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. All eight franchises are studded with star players and the T20 extravaganza promises to deliver another exciting season. Defending champions Chennai Super Kings have retained most of their players. Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah and Pandya brothers who are a regular face in Indian T20I squad will feature for Mumbai Indians. Virat Kohli, who has kept his critics at bay with his match-winning knocks, will hope to end Royal Challenger Bangalore title drought. Delhi franchise are looking to make a fresh start in the league after years of underachievement and will henceforth be called as Delhi 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.