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IPL 2015 to commence April 8; Mumbai Indians acquire Unmukt, Vinay

Mumbai have acquired Unmukt Chand from Rajasthan Royals and R Vinay Kumar from Kolkata Knight Riders in the first IPL Trading Window, which was opened on October 6.

Press Trust of India |November 4, 2014, 3:50 PM IST
IPL 2015 to commence April 8; Mumbai Indians acquire Unmukt, Vinay

The Indian Premier League Governing Council on Tuesday announced the dates of the next year's cash-rich tournament, which will be held from April 8 to May 24.

The Governing Council has also decided on the windows for the 2016 and 2017 seasons of the tournament. While IPL 2016 will be played in the window between April 8 to May 29, IPL 2017 will be played in the window between April 5 to May 21.

Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians have acquired Unmukt Chand from Rajasthan Royals and R Vinay Kumar from Kolkata Knight Riders in the first IPL Trading Window, which was opened on October 6.

After the first Trading Window for 2015 season of the IPL was opened last month, Mumbai Indians had released Michael Hussey and Praveen Kumar (IPL 2014 Replacement Player), both of whom may enter the IPL 2015 Player Auction.

The first window will be closed on December 12, a press release issued by the BCCI stated.

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