Indian Premier league
Indian premiere League first started in the 2008. Indian Premiere League can be said as most successful t20 league in the world. Indian premier league will generally happen April ,May months of every year.All top intl players will involve in this league. IPL will be held under the supervision of BCCI. Ten editions have been happened so far.
In the first edition of tournament 4 players are named as icon players. they are Sachin Tendulkar(Mumbai Indians) , Sourav Ganguly (kolkata knight riders), Rahul Dravid(RCB) and Yuvraj Sing(Punjab). All franchises are nominated on auction basis. Film superstar Sharukh Khan is the owner of Kolkata knight riders.
Franchisees of IPL
|MUmbai Indians||Reliance group|
|Delhi Dare Devils1||GMR group|
|Kings IX punjab||Ness Wadia|
|Chennai Super Kings||N Srinivasan|
|Rajahasthan Royals||Shilpa Shetty|
|Deccan Chargers||Deccan Chronicle|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Sharukh Khan|
|Royal challengers Bengalore||Vijaya Malya|
The Above are the eight teams involved in first Edition. Later BBCI decided to include two more teams. They are christened as Pune Warriors India and kochi tuskers.Later looking at the ecomomics, BCCI terminated both the teams. Infamous fixing scandal took place in seventh edition. Supreme court ordered for a ban on two teams, RR and CSK, for the final two editions. So ,two new team have emerged. They are Gujrat Lions and Rising Pune supergaints.
Winners of IPL
|2010||Chennai Super Kings|
|2011||Chennai Super Kings|
MI is the most succefull team in IPL till date. Rohit Sharma is the captain for all the three MI titles. Csk is the team to play maximum number of final in IPL history. It did not participate in last two editons of IPL. KKR also won the title for two times.
VIrat Kohli is the leading run scorer in the history of IPL.
Suresh Raina is second most successful batter in IPL.
Chris Gayle recorded highest score on his name(175).
Virat Kohli is the only player to score 4 centuries in a single edition .