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IPL Lead Up: MS Dhoni (1:56)
Raina, the IPL all-time great (1:53)
55dESPNcricinfo staff

How do the eight IPL teams stack up?

Can Knight Riders' overseas players stay fit through the season? Will the lack of a proper wicketkeeper hurt Kings XI? Who will Royal Challengers choose between McCullum and de Kock?

57dNagraj Gollapudi

Bigger than ever, with a dash of uncertainty

Will franchises retain the old core set of players or invest in a new group? How will the presence of uncapped players affect teams' auction strategies?

64dESPNcricinfo staff

'Ashwin will come first in the auction' - Dhoni

The Chennai Super Kings captain hopes the franchise can reassemble its old core group of players, but has cautioned that it might not be easy to achieve given the unpredictability of the IPL auction

76dThe Preview by Nikita Bastian

Big boys kick off big week

Preview of IPL 2013's first qualifier, between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians in Delhi

76dThe Preview by George Binoy

A final fighting for relevance

The IPL final takes place in Kolkata on Sunday, but all the news surrounding the tournament is about events off the field

107dGaurav Sundararaman and Nagraj Gollapudi

Will CSK retain Dhoni and Raina on return?

A look at which players the eight IPL franchises are likely to retain and which ones they are likely to use the right-to-match card for, for the IPL next year

151dNagraj Gollapudi

IPL teams could be allowed to retain three players

Although a final decision remains to be made, a BCCI official suggested that the three players could be a combination of two Indians and one overseas player, or two overseas players and one Indian

Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals' rollercoaster rides (1:06)
354dNagraj Gollapudi

Big brand, big impact: 10 years of the IPL

Despite the criticism surrounding the business of the game, the Indian Premier League has had a significant impact, inspiring leagues around the world and attracting the best international talent