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.
Total eight teams play each year to become IPL champions and each team plays against each other twice in a home-and-away round-robin format in the group stage of the competition. Indian Premier League IPL 2016 total prize money was around ₹47 crore ($7 million). 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, Chennai Super Kings, and Kolkata Knight Riders have become the IPL winners twice while Rajasthan Royals, Sunrises Hyderabad and Deccan Chargers have won once so far. Sunrises Hyderabad are the current IPL champions having won the 2016 season against Royal Challengers Bangalore. The Chennai Super Kings is the most successful team in the league and have qualified for Play-offs in every season they played.
Let’s have a look at IPL winners list from 2008 to 2017 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|
Indian Premier League Current Teams
Here are all the eight teams who will fight to become IPL 2017 winners.
|Kings XI Punjab||Mohali||Punjab||2008|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Kolkata||West Bengal||2008|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||Bangalore||Karnataka||2008|
|Rising Pune Supergiants||Pune||Maharashtra||2016|