The most attended cricket league in the world is Indian Premier League (IPL). It is ranked sixth in the average attendance among all the sports throughout the world.
IPL is a domestic cricket tournament of India. It was announced when India won the T20 world cup in 2007. It is a platform for youngsters to show their talent and play with International cricketers.
The first IPL was announced in 13 Sept 2007 and the matches were played in the year 2008. The first IPL was won by Rajasthan Royals under the captaincy of Shane Warne.
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The IPL is just pure, intense. You don’t need all the other stuff. I don’t believe the coaches in International cricket. – Shane Warne
The first IPL teams were based on cities like Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mohali and Mumbai. The first IPL franchise was sold for 5 lakh 65 Thousand crore Rupees. In which MS Dhoni was the most expensive player with a 9.8 crore rupees price.
List of Teams Being Added and terminated from IPL :-
|List Of Teams||Eliminated or Introduced|
|Pune Warrior and Kochi Tuskers||Added on 21 March 2010|
|Kochi Tuskers||Were eliminated in 2011 for breaching BCCI’s Terms.|
|Deccan Chargers||Were eliminated in 14 Sept 2012|
|SunRisersHyderabad||Were Introduced on 25 OCtober 2012.|
|Pune Warriors||Withdrawn from IPL 2013.|
|Chennai Super KIngs(CSK) and Rajasthan Royals(RR)||Was banned for two seasons for a betting scandal on 14 June 2015.|
|Gujrat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants||Were introduced in the IPL to replace CSK and RR.|
|Lucknow SuperGiants and The Gujarat Titans||Were Introduced in IPL in 2022.|
The Winners of IPL 2021 is CSK
The IPL teams that won the title are as follows :-
|Titles Won By||No. Of Titles||Season Played|
|Mumbai Indians (MI)||05||14|
|Chennai Super Kings(CSK)||04||12|
|Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR)||02||14|
|SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH)||01||09|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB)||00||14|
In India this League is most watched and people of every state cheer their favorite players and teams. IPL also plays a big role in our country’s GDP as the 2015 IPL contributed 1,150 crores to the Indian Economy.
IPl nurtures the future of Indian cricket. Many good young players get a chance to play with their idols and it’s the best entertainment for cricket lovers as it includes the players of almost every country. This season of IPL 2022 is going to be a blast as the two new teams are going to play.