The 12th edition of the Indian Premier League is all set to kick-off on March 23 with defending champions Chennai Super Kings hosting Royal Challengers Bangalore at home. The tournament opener will be played at the M A Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai at 08:00 pm. All the regular eight franchise will feature in the cash-rich league. Delhi franchise are looking to make a fresh start in the league after years of underachievement and will henceforth be called as Delhi Capitals. They are the only franchise that have failed to make it to the finals of the league. 24-year-old Shreyas Iyer will lead the Capitals. Australian cricketers Steve Smith and David Warner will return to their respective teams after the duo were ousted from participating in the previous edition. Smith will return to the Rajasthan Royals squad, while his Australian teammate will once again don the Sunrisers Hyderabad jersey.