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.
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By 127 runs Sharjah Stars beat Khyber Tigar
Sharjah Stars beat Khyber Tiger by a immense margin 127 runs & took berth in to the pre-quarter-finals of the 18th Bacha Khan Memorial Gold Cup Cricket Match being played at Charsadda Sports Complex on Sunday.Sharjah Stars won the toss & selected to bat first by setting up 251 runs for the loss of four wickets after playing 25 overs.
This was stunning batting by opener Salman who scored 95 runs with 11 boundaries, Mehmood not out (51) with five boundaries & sixes, Nawaz (35) with boundaries, Haroon (29) were the other leading runs contributors.For Khyber Tiger club Aurangzeb took for 38 runs, Imran, Jawad & Dawood got wicket each.In reply, Khyber Tiger bundled out for 125 runs after playing 22.2 overs of the allotted 25 overs with Aurangzeb made 48 runs including boundaries, Ahmad Jan scored 18 runs & Banaras scored 12 runs.
For Sharjah Stars club Imran claimed wickets for 21 runs in his overs spell, Haroon took wickets for 12 runs & Aleem Khan got for 25 runs. Fazale Wahab & Shazullah supervised the match while Shakeel acted as official scorer.
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