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)|
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Indian Premier League Winners
|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|
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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