Injury-hit IPL gets underway with England gloss


Despite being around for a decade and dragged through a fixing controversy in 2013, the Indian Premier League (IPL) seems to have lost none of its lustre, as the 10th edition of the tournament gets underway on Wednesday. Top cricketers from across the globe will share the limelight for the next month and a half with some of Bollywood’s top stars who have become team owners and some of India’s richest executives, who have wanted a stake in the team franchises since the tournament began in 2008. Steve Smith, David Warner and Glenn Maxwell will lead their respective franchises in…

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