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What is the IPL full form?
The word IPL is an acronym, and the IPL full form stands for “Indian Premier League”. The IPL is a cricket tournament that is played in the t20 format. In year 2008, the Indian Premier League was introduced by the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI), 2008 and the match was started on the 18th of April 2008 and the Rajasthan Royals was the first IPL winner in 2008.
The format of IPL is such that it allows cricket players from all over the world to play in the Indian Premier League. The Indian players and the foreign players form a team and the selection of the players is done through the bidding process.
The best players from the ODI and T20 international cricket are valued very high in the IPL bidding. And the teams are formed like Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians, etc.
The format of IPL is such that the teams are made and each team will play two matches against each other and in total the team has to play 14 matches to reach in semi-finals and the eight teams will play in the quarter-final. After qualifying for the quarter-final, the 4 teams will in the semi-finals and only two teams will go for the finals.
The qualifying of the quarter-final to the semi-final is done on the basis of the points which the teams have to earn by winning the matches.
Guidelines for Composition of IPL Team
Following is the set of guidelines that have to be followed while forming any team.
- Each and every team must have at least 16 players.
- In the playing XI squad, the foreign players should be 4 in number.
- The first class or ‘list A’ under 19 players can play in the IPL.
- For Indian players there will be no quota.
|Year||Winner Team||Runner UP Team|
|2008||Rajasthan Royals||Chennai Super Kings|
|2009||Deccan Chargers||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|2010||Chennai Super Kings||Mumbai Indians|
|2011||Chennai Super Kings||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|2012||Kolkata Knight Riders||Chennai Super Kings|
|2013||Mumbai Indians||Chennai Super Kings|
|2014||Kolkata Knight Riders||Kings XI Punjab|
|2015||Mumbai Indians||Chennai Super Kings|
|2016||Sunrisers Hyderabad||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|2017||Mumbai Indians||Rising Pune Supergiant|
|2018||Chennai Super Kings||Sunrisers Hyderabad|
|2019||Mumbai Indians||Chennai Super Kings|
|2020||Mumbai Indians||Delhi Capitals|
|2021||Royal Challengers Bangalore||NA|
FAQ’s on IPL
Ans.) There are many media news and insider news about the fixing of IPL matches and many times it is found to be fake. One thing is sure that all the IPL matches are not fixed.
Ans.) Whether any IPL team wins or loses it will be always in profit because of their sponsors and the brands they are promoting. The winning team earns more profits than other teams.
Ans.) The meaning of IPL is “Indian Premier League”.
Ans.) All the IPL team has their own fan base because of the city or the state which the team is representing.
Ans.) In the IPL the teams represent the states or cities and players from different states, cities, and countries play in the same team which brings national integrity.
Ans.) Mostly the IPL players are paid as per their performances in the previous IPL matches and their track record in the ODI.
Ans.) The was canceled on 4 May 2021. IPL will again start on 19 September 2021.
Ans.) IPL was scheduled between 9 April 2021 and 30 May 2021 and because of the high Covid situation in India, the IPL was canceled on 4th May 2021.
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