The Indian Premier League began in 2008, a year after the Indian cricket team won the first edition of the World T-20 against Pakistan in a thrilling final. IPL started as an ambitious project 16 years ago but is now considered the best Twenty-20 league in the world. Mumbai Indians are the most successful IPL team, having won the tournament five times and having finished runners-up on one occasion. Chennai Super Kings have lifted the IPL title on four occasions while they have finished second five times.
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IPL winners list from 2008-2022:
|Year||Winner||Runner Up||Venue||Number of teams||Player of the Series|
|2022||Gujarat Titans||Rajasthan Royals||Ahmedabad||10||Jos Buttler|
|2021||Chennai Super Kings||Kolkata Knight Riders||Dubai||8||Harshal Patel|
|2020||Mumbai Indians||Delhi Capitals||Dubai||8||Jofra Archer|
|2019||Mumbai Indians||Chennai Super Kings||Hyderabad||8||Andre Russell|
|2018||Chennai Super Kings||Sunrisers Hyderabad||Mumbai||8||Sunil Narine|
|2017||Mumbai Indians||Rising Pune Supergiants||Hyderabad||8||Ben Stokes|
|2016||Sunrisers Hyderabad||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Bangalore||8||Virat Kohli|
|2015||Mumbai Indians||Chennai Super Kings||Kolkata||8||Andre Russell|
|2014||Kolkata Knight Riders||Kings XI Punjab||Bangalore||8||Glenn Maxwell|
|2013||Mumbai Indians||Chennai Super Kings||Kolkata||9||Shane Watson|
|2012||Kolkata Knight Riders||Chennai Super Kings||Chennai||9||Sunil Narine|
|2011||Chennai Super Kings||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Chennai||10||Chris Gayle|
|2010||Chennai Super Kings||Mumbai Indians||Mumbai||8||Sachin Tendulkar|
|2009||Deccan Chargers||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Johannesburg||8||Adam Gilchrist|
|2008||Rajasthan Royals||Chennai Super Kings||Mumbai||8||Shane Watson|
Most IPL Winning Team:
Mumbai Indians (MI) are the most successful IPL team, having won the IPL tournament five times. Chennai Super Kings are the second-best team to have lifted the IPL title on four occasions. Let’s have a look at the most IPL winners list by the team.
|IPL Winner Team||Times||Year|
|Mumbai Indians||5 times||2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020|
|Chennai Super Kings||4 times||2010, 2011, 2018, 2021|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||2 times||2012, 2014|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||1 time||2016|
|Rajasthan Royals||1 time||2008|
|Deccan Chargers||1 time||2009|
|Gujarat Titans||1 time||2022|
IPL Winners List from 2008 to 2023
Here are the details on the year-wise IPL Winners List from 2008 to 2023.
IPL 2022 Winner: Gujarat Titans
Tata IPL 2022 final match was played between Gujarat Titans (GT) & Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Gujarat Titans won the match by 7 wickets. Yuzvendra Chahal was the highest wicket-taker & Jos Buttler was the most run-scorer in TATA IPL 2022. He scored 863 runs in 17 matches including 4 hundred and 4 fifties. Jos Buttler also won the Most valuable player award this season. In IPL 2022, the teams for playoffs were Gujarat Titans, Lucknow super Giants, Rajasthan Royals, and Royal challengers Bangalore. Gujarat Titans (GT) captained by Hardik Pandya tops the IPL 2022 point table with 20 points. They have played 14 matches and won 10 out of them, leading them to become the first team of 2022 to qualify for the playoffs.
IPL 2021 Winner: Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings became the IPL 2021 Winner. The Final of IPL 2021 was played between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Dubai and CSK won the match by 27 runs. With their victory in IPL 2021, Chennai Super Kings lifted their 4th IPL title. Harshal Patel from Royal Challengers Bangalore became the purple cap holder with 32 wickets. Ruturaj Gaikwad became the youngest player to win the IPL orange cup.
IPL 2020 Winner: Mumbai Indians
This was the fifth time Mumbai Indians won the IPL title. The final match was played between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals & MI won the match by 5 wickets. MI also won Paytm Fairplay Award that year.
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IPL Winner 2019: Mumbai Indians
The final of the IPL 2019 again saw the clash of the titans. Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings met again in the finals. The final went down to the last bowl. Shardul Thakur who was hoping for at least one run for the super over failed to counter Malinga’s off-cutter. Thus, Mumbai Indians became the champions for a record 4th time & became the most successful team in IPL history.
