After winning the IPL for 2 consecutive years, the Chennai Super Kings will be wanting to retain their title but the competition is fierce and it looks like it will be a tightly contested affair.
This season also sees some changes with Kochi Tuskers Kerala not competing. They breached their contract with the BCCI and therefore their contract was terminated.
This season also saw major squad changes as all players were on auction again.
The first match starts on 4 April 2012 with the final on 27 May 2012.
Chennai Super Kings
Kings XI punjab
Kolkata Knight Riders
Royal Challengers Bangalore