2008 Point Table IPL

Updated on: Jun 6, 2023 2:18 pm IST

IPL 2008 final

The 2008 IPL was a groundbreaking tournament in the world of cricket, introducing a new format of franchise-based T20 cricket in India. The league featured eight teams representing different cities in India, each composed of a mix of international and domestic players.

2008 Point Table IPL

The teams that participated in the 2008 IPL were Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals), Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Mumbai Indians (MI), Rajasthan Royals (RR), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), and Deccan Chargers (now Sunrisers Hyderabad). Here’s a look at 2008 Point Table IPL.

Position Team Matches Played Matches Won Matches Lost No Result Points Net Run Rate
1 Rajasthan Royals 14 11 3 0 22 +0.692
2 Chennai Super Kings 14 8 6 0 16 +0.192
3 Kings XI Punjab 14 10 4 0 20 -0.251
4 Delhi Daredevils 14 7 7 0 14 +0.342
5 Mumbai Indians 14 7 7 0 14 -0.043
6 Kolkata Knight Riders 14 6 8 0 12 -0.123
7 Royal Challengers Bangalore 14 4 10 0 8 -1.160
8 Deccan Chargers 14 2 12 0 4 -1.478

The tournament followed a round-robin format, with each team playing against each other twice in a home and away manner. The top four teams in the points table advanced to the playoffs, which consisted of two semi-finals, followed by the final.

Rajasthan Royals, led by Shane Warne, emerged as the surprise winners of the inaugural IPL. They finished the group stage at the top of the points table and continued their impressive form in the playoffs, defeating Delhi Daredevils in the first semi-final. In the final, played at DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai, Rajasthan Royals faced Chennai Super Kings. They won a thrilling encounter by 3 wickets to claim the title.

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While Rajasthan Royals were the champions, other teams like Chennai Super Kings, Kings XI Punjab, and Delhi Daredevils also put up strong performances throughout the tournament.

The 2008 IPL not only provided exciting cricketing action but also brought together a mix of international stars, established Indian players, and emerging talents. It laid the foundation for subsequent editions of the IPL, which has become one of the most prestigious and popular cricket leagues worldwide.

Please note that without specific details of the 2008 IPL point table, I cannot provide a detailed breakdown of team standings and individual match results.

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