The tournament will retain its usual 4pm and 8pm starts, with double-headers restricted only to weekends
A teenage trickster from Afghanistan, an explosive opener of indigenous Australian descent, a fast-bowling allrounder from Barbados who currently lives in England, and two highly promising Indian players
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?
A break up of the eight IPL squads at the end of the first day of the 2018 player auction, and a quick look at the gaps the teams need to fill on Sunday
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?
Only 18 players have been retained by the IPL franchises, a whopping 578 are up for sale. What might we expect from the 2018 player auction?
Preview of the match between Pune Warriors and Mumbai Indians in Pune
Preview of the match between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings in Mumbai
A preview of the second qualifier between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals in Kolkata
Preview of IPL 2013's first qualifier, between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians in Delhi
A preview of the IPL match between Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians in Dharamsala
Preview of the match between Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad in Mumbai
A preview of the IPL match between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals in Jaipur
The IPL final takes place in Kolkata on Sunday, but all the news surrounding the tournament is about events off the field
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
New Zealand''s James Pamment, the former Northern Districts coach, has been announced as Rhodes' replacement for the three-time IPL champions
Who should the six existing IPL franchises pick ahead of the big auction for the 2018 edition? Take your pick
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
With Rising Pune Supergiant needing only 33 from the last four overs, that too with eight wickets in hand, it took a special performance from Mumbai Indians' end-overs bowlers to steal a one-run win
They had a whole host of World Cup and World T20 winners and finalists on their roster. Is it any wonder they won the IPL?
Pandya-Johnson, Pandya-Sharma and Dhoni-Tiwary make the cut for the top partnerships of the week