How The Concept of the Indian Premier League Started

The first Indian Premier League or commonly known as IPL was started in 2008. The
vice president of BCCI, Mr. Lalit Modi started the IPL in India. The history behind starting
IPL in India was, the stunning performance of the T20 world cup team of India. Then Mr.
Vice president applied the same concept but within India, by using some city names as
teams. The top franchise will buy the city teams and players from all over India and all over
the world can participate in it. From revenue, representing a city on a world platform, and
filtration of some young talents, all can be done through a single T20 tournament. That’s
how IPL started to occupy a place in people’s hearts.

When the First Indian Premier League Started?

The first match was held on 18th April 2008 in Bangalore. The match was between Kolkata
Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore. KKR made a total of 222 runs by 3 wickets.
RCB was chasing 223 runs for the match. However, their journey for the first match ended
at 82 all out, by playing 15.1 overs out of 20. So, KKR was the team that won the first Indian
Premier League match. KKR defeated RCB by 140 runs.

The final match of the first Indian Premier League was being played in Mumbai. The two
finalists were Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals. Rajasthan Royals was the winner
of the season. Rajasthan Royals was the team that won the first Indian Premier

Indian Premier League Winners List

Indian Premier League Winners List

Here, in this article, you’ll have the Indian Premier League Winners list. Let’s see:

  • 2008: Rajasthan Royals
  • 2009: Decan Chargers
  • 2010: Chennai Super Kings
  • 2011: Chennai Super Kings
  • 2012: Kolkata Knight Riders
  • 2013: Mumbai Indians
  • 2014: Kolkata Knight Riders
  • 2015: Mumbai Indians
  • 2016: Sunrisers Hyderabad
  • 2017: Mumbai Indians
  • 2018: Chennai Super Kings
  • 2019: Mumbai Indians
  • 2020: Mumbai Indians

The season of 2021 will be started on the 9th of April 2021. Generally, it holds on to the
various cities of India. For each team, one is on home ground and another one is in a way.
However last year, due to the covid-19 pandemic, the total tournament was placed in UAE.
Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah are some cities where the maximum games take place.

How Will The IPL 2021?

In a thrilling game like IPL, there is nothing we can say for sure. Because every moment is
precious and full of goosebumps. This time in an auction some stunning moments have
been seen, like some new faces, the introduction of a new fast-paced bowler, some Highest
paid bowlers, and so on. Let’s hope for the best.

The main purpose of the IPL is to find out the greatest talents of various countries. Whether
it is India or overseas, everyone is the same here. And revenue? It’s huge to make a country,
to make a city famous on the world’s platform. Every IPL fan is waiting for 30th May 2021.
Again one team will get the crown by winning everyone’s heart.