Indian Premier League | winners, sponsors, facts and figures

Indian Premier League (IPL) or also known as Vivo Indian Premier League is a professional T-20 Cricket league in India. It was founded by BCCI (Board of control for Cricket in India) in 2008. League had some strict rules like only 4 overseas players can play in a match, a salary cap of the entire squad cannot exceed 80 crores INR.

Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians were the most successful franchises in IPL history by winning 3 prizes each.

Indian Premier League sponsors

From the beginning of the league 2008 to 2012, DLF was the sponsor for IPL. DLF got the sponsorship by bidding 200 crores INR for 5 seasons of IPL. After that Pepsi got sponsorship rights for the next 5 season for 396 crores INR. However, BCCI terminated the deal two years before the expiry of the contract and send the sponsorship to Vivo for the next two years. In 2017, Vivo retained the sponsorship with a bid of 2199 crores INR till 2022.

Sponsor Period Fees per year (In INR)
DLF 2008-2012 40 crores
Pepsi 2013-2015 79 crores
Vivo 2016-2017 95 crores
Vivo 2018-2022 439.8 crores


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Indian Premier League Winners

Edition Winner Runner-up
2008 Rajasthan Royals Chennai Super Kings
2009 Deccan Chargers Royal Challengers Banglore
2010 Chennai Super Kings Mumbai Indians
2011 Chennai Super Kings Royal Challengers Banglore
2012 Kolkata Knight Riders Chennai Super Kings
2013 Mumbai Indians Chennai Super Kings
2014 Kolkata Knight Riders Kings XI Punjab
2015 Mumbai Indians Chennai Super Kings
2016 Sunrisers Hyderabad Royal Challengers Banglore
2017 Mumbai Indians Rising Pune Supergiant
2018 Chennai Super Kings Sunrisers Hyderabad


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Indian Premier League Orange Cap Winners

The orange cap is given to the leading run scorer in IPL. Brendon McCullum was the first player to wear the orange cap and Shaun Marsh was the first player to win this award.

Edition Player Team and Runs
2008 Shaun Marsh Kings XI Punjab (616)
2009 Matthew Hayden Chennai Super Kings (735)
2010 Sachin Tendulkar Mumbai Indians (618)
2011 Chris Gayle Royal Challengers Banglore (608)
2012 Chris Gayle Royal Challengers Banglore (733)
2013 Michael Hussey Chennai Super Kings (733)
2014 Robin Uthappa Kolkata Knight Riders (660)
2015 David Warner Sunrisers Hyderabad (562)
2016 Virat Kohli Royal Challengers Banglore (973)
2017 David Warner Sunrisers Hyderabad (641)
2018 Kane Williamson Sunrisers Hyderabad (735)


Indian Premier League Purple Cap Winners

The purple cap is given to the leading wicket-taker in IPL. Sohail Tanvir was the first player to win this award.

Edition Player Team and wickets
2008 Sohail Tanvir  Rajasthan Royals (22)
2009 RP Singh  Deccan Chargers (23)
2010 Pragyan Ojha  Deccan Chargers (21)
2011 Lasith Malinga Mumbai Indians (28)
2012 Morne Morkel Delhi Daredevils (25)
2013 Dwayne Bravo Chennai Super Kings (32)
2014 Mohit Sharma Chennai Super Kings (23)
2015 Dwayne Bravo Chennai Super Kings (24)
2016 Bhuvneshwar Kumar Sunrisers Hyderabad (23)
2017 Bhuvneshwar Kumar Sunrisers Hyderabad (26)
2018 Andrew Tye Kings XI Punjab (24)


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