Indian Premier League is the most watched domestic cricket league which is held every year in the months of April and May in India. Cricketers from various countries are signed in as overseas players by the IPL franchises. Young Indian cricketers are also purchased by the team owners in the auctions. After checking and analysing the performances, franchises purchase different cricketers at heavy prices. IPL auction is held two or three months before the actual commencement of the tournament. After the confirmation of teams and squads, IPL schedule is declared by BCCI (Board of Cricket Control in India). The league kick starts with a lavish opening ceremony which is attended by thousands of cricket fans. A big crowd gathers in the stadium to watch the live performances of Bollywood celebrities and artists.
All artists and celebs interact with Indian as well as overseas cricketers on the stage. Funny and enthusiastic atmosphere is created in the entire stadium. After the opening ceremony, first match of the league is played as per the scheduled timetable. Thus, the tournament continues for about two months. More than 50 matches are played during the tenure of 8-10 weeks. Performances of the teams are judged on the basis of victories attained. Teams with maximum number of victories and net run rate grab strong position in the standings. Poor performers fail to secure rank in the top four teams which further qualify for the playoffs.
Winner of the first qualifier game gets direct entry into the final match. Winner of eliminator match has to confront with the team which faces defeat in first qualifier. Thus, the looser of 1st qualifier gets one chance to make its place into the final match. Winner of the 2nd qualifier match then competes with the 1st qualifier’s winner in the final battle to lift the title. Final matches in the history of Indian Premier League have been quite entertaining as the audiences observed tough competition between the two sides. Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders, Deccan Chargers Hyderabad, Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad have been the champions of different seasons of IPL.
Eleventh season of Indian Premier League is quite interesting tournament as the most reputed IPL teams – Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals making comeback into this domestic T20 cricket tournament. The two teams were banned for illegal betting and spot-fixing. After serving two years suspensions, CSK and RR will be seen performing in the fastest format of cricket league in India. Rising Pune Supergaints and Gujarat Lions will be replaced with these old franchise which have created massive buzz around the cricket world. Below is the complete statistics which provides you the detailed information about the victories, losses, draws, points and net run rate of the IPL teams.
IPL 2017 Points Table
Registering victories in ten matches, Rohit Sharma led Mumbai Indians secured first rank in the points table. Rising Pune Supergiants surprisingly performed well in the 10th edition of Indian Premier League and bagged second place in the standings. Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders acquired third and fourth position, respectively. Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Daredevils couldn’t perform well in the series of matches played during this tournament. KXIP ended up securing fifth rank while DD remained at sixth place in the point table. Gujarat Lions and Royal Challengers Bangalore also failed to showcase good performance in the tenth season of IPL. GL and RCB gained seventh and eighth rank in the score table. In the thrilling final match, Mumbai Indians defeated Rising Pune Supergiants to lift the title for third time. MI is the only team to win the three seasons of Indian Premier League.
IPL 2016 Points Table
Winning nine matches, Gujarat Lions bagged first place in the points table of ninth edition of Indian Premier League. Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders won same number of matches, but the net run rate of each decided their respective ranks in the standings. RCB, SRH and KKR held 2nd, 3rd and 4th position, respectively. Mumbai Indians and Delhi Daredevils were at 5th and sixth position in IPL 9 stanings. Rising Pune Supergiants and Delhi Daredevils remained at the bottom places of score table. RPS was at 7th position while DD secured 8th rank in the same chart. Sunrisers Hyderabad, for the first time, won the IPL title. Captained by Australian cricketer, team SRH defeated Virat Kohli led RCB in the final game and won the match by 8 runs. David Warner, Yuvraj Singh and Ben Cutting rendered pivotal roles in their team’s victory. Chris Gayle too tried his best by hitting speedy runs, but the team failed to chase the target of 209 runs in 20 overs and lost the match by 8 runs.
IPL 2015 Points Table
Captained by former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Chennai Super Kings topped IPL standings for the third time in the history of Indian Premier League. Winning nine matches, CSK earned 18 points. Rohit Sharma led Mumbai Indians grabbed second position in the same table by earning 16 points. Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals too earned 16 points each. The difference between the overall run rate of both teams was comparatively and hence they remained at the bottom of top four teams. RCB bagged third place while RR minted fourth position in the point table. Kolkata Knight Riders won 7 matches and earned 15 points. Remaining at the 5th position, KKR couldn’t qualify for the playoffs. Sunrisers Hyderabad also won seven matches, but failed to gain a strong position in the list of top four contenders of the tournament. Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab showcased no improvement in their performances throughout the league. DD and KXIP remained at the bottom positions in the points table. MI defeated CSK in the final game to clinch the title for second time. It became the 3rd team to win IPL trophy twice.
IPL 2014 Points Table
With a surprising performance, Kings XI Punjab emerged as the most successful team in the seventh season of Indian Premier League. Conquering 11 matches, Priti Zinta owned team bagged first position in point table. Owned by Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan, Kolkata Knight Riders attained 2nd place in the same chart. Winning 9 matches, Chennai Super Kings secured third rank in the standings. Mumbai Indians hold fourth place by earning 14 points. As net run rate was comparatively lower, Rajasthan Royals ended up bagging fifth rank in IPL 7 points table. Sunrisers Hyderabad could win only six matches. SRH grabbed sixth position in the table. Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils showcased miserable performance in the 7th edition of Indian Premier League and remained at the bottom positions in the score table. Defeating Kings XI Punjab in the final match, Kolkata Knight Riders clinched the title for the second time in IPL history. KKR successfully chased the huge target of 200 runs and became champions for the second time. Manish Pandey played crucial role in his team’s victory and received ‘Player of the Match’ award for his extraordinary batting performance in the final game.
