IPL 2024/Indian Premier League 2024 Updated/ Sports current affairs 2024

IPL 2024
Indian Premier League 2024 (IPL 2024)/ IPL 2024/ Important questions/ Sports Current affairs 2024


Indian Premier League 2024 (IPL 2024)/ IPL 2024/ Important questions/ Sports Current affairs 2024

The Indian Premier League 2024 (IPL 2024) is an exciting cricket tournament that demonstrated the best of Indian and international talent. With its electrifying matches and star-studded teams, the IPL 2024 has become a thrilling season for cricket enthusiasts. 

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In which city was ‘IPL 2024’ inaugurated on 22 March?

Ans: Chennai

(Fact- The opening ceremony of Indian Premier league was held at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. It is also known as Chepauk Stadium.

The inaugural match of the tournament was played at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on 22 March 2024. The match was played between defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).

Winner- Chennai Super Kings (CSK))

Which edition of IPL is being played in 2024?

Ans: 17th

(Facts: Indian Premier League (IPL), also known as Tata IPL, Administrator- Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Format- T20, First Edition-2008

Most successful Teams- Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai Indians (5 titles each)

Most runs- Virat Kohli (7263)

Most Wickets- Yuzvendra Chahal (187))

How many teams have participated in ‘IPL 2024’?

Ans: 10

Facts- List of 10 teams in IPL 2024

  1. Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
  2. Delhi Capitals (DC)
  3. Gujarat Titans (GT)
  4. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
  5. Lucknow Super giants (LSG)
  6. Mumbai Indian (MI)
  7. Punjab Kings (PBKS)
  8. Rajasthan Royals (RR)
  9. Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB)
  10. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)

Who is the title sponsor for IPL 2024?

Ans: Tata

(Facts- Tata Group renewed its contract as the Title Sponsor of the Indian Premier League for a 5- year (2024-2028) tenure for ₹2500 crore- the highest ever sponsorship amount in the history of the league.

Tata Group also previously had the title sponsorship of IPL in 2022 and 2023.)

Who has become the new captain of Mumbai Indians (MI) for IPL 2024?

Ans : Hardik Pandya

(Facts: IPL 2024 Teams and their captains-

  1. Chennai Super Kings- Ruturaj Gaikwad
  2. Delhi Capitals- Rishabh Pant
  3. Gujarat Titans- Shubman Gill
  4. Kolkata Knight Riders- Shreyas Iyer
  5. Lucknow Super Giants- K. L. Rahul
  6. Mumbai Indians- Hardik Pandya
  7. Punjab Kings- Shikhar Dhawan
  8. Rajasthan Royals- Sanju Samson
  9. Royal Challengers Bengaluru- Faf du Plessis
  10. Sunrisers Hyderabad- Pat Cummins)

Ans: Kolkata Knight Riders (3rd Title)

(Facts: KKR Captain- Shreyas Iyer

Runner Up: Sunrisers Hyderabad (captain- Pat Cummins))

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Who is the new chairman of ‘IPL’ at present?

Ans: Arun Dhumal

Who has become the most expensive player in IPL history?

Ans: Mitchell Starc

(Fact- Australian player Mitchell Starc not only became the most expensive player in IPL 2024, but he also became the most expensive player in the history of this league. Kolkata knight Ridders spent ₹24.75 crore on Starc.)

Who is the owner of ‘IPL 2024’ franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK)?

Ans: N. Srinivasan

(Facts: He is the Current managing director of India Cements Limited and Owner of CSK. Srinivasan has been the de facto owner of the team since the first IPL in 2008

  1. Chennai Super Kings (CSK)- N. Srinivasan
  2. Delhi Capitals (DC)- Parth Jindal
  3. Gujarat Titans (GT)- CVC Capital Partners
  4. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)- Shahrukh Khan, Juhi Chawla and Jai Mehta
  5. Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)- Dr. Sanjeev Goenka
  6. Mumbai Indians (MI)- Mukesh Ambani
  7. Punjab Kings (PBKS)- Preity Zinta, Ness Wadia, Mohit Burman and Karan Paul
  8. Rajasthan Royals (RR)- Manoj Badale
  9. Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB)- United Spirits Limited
  10. Sunrise Hyderabad (SRH)- Kalanithi Maran)

Which team won the title of IPL 2023?

Ans: Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

(Facts: 16th IPL 2023, Host- India, Winner- Chennai Super Kings (5th title)

Runner up- Gujarat Titans,

Where was the final match played? – Narendra Modi Stadium (Ahmedabad)

IPL titles won by Chennai Super Kings- 2010, 2011, 2018, 2021, 2023)

In which year was the first edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) held?

Ans: 2008

(Facts- The 2008 Indian Premier League season was the inaugural season of the IPL, which was established by the BCCI in 2007.

2008 IPL facts: Champion- Rajasthan Royals (1st title)

Runner up- Chennai Super Kings)

Which organization organizes IPL in India?



(Facts- BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) Establishment- 1928, Headquarter- Mumbai, President- Roger Binny)

What is new name of IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)?

