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The Indian Premier League is the biggest domestic cricket tournament held every year. It is played every year in the Twenty20 format and was founded in 2008 by the Board of Control for Cricket in India. It is speculated that the tournament grabs billions of currency and is one of the pioneer contributors to the Indian economy. Eight teams, based on top cities of India face each other in this tournament and make it to the IPL winners list. 

The eight teams participating are The Rajasthan Royals, Kings XI Punjab, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Deccan Chargers.

Teams from all over India, under franchises, clash against each other
IPL has been played 12 times since its commencement in 2008

Before starting, it is better to know about the history of IPL. Along with Indian cricketers, players from overseas also participate in this tournament, making it a global league. It has been played for 12 seasons as of now, the thirteenth season will be held in the UAE, in September. Previously, two times the game has been hosted outside India, once in South Africa and once in UAE, in joint collaboration with India. 

IPL Winners List

YearWinnerRunner UpVenueNumber of teamsPlayer of the MatchPlayer of the Series
2020
2019Mumbai IndiansChennai Super KingsHyderabad8Jasprit BumrahAndre Russell
2018Chennai Super KingsSunrisers HyderabadMumbai8Shane WatsonSunil Narine
2017Mumbai IndiansRising Pune SupergiantsHyderabad8Krunal PandyaBen Stokes
2016Sunrisers HyderabadRoyal Challengers BangaloreBangalore8Ben CuttingVirat Kohli
2015Mumbai IndiansChennai Super KingsKolkata8Rohit SharmaAndre Russell
2014Kolkata Knight RidersKings XI PunjabBangalore8Manish PandeyGlenn Maxwell
2013Mumbai IndiansChennai Super KingsKolkata9Kieron PollardShane Watson
2012Kolkata Knight RidersChennai Super KingsChennai9Manvinder BislaSunil Narine
2011Chennai Super KingsRoyal Challengers BangaloreChennai10Murali VijayChris Gayle
2010Chennai Super KingsMumbai IndiansMumbai8Suresh RainaSachin Tendulkar
2009Deccan ChargersRoyal Challengers BangaloreJohannesburg8Anil KumbleAdam Gilchrist
2008Rajasthan RoyalsChennai Super KingsMumbai8Yusuf PathanShane Watson
IPL Winners List

IPL 2008, Rajasthan Royals

The inaugural season of Indian Premier League was the biggest revolution from BCCI and was established in 2007. The season started on 18th April 2008 and the final match of the season was held in 1st June 2008. Total 8 teams participated in the event, Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Kings XI Punjab, Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Deccan Chargers. 

Shane Warne becomes the Man of the Match
In 2008, Rajasthan Royals make it into the winners list

The tournament started with the magical innings from Brendon McCullum (158 from 73 balls) in Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore clash. Overall a total of six centuries were scored in the inaugural season of the IPL. With McCullum, the other centurions were Micheal Hussey (116* off 54 vs Kings XI Punjab), Andrew Symonds (117* off 53  vs Rajasthan Royals), Adam Gilchrist (109* off 47 vs Mumbai Indians), Sanath Jayasuriya (114* off 48 vs CSK) and Shaun Marsh (115 off 69 vs Rajasthan Royals).

The top 4 teams that played in the knockout game were the Rajasthan Royals (Pld: 14 matches, W:11, L:3, NRR:0.362), Kings XI Punjab (Pld: 14. W:10, L:4, NRR: 0.509), Chennai Super Kings (Pld: 14, W: 8, L: 6, NRR: -0.192) and Delhi Daredevils (Pld:14, W: 7, L: 6, NRR: 0.342).

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The grand final match of the season was played between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals at DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai. RR won the toss and opted to bowl first. CSK scored a 163/5 in 20 overs which RR chased down in the last bowl and made their way to the IPL winners list. Yusuf Pathan was named the player of the match.

Player of the Series: Shane Watson (RR, 472 runs and 17 wickets)

Most Runs in the Series: Shaun Marsh ( KXIP, 616)

Most Wickets: Sohail Tanvir (RR, 22)

IPL 2009, Deccan Chargers

The second season of IPL was moved to South Africa due to the Lok Sabha elections in India and was played between 18th April and 24th May 2009. The tournament was played in four venues, Kingsmead Durban, Supersports Park Centurian, New Wanderers Stadium Johannesburg and Newlands Cape Town.

