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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 4493 125
2 South Africa 3395 110
3 England 4097 105
4 Australia 3087 100
5 New Zealand 3114 97
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