People speculated that this year IPL won't be that successful simply because of the recent conclusion of the World Cup. The biggest reason for this speculation was that people saw loads of exciting matches in the World Cup and the Indian fans could see their long awaited dream come true after the World Cup victory, so probably the passion must have reached a saturation point. This could have been the reason for such speculations regarding IPL 2011.
Well things have changed after first few matches of IPL. Slowly again this great game of cricket has catched all eyeballs. Thanks to some exciting matches in this year's IPL. A team like Mumbai Indians have been purely dominant so far leading the points tally. Defending champions Chennai Super Kings have slowly got their rhythm back and they are climbing up the points tally too. Some teams have obtained a mixed success.
Overall things are proceeding very well as IPL leads to the next round. In short we could say the cricket fever is still alive and continues to entertain the cricket fans currently in the form of IPL.