Deccan Chargers win the second season of IPL
The Deccan Chargers defeats the Royal Challengers Bangalore

Teams participating in the second season of the event was the same as the inaugural season. The four teams qualified for the play-offs were Delhi Daredevils (Pld: 14, W: 10, L:4, NRR: 0.311), Deccan Chargers (Pld: 14, W: 7. L:7, NRR: 0.203), Royal Challengers Bangalore (Pld: 14, W: 8, L:6, NRR: -0.191) and Chennai Super Kings (Pld: 14, W: 8, L: 5, NRR: 0.951).

Unlike the previous season, the 2009 IPL witnessed only two centuries across the 59 matches. AB de Villiers scored the fastest hundred of the season (105* off 54 balls vs Delhi Daredevils)  along with Manish Pandey (114* off 73 balls vs Deccan Chargers), the first Indian player to score a century in IPL. 

The final match was played between Deccan Chargers and the Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg on Sunday, May 24. RCB won the toss and chose to bowl on the green Wanderers track. Deccan Chargers score 143/6 in their 20 over quota. Chasing a target of 144, the RCB scored 137/9 in 20 overs and lost the easy match by six runs. The Deccan Chargers became the second team to make into the IPL winners list. In spite of losing the match, Anil Kumble became the Man of the Match for his outstanding bowling performance (16/4 in 4 overs). 

Match Highlights

Player of the Series: Adam Gilchrist (DC, 495 runs and 18 dismissals)

Most Runs in the Series: Matthew Hayden ( CSK, 572)

Most Wickets: RP Singh (DC, 23)

IPL 2010, Chennai Super Kings

The third season of IPL was again returned to India and it had an estimated television audience of more than 200 million people, second to world-Cup cricket. It was the first time the tournament was broadcasted live on YouTube. The tournament was played between 12 March and 25 April 2010.

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The tournament was played in total 12 venues along with five newly introduced stadium  – VCA Stadium(Nagpur), Barabati Stadium(Cuttack), DY Patil Stadium(Mumbai), Sardar Patel Stadium(Ahmedabad) and HPCA Stadium(Dharamshala).

Mumbai Indians defeated by the Dhoni-led army
Dhoni leads the Chennai Super Kings to win the league

The participating teams were same as last two seasons and the four top teams qualified for the Play-Offs were Mumbai Indians(Pld: 14, W: 10, L:4, NRR: 1.084), Deccan Chargers(Pld: 14, W: 8, L:6, NRR: -0.297), Chennai Super Kings(Pld: 14, W: 7, L:7, NRR: 0.274) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (Pld: 14, W: 7, L:7, NRR: 0.219).

The final clash was between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians at Dr DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai on Sunday, April 25. Winning the important Toss the Chennai team posted a decent total of 168/5 in their 20 overs quota. Chasing 164 runs Mumbai Indians finished their innings with 146/9 in their innings and lost the Final by 22 runs. After losing the final in the first season Chennai made their way first time into the IPL winners list in the third season. Suresh Raina was Player of the match for his outstanding knock of 57 in 35 balls.

While Dhoni’s team defeats the MI, Sachin becomes the Player of the Series: Highlights

Player of the Series: Sachin Tendulkar (MI)

Most Runs in the Series: Sachin Tendulkar (MI,618)

Most Wickets: Pragyan Ojha (DC, 21)

Centurions:Yusuf Pathan(RR,100 off 37balls),David Warner(DD, 107* off 69 balls),Murali Vijay(CSK,127 off 56 balls) and Mahela Jayawardene(KXIP, 110* of 59 balls)

IPL 2011, Chennai Super Kings

The fourth season of the Indian Premier League was hosted by India from 8th April to 28th May 2011. This was the first time that the tournament was played between 10 teams. Along with the eight teams that played in the earlier seasons, two other teams joined in- Pune Warriors India and Kochi Tuskers Kerala.

The tournament was played in a new format where the ten teams were divided into two groups of five each. Each team played the other four in its group, both home and away (8 matches), four of the teams in the other group once (4 matches, home or away) and the remaining team in the other group twice.

