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2008 Indian Premier League

2008 Indian Premier League
Dates18 April 2008 (2008-04-18) – 1 June 2008 (2008-06-01)
Administrator(s)Board of Control for Cricket in India
Cricket formatTwenty20
Tournament format(s)Double round-robin and knockout
Host(s)India
ChampionsRajasthan Royals (1st title)
Runners-upChennai Super Kings
Participants8
Matches59
Player of the seriesShane Watson (RR)
Most runsShaun Marsh (KXIP) (616)
Most wicketsSohail Tanvir (RR) (22)
Official websitewww.iplt20.com
2009

The 2008 Indian Premier League season was the inaugural season of the Indian Premier League, established by the BCCI in 2007. The season commenced on 18 April 2008 with the final match was held on 1 June 2008.[1] The competition started with a double round robin league stage, in which each of the 8 teams played a home match and an away match against every other team. These matches were followed by two semi-finals and a final.[2]

In a match which went down to the last ball, Rajasthan Royals defeated Chennai Super Kings in the final to win the title,[3] with Yusuf Pathan named the player of the match in the Finals and Shane Watson adjudged the player of the tournament.[4] Sohail Tanvir won the purple cap for being the top wicket-taking bowler while Shaun Marsh won the orange cap for leading run-scorer in the tournament. Shreevats Goswami was awarded the best under-19 player award and the special award for Fair Play was won by the CSK.

Auctions and personnel signings

The auctions for team ownership was held on January 24, 2008. Mumbai was the most expensive team, costing over US$111.9 million.[5] For the inaugural IPL season, each team had a salary cap of US$5 million (Rs. 20 crore approx.). Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Yuvraj Singh and Virender Sehwag were classified as icon players. They played for the franchises representing their home towns and hence did not enter the auction. Few players were classified as marquee players and the teams which lost out on icon players were allowed one extra marquee player to be selected in the auction.[6] The first auction was conducted on 20 February 2008 with Mahendra Singh Dhoni winning the highest bid of US$1.5 million. Andrew Symonds was the most costly foreign player.[7] A further second auction was held for few foreign players signed. Teams also signed players on individual basis.[8]

Venues

Chennai Mumbai Mohali
Chennai Super Kings Mumbai Indians Kings XI Punjab
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium
Capacity: 50,000
Wankhede Stadium
Capacity: 45,000
PCA Stadium
Capacity: 30,000
Kolkata Bangalore Navi Mumbai
Kolkata Knight Riders Royal Challengers Bangalore Mumbai Indians
Eden Gardens
Capacity: 80,000
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
Capacity: 55,000
DY Patil Stadium
Capacity: 55,000
Hyderabad Delhi Jaipur
Deccan Chargers Delhi Daredevils Rajasthan Royals
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
Capacity: 55,000
Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium
Capacity: 48,000
Sawai Mansingh Stadium
Capacity: 30,000

Rules and regulations

Points in the group stage were awarded as follows:

Points
Results Points
Win 2 points
No result 1 point
Loss 0 points

In the event of tied scores after both teams have faced their quota of overs, a bowl-out will determine the winner, even in the group stage.[9]

In the group stage, teams will be ranked on the following criteria:[10]

  1. Higher number of points
  2. If equal, higher number of wins
  3. If still equal, net run rate
  4. If still equal, lower bowling strike rate
  5. If still equal, result of head-to-head meeting.

Teams and standings

Points table

Pos Team Pld W L NR Pts NRR
1 Rajasthan Royals (C) 14 11 3 0 22 0.632
2 Kings XI Punjab 14 10 4 0 20 0.509
3 Chennai Super Kings (R) 14 8 6 0 16 −0.192
4 Delhi Daredevils 14 7 6 1 15 0.342
5 Mumbai Indians 14 7 7 0 14 0.570
6 Kolkata Knight Riders 14 6 7 1 13 −0.147
7 Royal Challengers Bangalore 14 4 10 0 8 −1.160
8 Deccan Chargers 14 2 12 0 4 −0.467
Source: ESPNcricinfo
(C) = Eventual champion; (R) = Runner-up.

