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Indian Premier League 2021
Indian Premier League 2021

For any competitive exams like Banking, Rail, RRBNTPC, SSC ,current affairs is an important section. Recently IPL 2021 was ended. Here is a brief note on Indian Premier League 2021 . Chennai Super Kings won the 14th  edition of Indian Premier League.

2021 Indian Premier League

• Edition – 14 (IPL 14)
• Administrator(s) – Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
• Cricket format – Twenty20
• Host(s) – India, United Arab Emirates
• Champions – Chennai Super Kings (4th title)
• Runners-up – Kolkata Knight Riders
• Participants – 8 team
• Total Matches in IPL 14 – 60
• Official sponsor – VIVO

• The league was founded by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2007.

Venues of IPL 14

• IPL 2021 is slated to be played across six different venues across the nation.
• List of venues of IPL 14
1. Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai (10 matches)
2. Eden Gardens, Kolkata, (10 matches)
3. M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru, (10 matches)
4. Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, (8 matches)
5. Chepauk Stadium, Chennai, (10 matches)
6. Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi, (10 matches)

• Due to COVID-19 pandemic, out of 60 matches only 29 matches were played in India.

• These 29 matches were played in four different locations in India.
1. Delhi (Arun Jaitley Stadium)
2. Ahmedabad (Narendra Modi Stadium)
3. Mumbai (Wankhede Stadium)
4. Chennai (M. A. Chidambaram Stadium)

• The venues for the remaining 31 matches were shifted to the United Arab Emirates.
• Venue(s) of the IPL 14 after relocating it in United Arab Emirates.
1. Dubai (Dubai International Cricket Stadium)
2. Sharjah (Sharjah Cricket Stadium)
3. Abu Dhabi (Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium)

Indian Premier League 2021 winners List

☞ IPL 2021 champions – Chennai Super Kings
☞ Emerging player of the season – Ruturaj Gaikwad (Chennai Super Kings)
☞ Perfect Catch of the Season – Ravi Bishnoi (Punjab Kings)

☞ Game changer of the season – Harshal Patel (Royal Challengers Bangalore)
☞ Power player of the season – Venkatesh Iyer ( Kolkata Knight Riders.)

☞ Purple cap – Harshal Patel (Royal Challengers Bangalore)
• The Purple cap in Indian Premier League was introduced on 13 May 2008.
• It is presented to the leading wicket-taker in the IPL.

Harshal Patel ,Purple Cap in IPL 2021
Harshal Patel ,Purple Cap in OPL 2021 (Image source – Twitter)

☞ Orange cap – Ruturaj Gaikwad -635 runs in 16 games – 1 hundred, 4 fifties.
• The Orange cap in IPL was introduced on 25 April 2008.
• It is given to the player with most number of runs in the Indian Premier League
(IPL).

Ruturaj Gaikwad , Orange Cap in IPL 2021
Ruturaj Gaikwad , Orange Cap in IPL 2021  (image source – Twitter)

 

☞ Most Valuable Player – Harshal Patel (Royal Challengers Bangalore)
☞ Super Striker of the Season – Shimron Hetmyer. He had a strike rate of 168.
☞ Fairplay award – Rajasthan Royals.

IPL Winners List from 2008-2021

☞ The team that has won the most IPL titles is Mumbai Indians (5 times | 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020)

☞ The second highest IPL title winning team is Chennai Super Kings. (4 times |2010, 2011, 2018, 2021 )

Edition Year IPL Winners
1 2008 Rajasthan Royals
2 2009 Deccan Chargers
3 2010 Chennai Super Kings
4 2011 Chennai Super Kings
5 2012 Kolkata Knight Riders
6 2013 Mumbai Indians
7 2014 Kolkata Knight Riders
8 2015 Mumbai Indians
9 2016 Sunrisers Hyderabad
10 2017 Mumbai Indians
11 2018 Chennai Super Kings
12 2019 Mumbai Indians
13 2020 Mumbai Indians
14 2021 Chennai Super Kings

About Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

• The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is the governing body for cricket in India and is under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.
• The Indian Premier league was founded by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2007.

• Founded – 1928
• Headquarters – Wankhede Stadium
• Location – Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
• President – Sourav Ganguly
• Vice president(s) – Rajeev Shukla
• Secretary – Jay Shah


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