CSK wins the Indian Premier League
Chennai Super Kings celebrating after their victory

The top four teams qualified for the playoffs were Royal Challengers Bangalore (Grp: B, Pld: 14, W: 9, L: 4, NRR: 0.326), Chennai Super Kings (Grp: B, Pld: 14, W: 9, L: 5, NRR: 0.443), Mumbai Indians (Grp: A, Pld: 14, W: 9, L: 5, NRR: 0.040) and Kolkata Knight Riders (Grp: B, Pld: 14, W: 8, L: 6, NRR: 0.443). 

The final of the tournament was played between Chennai Super Kings and the Royal Challengers Bangalore at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. After winning the toss, the Chennai team posted a mammoth total of 205/5 in their 20 over quota. Chasing a total of 206, the RCB team collapsed and only managed to put 147/8 in their full innings. Chennai won the game by a whopping 58 runs and won the IPL for the second time. Murali Vijay for his match-winning knock of 95 off 52 deliveries was declared the Man of the Match. 

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Player of the Series: Chris Gayle (RCB)

Most Runs in the Series: Chris Gayle (RCB,608)

Most Wickets: Lasith Malinga (MI, 28)

Centurions: Paul Valthaty (KXIP, 120* off 63 balls), Sachin Tendulkar (MI, 100* off 66 balls), Chris Gayle (RCB, 102* off 55 balls), Virender Sehwag (DD, 119 off 56 balls), Chris Gayle (RCB, 107 off 49 balls) and Adam Gilchrist (KXIP, 106 off 55 balls). 

IPL 2012, Kolkata Knight Riders

The DLF IPL, 2012 was the fifth season of the Indian Premier League and was held in India between 4th Apri and 27th May 2012. The tournament was played in between 9 teams as the Kochi Tuskers Kerala was terminated by the IPL Committee for breaching the BCCI T&C. the IPL Five earned a higher cumulative viewership than any of its previous seasons and the final match had a higher reach than any previous finals. 

Kolkata Knight Riders defeats the Chennai Super Kings
Kolkata Knight Riders celebrate after being awarded the DLF IPL Twenty20 Champions trophy

Playing sixteen matches(H & A) against each other, the four teams qualified for play-offs were Delhi Daredevils (Pld: 16, W: 11, L: 5, NRR: 0.617), Kolkata Knight Riders (Pld: 16, W: 10, L: 5, NRR: 0.561), Mumbai Indians (Pld: 16, W: 10, L: 6, NRR: -0.100) AND Royal Challengers Bangalore (Pld: 16, W: 8, L:7, NRR: 0.100).

The final match was played between CSK and KKR at the M.A Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. Like the last season, the Chennai team put a huge total of 190/3 in their first innings after winning the toss. In a high-pressure match, due to the brilliant partnership between Bisla (89 off 48 balls) and Kallis (69 off 409 balls), KKR chased the total in 19.4 overs and for the first time enrolled in the IPL winners list. Manvinder Bisla was the Man of the Match for his excellent performance. 

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Player of the Series: Sunil Narine (KKR)

Most Runs in the Series:  Chris Gayle (RCB, 733)

Most Wickets: Morne Morkel (DD, 25)

Centurions: Ajinkya Rahane (RR, 103* off 60), Kevin Petersen (DD, 103* off 64), David Warner (DD, 109* off 54), Rohit Sharma (MI, 109* off 60), Chris Gayle (RCB, 128* off 62 balls) and Murali Vijay (CSK, 113 off 58).

IPL 2013, Mumbai Indians

Pepsi IPL 2013 featured 9 teams and was played between 3rd April and 26th May 2013. The tournament was played in the same format like its preceding seasons. The tournament gained too many controversies and a spot-fixing case was revealed by the Delhi Police which led to the arrest of three cricketers from Rajasthan Royals and other persons.

Mumbai Indians win the IPL 2013
Sachin Tendulkar announces the 2013 IPL to be his last

The top four teams qualifying the play-offs were the Chennai Super Kings (Pld: 16, W: 11, L: 5, NRR: 0.530), Mumbai Indians (Pld: 16, W: 11, L: 5, NRR: 0.441), Rajasthan Royals (Pld: 16, W: 10, L: 6, NRR: 0.332) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (Pld: 16, W: 10, L: 6, NRR: 0.003).

The final match was played between the Mumbai Indians and the Chennai Super Kings at full-house Eden Gardens, Kolkata on 26th May. MI after winning the toss scored 148/9 in the 20 overs. Due to the brilliant performance by two of the MI Pacers, Lasith Malinga ( 4 overs, 22 runs and 2 wickets) and Mitchell Johnson (4 overs, 19 runs, 2 wickets), the MI team successfully defended the small total and won the IPL title for the first time.  The Man of the Match title was won by Kieron Pollard (60 off 32 balls).

