THE best domestic T20 tournament is underway with the world’s best cricketers gathered in Asia for the Indian Premier League.
This year marks the 10th edition of the hard-hitting, fast-paced competition in India.
Here is all you need to know about the event, including how to watch it.
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When is the Indian Premier League?
The 2017 IPL began on Wednesday April 5 and will run until Sunday May 21.
It will be played at cricket venues all across India – not just the home cities for the eight competing teams.
How many matches are there and what time do they start?
There are 60 matches in total including the play-offs in May.
Most of the matches begin at 8pm in India, which is 3.30pm for people in the UK.
There are, though, the odd double headers with two games in a day, in which case one will be on at 11.30am BST.
IPL 2017: Indian Premier League schedule, results and fixtures from the 10th edition of the T20 tournament
SWING WHEN YOU’RE WINNING
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Chris Gayle celebrates carnival … as he posts raunchy clip of him frolicking with missus
It’s just not cricket
Bowler breaks unwanted world record… as he concedes 92 runs in just FOUR balls
Ben Stokes says he ‘can’t wait to get stuck in’ as he starts life as Rising Pune Supergiants £1.7million man
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champing at the bit
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I can’t swim, I’m lucky to be alive
Incredible story of how India’s new batting hero Karun Nair cheated death in river tragedy that left two dead
THREE ‘N EASY
Indian batsman Mohit Ahlawat scores world record 300 in Twenty20 match… off just 72 BALLS
Test futures of Alex Hales and James Vince hanging by a threat after Pakistan day three rout
‘Salmonella here we come’
David Gower sends Twitter into meltdown as he licks fingers after handling raw chicken
Alastair Cook redeemed as England thrash Pakistan by 330 runs to level series despite injury to Ben Stokes
THE JOKE’S ON STOKES
Ben Stokes is the butt of mickey-taking after becoming an instant millionaire with his IPL deal
FRACAS IN DHAKA
Angry Ben Stokes accuses Bangladesh opener of shoulder-barging his England team-mates
Pakistan find rapid ambidextrous bowler Yasir Jan during trials… who swings it with EITHER arm
Kevin Pietersen slams Tymal Mills’ £1.4million IPL contract, calling it a ‘slap in the face’ for Test cricket
How can I watch?
The tournament is being broadcast by Sky Sports in the United Kingdom.
Sky customers can also stream the matches via Sky Go online, on tablet or mobile.
TalkSport will carry live radio commentary from most games this year.
Who are the favourites?
The Sunrisers Hyderabad are the defending champions after their victory last season.
For all the latest IPL odds, visit SunBets.co.uk
When is the final?
The final will be on Sunday May 21 in Hyderabad.
The round robin phase ends on Sunday May 14 before a four-team play-off to determine the champions.
The top and second placed teams meet in Qualifier 1 – and the winner of that match goes straight into a final.
The loser will have another shot as they go to Qualifier 2.
There they will play the winner of the Eliminator match, which pits the third and fourth-placed teams from the table against each other.