Royal Challengers Bangalore have time and again tripped over the final hurdle in IPL finals.
Mumbai Indians are already ahead of the pack, with three IPL titles in their bag.
Rajasthan Royals return to the Indian Premier League after a two-year suspension and would be keen to make an immediate impact.
Chennai Super Kings return to IPL 11 after a two-year suspension and all fans are awaiting the comeback.
Examining the IPL bid through the prism of glasnost suggests that in the form of the IPL, Star India have a winner on their hands. What's more, you, the consumer, won't need to bear the burden of the 16 thousand crore bid.
Anil Kumble showed perfect timing in quitting as Indian team head coach.
India were runaway champions in the 2013 edition with Mahendra Singh Dhoni at the helm.
All-rounders make a big difference in the limited-overs format, and the ICC Champions Trophy is no difference.
The most relaxed at the nets was former "Captain Cool" Dhoni, who will be playing his first ICC event after quitting as ODI skipper.
Limited-overs cricket is a batsman's game, and these names are likely to make waves in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
Bowlers are always at the receiving in T20s and ODIs, but some of them always beat the odds.
Defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad have a competitive squad, thanks to some interesting picks in the Indian Premier League auction, and will aim to be the second team after the Chennai Super Kings to win the Indian Premier League consecutively.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have one of the most devastating teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Season 10, with the likes of Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers, Shane Watson, Kedar Jadhav and the captain himself -- Virat Kohli.
The Lions this year bought as many as 11 players in the auction with the intention of strengthening their bowling line up. They picked up a couple of good seamers from the auctions like Manpreet Gony, Nathu Singh and the veteran Munaf Patel but their only big buy was the England opener, Jason Roy.
Knight Riders will miss the services of Andre Russell, who has been banned for a year from cricket for a whereabouts clause violation by an independent anti-doping panel in Kingston.
Two-time former champions Mumbai Indians are led by Rohit Sharma and coached by Sri Lankan batting great Mahela Jayawardene.
Delhi Daredevils begin their IPL 2017 campaign against last year's runners-up Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 8 at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
The biggest setback for Rising Pune Supergiant has been the pull out of Ravichandran Ashwin from the entire season due to sports hernia.