Match summary

Visitor team →CSK DC DD KXIP KKR MI RR RCB
Home team ↓
Chennai Super KingsDeccan
8 wickets
Delhi
8 wickets
Chennai
18 runs
Chennai
9 wickets
Chennai
6 runs
Rajasthan
10 runs
Bangaluru
14 runs
Deccan ChargersChennai
7 wickets
Delhi
9 wickets
Punjab
7 wickets
Kolkata
23 runs
Mumbai
25 runs
Rajasthan
3 wickets
Bangaluru
5 wickets
Delhi DaredevilsChennai
4 wickets
Delhi
12 runs
Punjab
6 runs (D/L)
Match
abandoned
Delhi
5 wickets
Delhi
9 wickets
Delhi
10 runs
Kings XI PunjabChennai
33 runs
Punjab
6 wickets
Punjab
4 wickets
Punjab
9 runs
Punjab
66 runs
Punjab
41 runs
Punjab
9 wickets
Kolkata Knight RidersChennai
3 runs (D/L)
Kolkata
5 wickets
Kolkata
23 runs
Kolkata
3 wickets
Mumbai
7 wickets
Rajasthan
6 wickets
Kolkata
5 runs
Mumbai IndiansMumbai
9 wickets
Deccan
10 wickets
Mumbai
29 runs
Punjab
1 run
Mumbai
8 wickets
Mumbai
7 wickets
Bangaluru
5 wickets
Rajasthan RoyalsRajasthan
8 wickets
Rajasthan
8 wickets
Rajasthan
3 wickets
Rajasthan
6 wickets
Rajasthan
45 runs
Rajasthan
5 wickets
Rajasthan
65 runs
Royal Challengers BengaluruChennai
13 runs
Bangaluru
3 runs
Delhi
5 wickets
Punjab
6 wickets
Kolkata
140 runs
Mumbai
9 wickets
Rajasthan
7 wickets
Home team wonVisitor team won
  • Note: Results listed are according to the home (horizontal) and visitor (vertical) teams.
  • Note: Click on a result to see a summary of the match.
TeamGroup matchesKnockout
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Chennai Super Kings246888810121214141416WL
Deccan Chargers00022244444444
Delhi Daredevils2446888881010121315L
Kings XI Punjab0024681010121416181820L
Kolkata Knight Riders24444468101010101113
Mumbai Indians00002468101212121214
Rajasthan Royals02468101012141618202222WW
Royal Challengers Bengaluru02222444444688
WinLossNo result
  • Note: The total points at the end of each group match are listed.
  • Note: Click on the points (group matches) or W/L (playoffs) to see the match summary.

League stage

Matches

18 April 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Kolkata Knight Riders
222/3 (20 overs)
v
Royal Challengers Bangalore (H)
82 all out (15.1 overs)
Brendon McCullum 158* (73)
Zaheer Khan 1/38 (4 overs)
Praveen Kumar 18* (15)
Ajit Agarkar 3/25 (4 overs)
Kolkata won by 140 runs
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Umpires: Asad Rauf and Rudi Koertzen
Player of the match: Brendon McCullum (Kolkata)
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to field.

19 April 2008
17:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Chennai Super Kings
240/5 (20 overs)
v
Kings XI Punjab (H)
207/4 (20 overs)
Michael Hussey 116* (54)
Irfan Pathan 2/47 (4 overs)
James Hopes 71 (33)
Muttiah Muralitharan 1/33 (4 overs)
Chennai won by 33 runs
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali
Umpires: Mark Benson and Suresh Shastri
Player of the match: Michael Hussey (Chennai)
  • Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to bat.

19 April 2008
20:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Rajasthan Royals
129/8 (20 overs)
v
Delhi Daredevils (H)
132/1 (15.1 overs)
Ravindra Jadeja 29 (23)
Farveez Maharoof 2/11 (4 overs)
Gautam Gambhir 58* (46)
Shane Watson 1/31 (4 overs)
Delhi won by 9 wickets
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Umpires: Aleem Dar and GA Pratapkumar
Player of the match: Farveez Maharoof (Delhi)
  • Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to bat.