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Highlights

Player of the Series: Shane Watson (RR)

Most Runs in the Series: Michael Hussey (CSK, 733)

Most Wickets: Dwayne Bravo (CSK, 32)

Centurions: Shane Watson (RR, 101 off 61 balls), Chris Gayle (RCB, 175* off 66 balls), Suresh Raina (CSK, 100* off 53 balls) and David Miller ( KXIP, 101* off 38 balls). 

IPL 2014, Kolkata Knight Riders

The seventh season of IPL or Pepsi IPL 2014 featured eight teams, one lesser than 2013, due to the withdrawal of the Pune Warriors India. It was held between 16th April and 1st June 2014. The first half of the tournament was held in UAE while the second half took place in India. In UAE, the event took place across three stadiums, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. In India, the M.A. Chidambaram stadium was removed as an IPL  venue due to the dispute between municipal authorities. With this, the home ground for the Rajasthan Royals also changed from Sawai Man Singh Stadium to Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad. 

IPL 2014 was won by the Kolkata Knight Riders
KKR lifts the trophy

It was a magnificent season for the Kings XI Punjab, they entered the playoffs as they topped the table by winning 11 matches out of 14. The other three teams in the play-offs were the Kolkata Knight Riders (Pld: 14, W: 9, L: 5, NRR: 0.418), Chennai Super Kings (Pld: 14, W: 9, L: 5, NRR: 0.385) and Mumbai Indians (Pld: 14, W: 7, L: 7, NRR: 0.095).

The final match of IPL seven was played on 1st June at Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru. Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and the captain, Gautam Gambhir decided to bowl first. Losing the toss, the Punjab team built their innings superbly and due to the excellent innings from Wriddhiman Saha, they managed to put 199/4 in their innings.

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Chasing a huge target of 200, Kolkata lost their in-form batsman, Robin Uthappa in the very first over. After the early wicket, Gambhir and Manish Pandey built their innings sensibly and finally with an excellent knock from Pandey (94 off 50 balls, 7 fours and 6 sixes) Kolkata chased the target in the final over and made their mark on the IPL winners list for the second time. Manish Pandey was declared the Man of the Match. 

IPL 2015, Mumbai Indians

The eighth season of IPL or Pepsi IPL was held in India between 8 April and 24May 2015. Total 12 venues were selected to host the tournament and it was Mumbai, Pune and Ranchi who hosted the Play-Off games and the final match was played in Eden Garden Kolkata. In this season the new innovation from BCCI was “IPL Fan Park”, to spread the mega tournament across the country.

Mumbai Indians win the title for the second time
The Mumbai Indians Team

The format of the game was similar to the last season. Total eight teams played in the league stages and the four teams selected for the Play-Off were Chennai Super Kings

(Pld: 14, W: 9, L: 5, NRR: 0.709), Mumbai Indians(Pld: 14, W: 8, L:6, NRR: -0.043),Royal Challengers Bangalore (Pld: 14, W: 7, L: 5, NRR: 1.037) and Rajastan Royals (Pld: 14, W: 7, L: 5, NRR: 0.062).

The final match of the season was played between two finest teams in IPL history, Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians. On May 24, in front of a full house, Eden crowds the Chennai team won the toss and decided to bowl first. In the flat track of Eden Garden, Mumbai Indians utilized the opportunity to bat first very well and scored a massive 202/5 runs in first innings.

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Thanks to the brilliant knock from skipper Rohit Sharma (50 off 26 balls) and L Simmons (68 off 45 balls). Chasing 203 the MS Dhoni & Co was never in the game and lost the final convincingly by a margin of 41 runs. It was the third time that both the teams played in the final after 2010 and 2013 and in last two occasions, Mumbai beat Chennai and paved into the IPL winners list. Rohit Sharma was declared Man of the Match for his superb knock.

IPL 2016, Sunrisers Hyderabad

The ninth season of Indian Premier League was branded as Vivo IPL 2016. The tournament began on 9 April and concluded with the final match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad on 29 May 2016.

