Indian Premier League or popularly known as IPL is a professional T20 cricket league in India. It is the biggest and most popular T20 cricket league in the world and was founded by the BBCCI in 2007. IPL is the most-attended cricket league and ranks sixth among all sports leagues in the world. As per Duff & Phelps, the estimated brand value of IPL was $4.16 billion in 2016. The IPL 2018 is all set to start on 7 May and will conclude on 27th May 2018 with the final. So, far total six teams have emerged as IPL winners.
Total eight teams play each year to become IPL champions and but only one team able to lift the shining trophy. Every team play against each other twice in a home-and-away round-robin format in the group stage of the competition. Indian Premier League IPL 2018 total prize money is around $8 million and IPL 2018winner will get Rs 15 crore prize money and trophy. Since its inception, total thirteen teams have played in the Indian Premier League and out of those only six teams have won the title.
Mumbai Indians is the most successful team in the history of the IPL who won it thrice while Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders have become the IPL winners twice. Rajasthan Royals, Sunrises Hyderabad and Deccan Chargers have won once so far. Mumbai Indians are the current IPL champions having won the 2017 season against RPS. The Chennai Super Kings and RCB are back for the IPL 2018 after the suspension of two years.
Let’s have a look at IPL winners list from 2008 to 2018 with the result, year and runner-ups teams.
IPL Winners List
|2008||Rajasthan Royals||Royals won by 3 wickets||Chennai Super Kings|
|2009||Deccan Chargers||Chargers won by 6 runs||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|2010||Chennai Super Kings||Super Kings won by 22 runs||Mumbai Indians|
|2011||Chennai Super Kings||Super Kings won by 58 runs||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|2012||Kolkata Knight Riders||Knight Riders won by 5 wickets||Chennai Super Kings|
|2013||Mumbai Indians||Indians won by 23 runs||Chennai Super Kings|
|2014||Kolkata Knight Riders||Knight Riders won by 3 wickets||Kings XI Punjab|
|2015||Mumbai Indians||Indians won by 41 runs||Chennai Super Kings|
|2016||Sunrisers Hyderabad||SRH won by 8 runs||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|2017||Mumbai Indians||MI Won by 1 run||Rising Pune Supergiant|
Here is the list of prize money for IPL 2017
- IPL 2017 Winner: INR 15 crore and a golden trophy
- Runners-Up: INR 10 crore
- Perfect Catch of the Season: INR 10 lakh
- Most Runs in the IPL 2017: INR 10 lakh.
- Purple Cap holder: INR 10 lakh
- The most valuable player: INR 10 lakh
Indian Premier League Current Teams
Here are all the eight teams who will fight to become IPL 2018 winners.
|Kings XI Punjab||Mohali||Punjab||2008|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Kolkata||West Bengal||2008|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||Bangalore||Karnataka||2008|
|Chennai Super Kings||Chennai||Chennai||2008|