Indian Premier League (IPL): The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a professional T20 cricket league. The Indian Premier League (IPL) was established in 2007 by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
Indian Premier League (IPL) is usually held every year between March and May. The IPL is run by a seven-member Governing Council made up of former India players and BCCI officials.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) is the most participated cricket league in the world. In 2014, the Indian Premier League (IPL) was ranked almost sixth among all sports leagues in the world.
In 2010, the Indian Premier League (IPL) became the first sporting event in the world to be broadcast live on YouTube.
In 2015, the Indian Premier League (IPL) season contributed ₹11.5 billion to the GDP of the Indian economy, according to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
According to Duff & Phelps, the brand value of Indian Premier League (IPL) was ₹475 billion in 2019.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 recorded massive viewership with 31.57 million average impressions and a 23 per cent increase in overall consumption from the 2019 season.
There have been 13 seasons of IPL tournament so far. The Indian Premier League (IPL) venue for the season 2020 was shifted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Indian Premier League (IPL) Title sponsorships
|Year||Sponsor||Sponsorship fee (per year)|
The Indian Premier League (IPL) Foundation
The Indian Premier League (IPL) Foundation: On 13 September 2007, following India’s T20 World Cup victory in 2007. BCCI announced 20-20 cricket competition named Indian Premier League (IPL).
The first season was launched in April 2008 at a “high-profile ceremony” in New Delhi.
BCCI Vice President Lalit Modi gave details of the tournament including the format of the tournament, prize money, franchise revenue system and team structure rules.
To decide the owners of the new league, an auction was held on 24 January 2008, with the franchise’s total base price of approximately $400 million.
At the end of the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction, the winning bidders were announced, along with the base of the teams: Hyderabad, Jaipur, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Mohali and Mumbai.
In the end, all franchises were sold for a total of $723.59 million.
Indian Premier League (IPL) Brand value
|IPL Teams||Brand value|
|Mumbai Indians||₹761 crore|
|Chennai Super Kings||₹611 crore|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||₹543 crore|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹536 crore|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||₹442 crore|
|Delhi Capitals||₹370 crore|
|Punjab Kings||₹318 crore|
|Rajasthan Royals||₹249 crore|
Indian Premier League (IPL) match rules
Indian Premier League (IPL) match rules: IPL games use televised timeouts. So there is no time limit in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in which teams have to complete their innings.
However, fines may be imposed if umpires find teams abusing this privilege.
Each team in the Indian Premier League (IPL) is given a “strategic timeout” of two and a half minutes during each innings, one between the end of the sixth and ninth overs by the bowling team and the 13th and 16th overs of the batting team.
The Umpire Decision Review System is being used in all IPL matches since the 2018 season.
Thereby giving each team one opportunity to review the on-field umpire’s decision per innings.
Indian Premier League (IPL) Prize money
Indian Premier League (IPL) Prize money: In 2019, the Indian Premier League (IPL) offered a total prize money of ₹500 million with the winning team earning ₹200 million.
The first and second runners-up received ₹125 million and ₹87.5 million respectively. The fourth-place team also won ₹87.5 million. No prize money is given to other teams.
According to the rules of Indian Premier League, half of the prize money should be distributed among the players.
Indian Premier League (IPL) Teams
|Chennai Super Kings||Chennai, Tamil Nadu||M. A. Chidambaram Stadium||2008|
|Delhi Capitals||New Delhi, NCT of Delhi||Arun Jaitley Stadium||2008|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Kolkata, West Bengal||Eden Gardens||2008|
|Mumbai Indians||Mumbai, Maharashtra||Wankhede Stadium||2008|
|Punjab Kings||Mohali, Punjab||PCA Stadium, Mohali||2008|
|Rajasthan Royals||Jaipur, Rajasthan||Sawai Mansingh Stadium||2008|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||Bengaluru, Karnataka||M. Chinnaswamy Stadium||2008|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||Hyderabad, Telangana||Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium||2013|
Indian Premier League (IPL) Owners, Captains, Coach List