IPL Winner 2018: Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings became the second team to win more than two trophies in IPL. Veterans Ambati Rayadu and Shane Watson were the backbones of the batting unit. Dhoni, as usual, provided the best finishes in most of the games. CSK’s bowling unit was lucky to get inputs from MS Dhoni, and Dwayne Bravo, who led the bowling attack for CSK.
IPL Winner 2017: Mumbai Indians
Mumbai Indians became the 1st team in IPL history to win the title more than two times. The first win was in 2013 and the second was in 2015. The victory margin of Mumbai Indians against the Rising Pune Supergiants in the final was just one run.
IPL Winner 2016: Sunrisers Hyderabad
The Sunrisers Hyderabad managed to win the final against Royal Challengers Bangalore by just 8 runs. David Warner masterfully crafted the team’s journey through the season as a captain. But the season was more about the Virat Kohli (973 runs) – Ab de Villiers partnership in almost all the RCB matches. Virat scored 4 centuries and 7 half-centuries in the 16 innings he played! There should be no doubt about who was the orange cap winner for the season.
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IPL Winner 2015: Mumbai Indians
Mumbai Indians became the third team after CSK and KKR to win the title more than once. Simmons, Rohit Sharma, Ambati Rayadu, and Kieron Pollard carried the batting unit. The bowling department was led by Malinga. Lasith Malinga took 24 wickets in the tournament but couldn’t get the purple cap. Dwayne Bravo went ahead of him by scalping two extra wickets.
IPL Winner 2014: Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders became the second team to win the IPL trophy more than once. If Manvinder Bisla was the hero in the final of the 2012 edition, this time it was Manish Pandey’s heroics that led KKR to chase a huge total of 199. Pandey scored a brilliant 94 from 50. Robin Uthappa from KKR won the orange cap for scoring 660 runs in 16 innings.
IPL Winner 2013: Mumbai Indians
The hitman, Rohit Sharma led Mumbai Indians to their first glory at the IPL. MI did so by defeating Chennai Super Kings in the final of the 2013 IPL. The side was clinically well-balanced throughout the tournament. The likes of Kieron Pollard, Lasith Malinga, and Mitchell Johnson were a consistent part of the team’s playing XI.
IPL Winner 2012: Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders defeated the defending champions Chennai Super Kings in the final. With the KKR batsman left with the daunting task of chasing 190 in the final, Bisla took the onus of chasing on himself and replied with a swashbuckling inning of 89 from 48 balls. CSK’s run feast led by Suresh Raina’s 73 from 38 wasn’t enough to stop the Knights from snatching the title from them.
IPL Winner 2011: Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings became the first team of the IPL to win back-to-back finals in history. The defending champions held the title against the batting titans of the tournament RCB. CSK’s batting unit was lit up by the presence of Mr. Cricket, Michael Hussey, who played some important innings throughout the tournament. Hussey and Murali Vijay’s 159-run opening partnership against the Royal Challengers Bangalore was the main reason for CSK defending the title.
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IPL Winner 2010: Chennai Super Kings
MS Dhoni finally lifted the trophy after missing it in the inaugural edition. The likes of Suresh Raina, Mathew Hayden, Albie Morkel, Muralitharan, and Dhoni himself were the strong contenders for the title right from the start of the tournament. Suresh Raina was absolutely brilliant with the bat throughout the tournament serving as the backbone of the team’s batting lineup. It was his knock of 57 not out from 35 that lit up CSK’s road to glory in the final against Sachin Tendulkar-led Mumbai Indians.
IPL Winner 2009: Deccan Chargers
The Chargers led by Adam Gilchrist won the second edition of the Indian Premier League. The team had some incredible hitters in them – Herschelle Gibbs, Andrew Symonds, and young Rohit Sharma. Pragyan Ojha played a very crucial role in the team’s journey with his left-arm spin bowling scalping 18 wickets in the tournament. Adam Gilchrist notched up a total of 495 runs in 16 matches and stood second in the overall list of highest run-scorers in the season behind Mathew Hayden.
IPL Winner 2008: Rajasthan Royals
Shane Warne led Rajasthan Royals to win the first edition of the Indian Premier League. A thoroughly well-balanced team with experienced batsmen like Shane Watson and Graeme Smith, an explosive batsman like Yusuf Pathan in the middle order, and a deceptive bowler like Sohail Tanvir were the backbone of the Rajasthan Royals in the first edition. But in the final against the Chennai Super Kings, Yusuf Pathan played the match of his life with contributions in both the bowling and the batting department. Yusuf first took 3 crucial wickets with a run rate of less than a bowl and scored a quickfire 56 from 39.