IPL Winners List - Winners of Indian Premier League 2008-2022

Cricket is no less than any festival celebrated in India. The Twenty 20 matches have received much love as any one-day match of 50 overs. What started as an ambitious project 15 years ago, is now considered the best Twenty 20 league in the world. Recently, the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, was concluded and hence the IPL becomes an important topic for various Government exams.

IPL questions are asked in many defence exams, including CDS, NDA and AFCAT. Knowledge of previous years’ IPL winners is also important for candidates appearing for various competitive examinations. The topic of IPL – Indian Premier League and important facts related to it is covered under the General Awareness section of government exams such as the Bank exam, RRB Exam, SSC exam, etc. 

This article will dive deep into the facts related to IPL such as the formation of the Indian Premier League, the list of IPL Awards, prize money and the IPL Cup Winners list. 

IPL Winners List from 2008 to 2023 PDF can be downloaded by clicking the following button:

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Indian Premier League – Important Facts

    • Indian Premier League is a Twenty – 20 Cricket league held in India annually.
    • It was founded by the BCCI – Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2007, following India’s success at the 2007 T20 World Cup, which is responsible for the operation and functioning of the league.
    • The first Tournament of the Indian Premier League was held in 2008 in India across various parts of the country.
    • The tournament is played with ten teams namely – Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals, Gujrat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants.
    • The top four teams receive cash prizes at the end of the tournament. Half of the prize money must be divided among the players, according to IPL regulations.
    • The most successful IPL team is Mumbai Indians, who have five victories to their name and one runner-up position. 
    • The other team with four IPL championships is Chennai Super Kings, who have also placed second once.

    Check the IPL winning teams list and runners-up in the following table:

    IPL Cup Winners and Runners List: 2008- 2022
    Year Winner Runner up Venue
    2022 Gujarat Titians Rajasthan Royals Ahmedabad
    2021 Chennai Super Kings Kolkata Knight Riders Dubai
    2020 Mumbai Indians Delhi Capitals Dubai
    2019 Mumbai Indians Chennai Super Kings Hyderabad
    2018 Chennai Super Kings Sunrisers Hyderabad Mumbai
    2017 Mumbai Indians Rising Pune Supergiants Hyderabad
    2016 Sunrisers Hyderabad Royal Challengers Bangalore Bangalore
    2015 Mumbai Indians Chennai Super Kings Kolkata
    2014 Kolkata Knight Riders Kings XI Punjab Bangalore
    2013 Mumbai Indians Chennai Super Kings Kolkata
    2012 Kolkata Knight Riders Chennai Super Kings Chennai
    2011 Chennai Super Kings Royal Challengers Bangalore Chennai
    2010 Chennai Super Kings Mumbai Indians Mumbai
    2009 Deccan Chargers Royal Challengers Bangalore Johannesburg
    2008 Rajasthan Royals Chennai Super Kings Mumbai

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IPL Winners 2022

  • The IPL 2022 was the fifteenth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • The tournament took place between 26th March 2022 and 29th May 2022. 
  • The matches during the group stage of the competition were held in Mumbai and Pune, both in the state of Maharashtra.
  • With the inclusion of two new franchises during the season, the league underwent expansion. The two new teams were: Gujrat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants.
  • After the tournament in 2011, this was the second season with ten teams.
  • Newbie, Gujarat Titans defeated Rajasthan Royals in the final match by a margin of seven wickets and claimed the victory.
  • After winning their fourth championship the season before, Chennai Super Kings were the defending champions.
  • Jos Buttler became the most run-scorer in IPL 2022. He scored 863 runs in 17 matches including 4 hundred and 4 fifties. 
  • Jos Buttler also won the most valued player award this season.
IPL 2022 Winners – Key facts
IPL 2022 Tournament Date 26th March 2022
IPL 2022 Final Date 29th May 2022
The Venue of IPL 2022 Finals India- Maharashtra
Winner of IPL 2022 Gujrat Titans
Runner UP  Rajasthan Royals

IPL Winners 2021

  • The 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) began on 9th April 2021. 
  • Kings XI Punjab was renamed the Punjab Kings prior to the tournament.
  • The game, however, was put on indefinite hold on May 4 due to an increase in COVID-19 instances in some teams’ bio bubbles. 
  • The tournament started in India, but the remaining matches of the tournament were played in the United Arab Emirates in September and October 2021.
  • Chennai Super Kings defeated Kolkata Knight Riders in the championship game to claim their fourth IPL title.
  • The most runs were made by Ruturaj Gaikwad in the tournament, while the Most Valuable Player was Harshal Patel, who also took the most wickets.
IPL 2021 Winners – Key facts
IPL 2021 Tournament Date 9th April 2021
IPL 2021 Final Date 15th October 2021 
The Venue of IPL 2021 Finals India and UAE
Winner of IPL 2021 Chennai Super Kings
Runner UP  Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) competed in the IPL 2021 Final, which Chennai Super Kings (CSK) won by a score of 27 runs. 
  • The final game took place in Dubai, where CSK (192/3) defeated KKR (165/9) by a margin of 27 runs. 
  • Chennai Super Kings won their fourth IPL championship with the victory in IPL 2021. 
  • With 32 wickets, Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Harshal Patel received the purple cap.
  • The IPL Orange Cup was won by Ruturaj Gaikwad, who is currently the league’s youngest player.