20 April 2008
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Deccan Chargers
110 all out (18.4 overs)
v
Kolkata Knight Riders (H)
112/5 (19 overs)
Andrew Symonds 32 (39)
Murali Kartik 3/17 (3.4 overs)
David Hussey 38* (43)
Chaminda Vaas 2/9 (3 overs)
Kolkata won by 5 wickets
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Umpires: Billy Bowden and Krishna Hariharan
Player of the match: David Hussey (Kolkata)
  • Deccan Chargers won the toss and elected to bat.

20 April 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Mumbai Indians
165/6 (20 overs)
v
Royal Challengers Bangalore
166/5 (19.4 overs)
Robin Uthappa 48 (38)
Zaheer Khan 2/17 (4 overs)
Mark Boucher 39* (19)
Harbhajan Singh 2/36 (4 overs)
Bangalore won by 5 wickets
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Umpires: Steve Davis and Daryl Harper
Player of the match: Mark Boucher (Bangalore)
  • Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to bat.

21 April 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Kings XI Punjab
166/8 (20 overs)
v
Rajasthan Royals (H)
168/4 (18.1 overs)
Yuvraj Singh 57 (34)
Shane Warne 3/19 (4 overs)
Shane Watson 76* (49)
Irfan Pathan 1/21 (4 overs)
Rajasthan won by 6 wickets
Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Umpires: Aleem Dar and Russell Tiffin
Player of the match: Shane Watson (Rajasthan)
  • Kings XI Punjab won the toss and elected to bat.

22 April 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Deccan Chargers
142/8 (20 overs)
v
Delhi Daredevils
143/1 (13 overs)
Rohit Sharma 66 (36)
Mohammad Asif 2/19 (4 overs)
Virender Sehwag 94* (41)
R. P. Singh 1/27 (3 overs)
Delhi won by 9 wickets
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
Umpires: Ian Howell and Amiesh Saheba
Player of the match: Virender Sehwag (Delhi)
  • Deccan Chargers won the toss and elected to bat.

23 April 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Chennai Super Kings
208/5 (20 overs)
v
Mumbai Indians
202/7 (20 overs)
Matthew Hayden 81 (46)
Musavir Khote 2/29 (3 overs)
Abhishek Nayar 45* (20)
Joginder Sharma 2/29 (4 overs)
Chennai won by 6 runs
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Umpires: Daryl Harper and GA Pratapkumar
Player of the match: Matthew Hayden (Chennai)
  • Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to field.

24 April 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Deccan Chargers
214/5 (20 overs)
v
Rajasthan Royals
217/7 (19.5 overs)
Andrew Symonds 117* (53)
Yusuf Pathan 2/20 (2 overs)
Graeme Smith 71 (45)
Shahid Afridi 3/28 (4 overs)
Rajasthan won by 3 wickets
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
Umpires: Asad Rauf and Mark Benson
Player of the match: Yusuf Pathan (Rajasthan)
  • Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field.

25 April 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Kings XI Punjab
182 all out (20 overs)
v
Mumbai Indians
116/9 (20 overs)
Kumar Sangakkara 94 (56)
Harbhajan Singh 3/32 (4 overs)
Dwayne Bravo 23 (21)
Piyush Chawla 2/16 (4 overs)
Punjab won by 66 runs
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali
Umpires: Aleem Dar and Amiesh Saheba
Player of the match: Kumar Sangakkara (Punjab)
  • Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to field.

26 April 2008
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Kolkata Knight Riders
147/9 (20 overs)
v
Chennai Super Kings (H)
152/1 (17 overs)
Laxmi Ratan Shukla 42 (33)
Jacob Oram 3/32 (4 overs)
Mathew Hayden 70* (49)
Ajit Agarkar 1/19 (3 overs)
Chennai won by 9 wickets
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Umpires: Billy Bowden and Arani Jayaprakash
Player of the match: Jacob Oram (Chennai)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bat.

26 April 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Royal Challengers Bangalore
135/8 (20 overs)
v
Rajasthan Royals
138/3 (17.1 overs)
Ross Taylor 44 (20)
Shane Watson 2/20 (4 overs)
Shane Watson 61* (41)
Zaheer Khan 1/24 (4 overs)
Rajasthan won by 7 wickets
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Umpires: Ian Howell and Mark Benson
Player of the match: Shane Watson (Rajasthan)
  • Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field.

