The IPL wouldn't have been the success it is had it not been for the fans in the stands.
Rediff.com gives you a glimpse of the action off the ground during IPL 9.
The cheerleaders have hogged the limelight for years, but if you were there at any of the venues over the last two weeks for IPL 9, you would have noticed that the spectators in the stands are giving the girls tough competition.
Missed that wicket? Who cares! It's the selfie that matters.
This fan turned weatherman to warn the opposition about an impending 'Gayle storm'.
When you enter the arena and hear thousands of fans cheering for you and chanting your name, magical things happen.
Cricketers are treated like gods in India. But in Punjab they treat them like their own.
Kings XI Punjab fans have turned their captain David Miller and Glenn Maxwell into turban-clad Sikhs.
Despite an inconsistent showing, Kings XI fans turn out in large number with flags, banners, et al.
A carnival-like vibe is very prominent at all IPL games.
It's not just the action on the field that generates excitement, but what happens in the stands at the stroke of a four, six and fall of a wicket.