|Chennai Super Kings||N. Srinivasan||MS Dhoni||Stephen Fleming|
||Rishabh Pant||Ricky Ponting|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||
||Eoin Morgan||Brendon McCullum|
|Mumbai Indians||Mukesh Ambani||Rohit Sharma||Mahela Jayawardene|
||KL Rahul||Anil Kumble|
||Sanju Samson||Trevor Penney|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||Vijay Mallya||Virat Kohli||Simon Katich|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||Kalanithi Maran||Kane Williamson||Trevor Bayliss|
Indian Premier League (IPL) Winners List
164/7 (20 overs)
|Won by 3 wickets||Chennai Super Kings
163/5 (20 overs)
143/6 (20 overs)
|Won by 6 runs||Royal Challengers Bangalore
137/9 (20 overs)
|2010||Chennai Super Kings
168/5 (20 overs)
|Won by 22 runs||Mumbai Indians
146/9 (20 overs)
|2011||Chennai Super Kings
205/5 (20 overs)
|Won by 58 runs||Royal Challengers Bangalore
147/8 (20 overs)
|2012||Kolkata Knight Riders
192/5 (19.4 overs)
|Won by 5 wickets||Chennai Super Kings
190/3 (20 overs)
148/9 (20 overs)
|Won by 23 runs||Chennai Super Kings
125/9 (20 overs)
|2014||Kolkata Knight Riders
200/7 (19.3 overs)
|Won by 3 wickets
|Kings XI Punjab
199/4 (20 overs)
202/5 (20 overs)
|Won by 41 runs||Chennai Super Kings
161/8 (20 overs)
208/7 (20 overs)
|Won by 8 runs||Royal Challengers Bangalore
200/7 (20 overs)
129/8 (20 overs)
|Won by 1 run||Rising Pune Supergiant
128/6 (20 overs)
|2018||Chennai Super Kings
181/2 (18.3 overs)
|Won by 8 wickets||Sunrisers Hyderabad
178/6 (20 overs)
149/8 (20 overs)
|Won by 1 run||Chennai Super Kings
148/7 (20 overs)
157/5 (18.4 overs)
|Won by 5 wickets||Delhi Capitals
156/7 (20 overs)
Indian Premier League (IPL) Player of the Series List
|Year||Player of the series|
|2008||Shane Watson (Rajasthan Royals)|
|2009||Adam Gilchrist (Deccan Chargers)|
|2010||Sachin Tendulkar (Mumbai Indians)|
|2011||Chris Gayle (Royal Challengers Bangalore)|
|2012||Sunil Narine (Kolkata Knight Riders)|
|2013||Shane Watson (Rajasthan Royals)|
|2014||Glenn Maxwell (Kings XI Punjab)|
|2015||Andre Russell (Kolkata Knight Riders)|
|2016||Virat Kohli (Royal Challengers Bangalore)|
|2017||Ben Stokes (Rising Pune Supergiant)|
|2018||Sunil Narine (Kolkata Knight Riders)|
|2019||Andre Russell (Kolkata Knight Riders)|
|2020||Jofra Archer (Rajasthan Royals)|
Indian Premier League (IPL) Awards List
At the end of the Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament, players are honored with several awards. Like- Orange Cap, Purple Cap, Maximum Six Award, Most Valuable Player and Emerging Player of the Year etc.
- Orange Cap
- Purple Cap
- Maximum Sixes Award
- Most Valuable Player
- Player of the match (Final)
- Emerging Player of the Year
Orange Cap award
The Orange Cap award was introduced on 25 April 2008, a week after the inauguration of the IPL. The Orange Cap is presented to the leading run scorer in the Indian Premier League.
The highest run-scorer in the tournament during the Indian Premier League (IPL) season wears the Orange Cap when fielding, with the overall leading run-scorer being awarded the actual Orange Cap on the day of the season’s final at the conclusion of the tournament.
Orange Cap award List
|Year||Player name & Team||Match||Runs|
|2008||Shaun Marsh (KXIP)||11||616|
|2009||Matthew Hayden (CSK)||12||572|
|2010||Sachin Tendulkar (MI)||15||618|
|2011||Chris Gayle (RCB)||12||608|
|2012||Chris Gayle (RCB)||15||733|
|2013||Michael Hussey (CSK)||16||733|
|2014||Robin Uthappa (KKR)||16||660|
|2015||David Warner (SRH)||14||562|
|2016||Virat Kohli (RCB)||16||973|
|2017||David Warner (SRH)||14||641|
|2018||Kane Williamson (SRH)||17||735|
|2019||David Warner (SRH)||12||692|
|2020||KL Rahul (KXIP)||14||670|
Purple Cap Award
Following the introduction of the Orange Cap on 25 April 2008, the IPL announced the introduction of the Purple Cap on 13 May 2008.
The Purple Cap is given to the bowlers who take the highest number of wickets in the IPL.
The overall leading wicket-taker at the conclusion of the tournament during the season is awarded the actual Purple Cap on the day of the season’s final.
Purple Cap Award List
|Year||Player Name & Team||Match||Wkts|
|2008||Sohail Tanvir (RR)||11||22|
|2009||R. P. Singh (DC)||16||23|
|2010||Pragyan Ojha (DC)||16||21|
|2011||Lasith Malinga (MI)||16||28|
|2012||Morne Morkel (DD)||16||25|
|2013||Dwayne Bravo (CSK)||18||32|
|2014||Mohit Sharma (CSK)||16||23|
|2015||Dwayne Bravo (CSK)||16||26|
|2016||Bhuvneshwar Kumar (SRH)||17||23|
|2017||Bhuvneshwar Kumar (SRH)||14||26|
|2018||Andrew Tye (KXIP)||14||24|
|2019||Imran Tahir (CSK)||17||26|
|2020||Kagiso Rabada (DC)||17||30|
Maximum Six Award
The maximum six award is given to the batsman who hits the most sixes in a season of IPL. Which is currently known as Unacademy Let’s Crack It Sixes Award for sponsorship reasons.