27 April 2008
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Delhi Daredevils
158/8 (20 overs)
v
Kings XI Punjab (H)
162/6 (19.3 overs)
Manoj Tiwary 39 (34)
VRV Singh 3/29 (4 overs)
Simon Katich 75 (52)
Mohammad Asif 2/39 (4 overs)
Punjab won by 4 wickets
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali
Umpires: Rudi Koertzen and Ivaturi Sivaram
Player of the match: Simon Katich (Punjab)
  • Delhi Daredevils won the toss and elected to bat.

27 April 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Mumbai Indians
154/7 (20 overs)
v
Deccan Chargers
155/0 (12.0 overs)
Dwayne Bravo 34 (18)
R. P. Singh 2/15 (4 overs)
Adam Gilchrist 109* (47)
Dhawal Kulkarni 0/8 (1 over)
Deccan won by 10 wickets
DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai
Umpires: Asad Rauf and Suresh Shastri
Player of the match: Adam Gilchrist (Deccan)
  • Deccan Chargers won the toss and elected to field.

28 April 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Chennai Super Kings
178/5 (20 overs)
v
Royal Challengers Bangalore (H)
165 all out (19.4 overs)
Mahendra Singh Dhoni 65 (30)
Zaheer Khan 3/38 (4 overs)
Ross Taylor 53 (34)
Manpreet Gony 3/34 (4 overs)
Chennai won by 13 runs
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Umpires: Billy Doctrove and Russell Tiffin
Player of the match: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Chennai)
  • Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to bat.

29 April 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Kolkata Knight Riders
137/8 (20 overs)
v
Mumbai Indians
138/3 (18.4 overs)
Laxmi Ratan Shukla 40* (22)
Sanath Jayasuriya 3/14 (4 overs)
Dwayne Bravo 64* (53)
Ashok Dinda 1/12 (4 overs)
Mumbai won by 7 wickets
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Umpires: Billy Bowden and Arani Jayaprakash
Player of the match: Sanath Jayasuriya (Mumbai)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bat.

30 April 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Delhi Daredevils
191/5 (20 overs)
v
Gautam Gambhir 86 (54)
Jacques Kallis 2/39 (4 overs)
Jacques Kallis 54 (44)
Glenn McGrath 4/29 (4 overs)
Delhi won by 10 runs
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Umpires: Aleem Dar and Ivaturi Sivaram
Player of the match: Glenn McGrath (Delhi)
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to field.

1 May 2008
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Rajasthan Royals
196/7 (20 overs)
v
Kolkata Knight Riders
151 all out (19.1 overs)
Swapnil Asnodkar 60 (34)
Umar Gul 3/31 (4 overs)
Sourav Ganguly 51 (39)
Shane Watson 2/22 (3.1 overs)
Rajasthan won by 45 runs
Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Umpires: Rudi Koertzen and GA Pratapkumar
Player of the match: Swapnil Asnodkar (Rajasthan)
  • Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to bat.

1 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Deccan Chargers
164/8 (20 overs)
v
Kings XI Punjab
167/3 (18.5 overs)
Rohit Sharma 76* (42)
Piyush Chawla 3/28 (4 overs)
Shaun Marsh 84* (62)
Nuwan Zoysa 1/32 (4 overs)
Punjab won by 7 wickets
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
Umpires: Billy Doctrove and Russell Tiffin
Player of the match: Shaun Marsh (Punjab)
  • Kings XI Punjab won the toss and elected to field.

2 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Chennai Super Kings
169/6 (20 overs)
v
Delhi Daredevils
172/2 (19 overs)
Virender Sehwag 71 (41)
Joginder Sharma 1/35 (4 overs)
Delhi won by 8 wickets
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Umpires: Billy Bowden and Krishna Hariharan
Player of the match: Virender Sehwag (Delhi)
  • Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to bat.

