When Rajasthan Royals hit the winning runs in the inaugural edition of the IPL, they itched their name in history. Since then, some of the heavy-weights have gone on to lift the coveted trophy. And today, we take a look at the IPL champions over the years.
It was Deccan Chargers who came out in flying colors in South Africa against all the odds. And then the Chennai Super Kings stamped their authority for two years in a row. They were very much in it to make a hat-trick but the men in purple and gold- Kolkata Knight Riders lifted their maiden title in 2012. Let’s take a look at the table above.
|Year||Winner||Runner Up||Venue||Number of teams||Player of the Match||Player of the Series|
|2019||Mumbai Indians||Chennai Super Kings||Hyderabad||8||Jasprit Bumrah||Andre Russell|
|2018||Chennai Super Kings||Sunrisers Hyderabad||Mumbai||8||Shane Watson||Sunil Narine|
|2017||Mumbai Indians||Rising Pune Supergiants||Hyderabad||8||Krunal Pandya||Ben Stokes|
|2016||Sunrisers Hyderabad||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Bangalore||8||Ben Cutting||Virat Kohli|
|2015||Mumbai Indians||Chennai Super Kings||Kolkata||8||Rohit Sharma||Andre Russell|
|2014||Kolkata Knight Riders||Kings XI Punjab||Bangalore||8||Manish Pandey||Glenn Maxwell|
|2013||Mumbai Indians||Chennai Super Kings||Kolkata||9||Kieron Pollard||Shane Watson|
|2012||Kolkata Knight Riders||Chennai Super Kings||Chennai||9||Manvinder Bisla||Sunil Narine|
|2011||Chennai Super Kings||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Chennai||10||Murali Vijay||Chris Gayle|
|2010||Chennai Super Kings||Mumbai Indians||Mumbai||8||Suresh Raina||Sachin Tendulkar|
|2009||Deccan Chargers||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Johhanesburg||8||Anil Kumble||Adam Gilchrist|
|2008||Rajasthan Royals||Chennai Super Kings||Mumbai||8||Yusuf Pathan||Shane Watson|