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Cricket: IPL kicks off in Chennai today

# Cricket: This year’s Indian Premier League gets going this afternoon when defending champions Chennai Super Kings host Royal Challengers Bangalore. Former Proteas captain Faf du Plessis leads RCB, who also boasts star players such as former Indian captain Virat Kohli and Australians Glenn Maxwell and Cameron Green. There are no South Africans in CSK’s squad. Protea fast bowler Gerald Coetzee is one of the best-earning players in this year’s IPL, being picked up by Mumbai Indians for a whopping 11.4-million-rand.