3 May 2008
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Royal Challengers Bangalore
156/8 (20 overs)
v
Deccan Chargers
153/6 (20 overs)
Wasim Jaffer 44 (37)
R. P. Singh 3/41 (4 overs)
Rohit Sharma 57 (42)
Praveen Kumar 3/23 (4 overs)
Bangalore won by 3 runs
M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Umpires: Billy Doctrove and Suresh Shastri
Player of the match: Praveen Kumar (Bangalore)
  • Deccan Chargers won the toss and elected to field.

3 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Kings XI Punjab
178/6 (20 overs)
v
Kolkata Knight Riders
169/6 (20 overs)
Shaun Marsh 40 (32)
Umar Gul 2/27 (4 overs)
David Hussey 71 (46)
Irfan Pathan 2/18 (4 overs)
Punjab won by 9 runs
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali
Umpires: Daryl Harper and Ivaturi Shivram
Player of the match: Irfan Pathan (Punjab)
  • Kings XI Punjab won the toss and elected to bat.

4 May 2008
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Mumbai Indians
162/8 (20 overs)
v
Delhi Daredevils
133 all out (18.5 overs)
Sanath Jayasuriya 34 (16)
Yo Mahesh 3/33 (4 overs)
Virender Sehwag 40 (20)
Ashish Nehra 3/25 (4 overs)
Mumbai won by 29 runs
DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai
Umpires: Rudi Koertzen and Ian Howell
Player of the match: Shaun Pollock (Mumbai)
  • Delhi Daredevils won the toss and elected to field.

4 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Chennai Super Kings
109 all out (19 overs)
v
Rajasthan Royals (H)
110/2 (14.2 overs)
Albie Morkel 42 (33)
Sohail Tanvir 6/14 (4 overs)
Graeme Smith 35* (44)
Muttiah Muralitharan 1/20 (4 overs)
Rajasthan won by 8 wickets
Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Umpires: Asad Rauf and Arani Jayaprakash
Player of the match: Sohail Tanvir (Rajasthan)
  • Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to bat.

5 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Royal Challengers Bangalore
126 all out (19.2 overs)
v
Kings XI Punjab
127/4 (18.2 overs)
Rahul Dravid 66 (51)
Piyush Chawla 3/25 (4 overs)
Shaun Marsh 39 (34)
Praveen Kumar 2/22 (4 overs)
Punjab won by 6 wickets
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Umpires: Steve Davis and Billy Doctrove
Player of the match: Sreesanth (Punjab)
  • Kings XI Punjab won the toss and elected to field.

6 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Chennai Super Kings
144/7 (20 overs)
v
Deccan Chargers
148/3 (18 overs)
Suresh Raina 32 (21)
R. P. Singh 2/12 (3 overs)
Adam Gilchrist 54 (36)
Manpreet Gony 1/15 (3 overs)
Deccan won by 7 wickets
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Umpires: Mark Benson and Russell Tiffin
Player of the match: Adam Gilchrist (Deccan)
  • Deccan Chargers won the toss and elected to field.

7 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Rajasthan Royals
103 all out (16.2 overs)
v
Mumbai Indians (H)
104/3 (15.1 overs)
Swapnil Asnodkar 39 (36)
Ashish Nehra 3/13 (3 overs)
Robin Uthappa 34* (21)
Shane Watson 2/26 (4 overs)
Mumbai won by 7 wickets
DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai
Umpires: Daryl Harper and Rudi Koertzen
Player of the match: Ashish Nehra (Mumbai)
  • Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to field.

8 May 2008
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Delhi Daredevils
187/5 (20 overs)
v
Chennai Super Kings
188/6 (20 overs)
Gautam Gambhir 80 (49)
Balaji, J Morkel 2/35 (4 overs) each
Stephen Fleming 44 (28)
Pradeep Sangwan 2/29 (4 overs)
Chennai won by 4 wickets
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Umpires: Aleem Dar and Russell Tiffin
Player of the match: M.S. Dhoni (Chennai)
  • Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to field.

8 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Kolkata Knight Riders
129/7 (16 overs)
v
David Hussey 26 (12)
Dale Steyn 3/27 (4 overs)
Mark Boucher 50* (40)
Sourav Ganguly 1/7 (3 overs)
Kolkata won by 5 runs
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Umpires: Asad Rauf and Ian Howell
Player of the match: Sourav Ganguly (Kolkata)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Rain reduced play to 16 overs per side.

