CRICKET’s most enthralling, lucrative and glamorous competition has reached the play-offs!
Four teams are left standing as they look to claim the title won by Mumbai Indians last year.
AP:Associated Press Chennai Super Kings have reached the play-offs on all nine occasions they’ve played in the IPL
Here is how you can watch all the action from this year’s competition.
What TV channel and live stream is the IPL on?
Sky Sports are the rights holders for the tournament in the United Kingdom.
Tuesday’s Qualifier 1 will be shown on Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Cricket and Sky Sports Mix from 2pm.
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Sky viewers stream the action on Sky Go on laptop, tablet and mobile.
Non-Sky subscribers can buy a Now TV pass starting from £7.99 to stream the matches.
You can also listen to talkSport 2 for all the latest coverage of the IPL.
All IPL cricket matched shifted out of Chennai due to protests outside the stadium
In India, Star Sports won the rights to the IPL for the next five seasons in a massive £1.8bn deal, the most lucrative TV contract in all of cricket.
In comparison, English home international and domestic cricket rights for 2020-2024 just sold for £1.1bn to Sky Sports and BBC, and India’s home internationals fetched £667m for the next five years.
What time are the games?
Today’s match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings takes place at 2.30pm BST (7pm local time).
The play-offs begin an hour earlier than the round-robin, which saw most matches start at 3.30pm BST (8pm Indian time).
AP:Associated Press The IPL is the most prestigious tournament in domestic cricket
Getty Fans in Delhi watch the action a big screen in the city Demonstrators protest outside the Chepauk Stadium ahead of IPL cricket match in Chennai due to a row over water