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Indian Premier League (IPL) is aTwenty20 cricket tournament where different franchise teams compete for the title. The tournament started in 2008 and takes place every year usually in the months of April–June. The most recent edition was the IPL-7 held in 2014. It is currently supervised by BCCI Vice-President Ranjib Biswal, who serves as the League’s chairman and Commissioner.Sundar Raman has been the IPL chief operating officer (COO) since its first season, after he was appointed by former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi in 2008. IPL is the most-watched Twenty20 cricket league in the world and also known for its commercial success. During the sixth IPL season (2013) its brand value was estimated to be around US$3.03 billion. Live rights to the event are syndicated around the globe, and in 2010, the IPL became the first sporting event to be broadcast live on YouTube. It is currently sponsored by Pepsi and thus officially known as the Pepsi Indian Premier League. and During the seventh IPL season (2014) its brand value was estimated to be around US$3.2 billion . Of the 11 teams to have competed since the inception of the Premier League in 2008, five have won the title: Kolkata Knight Riders (2), Chennai Super Kings (2), Rajasthan Royals (1), Deccan Chargers (1), and Mumbai Indians (1). The current champions are Kolkata Knight Riders, who won the 2014 season by beating the Kings XI Punjab by 3 wickets. Currently the league has eight teams. IPL was inaugurated in 2008, during the same period Zee “Indian Cricket …