Indian Premier League Season 2
2009 DLF Indian Premier League
Indian Premier League, Live from South Africa!
The 2009 Indian Premier League season will be the second season of the Indian Premier League, established by the BCCI in 2007. The second edition is scheduled between April 10 and May 24, 2009. The format of the tournament would remain unchanged from the 2008 season format. The eight franchises will first play against one another in a league on home-and-away basis. The top four teams will then figure in the two semi-finals and a final. The number of international players allowed in any one squad was increased from 8 to 10 although the number allowed in any playing 11 remains at 4. Four new franchises will join the IPL in 2010-11.
2009 DLF Indian Premier League Final Group Standings
Indian Premier League 2009 Franshises
The magnitude of the Indian Premier League was confirmed when the winning bidders for the eight franchises were announced on January 24, 2008. While the total base price for auction was US$400 million, The auction fetched US$723.59 million.
The official list of franchise
||Vijay Mallya / UB group
||USD 111.6 million
||USD 91 million
||USD 84 million
||USD 107 million
||USD 67 million
||Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment in partenship with Juhi Chawla and Jay Mehta
||USD 75.09 million
||Preity Zinta, Ness Wadia(Bombay Dyeing), Karan Paul ](Apeejay Surendera Group) and Dabur's Mohit Burman
||USD 76 million
||Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited
||USD 111.9 million