoming the richest cricket league in the world, the IPL has topped every chart since its birth.
On a per-match basis, the IPL has risen to the position of second-most valuable sports league in the world. The broadcast value of an IPL game is $13.4 million (Rs. 107.5 crores). This is more than the worth of a single game in the English Premier League ($11 million), the MLB ($11 million), and the NBA ($9 million), which all have broadcast values for each of their respective leagues’ games. The American Football League NFL, which has a per-match worth of $17 million, is the only sports league with a higher broadcast value than the IPL.
1000th IPL Match: MI vs RR
The 1000th match in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will take place on Sunday at the Wankhede Stadium between the Mumbai Indians (MI) and the Rajasthan Royals (RR). Today, the most successful IPL captain Rohit Sharma will be celebrating his 36th birthday.
The BCCI has organized a little celebration for the occasion that will last 10 to 15 minutes and feature the two leaders for the evening as well as former players.
On his 36th birthday, Rohit Sharma will be looking for a full performance from his team when they take on the aggressive Rajasthan Royals at the Wankhede Stadium. Additionally, it would be the Indian Premier League’s (IPL) 1000th game.
The team coached by Sanju Samson is in excellent shape and has been producing across the board. However, MI faces serious problems, particularly with their death bowling, which cost them their last two losses in high-scoring contests.
It is anticipated that Jofra Archer will play the Rajasthan Royals. Riley Meredith will probably be replaced by Archer. Trent Boult is now also available after missing Rajasthan Royals’ prior game because of soreness. Rajasthan will be counting on their opening duo of Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal, who have four 50-plus stands, the joint-most of any partnership this season, to get off to another strong start. Together, they have scored 370 runs at a 9.73 run per over.
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