Ahead of Tuesday's first playoff match when Gujarat Titans face Rajasthan Royals in Kolkata, here are five players who grabbed the headlines this season in the world's most valuable cricket tournament.
Hundreds of cricketers across the world have played in the IPL over the years, but only very few of them have had the distinction of playing in the cash-rich league since its inception in 2008. Check out who those players are.
A total of 27 cricketers, including eight overseas and four uncapped players, were retained by the existing eight franchises during the IPL retentions which took place on Tuesday. Check out the list of players who were retained.