“Indian Premier League” mostly known as IPL is the premier domestic T20 cricket competition in India and it takes place every year in April-may. Started back in 2008 so far 8 IPL season has take place. Usually there are 8 teams participating in the competition but since IPL’s inception few teams has either been either suspended or gone bankrupt replaced by new teams (franchises). IPL is contested as a league competition where every team play against other teams one home/away basis and a playoff knockout phase between top for teams decides the winner.
Over the course of first 8 seasons, 11 different teams have taken part in the Indian Premier League at some stage and Chennai Superb Kings, Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders has been the most successful and consistant teams having won 2 titles each. Rajasthan Royals (suspended for two years after 2015 season) and Deccan Charges has won the competition once each. Today we take a look at all the past winners and how they won it plus all-time IPL win/loss ratio of all teams from 2008 to 2015.
|YEAR||WINNERS||RUNNERS-UP||FINAL RESULT||MAN OF THE MATCH|
|2008||Rajasthan Royals||Chennai Super Kings||Rajasthan beat Chennai by 3 wickets||Yusuf Pathan (56 of 39 balls)|
|2009||Deccan Chargers||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Deccan beat Bangalore by 6 runs||Anil Kumble (4 wickets for 16 runs)|
|2010||Chennai Super Kings||Mumbai Indians||Chennai beat Mumbai by 22 runs||Suresh Raina (57 runs)|
|2011||Chennai Super Kings||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Chennai won by 58 runs||Murali Vijay (95 runs of 52 balls)|
|2012||Kolkata Knight Riders||Chennai Super Kings||Kolkata won by 5 wickets||Manvinder Bisla (89 of 48 balls)|
|2013||Mumbai Indians||Chennai Super Kings||Mumbai won by 23 runs||Kieron Pollard (60 of 32 ball)|
|2014||Kolkata Knight Riders||Kings XI Punjab||Kolkata won by 3 wickets||Manish Pandey (94 of 50 balls)|
|2015||Mumbai Indians||Chennai Super Kings||Mumbai won by 41 runs||Rohit Sharma (50 of 26 balls)|
|2016||Sunrisers Hydrabad||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Sunrisers won by 8 runs||BCJ Cutting (2 wickets & 39 runs|
Most Successful IPL team ?: Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata has won the competition two times each but its Chennai Super Kings who has been the most consistent team having played 6 of the 8 finals held so far. Thats some achievements considering there is a “spending cap” in the IPL. Chennai Super Kings under MS Dhoni has qualified for the IPL final record 6 times but only won the competition twice, lost four finals. Mumbai has reached the final three times, winning twice and losing once.