The Vivo IPL 2016 introduced two new franchises Gujrat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants due to the exclusion of two heavyweight teams Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals for a spot-fixing and betting scandal. The season was truly owned by Indian Skipper Virat Kohli as he smashed a mammoth 973 runs in the tournament at an average 81.08, with 4 centuries.

Sunrisers Hyderabad wins the trophy for the first time
Sunrisers Hyderabad players celebrate with the winning trophy of IPL 2016 after beating Royal Challengers Bangalore in the final match

Total eight teams contested in the league stages in the same formats like 2015 and the four teams selected for the Play-Off were  Gujarat Lions(Pld: 14, W: 9, L: 5, NRR: -0.374)), Royal Challengers Bangalore (Pld: 14, W: 8, L: 56, NRR:0.932), Sunrisers Hyderabad (Pld: 14, W: 8, L:6, NRR: 0.245) and Kolkata Knight Riders (Pld: 14, W: 8, L: 6, NRR: 0.106).

The Grand Final of the season was played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru between two in-form teams RCB and SRH. Winning the toss in the batting heaven Bangalore track, the SRH skipper didn’t hesitate to bat first. The Hyderabad team played superbly in their first innings and throughout their innings, they maintained a steady run rate of 10. Finally with the help of excellent knocks from Warner(69 of 38 balls), Yuvraj(38 of 23 balls), Cutting(39 of 15 balls), SRH posted a massive total of 208/7 in 20 overs.

Highlights

Chasing 209 the RCB team also fought back really hard with Gayle(76 of 38balls) and Kohli (54 of 35 balls). But after the loss of Gayle’s wicket in 11th Over, they lost their control from the match and fell eight runs short of SRH’s total. With this emphatic win, Sunrisers Hyderabad for the first time enrolled in the IPL winners list. Ben Cutting was declared Man of the Match for his excellent all-round performance.

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Player of the Series: Virat Kohli (RCB)

Most Runs in the Series: Virat Kohli (RCB,973 runs)

Most Wickets: Bhubaneswar Kumar (SRH, 23)

Centurions: Quinton de Kock (DD, 108 off 51), Virat Kohli (RCB, 100*off 63), Steve Smith (RPS, 101 off 54), Virat Kohli (RCB, 108*off 58), AB de Villiers (RCB, 129* off 52), Virat Kohli (RCB, 109off 55) and again Virat Kohli (RCB, 113 off 50)

IPL 2017, Mumbai Indians

The VIVO IPL 2017 was the tenth edition of the IPL and started on 5th April 2017 and the final match was played on 21st May 2017. It was yet another season for the Mumbai Indians to register their name on the IPL Winners’ List for the third time and first team to achieve the milestone. 

Rising Pune Supergiants failed in the final match against the mighty Mumbai Indians.
Mumbai Indians again make it to the IPL winners List

Playing 56 matches in a double round-robin format, the four teams selected for the play-offs were Mumbai Indians (Pld: 14, W: 10, L: 4, NRR: 0.784), Rising Pune Supergiants (Pld: 14, W: 9, L: 5, NRR: 0.176), Sunrisers Hyderabad (Pld: 14, W: 8, L:5, NRR: 0.599) and Kolkata Knight Riders (Pld: 14, W: 8, L: 6, NRR: 0.641). 

Mumbai Indians and the Rising Pune Supergiants played against each other in the Final of the VIVO IPL 2017 held at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. Winning the toss and deciding to bat first, the Mumbai Indians team put a very small total of 129/8 in their innings. Chasing 130 to win, the Pune team started very well and at the end of twelve overs made a score of 71/2. After the loss of Dhoni’s wicket in the sixteenth over, the Pune team faced a huge batting collapse and fell one run short from the easy victory, failing to enter the IPL winners list. In the slow Hyderabad track, due to the all-round performance from Krunal Pandya (47 off 38 balls, 31/0 in 4 overs), he was declared Man of the Match. 

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Player of the Series: Ben Stokes (RPS, 316 runs, 12 wickets)

Most Runs in the Series: David Warner (SRH, 641)

Most Wickets: Bhubaneswar Kumar (SRH, 26)

Centurions: Sanju Samson (DD, 102 off 63 balls), Hashim Amla (KXIP, 104* off 60 balls), David Warner (SRH, 126 off 59 balls), Ben Stokes (RPS, 103* off 63 balls) and Hashim Amla (KXIP, 104 off 60 balls).

