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IPL : Previous IPL winners, a look back

Mumbai, May 25 (): The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a league for Twenty20 cricket championship in India. Top Indian and international cricket players take part in IPL, contributing to what is the world’s “richest cricket tournament”.

So far, five season of Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 Cricket Tournament have taken place. The sixth season of Indian Premier League started on 3rd April 2013 and the final match is about to take place in Kolkata at the country’s most prestigious cricket ground Eden Gardens on May 26.

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) is the most successful team having won the tournament twice in 2010 and 2011.

As the cricket fans are preparing themselves to witness the final match, let us have a look at the previous IPL winners.

IPL Season 1 (2008) Winner :
Rajasthan Royals (Captain – Shane Warne)
They defeated Chennai Super Kings in the finals on 1st June 2008 at the DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai.

IPL Season 2 (2009) Winner :
Deccan Chargers (Captain – Adam Gilchrist)
They defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore in the finals on 24th May 2009 at the New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.

IPL Season 3 (2010) Winner :
Chennai Super Kings (Captain – MS Dhoni)
They defeated Mumbai Indians in the finals on 25th April 2010 at the DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai.

IPL Season 4 (2011) Winner :
Chennai Super Kings (Captain – MS Dhoni)
They defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore in the finals on 28th May 2011 at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

IPL Season 5 (2012) Winner :
Kolkata Knight Riders (Captain – Gautam Gambir)
They defeated Chennai Super Kings in the finals on 27th May 2012 at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

IPL Season 6 (2013)
The finals of the IPL Season 6 (2013) will be played between Chennai super Kings and Mumbai Indians on May 26 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. In IPL season 3, Chennai and Mumbai were fighting for the title, in which Chennai Super Kings won the title. Again, the two teams are facing each other for the title on May 26.

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