In a tournament lasting 45 days and involving 59 matches there was bound to be a glitch or two.
There was the odd incident and the hot-under-the-collar statements.
Admitting the glitches, IPL chairman Lalit Modi reminded everyone that it was the first year of a tournament run on a massive scale and he hoped that everything would be ironed out by the time of the next edition.
The eagerness with which Cricket fans are waiting for the second season to start underlines impact the IPL has created.
Image: Mumbai IndiansÂ’ Harbhajan slapping his Team India teammate Kings XIÂ’s Sreesanth was the most controversial moment in IPL 2008. Also seen in this collage is Kings XI owner Priety Zinta.