15 Things to Watch for When the IPL Moves Back from UAE to India

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15 Things to Watch for When the IPL Moves Back from UAE to India
Rajanish Kakade

With the opening phase of this year's Indian Premier League having run its course in the United Arab Emirates, cricket's richest tournament will now shift to its home in India.

Despite concerns prior to the competition regarding the match-fixing history of the game in the UAE, the IPL has concluded a successful and thrilling two weeks in the Middle East that have provided the platform for an enthralling finish to the tournament. 

Of course, the standouts of this year's campaign thus far have been Kings XI Punjab and the Chennai Super Kings, both of which look well-placed at this stage to reach the competition's final.

Conversely, the reigning champion Mumbai Indians have endured a torrid time to date and will look for a change in fortunes once back on home soil.

Now, with cricket's glamour event ready to resume in its birthplace, we examine 15 things to watch for in the second half of this year's IPL.

Note: All stats accurate as of April 30.

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