Indian Premier League, popularly known as IPL is a twenty-20 cricket tournament that is played by players from all over the world.
It was founded by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2007. However, its inception was in 2008 in a high-profile ceremony in April, in New Delhi.
It is believed that vice president Lalit Modi was the mastermind in introducing the IPL. It is also believed that he is the one who designed the whole format of the tournament along with trophies and other prizes.
The purpose to begin this league was to change the way of playing cricket.
This league is played by both Indian and overseas cricket players.
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Each team of IPL gets a chance to play fourteen matches before they qualify for the semi-finals.
The teams in IPL are formed by auctioning the players. Here is the list of present teams in IPL
- Chennai Super Kings
- Delhi Capitals
- Punjab Kings
- Kolkata Knight Riders
- Mumbai Indians
- Rajasthan Royals
- Royal Challengers Bangalore
- Sunrisers Hyderabad
- Lucknow Super Giants
- Gujarat Titans
IPL Winners Till Date
Mumbai Indians ranks as the best team when talking about the number of titles won as they have won five titles to date.
The second spot in the list of winning teams in IPL is Chennai Super Kings with four titles.
Major Rules Of The IPL
Like all other sports IPL also has its own rules like
- Every IPL team can have a maximum of 4 overseas players in their squad of eleven.
- IPL team players don’t have any local quota.
- Every IPL team is required to have at least 16 players.
- There is no limit of time for the IPL teams as the game uses TV timeouts for their innings.
- A-list players and under 19 players are welcomed to play the IPL and there is no restriction for other players too.
List of All IPL Team Owners 2022
|Chennai Super Kings||India Cements|
|Mumbai Indians||Mukesh Ambani|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||United Spirits|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||SUN Group|
|Delhi Capitals||JSW & GMR Group|
|Punjab Kings||Preity Zinta & Ness Wadia|
|Rajasthan Royals||Emerging Media IPL Ltd|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Red Chillies Entertainment & Mehta Group|
|Lucknow Super Giants||RPSG Group|
|Gujarat Titans||CVC Capital|