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Elite teams in the IPL

There are 8 teams with 8 different franchises playing in round-robin format later in the playoffs for the title of IPL. There are elite teams from the inception of IPL which I Believe are the best to date.

Last updated: 09.07.2020
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Back in 2008, one of the most entertaining leagues in the world was started by the BCCI. No one has ever thought about it going to be the most expensive leagues in the future which are currently ranked No. 1 in the world among BBL, CPL or most of the T-20 leagues in the world.


The platform of “IPL” giving the chance to the young chaps from India and across the world to prove their mettle in this league and to hit the fame also which they are struggling to get in the national or domestic sides of there states.


The players from the world cricket perform in the “IPL” which in turn give the opportunity for young chaps like Pant, Shaw or Devdutt the Upcoming Star of India who hails from Karnataka to share the dressing room with these players and to get to know about how to handle pressure in these tough matches.


There are 8 teams with 8 different franchises playing in round-robin format later in the playoffs for the title of “IPL”. There are teams from the inception of “IPL” which I Believe are the best till date.


Here I’ve sorted up the teams according to elite standard:


  • Elite Level of teams- “CSK” “RCB” “KKR” “SRH”


  • Average level of teams- “DC” “RR” “MI” “KXIP” 


There is no doubt that the teams from the “Elite Level” are best in the league. No matter they are unlucky or whatsoever but if a team like these have a day even the scoreboard looks small who can forget the highest score by the RCB team in the IPL i.e. is 263/5 in 2013 in just 20 overs which includes the power-hitting of Superman Chris “Gayle” by scoring 175 runs in just 66 balls and in that innings he had hit 17 sixes which is still highest Individual score by any batsman In IPL history. 


Here are some of the interesting facts of “Elite Teams”:

1. “CSK” words or emotions will less to describe this Expectational team from the inception of IPL. The team is led by Mr. Finisher or MS. Dhoni from 2008 and has win % of 60.5 which is highest by any team in the IPL. One of the most consistent teams to qualify for “playoffs” in every season.


2. MR. Consistent or Suresh Raina was the first man to breach the mark of 5000 runs in the IPL history who is playing from “CSK” from the inaugural season of IPL. Although, he has played for two different franchises in his IPL career Gujarat Lions and Chennai super kings.


3. “RCB” maybe they don’t have titles in the Stockpile but they have the stats like to be in the “Elite” ranking among the others. The second-highest score by a team in the “IPL” is also on RCB name which is 248/3 in 2016. Even the first one was also from Royal challengers Bangalore.


4. No matter what people will say, matches like CSK VS RCB are a treat to watch than MI holding the titles for so many times. 


5. “KKR” 2014 the year which was registered in the history IPL for KKR and has changed the picture of KKR finally. KKR was the favorites before 2014 but after 2014 they have earned equal respect like “CSK” which was led by Gautam Gambir. The fastest 50 by Sunil Narine in just 17 balls was also from KKR in 2017. 


6. The big-hitters like Andree Russell in the depth overs what else you want from the team captain to finish up the match. Moreover, a dominant pace attack can destroy any batting line ups in a quick time. 

7. “SRH” the Hyderabadi Biryani or the “2016 champions”, one of the few times with complete bowling attack from pace to spin and the kind of this team is looking very Invincible with help batting line-up they have in the top order like David Warner, Dhawan, Kane, Mitchell Marsh, Shakib, Bairstow, Rashid khan, Carlos, Manish Pandey, Kumar, Fabian, Stan lake.


8. 2 times into the playoffs and 1-time runners-up they have everything to be listed up among the “elite teams”.  

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