9 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Deccan Chargers
140/8 (20 overs)
v
Rajasthan Royals (H)
141/2 (16 overs)
Adam Gilchrist 61 (49)
Shane Warne 2/20 (4 overs)
Yusuf Pathan 68 (37)
R. P. Singh 1/24 (4 overs)
Rajasthan won by 8 wickets
Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Umpires: Mark Benson and Amiesh Saheba
Player of the match: Yusuf Pathan (Rajasthan)
  • Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field.

10 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Chennai Super Kings
181/4 (20 overs)
v
Kings XI Punjab
163/9 (20 overs)
Subramaniam Badrinath 64 (47)
Sreesanth 2/29 (4 overs)
Shaun Marsh 58 (38)
Lakshmipathy Balaji 5/24 (4 overs)
Chennai won by 18 runs
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Umpires: Arani Jayaprakash and Brian Jerling
Player of the match: Lakshmipathy Balaji (Chennai)

11 May 2008
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Kolkata Knight Riders
204/4 (20 overs)
v
Deccan Chargers (H)
181/7 (20 overs)
Sourav Ganguly 91 (57)
Paidikalva Vijaykumar 1/21 (3 overs)
Venugopal Rao 71* (42)
Ashok Dinda 3/33 (4 overs)
Kolkata won by 23 runs
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
Umpires: Aleem Dar and Amiesh Saheba
Player of the match: Sourav Ganguly (Kolkata)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bat.

11 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Delhi Daredevils
156/7 (20 overs)
v
Rajasthan Royals (H)
159/7 (19.1 overs)
Farveez Maharoof 39 (16)
Shane Watson 2/21 (4 overs)
Shane Watson 74 (40)
Amit Mishra 2/27 (3 overs)
Rajasthan won by 3 wickets
Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Umpires: Steve Davis and Rudi Koertzen
Player of the match: Shane Watson (Rajasthan)
  • Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field.

12 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
v
Kings XI Punjab (H)
144/1 (15.4 overs)
Mark Boucher 39 (32)
Sreesanth 3/29 (4 overs)
Shaun Marsh 74* (51)
Vinay Kumar 1/11 (2 overs)
Punjab won by 9 wickets
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali
Umpires: Daryl Harper and Ivaturi Shivram
Player of the match: Shaun Marsh (Punjab)
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to bat.

13 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Kolkata Knight Riders
133/6 (20 overs)
v
Delhi Daredevils
110 all out (17.5 overs)
Salman Butt 48 (44)
Farveez Maharoof 2/25 (4 overs)
Amit Mishra 31 (32)
Shoaib Akhtar 4/11 (3 overs)
Kolkata won by 23 runs
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Umpires: Asad Rauf and Ian Howell
Player of the match: Shoaib Akhtar (Kolkata)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bat.

14 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Chennai Super Kings
156/6 (20 overs)
v
Mumbai Indians (H)
158/1 (13.5 overs)
Subramaniam Badrinath 53 (33)
Dhawal Kulkarni 3/33 (4 overs)
Sanath Jayasuriya 114* (48)
Joginder Sharma 1/24 (3 overs)
Mumbai won by 9 wickets
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Umpires: Billy Doctrove and Amiesh Saheba
Player of the match: Sanath Jayasuriya (Mumbai)
  • Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to field.

15 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Delhi Daredevils
194/4 (20 overs)
v
Deccan Chargers
182/9 (20 overs)
Gautam Gambhir 79 (48)
Pragyan Ojha 2/19 (2 overs)
Rohit Sharma 35 (18)
Amit Mishra 5/17 (4 overs)
Delhi won by 12 runs
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Umpires: Brian Jerling and GA Pratapkumar
Player of the match: Amit Mishra (Delhi)

16 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Kolkata Knight Riders
67 all out (15.2 overs)
v
Mumbai Indians (H)
68/2 (5.3 overs)
Ajit Agarkar 15 (14)
Shaun Pollock 3/12 (4 overs)
Sanath Jayasuriya 48* (17)
Ishant Sharma 1/29 (2.3 overs)
Mumbai won by 8 wickets
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Umpires: Billy Doctrove and Daryl Harper
Player of the match: Shaun Pollock (Mumbai)
  • Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to field.

