Check out some of the most successful teams in IPL that have created history and then rewrote it with their impeccable performance and statistics.
Cricket is like a religion in the country and IPL is like Diwali for the same, i.e. the biggest festival for the supporters. Even though 2020 has seen some very big downs, IPL 2020 certainly had some positive contribution to it. After delaying it for 4-5 months we were finally served the IPL season 13 and if you were following it then you had to admit, it was a ride like never before. However, the end result was quite similar to what we have seen in the past, and that brings us to discuss some of the most successful teams in IPL.
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Apart from Mumbai Indians and their 5th win, IPL 2020 also brought some strong teams to the forefront, let’s see how many of them have been able to secure a spot on the list of the most successful teams in IPL.
1. Mumbai Indians (MI)
It is pretty obvious that Mumbai Indians is the topmost successful teams of IPL. Led by the remarkable batsman, Rohit Sharma, it has been the most successful team of IPL.
This team is owned by the Reliance Group and has won five IPL trophies, the most won by any team till now in the years 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and now in 2020 as well. They have even won two Champions Trophies in the years 2011 and 2013. They have a winning percentage of 57.29%.
2. Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
Though CSK wasn’t able to put their best forward this year, it has made it to this list staying just after Mumbai Indians. The competition between the two teams has always been at a record high, and the same can be observed between fans. CSK is led by everyone’s favourite Captain Cool, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and he has been successful in bringing the team to this list.
They won the IPL title thrice in 2010, 2011, and 2018. Apart from this, they have even won two Champions Trophies. They have a winning percentage of 61.2%.
3. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
KKR ranks at the third position on this list of most successful teams in IPL, and have won the most number of consecutive winnings in IPL, all under the great leadership of Gautam Gambhir.
They have the IPL title to their name twice in the years 2012 and 2014. Currently, the team is led by Captain Dinesh Kartik, under the leadership of whom, it was considered the best team of IPL. KKR has a winning percentage of 51.6%.
4. Rajasthan Royals (RR)
With a great performance in the field, RR cracks the fourth position in this list. It has been one of the most successful teams in IPL and the first winner of this tournament. They won the inaugural season of IPL, in the year 2008, when it was led by Shane Warne. This season, under the leadership of Steve Smith, the team performed well, but couldn’t find its position in the finals.
5. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
Initially, they were named Deccan Chargers Hyderabad but later were replaced and introduced as Sunrisers Hyderabad. SRH has always been considered as one of the strongest teams in IPL due to their strong lineup and players. They are better known as the Orange Army by their fans. Led by the remarkable, David Warner, the team has won the title of the Indian Premier League in the year 2018.
So, these are the most successful teams in IPL. These are also the team with a huge fan following. While the glitz and glamour and passion from the live audience in the ground was missing this year, we certainly were able to witness some super crazy matches on our screen. From super overs to massive chases and some impeccable catches, IPL 2020 had all the masala to sustain us for the long run. Let’s hope that we’ll be able to experience the next season of IPL live and cheer for our favourite teams and players, in person.