IPL 2013 Points Table
Maintaining the prestige to remain in top five best performer teams, Chennai Super Kings bagged first position in standings of 6th season of Indian Premier League. Winning 11 matches, MS Dhoni led team earned 22 points. Mumbai Indians too earned similar points, but secured 2nd rank due to low net run rate. Followed by Sunrisers Hyderabad at fourth rank, Rajasthan Royals minted third position by earning 20 points in the same chart. Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kings XI Punjab acquired fifth and sixth position, respectively. Kolkata Knight Riders, Pune Warriors India and Delhi Daredevils declined to the bottom position with their poor performances. Defeating two times champions – Chennai Super Kings in the final game, Mumbai Indians won the sixth season of Indian Premier League. Caribbean cricketer Kieron Pollard won the ‘Player of the Match’ for his stormy performance.
IPL 2012 Points Table
Delhi Daredevils was the supreme performer in 2012’s IPL tournament. Led by right arm opener batsman Virender Sehwag, the team won 11 matches to earn 22 points and grabbed first rank in the points table. Followed by Ambani’s Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Rider attained 2nd rank by earning 21 points. MI hold 3rd position with 20 points. Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore bagged 4th and fifth places, respectively. Kings XI Punjab secured 6th rank in the standings while Rajasthan Royals claimed seventh position in the same chart. Deccan Chargers Hyderabad and Pune Warriors India remained at the bottom places in IPL standings. Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Chennai Super Kings in the final match to lift the title for the first time. KKR won the game in the last over the match. Manvinder Bisla received ‘Player of the Match’ award for his excellent batting performance.
IPL 2011 Points Table
Performing well in the fourth season, Royal Challengers Bangalore earned 19 points and secured first rank in the points table. Chennai Super Kings won nine matches to score 18 points and hold 2nd place in the same chart. Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders minted 3rd and 4th position, respectively. Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals bagged 5th and 6h ranks in the standings. Deccan Chargers Hyderabad and Kochi Tuskers Kerala earned 12 points each. DC hold seventh rank while KTK grabbed eighth place in the table. Pune Warriors India and Delhi Daredevils showcased dull performances in that tournament. PWI and DD were at the bottom positions in the point table. Chennai Super Kings defeated powerful Royal Challengers Bangalore to win their second title in IPL history. Right arm batsman Murali Vijay received ‘Player of the Match’ award for his monstrous performance in final match.
IPL 2010 Points Table
Showcasing outstanding performance in the series of IPL matches, Mumbai Indians achieved victories in ten matches and topped the points table in third edition of Indian Premier League. Led by former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and owned by Indian businessman Ambani, MI earned 20 points. Deccan Chargers Hyderabad grabbed second position by winning eight matches. Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders surprisingly won equal number of matches. All four teams earned equal points, but the overall net run rate of them differentiated their ranks in the standings. CSK and RCB hold 3rd and 4th position, respectively. DD and KKR ended up grabbing 5th and 6th rank, respectively. Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab exhibited poor performance in the league and remained at the bottom positions. RR attained 7th place while KXIP hold 8th rank. Led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Chennai’s team won the title for the first time in IPL history.
IPL 2009 Points Table
Delhi Daredevils team emerged as the most successful team in 2nd season of Indian Premier League. The team won ten matches and secured first rank in the points table by earning 20 points. Followed by Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chennai Super Kings grabbed second place with 17 points. Earning 18 points, RCB attained third position in the same chart. Deccan Chargers Hyderabad, which was at bottom place in IPL 1 standings, boosted its performance in the 2nd edition of IPL and grew its rank to fourth position by earning 14 points. Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals attained fifth and sixth place in the standings. Mumbai Indians held seventh rank by winning five matches. With just 3 victories throughout the tournament, Kolkata Knight Riders remained at the bottom position. Deccan Chargers Hyderabad defeat Royal Challengers Bangalore in the final match to list the title. Veteran Indian cricketer Anil Kumbale received the ‘Player of the Match’ award for his superb bowling performance in the game.
IPL 2008 Points Table
By winning 11 matches, Shilpa Shetty owned Rajasthan Royals topped the points table in the first season of Indian Premier League. Priti Zinta’s Kings XI Punjab secured 2nd rank by earning 20 points. Followed by Delhi Daredevils at fourth place, Chennai Super Kings minted the third rank with 16 points. Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders lost equal number of matches. But the difference between points scored by them placed MI and KKR at 5th and 6th position, respectively. Performances of Royal Challengers Bangalore and Deccan Chargers Hyderabad weren’t up to the mark. RCB attained 7th position by winning four matches while DCH remained at the bottom position by loosing maximum number of matches in the tournament. Defeating Chennai Super Kings in the final match, Rajasthan Royals won the title. Yusuf Pathan received the ‘Player of the Match’ award for his excellent performance.
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