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IPL kicks off in South Africa in style

Updated: February 28, 2015, 9:01 AM IST
Fireworks explode during the opening ceremony of the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) five-week tournament at The Newlands Cricket Stadium in Cape Town on April 18, 2009. (AFP Photo)
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Fireworks explode during the opening ceremony of the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) five-week tournament at The Newlands Cricket Stadium in Cape Town on April 18, 2009. (AFP Photo)

South African artists perform during the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) five-week tournament at The Newlands Cricket Stadium in Cape Town on April 18, 2009. (AFP Photo)
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South African artists perform during the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) five-week tournament at The Newlands Cricket Stadium in Cape Town on April 18, 2009. (AFP Photo)

South African artists perform during the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) five-week tournament at The Newlands Cricket Stadium in Cape Town on April 18, 2009. (AFP Photo)
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South African artists perform during the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) five-week tournament at The Newlands Cricket Stadium in Cape Town on April 18, 2009. (AFP Photo)

South African artists perform during the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) five-week tournament at The Newlands Cricket Stadium in Cape Town on April 18, 2009. (AFP Photo)
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South African artists perform during the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) five-week tournament at The Newlands Cricket Stadium in Cape Town on April 18, 2009. (AFP Photo)

South African artists perform during the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) five-week tournament at The Newlands Cricket Stadium in Cape Town on April 18, 2009. (AFP Photo)
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South African artists perform during the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) five-week tournament at The Newlands Cricket Stadium in Cape Town on April 18, 2009. (AFP Photo)

South African artists perform during the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) five-week tournament at The Newlands Cricket Stadium in Cape Town on April 18, 2009. (AFP Photo)
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South African artists perform during the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) five-week tournament at The Newlands Cricket Stadium in Cape Town on April 18, 2009. (AFP Photo)

Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 4969 124
2 South Africa 3767 111
3 England 4497 105
4 New Zealand 3489 100
5 Australia 3294 97
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