YuppTV has bagged the digital rights to stream IPL 2018 live online in Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Europe, North America and South East Asia.


Indian Premier League, which has a better reputation with the abbreviation IPL is a professional T20 league established by BCCI. IPL T20 series is regarded the brainchild of Lalit Modi and was established in 2007. The idea behind the tournament was to bring out the best of young talent in Indian Cricket and introduce them to the world. The teams were named representing Indian cities like Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai Indians, etc. The tournament starts every year in April and continues till the end of May. IPL is one of the most popular sporting events in India.


Vivo IPL 2018 is the eleventh season of IPL T20 series. This series earned an importance since it marks the return of two great teams Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals after two years. Along with these two teams, the Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders, Kings XI Punjab, and Mumbai Indians are competing in this season.


The teams will follow a double round-robin format which means all the teams will compete with the other twice- once in the home ground and once in other. Four teams with the highest number of points will be heading to the playoffs which then compete against each other in the Qualifier matches. The winning team in the qualifier 1 directly reaches finals whereas the losing team will have another chance to get to finals by playing against the winning team in qualifier 2.


The tournament that had commenced on 7th April 2018 has completed the Leagues. Out of the eight teams, Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders, and Rajasthan Royals had secured a place in the Qualifiers. SRH and CSK have secured 18 points each and KKR and RR secured 16 and 14 points respectively.


SRH and CSK will be facing each other in the first Qualifier match which will be played between on 22nd May, 2018. The second match called the Eliminator match will be played between KKR and RR on 23rd May 2018. The winning team in Qualifier-1 directly reaches the finals while the losing team of Qualifier-1 will be facing the wining team of Eliminator match in Qualifier-2 on 25th May.


The final match will be between the winner of Qualifier-1 and Quallifier-2 and is organized on Sunday, 27th May. All the aforementioned matches will commence at 07 00 PM IST on the respective days. Watch the SRH vs CSK and KKR vs RR matches on 22nd and 23rd May 2018.


IPL 2018 T20 series is broadcast live on YuppTV in Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Europe (Except UK), South America and South East Asia. YuppTV allows to watch IPL 2018 Live on both web browser and mobile app. The users can also watch Vivo IPL 2018 Live Streaming on all internet enabled devices.


IPL 2018 teams:


Mumbai Indians Squad


Rohit Sharma (Captain), Kieron Pollard, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Mustafizur Rahman, Pat Cummins, JP Duminy, Ishan Kishan, Krunal Pandya, Ben Cutting, Evin Lewis, Surya Kumar Yadav, Jason Behrendroff, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Tiwary, Pradeep Sangwan, MD Dinesan, MD Nidheesh, Sharad Lumba, Anukul Roy, Mayank Markande, Aditya Tare, Siddhesh Lad, Akila Dananjaya, Tajinder Dhillon.


Chennai Super Kings Squad


MS Dhoni (Captain), Suresh Raina, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Shardul Thakur, Murali Vijay, Faf Du Plesis, Ravindra Jadeja, Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh, Karn Sharma, Dhruv Shorey, Jagadeesan Narayan, Mitchell Santner, Lungisani Ngidi, KM Asif, Muhammed Imran Tahir, Mark Wood, Deepak Chahar, Kshitiz Sharma, Monu Singh, Kanishk Seth, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Sam Billings.


Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad


Kane Williamson (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Shakib Al Hasan, Carlos Brathwaite, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma, Manish Pandey, Wriddhiman Saha, Yusuf Pathan, Chris Jordan, Rashid Khan Arman, Mohammad Nabi Eisakhil, Tanmay Agarwal, Sachin Baby, Ricky Bhui, Billy Stanlake, Mehdi Hasan, Bipul Sharma, T Natarajan, Shreevats Goswami, Syed Khaleel Ahmed, Basil Thampi, Deepak Hooda, Sidharth Kaul.


Kings XI Punjab Squad


Ravichandran Ashwin (Captain), KL Rahul, Axar Patel, David Miller, Chris Gayle, Aaron Finch, Yuvraj Singh, Mohit Sharma, Mujeeb Zadran, Marcus Stonis, Andrew Tye, Karun Nye, Ankit Singh Rajpoot, Pradeep Sahu, Barinder Sran, Manzoor Das, Mayank Dagar, Akshdeep Nath, Manoj Tiwary, Mayank Agarwal, Ben Dwarshuis.


Kolkata Knight Riders Squad


Dinesh Karthik (Captain), Mitchell Starc, Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Mitchell Johnson, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Apoorv Wankhade, Ishank Jaggi, Javon Searless, Cameron Delport, Rinku Singh, R Vinay Kumar, Shubman Gill.


Delhi Daredevils Squad


Shreyas Iyer (Captain), Gautham Gambhir, Glenn Maxwell, Amit Mishra, Rishabh Pant, Kagiso Rabada, Vijay Shankar, Trent Boult, Shahbaz Nadeem, Chris Morris, Rahul Tewatia, Mohammed Shami, Daniel Christian, Colin Munro, Naman Ojha, Jason Roy, Manjot Kalra, Harshal Patel, Sayan Ghosh, Sandeep Lamichhane, Jayant Yadav, Abhishek Sharma, Avesh Khan, Gurkeerat Singh, Prithvi Shaw.


Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad


Virat Kohli (Captain), Brendon McCullum, AB de Villiers, Sarfraz Khan, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Chris Woakes, Washington Sundar, Quinton De Kock, Murugan Ashwin, Colin De Grandhomme, Parthiv Patel, Navdeep Saini, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pavan Deshpande, Anirudha Joshi, Aniket Choudary, Kulwant Khejroliya, Pawan Negi, Tim Southee, Manan Vohra, Mandeep Singh, Moeen Ali.


Rajasthan Royals Squad


Ajinkya Rahane(Captain), Ben Stokes, Jayadev Unadkat, Jofra Archer, Sanju Samson, Dushmantha Chameera, Ben Laughlin, Rahul Tripathi, Gowtham Krishnappa, Zahir Khan Pakteen, Darcy Short, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jos Buttler, Stuart Binny, Mahipal Lomror, Jatin Saxena, Shreyas Gopal, Midhun S, Ankit Sharma, Prashant Chopra, Anureet Singh Kathuria, Aryaman Vikram Birla.