The Story behind the Birth of IPL

The Indian Premier League(IPL) is a professional Twenty20 cricket league held in India every year representing Indian cities. The IPL is the most-attended cricket league in the world and ranks sixth among all sports leagues.

It was originated in 2007 by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), but the founder and the mastermind behind IPL was Lalit Modi. Not many people would know that almost exactly 12 years before, in 1995, the idea of IPL was born. It was in 1995 when Lalit Modi proposed the idea of starting a cricket league of Indian cities to BCCI. But, only in 20017, his dream of implementing the cricket league came true.

Listen to this podcast to know the full story of the birth of the IPL and how Lalit Modi achieved his dream after several years of proposing the idea.

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  1. Podcasts that cannot be downloaded are pretty much a waste of time. There does not seem to be an obvious way to download yours. Sad, especially since there are so few India specific podcasts by Indians, and none done as well as yours. Best Wishes. Anil

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