IPL, which stands for Indian Premier League, is one of the most popular cricketing events in India, which is awaited and watched all over the country and the world by avid cricket fans every year. The event, which was started in 2008 by the BCCI, is played in T20 format of the game and is contested between franchisee teams from various cities, which are currently eight in number. Commercially, it is one of the most successful and lucrative sporting events in the country, with its brand value reaching a whopping US $ 3.2 billion. Till date, eight IPL events have been organized in India and the ninth one is running in 2016.
Here is a list of winners or champions of all IPL seasons played till 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 years:
Season 1 (2008)
Season 1 of IPL was played in 2008 and sponsored by DLF. Out of the eight teams which participated in the event, Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings reached the finale and the title was lifted by Rajasthan Royals.