Maximum Six Award List
|Year||Player name & Team||Mat||Sixes|
|2008||Sanath Jayasuriya (MI)||14||31|
|2009||Adam Gilchrist (DC)||16||29|
|2010||Robin Uthappa (RCB)||16||27|
|2011||Chris Gayle (RCB)||12||44|
|2012||Chris Gayle (RCB)||15||59|
|2013||Chris Gayle (RCB)||16||51|
|2014||Glenn Maxwell (KXIP)||16||36|
|2015||Chris Gayle (RCB)||14||38|
|2016||Virat Kohli (RCB)||16||38|
|2017||Glenn Maxwell (KXIP)||14||26|
|2018||Rishabh Pant (DC)||14||37|
|2019||Andre Russell (KKR)||14||52|
|2020||Ishan Kishan (MI)||13||30|
Most Valuable Player Award
The award was called the Man of the Tournament until the 2012 season. The IPL introduced the Most Valuable Player rating system in 2013, with the leader being named as the Most Valuable Player at the end of the season.
According to the points system, a wicket with 2.5 points for every four hits, 3.5 points for every six hits and 1 point for every dot ball. Each catch and stumping made is worth 2.5 points.
Most Valuable Player Award List
|Year||Player name & Team||Pts|
|2013||Shane Watson (RR)||386|
|2014||Glenn Maxwell (KXIP)||286|
|2015||Andre Russell (KKR)||312|
|2016||Virat Kohli (RCB)||356.5|
|2017||Ben Stokes (RPS)||270|
|2018||Sunil Narine (KKR)||379.5|
|2019||Andre Russell (KKR)||369|
|2020||Jofra Archer (RR)||305|
Player of the match (Final)
|Year||Player name & Team|
|2008||Yusuf Pathan (RR)|
|2009||Anil Kumble (RCB)|
|2010||Suresh Raina (CSK)|
|2011||Murali Vijay (CSK)|
|2012||Manvinder Bisla (KKR)|
|2013||Kieron Pollard (MI)|
|2014||Manish Pandey (KKR)|
|2015||Rohit Sharma (MI)|
|2016||Ben Cutting (SRH)|
|2017||Krunal Pandya (MI)|
|2018||Shane Watson (CSK)|
|2019||Jasprit Bumrah (MI)|
|2020||Trent Boult (MI)|
Emerging Player of the Year Award
The award was called the “under-23 success of the tournament” in 2008. In 2011–12, the award was known as “Rising Star of the Year”, while in 2013 it was called “Best Young Player of the Season”. Since 2014, this award is called Emerging Player of the Year.
Emerging Player of the Year Award List
|Year||Player name & Team|
|2008||Shreevats Goswami (RCB)|
|2009||Rohit Sharma (DC)|
|2010||Saurabh Tiwary (MI)|
|2011||Iqbal Abdulla (KKR)|
|2012||Mandeep Singh (KXIP)|
|2013||Sanju Samson (RR)|
|2014||Axar Patel (KXIP)|
|2015||Shreyas Iyer (DC)|
|2016||Mustafizur Rahman (SRH)|
|2017||Basil Thampi (GL)|
|2018||Rishabh Pant (DC)|
|2019||Shubman Gill (KKR)|
|2020||Devdutt Padikkal (RCB)|
Fair Play Award
The Fair Play Award is given after each season to the team with the best fair play record. The winner is decided on the basis of the points awarded to the teams by the umpire.
After each match, two on-field umpires and a third umpire score the performances of both teams.
A team may be awarded a total of ten points per match, of which four are awarded by the umpires on the “spirit of the game”, three points on the Laws of Cricket and respect for the umpires, two points each from three criteria. . representation based.
Fair Play Award List
|2008||Chennai Super Kings|
|2009||Kings XI Punjab|
|2010||Chennai Super Kings|
|2011||Chennai Super Kings|
|2013||Chennai Super Kings|
|2014||Chennai Super Kings|
|2015||Chennai Super Kings|
IPL Governing Council
The IPL Governing Council is responsible for all the functions of the tournament.
- Chairman: Brijesh Pate
- Honorary Secretary: Jay Shah
- Honorary Treasurer: Arun Singh Dhumal
- Member: M Khairul Jamal Majumdar
- ICA representative: Pragyan Ojha
- CAG Nominee: Alka Rehani Bhardwaj
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