Indian Premier League is definitely the biggest domestic tournament of India and one of the grandest tournaments that world cricket has seen. With numerous franchisees clashing against each other for the title, there are multiple benefits of Indian Premier League that make it the biggest star loaded league that it is today.
The benefits of Indian Premier League are as follows:
A platform for New Comers
With 8 teams playing against each other, IPL brings in new talents every year who gets a chance to showcase their talent every year. Jasprit Bumrah, who is considered to be one of the leading pacers of world cricket today, came into prominence from the IPL 2013 season through the Mumbai Indians team. With an economy of 7.56, he has played 77 IPL matches to date with 82 wickets to his record. Other prominent players who rose to fame from IPL are Hardik Pandya, Yuzuvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ravindra Jadeja.
As IPL allows each team to get international players to play for them, Indian players get a chance to season themselves with these overseas players. Dressing room sessions, practice matches and warm-ups definitely add up as the benefits of Indian Premier League by improving the quality of the game they play.
Indian Premier League works as a practice session for the cricketers. Through 56 league games and 4 playoff matches, the players get ready to face other international teams in the forthcoming Test, ODI and T20 International matches.
Indian Team Selection
With close monitoring of performance, the Indian cricketers get a chance to give their best and mark their position in the playing 11 of the Indian cricket team. It also serves as an excellent platform to come into the limelight.
Economical Boost for BCCI
With numerous franchises, tickets, live streaming, brand partners, IPL contributes a lot to the Indian economy and GDP. According to BCCI, in the year 2015, IPL contributed 11.5 billion Indian Rupees to the Indian economy. Such economical success puts the BCCI in an authoritative position in the ICC team councils and is one of the biggest benefits of Indian Premier League.
IPL has become the full-time profession for most Indian cricketers as it brings a lot of money at the auction. While the highest bid rises to crores, the newcomers are signed at a lump some amount. Some cricketers have taken this as a serious profession and thus this is definitely one of the benefits of Indian Premier League.
The biggest benefit of Indian Premier League is definitely the way it encapsulates the cricket fans of India with ups and downs and matches that involve their favourite cricketers playing against each other. Indian cricket has definitely seen an uplift with the introduction of IPL.
IPL 2021 is premiering from 11th April and will stream live on Disney+ Hotstar and Star Sports.