Hardik Pandya's Gujarat Titans claim maiden title: Complete list of IPL winners since 2008

WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Edited By: Aditya SahayUpdated: May 30, 2022, 02:33 PM IST


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After Gujarat Titans (GT) won the IPL 2022 edition, here's a list of complete IPL winners since the inaugural edition in 2008: 

Hardik Pandya-led Gujarat Titans (GT) weren't expected to go very far in IPL 2022 edition. Comprising some key players and also a lot of inexperience in their squad, Gujarat stunned one and all as different players rose up to the occasion in every game to see them top the group stage and then become the first-ever team to reach the IPL 2022 final. Further, they were never threatened by the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the summit clash as they romped past the one-time winners by seven wickets and claim the trophy in their maiden season. 

Talking about the contest, the Sanju Samson-led RR franchise opted to bat first at the iconic Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium, Ahmedabad on Sunday evening (May 29). Despite a good start by Yashasvi Jaiswal, RR never got going after the dismissals of captain Sanju and in-form opener Jos Buttler to manage only a paltry 130-9. Captain Hardik returned with 3 for 17 to lead from the front as Rajasthan was restricted to a below-par total. In reply, Shubman Gill's sedate 45 not out, Hardik's 30-ball 34 and David Miller's blistering 19-ball 32 propelled GT to an easy win as they clinched the title in their first-ever IPL season (joining RR to become only the second team to achieve this feat).

Thus, with GT claiming their first-ever trophy in the premier T20 tournament, here's a complete list of IPL winners since 2008:

Year Winners
2008 Rajasthan Royals
2009 Deccan Chargers
2010 Chennai Super Kings
2011 Chennai Super Kings
2012 Kolkata Knight Riders
2013 Mumbai Indians
2014 Kolkata Knight Riders
2015 Mumbai Indians
2016 Sunrisers Hyderabad
2017 Mumbai Indians
2018 Chennai Super Kings
2019 Mumbai Indians
2020 Mumbai Indians
2021 Chennai Super Kings
2022 Gujarat Titans

Team finishing first in league phase & winning title
Rajasthan Royals in 2008
Mumbai Indians in 2017, 2019 & 2020
Gujarat Titans in 2022

Indian captains winning IPL
MS Dhoni
Gautam Gambhir
Rohit Sharma
Hardik Pandya

Hardik has so far appeared in five IPL finals and has returned with the trophy on every single occasion. With this win, the Ashish Nehra-Hardik Pandya pairing have proved critics wrong as no one expected the Gujarat franchise to go on to win the elusive title -- with every game won by them seeing different players rise to the occasion. On the other hand, Samson-led RR also exceeded expectations but fell short convincingly in the final hurdle.