Ever since its start on the 4th April, 2012 which followed a grand star studded affair, the IPL has been a hit amongst audiences all over India as well as other nations that follow cricket. In fact the IPL T 20 Exciting matches have garnered a lot of public and media attention as every day there is something new and amazing building up. Whether it is the outstanding records that the cricketers make the long hit sixes or even the cheer leaders dancing, every thing happening in the IPL is being practically made out into news.
The IPL started four years ago and this is the fifth installment of the successfully running franchise. The IPL though has had its share of controversies as well. After the second installment of the IPL the then IPL commissioner Lalit Modi was under fire for mismanagement of funds. This immediately leaded to a changed IPL commissioner and it is back on track now. Also the IPL had lost its TRP rating some time ago as people found it monotonous and boring. However loyal cricket enthusiasts still claim that the IPL T 20 Exciting matches are still exciting.
The IPL has given rise to many domestic players and has given rise to players that were unknown until a few years ago. However critics have raised doubts as to how can a nation where poverty is such a big problem host and handle events of this magnitude where money flows like water in a river in monsoon. Also the game has been criticized by many veterans who claim that this kind of cricket is a blot on the actual ‘gentlemen’s game’ and this from is nothing but a crass modification of the original game.
But even after all these allegations and accusations, surprisingly the IPL has survived and still stands strong. In fact every year the TRP of the IPL is so high thanks to the IPL T 20 Exciting matches that it affects the TRP of daily shows telecast on channels and it leads to a discord amongst the channels as only the channel hosting the IPL gets maximum profits. Even film producers are careful of releasing their films in the IPL season as they are unsure of the fate of the films. The IPL is one such event that has popularity in India because it’s a nation crazy about cricket.