Ans: Royal Challengers Bengaluru

Royal Challengers Bengaluru

(Facts: New names of other teams-

  • Delhi Daredevils- Delhi Capitals
  • Kings XI Punjab- Punjab Kings
  • Deccan Chargers- Sunrisers Hyderabad)

Who has won the ‘Orange Cap’ given in IPL 2024?

Ans: Virat Kohli (RCB)

(Facts: Orange Cap is given to the players who scored the most runs. Virat Kohli has scored 741 runs.)

Who has won the ‘Purple Cap’ in IPL 2024?

Ans: Harshal Patel

(Facts: Purple cap is given to the players taking the most wickets.

Harshal Patel took a total 24 Wickets)

Important Awards IPL 2024

S. No.AwardPlayer/ Team
1Most Valuable Player AwardSunil Narine (KKR)
2Fair play team of the SeasonSunrisers Hyderabad
3Catch of the SeasonRamandeep Singh (KKR)
4Most Fours of the seasonTravis Head (SRH) with 64 fours
5Ultimate Fantasy of the SeasonSunil Narine
6Most Sixes of the seasonAbhishek Sharma (SRH) with 42 sixes
7Electric Striker of the SeasonJake Fraser- McGurk (DC)
8Emerging Player of the SeasonNitish Kumar Reddy (SRH)

Who has become the ‘first player to play 200 matches’ in IPL?

Ans: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

(Facts- 200+ appearances in the IPL

MS Dhoni – 253

Rohit Sharma – 246

Dinesh Karthik – 245

Virat Kohli – 240

Ravindra Jadeja – 229

Shikhar Dhawan – 220

Suresh Raina – 205

Robin Uthappa – 205

Ambati Rayudu – 204

R. Ashwin – 200)

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Which player has become the first player to score centuries in two consecutive IPL matches?

Ans: Shikhar Dhawan

Who has become the ‘Captain who won 11 matches’ in IPL?

Ans: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Who has become the first cricketer in the world to captain in maximum 300 T20 matches?

Ans: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Who has become the first player to complete 100 catches for a franchise (Chennai Super Kings) in the ‘Indian Premier League’?

Ans: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Who has become the first player to score 1000 runs against the same team in IPL?

Ans: Rohit Sharma

Who became the first Indian batsman to score 6 thousand runs in IPL?

Ans: Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli

Which is the most expensive team in IPL history?

Ans: Lucknow Super Giants

Logo of Lucknow Super Giants

Which is the most successful team in IPL history?

Ans: Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings.

(Facts- Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians are the most successful teams in IPL history. Both of them have won five titles each.

Kolkata Knight Riders is three times and Sunrises Hyderabad is two-times winner while Rajasthan Royals and Gujarat Titans have won the competition once each.)

Who hold the record of hitting most sixes in history of IPL?

Ans: Chris Gales

(Facts: Chris Gayle holds the record for hitting the most sixes in the history of IPL. Gayle has hit 357 sixes in 142 matches of IPL.)

IPL Winners and Runners up list 2008-2024

Won by
Runner up
2024Kolkata Knight Riders1 RunSunrisers Hyderabad Chennai
2023Chennai Super Kings5 WicketsGujarat TitansAhmedabad
2022Gujarat Titans7 WicketsRajasthan Royals Ahmedabad
2021Chennai Super Kings27 RunsKolkata Knight RidersDubai
2020Mumbai Indians5 Wickets Delhi CapitalsDubai
2019Mumbai Indians1 RunChennai Super KingsHyderabad
2018Chennai Super Kings8 Wickets Sunrisers HyderabadMumbai
2017Mumbai Indians1 RunRising Pune SupergiantsHyderabad
2016Sunrisers Hyderabad8 Runs Royal Challengers BangaloreBangalore
2015Mumbai Indians41 Runs Chennai Super KingsKolkata
2014Kolkata Knight Riders3 Wickets Kings XI PunjabBangalore
2013Mumbai Indians23 Runs Chennai Super KingsKolkata
2012Kolkata Knight Riders5 Wickets Chennai Super KingsChennai
2011Chennai Super Kings58 RunsRoyal Challengers BangaloreChennai
2010Chennai Super Kings22 RunsMumbai IndiansMumbai
2009Deccan Chargers6 RunsRoyal Challengers BangaloreJohannesburg
2008Rajasthan Royals3 WicketsChennai Super KingsMumbai
IPL Winners and Runners up list 2008-2024

Home Grounds of IPL Teams

  • Delhi Capitals team-Arun Jaitley Cricket Stadium, New Delhi
  • Chennai Super Kings team- M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
  • Lucknow Super giants team- Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
  • Royal Challengers Bengaluru team- M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
  • Kolkata Knight Riders team- Eden Gardens, Kolkata
  • Mumbai Indians team- Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
  • Punjab Kings team- Inderjit Singh Bindra Stadium, Punjab
  • Gujarat Titans team- Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad team- Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad
  • Rajasthan Royals team- Sawai Mansingh Cricket Stadium, Jaipur

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