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The 2015 season of the Indian Premier League (abbreviated as IPL 8 or Pepsi IPL 2015) is the eighth season of the IPL. Kolkata Knight Riders are the defending champions having won the title in the 2014 season. The complete tournament is expected to be held across different cities in India unlike the previous season. The tournament was started on Wednesday, 8 April 2015 after the end of the 2015 Cricket World Cup. A total of 60 T20 matches will be held in the entire tournament. No matches will be held in Kolkata between April 12 and April 25 due to Municipal Elections.

Franchises retained 123 players 8th IPL season before moving into auction. The released players provided an option to register themselves for auction. 6 Players were transferred across teams before the auction took place. In the Pepsi IPL 2015 auction held on February 16 at Bangalore, Yuvraj Singh was sold to Delhi Daredevils for 16 crores INR, for a record bid in IPL auction history. A total of 67 players were sold out in the auction and all franchises spent total of 87.60 Crores to buy players.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Sachin Have 1 Million Followers on Twitter

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkarachieved yet another milestone, as he became the first Indian to get one million followers on micro-blogging social networking site - Twitter. 

Tendulkar, who had surpassed former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor to become the most popular Indian on Twitter, achieved the milestone yesterday. Tharoor has 986,349 followers so far, while Sachin has 1,002,386 followers. 

Although Sachin Tendulkar is not so aggressive on Twitter and has been very selective about his tweets, his fan following is increasing day by day. 

Sachin (@sachin_rt) follows only eight people on Twitter - @atulkasbekar, @ImZaheer, @narainracing, @UberSoc, @SrBachchan, @yuvsingh09, @hormazdsorabjee and @sreesanth36. 

Sachin is considered as the God of Cricket. He has scored 14,692 runs in 177 test matches with 51 centuries. He has also scored 18,111 runs in ODI with 48 centuries. None other batsmen is close to him to break his records of runs and centuries. Sachin is also the lone player in the history of ODI to score a double hundred.

Follow Him @!/sachin_rt

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