IPL Winners 2020

The 2020 Indian Premier League Final was played on 10th November 2020 between the Mumbai Indians and the Delhi Capitals at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai. It was a Day-Night Twenty20 match, which decided the IPL winner 2020 of the annual Twenty20 tournament in India.

IPL 2020 tournament was originally scheduled to commence on 29 March 2020, but was suspended until 15 April due to the COVID-19 pandemic in India. The officials decide to start the tournament from September 19th 2020.

IPL 2020 Winners – Key facts
IPL 2020 tournament started September 19th 2020
IPL 2020 Final Played on  November 10th 2020
The venue of IPL 2020 finals Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Winner of IPL 2020 Mumbai Indians
Runner UP  Delhi Capitals

The defending champions, the Mumbai Indians, retained the title of IPL Winners by winning the match by five wickets. This was the fifth IPL title for the Mumbai Indians, having appeared in the finals six times. IPL 2020 was the first IPL final appearance for the Delhi Capitals.

The list of IPL 2020 Awardees for Different Categories are:

  1. Fairplay Award – Mumbai Indians
  2. Orange Cap: KL Rahul of Kings XI Punjab
  3. Purple Cap: Kagiso Rabada of Delhi Capitals
  4. Most Valuable Player: Jofra Archer of Rajasthan Royals
  5. Emerging Player: Devdutt Padikkal of Royal Challengers Bangalore
  6. Game Changer of the Season: KL Rahul of Kings XI Punjab
  7. Super-Striker of the Season: Kieron Pollard of Mumbai Indians
  8. Most Sixes in the season: Ishan Kishan of Mumbai Indians
  9. Powerplayer of the season: Trent Boult of Mumbai Indians

Previous Years IPL Winners List

The table below enlists the winners of the IPL tournament for previous years. 

Go through the list of IPL winners from the year 2008  to 2019. 

Previous Years IPL Winners List
Year IPL Winning Team Captain of Winning Team IPL Runner-up
2019 Mumbai Indians Rohit Sharma Chennai Super Kings
2018 Chennai Super Kings M S Dhoni Sunrisers Hyderabad
2017 Mumbai Indians Rohit Sharma Rising Pune Supergiant
2016 Sunrisers Hyderabad David Warner Royal Challengers Bangalore
2015 Mumbai Indians Rohit Sharma Chennai Super Kings
2014 Kolkata Knight Riders Gautam Gambhir Kings XI Punjab
2013 Mumbai Indians Rohit Sharma Chennai Super Kings
2012 Kolkata Knight Riders Gautam Gambhir Chennai Super Kings
2011 Chennai Super Kings M S Dhoni Royal Challengers Bangalore
2010 Chennai Super Kings M S Dhoni Mumbai Indians
2009 Deccan Chargers Adam Gilchrist Royal Challengers Bangalore
2008 Rajasthan Royals Shane Warne Chennai Super Kings

IPL – Sample Questions On General Awareness

Aspirants of various competitive or government exams do encounter 1 or 2 questions based on IPL in the General Awareness Section of these exams. The types of questions related to this topic are given for reference.

Q.1. Which Team has won the maximum IPL Titles?

  1. Deccan Chargers
  2. Kolkata Knight Riders
  3. Mumbai Indians
  4. Rajasthan Royals

Answer (3) Mumbai Indians have won 5 titles.

Q.2. Which Player hit the maximum number of Sixes in IPL 2022?

  1. Jos Buttler
  2. Hardik Pandya
  3. Virat Kohli
  4. Dinesh Karthik

Answer (1) Jos Buttler

Q.3. Who is the leading wicket-taker in the Indian Premier League? 

  1. Wanindu Hasaranga
  2. Yuzvendra Chahal
  3. Umran Malik
  4. Dwayne Bravo

Answer (2) Yuzvendra Chahal

Q.4. Who among the following is the highest run-scorer in the IPL 2022?

  1. KL Rahul
  2. Virat Kohli
  3. Hardik Pandya
  4. Jos Buttler

Answer (4) Jos Buttler

 Q.5. Which team has been the maximum-time runner-up in IPL history?

  1. Rajasthan Royals
  2. Chennai Super Kings
  3. Kolkata Knight Riders
  4. Kings XI Punjab

Answer (2) Chennai Super Kings

Candidates encounter such types of MCQ questions in the general awareness section. Therefore, it is imperative to go through and download the list of IPL Winners between 2008 and 2022.

