IPL 2018 Winner Chennai Super Kings:
Chennai Super Kings won their third IPL trophy, CSK won 2010, 2011, 2018 editions of the IPL.
CSK defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad to clinch their third IPL title. Super Kings chased down 178 runs in 18.3 overs and won by 8 wickets. Shane Watson scored 117 runs in 57 balls with 11 fours and 8 sixes.
PLAYER OF THE MATCH “SHANE WATSON”
Teams finishing second in league phase lifting IPL title:
CSK in 2011 & 2018.
KKR in 2012 & 2014.
MI in 2013 & 2015.
|WINNER||YEAR||RUNNER||FINAL RESULT||PLAYER OF SERIES|
|Rajasthan Royals||2008||Chennai Super Kings||Won by 3 wickets||Shane Watson|
|Deccan Chargers||2009||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Won by 6 runS||Adam Gilchrist|
|Chennai Super Kings||2010||Mumbai Indians||Won by 22 runs||Sachin Tendulkar|
|Chennai Super Kings||2011||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Won by 58 runs||Chris Gayle|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||2012||Chennai Super Kings||Won by 5 wickets||Sunil Narine|
|Mumbai Indians||2013||Chennai Super Kings||Won by 23 runs||Shane Watson|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||2014||Kings XI Punjab||Won by 3 wickets||Glenn Maxwell[|
|Mumbai Indian||2015||Chennai Super Kings||Won by 41 runs||Andre RusselL|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||2016||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Won by 8 runs||Virat Kohli|
|Mumbai Indians||2017||Rising Pune Supergiant||Won by 1 run||Ben Stokes|
|Chennai Super Kings||2018||Sunrisers Hyderabad||Won by 8 Wickets||Kane Williamson|
The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a domestic, Twenty20 cricket tournament in India, organized by the IPL Governing Council, under the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). It is the most watched Twenty20 tournament and the second best paying sporting league globally.
2008 First Season of IPL Winner Rajasthan Royals
Shane Warne led Rajasthan Royals won in the first ever season of the IPL. Rajasthan Royals(RR) finished on top of the IPL table. In the final fight against Chennai Super Kings, which they won by 3 wickets.
Rajasthan Royals scored 164/7 (20 overs) and Chennai Super Kings scored 163/5 (20 overs) the match was held at DY Patil Stadium.
After finishing at the bottom of the table in 2008, Adam Gilchrist led Deccan Chargers turned things around for themselves in 2009. Deccan Chargers scripting an incredible win against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Johannesburg.
Deccan Chargers scored 143/6 (20 overs) and Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 137/9 (20 overs). Deccan Chargers won 2009 IPL by 6 runs.
2010-Chennai Super Kings
After reaching Finals for the second time in 3 seasons, Chennai Super Kings finally won the IPL 2010 edition by beating Mumbai Indians by 22 runs.
Chennai Super Kings scored 168/5 (20 overs) and Mumbai Indians scored 146/9 (20 overs). However, Chennai Super Kings won by 22 runs the match was played at DY Patil Stadium. Sachin Tendulkar became the player of the tournament.
2011-Chennai Super Kings
Again Chennai Super Kings made it two in two after winning the 2011 IPL title as well. This time they beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 58 runs in the final at the MA Chidambaram stadium, Chennai.
Super Kings scored 205/5 (20 overs) and Royal Challengers Bangalore 147/8 (20 overs). Chennai Super Kings won by 58 runs. Chris Gayle was the player of the tournament.
2012-Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders won their maiden IPL title in 2012 beating Chennai Super Kings who reached final for three consecutive times and denying their hat-trick of IPL titles. Gautam Gambhir turned things around for KKR since taking over as captain.
Knight Riders scored 192/5 (19.4 overs) whereas Chennai Super Kings scored 190/3 (20 overs). KKR won by 5 wickets, matched was held at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium. Sunil Narine became the player of the series.
Mumbai Indians scored 148/9 (20 overs) and Chennai Super Kings 125/9 (20 overs). MI won by 23 runs, Shane Watson was awarded as the player of the series.
2014-Kolkata Knight Riders
Gautam Gambhir led side went from strength to strength to win their second title in IPL. However, KKR beat Kings XI Punjab in the final, chasing 200 runs for a win at Bengaluru M. Chinnaswamy Stadium.
Kolkata Knight Riders scored 200/7 (19.3 overs) and Kings XI Punjab scored 199/4 (20 overs). KKR won by 3 wickets, whereas Glenn Maxwell was awarded as the player of the series.
For the second time, Mumbai Indian won the IPL trophy. They beat Chennai Super Kings in the finals at Eden Gardens to win 2015 IPL.
Mumbai Indians scored 202/5 (20 overs) whereas Chennai Super Kings managed to score 161/8 (20 overs). MI won by 41 runs at Eden Gardens. Andre Russell was awarded as the player of the season.
David Warner led Sunrisers Hyderabad won their maiden IPL trophy by beating Royal Challengers Bangalore in the final at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. Virat Kohli was the leading run-getter of the 2016 season.
Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 208/7 (20 overs) whereas Royal Challengers Bangalore scored only 200/7 (20 overs). Won by 8 runs, Virat Kohli was the player of the season.
Mumbai Indians created history by winning the IPL trophy for the three times. Moreover, Rohit Sharma became the first captain to lead a side to the title on three occasions.
However, Mumbai Indians batting first scored 129/8 (20 overs) whereas Rising Pune Supergiant managed to score 128/6 (20 overs). Won by 1 run at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium. Ben Stokes was the player of the series in the 2017 IPL.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) is easily the best and most competitive T20 cricket league in the world. And because the level of competition is high and the format is the way it is. Winning the IPL is by no means an easy. The team has to win the qualifiers and Eliminator to even qualify for the Final.