Indian Premier League

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Indian Premier League
AdministratorBoard of Control for Cricket in India
First Edition2008
Next Edition2019 [1]
2016 Premier League

The Indian Premier League is a Twenty20 cricket tournament in India. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) began the tournament after a dispute with the Indian Cricket League.[2] The league is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The first season of the Indian Premier League began on 18 April 2008.

There are the eight franchises that field teams to play in the IPL:

Three other teams have played in the IPL but stopped due to cost:

Two teams has been suspended by the Supreme Court appointed RM Lodha committee for two years for the alleged involvement of their owners in the 2013 Indian Premier League betting case.

They are: Chennai Super Kings and the Rajasthan Royals.

Tournament results[change | change source]

Year Host nation Final
Venue Winners Result Runners-up
2008  India DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai Rajasthan Royals
164 for 7 (20 overs)
Won by 3 wickets Chennai Super Kings
163 for 5 (20 overs)
2009  South Africa New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg Deccan Chargers
143 for 6 (20 overs)
Won by 6 runs Royal Challengers Bangalore
137 for 9 (20 overs)
2010  India DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai Chennai Super Kings
204 for 5 (20 overs)
Won by 3 runs Mumbai Indians
202 for 5 (20 overs)
2011  India MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai Chennai Super Kings
205 for 5 (20 overs)
Won by 58 runs Royal Challengers Bangalore
147 for 8 (20 overs)
2012  India MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai Kolkata Knight Riders
192 for 5 (19.4 overs)
Won by 5 wickets Chennai Super Kings
190 for 3 (20 overs)
2013  India Eden Gardens, Kolkata Mumbai Indians
221 for 5 (20 overs)
Won by 23 runs Chennai Super Kings
198 for 9 (20 overs)
2014  India
 United Arab Emirates
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Kolkata Knight Riders Won by 3 wickets Kings XI Punjab

References[change | change source]

  1. "IPL 2016 Team Guide To The Twenty20 Tournament" (
  2. "Former players, coaches slam ICL return". 23 June 2011. Retrieved 27 February 2014.

Other websites[change | change source]