Its a talk of the town today.All the newpapers and tv ads are bloated with ads of IPL where crores and crores of money are spent on many international player to get them to play for a team.
India One-day and Twenty20 captain MS Dhoni was sold for USD 1.5 million, the highest bid so far at the on-going Indian Premier League auctions in Mumbai. Dhoni was bought by Team Chennai.

The first two rounds of auction are over. Sanath Jayasuriya of Sri Lanka drew the next biggest bid, of USD 975,000 from Mumbai.

Top Australian players Shane Warne and Adam Gilchrist also drew some big bids. Warne was sold to Jaipur for USD 450,000 which was his base price.

Gilchrist was sold to Hyderabad for USD 700,000.

IPL may have surprises in store for us.For example,everyone is curious to know how Harbajan and Symonds is going to get along.
Harbhajan Singh has been bought by Mumbai for a huge USD 850,000. It is learnt that Mumbai may try and get Andrew Symonds on board.

Symonds and Harbhajan have a history of on-field flare-ups, and things will get interesting if the two play for the same team.

The first match started today at the Chinaswamy stadium in Banglore where Kolkata knight Riders fought against Banglore Royal Challenger.And what a game it was.
Brendon McCullum scored an astonishing 158.The highest individual score in T20.He won 2lakh rupees in this game.One lakh for the most sixes award.he scored 13 sixes out of the total 14 and the next one lakh for the best player.

For more information check the IPL website where there are latest news,pictures,videos and even some contests which may take you to the upcoming oplympics.