IPL 2018, Chennai Super Kings

The eleventh edition of Indian Premier League was held in India from 7 April to 27 May 2018. This season of the tournament shaw the comeback of two most popular team in IPL- Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals after serving two years of suspension. Star Sports purchased the media rights of IPL at $ 2.55 billion for the next five years starting from 2018. This was the first season of IPL where DRS  was used during matches and the IPL Fan park was also expanded across 36 cities of 19 states.

Chennai Super Kings wins the title one more time
CSK becomes the maximum time winner in the league

The four top teams qualified for the Playoffs were Sunrisers Hyderabad (Pld: 14, W: 9, L: 5, NRR: 0.284), Chennai Super Kings (Pld: 14, W: 9, L: 5, NRR: 0.253), Kolkata Knight Riders (Pld: 14, W: 8, L: 6, NRR: -0.070) and Rajasthan Royals (Pld: 14, W: 7, L: 7, NRR: -0.250)

The final was played between two of the most consistent teams in IPL history Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.CSK won the toss and decided to bowl first keeping the dew factor in mind. The SRH team played nicely in their first innings and put a decent total of 178/6 in their 20 overs.

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In reply, CSK started their innings slowly and lost their first wicket of Du Plessis(10 of 11 balls) in the fourth over. After the loss of the first wicket, the Chennai team fought back very hard and it is due to the magnificent knock by Shane Watson(117 off 57 balls) and Suresh Raina(32 off 24 balls), CSK chased down the total convincingly in the eighteenth over and became the IPL winners for the third time. Watson was declared Man of the Match for his match-winning knock.

Player of the Series: Sunil Narine (KKR, 357 runs, 17 wickets)

Most Runs in the Series: Kane Williamson (SRH, 735)

Most Wickets: Andrew Tye (KXIP, 24)

Centurions: Chris Gayle (KXIP, 104* off 63 balls), Shane Watson (CSK, 106 off 57 balls), Rishabh Pant (DD, 128* off 63 balls), Ambati Rayudu (CSK, 100* off 62 balls) and again Shane Watson (CSK, 117* off 57 balls).

IPL 2019, Mumbai Indians

The IPL 2019 was yet another season of quickfire entertainment, loud music, glamour and with that high standard competitive cricket. The twelfth season of the IPL was held in India between 23 March and 12 May 2019. This year Delhi Daredevils were renamed as the Delhi Capitals with their new logo. Mumbai and Chennai again played against each other in the final and the Mumbai Indians clinched the final with a one-run victory.

Mumbai Indians celebrate their victory over CSK
CSK loses the title for one run

Playing in same double Round-robin format, the top four teams who were qualified for the Playoffs were Mumbai Indians (Pld: 14, W: 9, L: 5, NRR: 0.421), Chennai Super Kings (Pld: 14, W: 9, L: 5, NRR: 0.131), Delhi Capitals (Pld: 14, W: 9, L: 5, NRR: 0.044) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (Pld: 14, W: 6, L: 8, NRR: 0.577).

The Final was yet another mega clash between MI and CSK at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. Winning the vital toss and opting for batting first the Mumbai Indians team put a competitive total of 149/8 in their first innings. Kieron Pollard played a blistering knock of 41 off 25 balls at the end of MI’s innings. Chasing 150 to win CSK started very well at one stage they were very much under control with 133/4 in 18.1 overs.

But after the Bravo’s wicket in the very next ball, there was a major turn around of CSK’s innings due to the excellent bowling by two of the Mumbai Indian Pacers Jasprit Bumrah(4 overs,14 runs, 2 wickets) and Lasith Malinga(4 overs,49 runs,1 wicket) and CSK lost yet another final to MI by mere 1 run as MI entered into the IPL winners list. Jasprit Bumrah was declared Man of the Match for his match inning bowling Spell.

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Player of the Series: Andre Russel (KKR, 510 runs, 11 wickets)

Most Runs in the Series: David Warner (SRH, 692)

Most Wickets: Imran Tahir (CSK, 26)

Centurions: Sanju Samson (RR, 102* off 55 balls), Jonny Bairstow (SRH, 114 off 56 balls), David Warner (SRH, 100* off 55 balls), K.L.Rahul (KXIP, 100* off 64 balls), Virat Kohli(RCB, 100 of 58 balls) and Ajinkya Rahane (RR, 105* off 63 balls).

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