17 May 2008
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Rajasthan Royals
197/1 (20 overs)
v
Graeme Smith 75* (49)
Anil Kumble 1/32 (4 overs)
Rahul Dravid 75* (36)
Sohail Tanvir 3/10 (4 overs)
Rajasthan won by 65 runs
Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Umpires: Billy Bowden and Suresh Shastri
Player of the match: Graeme Smith (Rajasthan)
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to field.

17 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Delhi Daredevils
118/4 (11 overs)
v
Kings XI Punjab
94/3 (8 overs)
Virender Sehwag 51* (26)
James Hopes 2/2 (1 overs)
Mahela Jayawardene 36* (17)
Pradeep Sangwan 1/12 (1 over)
Punjab won by 6 runs (D/L)
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Umpires: Arani Jayaprakash and Rudi Koertzen
Player of the match: Mahela Jayawardene (Punjab)
  • Delhi Daredevils won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Rain interrupted play after during Delhi's innings and reduced the match to 11 overs per side. Rain then ended play after 8 overs in Punjab's innings. Their par score was 88 runs according to the Duckworth–Lewis method.

18 May 2008
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Kolkata Knight Riders
149/5 (20 overs)
v
Chennai Super Kings
55/0 (8 overs)
Salman Butt 73 (54)
Makhaya Ntini 4/21 (4 overs)
Chennai won by 3 runs (D/L)
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Umpires: Asad Rauf and Krishna Hariharan
Player of the match: Makhaya Ntini (Chennai)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Rain ended play after 8 overs in Chennai's innings. Their par score was 52 runs according to the Duckworth–Lewis method.
  • Makhaya Ntini (Chennai Super Kings) took a hat-trick.

18 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Mumbai Indians
178/7 (20 overs)
v
Deccan Chargers (H)
153/7 (20 overs)
Abhishek Nayar 38 (24)
R. P. Singh 3/35 (4 overs)
Venugopal Rao 57 (38)
Dwayne Bravo 3/24 (4 overs)
Mumbai won by 25 runs
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
Umpires: Billy Doctrove and Daryl Harper
Player of the match: Dwayne Bravo (Mumbai)
  • Deccan Chargers won the toss and elected to field.
  • Deccan Chargers were eliminated as a result of this match.

19 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Royal Challengers Bangalore
154/7 (20 overs)
v
Delhi Daredevils
158/5 (18.2 overs)
Shreevats Goswami 52 (42)
Farveez Maharoof 2/13 (4 overs)
Virender Sehwag 47 (19)
Anil Kumble 2/18 (4 overs)
Delhi won by 5 wickets
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Umpires: Steve Davis and GA Pratapkumar
Player of the match: Shreevats Goswami (Bangalore)
  • Delhi Daredevils won the toss and elected to field.
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore were eliminated as a result of this match.

20 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Kolkata Knight Riders
147/8 (20 overs)
v
Rajasthan Royals
150/4 (16.3 overs)
Sourav Ganguly 32 (34)
Sohail Tanvir 3/26 (4 overs)
Yusuf Pathan 48* (18)
Umar Gul 2/30 (3.3 overs)
Rajasthan won by 6 wickets
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Umpires: Brian Jerling and Rudi Koertzen
Player of the match: Yusuf Pathan (Rajasthan)
  • Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field.
  • Rajasthan Royals qualified for playoffs as a result of this match.

21 May 2008
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Kings XI Punjab
189/4 (20 overs)
v
Mumbai Indians (H)
188 all out (20 overs)
Shaun Marsh 81 (56)
Siddharth Chitnis 2/40 (4 overs)
Sachin Tendulkar 65 (46)
Yuvraj Singh 2/12 (2 overs)
Punjab won by 1 run
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Umpires: Billy Bowden and GA Pratapkumar
Player of the match: Shaun Marsh (Punjab)
  • Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to field.
  • