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Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023

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Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 refers to discussions and memes about the ongoing 16th edition of the yearly Indian Premier League cricket tournament. Moments from the tournament that gained viral meme recognition included Gautam Gambhir's reactions, RCB ran reactions, and Rinku Singh's performance against the Gujarat Titans.


India's IPL is a men's Twenty20 cricket league with an annual season every year since 2008. In the 2023 season, the cricket tournament began on March 31st and ends on May 28th, and marked a return to the home-and-away format after hosting three seasons at neutral venues due to COVID-19 restrictions.


Player Auctions

Player auctions for various cricketers and captains took place in the months leading up to the 2023 IPL, with an infographic about average players' salaries making the rounds on Reddit and Twitter (seen below, left),[3] and memes about Pakistani captains and the world's number three batsman Babar Azam going unsold at the player auction going viral. On March 23rd, the Instagram[4] page @cricketuncut posted a meme about Babar Azam and other players going unsold, gathering over 1,000 likes in two weeks (seen below, right).

Average Annual Player Salary by League NBA INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE Premier League NFL NHL R. Source: Statista $4.03M MLB $3.26M NFL $3.97M EPL $2.69M NHL $2.55M La Liga $2.23M Serie A $1.3M Ligue 1 $5.30M IPL $1.98M Bundesliga Sompa $8.32M NBA IDIA X|||||| Did you know? There are only two days a year in the United States when there are no professional sports games: the day before and the day after the All-Star Game for Major League Baseball. PWCOLLS WEITES LUXCozi 51 MPL FONVOY SAMSUNG BIG BREAKING Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Kieron Pollard and Andre Russell are unsold in "The Hundred" draft Babar Azam would go for INR 15-20 crore in IPL Auction Phone

Jio Cinema

Mukesh Ambani-owned streaming service JioCinema bought the rights to screen the 2023 edition of the IPL and made it freely accessible. However, past issues with the service crashing and glitching led to consumers creating memes about the difficulties of using it. Other users made jokes about the various features offered by the streaming service, such as commentary in Indian languages besides English and Hindi.

On March 28th, 2023, Twitter[1] user @therdmeme posted a meme about JioCinema, gathering over 6,000 likes in two weeks (seen below, left). On March 31st, Twitter[2] user @sagarcasm posted a meme about IPL commentary in the Bhojpuri language, gathering over 13,000 likes in two weeks (seen below, right).

Non Jio users watching IPL on Jio Cinema D RD @therdmeme TA 10:01 AM Mar 28, 2023 214.4K Views 484 Retweets 8 Quotes 6,101 Likes 50 Bookmarks : Sagar @sagarcasm Bhojpuri IPL commentary on Jio Cinema is a vibe सट्ट से अंदर घुस गइल बाप रे किल्ला उखड़ गेला 10:29 AM • Mar 31, 2023980K Views 1,114 Retweets 61 Quotes 13.5K Likes 172 Bookmarks :

Rinku Singh

On April 9th, 2023, the Kolkata Knight Riders won against the Gujarat Titans by three wickets. The final over of the match, with 29 runs needed for KKR's victory, batsman Rinku Singh hit five consecutive sixes and orchestrated one of the best finishes in IPL history. He subsequently became a popular subject of memes on the Indian internet.

On April 9th, 2023, Instagram[5] page @danky_cricket posted a meme comparing Rinku Singh to Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar, gathering over 16,000 likes in five days (seen below, left). On April 10th, 2023, Twitter[6] user @Villain_773 posted a meme discussing Rinku Singh's salary, gathering over 5,000 likes in four days (seen below, right).

Here you see the god of cricket and Sachin Tendulkar IPL JOHNSON O HERO CYCLE DTD elp S 1 Foreigner players HARRY BROOK SOLD TO 13.25 CR CAMERON GREEN SOLD TO Q INDIANS *17.50 CR Talented indian player समाज 55 lakh Villain_773

On April 9th, 2023, Twitter[7] user @smileandraja posted a meme about Rinku Singh's success, gathering over 3,200 likes in 5 days (seen below).

On April 9th, Twitter[8] user @Siddhu__94 posted a meme about Rinku Singh, gathering over 6,000 likes in five days (seen below, left). On April 9th, Twitter[9] user @firki07 posted a meme about Rinku Singh as well, gathering over 5,000 likes in five days (seen below, right).

Edit karke tune image mera meme bana diya 3i TATA IPL Mehnat karke tere bhai ne pura dream bana diya Ab 37 run lekar aana defend karne SNIML Firki SHIM

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External References

[1] Twitter – therdmeme

[2] Twitter – sagarcasm

[3] Reddit – dataisbeautiful

[4]  Instagram – cricketuncut

[5] Instagram – danky_cricket

[6] Twitter – Villain_773

[7] Twitter – smileandraja

[8] Twitter – Siddhu__94

[9] Twitter – firki07

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