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IPL Winners List – Player Awards

 Take a look at the list of awards given away in the IPL 2022 Tournament based on players’ performances. 

The complete list of IPL awards for best performances includes the following categories: 

  • Orange Cap – To the leading run-scorer in IPL – Shaun Marsh became the first winner of the award. In the 2019 IPL David Warner won the Orange Cap IPL Award, and in IPL 2022 Jos Buttler won the Orange Cap.
  • Purple Cap – To the leading wicket-taker in IPL – Sohail Tanveer was the first awardee of Purple Cap. In IPL 2019, Imran Tahir won this award. In IPL 2022, Yuzvendra Chahal won the Purple Cap. 
  • Maximum Sixes Awards – To the batsman who hits the most sixes in IPL. 1st receiver of this award was Sanath Jayasuriya and in IPL 2019 Andre Russell won the Maximum Sixes Award. Jos Buttler won the Maximum Sixes Award in IPL 2022. 
  • Most Valuable Player – Till 2012 it was called ‘Man of the Tournament’. Shane Watson was the first recipient of this award in 2008 IPL. Jofra Archer won the award of Most Valuable Player in IPL 2020. In 2022, Jos Buttler was felicitated with this award.
  • Emerging Player of the Year – It was presented as “best under-19 player” in 2008, and “best under-23 player” and “Under-23 Success of the Tournament” in 2009 and 2010 respectively. The award was known as “Rising Star of the Year”, in 2011-12, and “Best Young Player of the Season” in 2013. Since 2014, the award has been called the “Emerging Player of the Year.” The first player to receive this award was Shreevats Goswami in 2008, Devdutt Padikkal won the award for Emerging Player of the Year in IPL 2020. In IPL 2022, Umran Malik won this award. 

Given below is the complete list of IPL Awards (categories) with its 1st recipient and the latest winners:

IPL Awards List (Categories & Winners)
Awards 1st Recipient (2008) Latest Recipient (2022)
Man of the Match (Final) Yusuf Pathan Hardik Pandya
Orange Cap (Most Runs) Shaun Marsh (KXIP) Jos Buttler
Purple Cap (Most Wickets) Sohail Tanveer (RR) Yuzvendra Chahal
Emerging Player (future star of International Cricket) Shreevats Goswami (RCB) Umran Malik
Stylish Player
Perfect Catch Evin Lewis
Super Striker Dinesh Karthik
Most Valuable Player (earning more points in the whole season) Shane Watson (RR) Jos Buttler
Fair play Award (best spirit of the game throughout the season) Chennai Super Kings Gujrat Titans and Rajasthan Royals
Gamechanger of the Season Jos Buttler
Maximum Sixes Sanath Jayasuriya Jos Buttler
Most Fours Jos Buttler
Fastest Delivery of the Match Lockie Ferguson

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Most Win in IPL

Mumbai Indians (MI), which has five IPL championships, is the league’s most successful team. The second-best team to win the IPL championship four times is Chennai Super Kings. Let’s look at the list of teams with the most IPL victories.

IPL Winner Team Times Year
Mumbai Indians 5 times 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020
Chennai Super Kings 4 times 2010, 2011, 2018, 2021
Kolkata Knight Riders 2 times 2012, 2014
Sunrisers Hyderabad 1 time 2016
Rajasthan Royals 1 time 2008
Deccan Chargers 1 time 2009

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Candidates preparing for the upcoming government exams must carefully go through the list of IPL Winners to ace the General Awareness Section easily.

Also, check Previous Year Question Papers with solution PDF to understand the type of questions asked in the general awareness section of these examinations.

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Frequently Asked Questions about IPL


Q1. Who is the best captain in IPL?

Ans. Mumbai Indians’ Rohit Sharma is the best and most successful captain in IPL and has 5 titles..

Q2. Which player won the most IPL titles?

Ans. Rohit Sharma has won the IPL titles 6 times. He has won it 5 times for Mumbai Indians and one time for the Deccan Chargers.

Q3. Who is the highest wicket-taker in IPL?

Ans: Lasith Malinga from Mumbai Indians took the maximum number of wickets in the history of IPL with 170 wickets.

Q4. Who is the winner of the first edition of IPL?

Ans. The First edition of IPL was held in 2008 and was won by Rajasthan Royals.

Q5. Who was the IPL 2021 winner?

Ans: Ans. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) was the winner of IPL 2021. it was the 4th time CSK won the IPL title under Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s captaincy.

Q6. Name the player who hit the most sixes in IPL history.

Ans. Chris Gayle leads the chart of the highest number of sixes in IPL with 349 sixes.

Q7. Who is the winner of IPL 2022?

Ans: Ans. Gujarat Titans (GT) is the winner of TATA IPL 2022. Gujarat Titans (GT) beats Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the final match by 7 wickets.

Q8. Which two new teams participated in IPL 2022?

Ans: Gujrat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants are the two new teams that participated in IPL 2022.


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