Ahmedabad: After the Gujarat Titans made their debut in IPL-15, not a single cricket expert believed that this team would even reach the playoffs! However, the Gujarat Titans, who turned all counts upside down, have lifted the trophy not only in the playoffs but also in the final. With this, Gujarat has become the second team to become the champion in the debut season.
Earlier, Rajasthan Royals had won the IPL in the first season of 2008. After five years, the tournament has got a new champion in the form of Gujarat. She reached the final of the tournament 14 years after Rajasthan won its first season in 2008.
Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings, two of the most successful teams in the IPL, are at the bottom of the points table after five years. In 2016, Sunrisers Hyderabad captured the trophy.
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Mumbai Indians have the record of winning the most trophies in the history of IPL. The team has won five trophies to its name while Chennai, which has made it to the playoffs for most of the season, has won four trophies. In addition, Kolkata Bay, Hyderabad, Rajasthan Royals and Deccan Chargers have won the title once each.
In IPL-2016, Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore made it to the final in which Hyderabad beat Bangalore by eight runs. After this Hyderabad won the title in its own name. Since then, three times Mumbai and two times Chennai Super Kings have become champions. However, five years later, two new teams made it to the finals.