18th April, 2008 was the first time an IPL match was played.

Marked by a scintillating century by Brendon McCullum, the tie was a perfect indicator of all the excitement and thrill that was awaiting the viewers.

Source: Sportskeeda

In 10 years, IPL has become the biggest cricket league on the planet and here's its journey in numbers.

Fact Source: ESPN, InUth

Fact Source: Guardian, News 18

Fact source: Livemint

Fact source: Wikipedia, Times Now

Fact source: Guardian, News 18

Fact Source: Guardian, News 18

Fact Source: Guardian, News 18

Fact Source: Guardian, News 18

Fact Source: Guardian, News 18

Soource: Guardian, News 18

Fact Source: ESPN, Times of India

That's A LOT of money!

Note: All figures from 2008 have been calculated based on 2008 exchange rates.

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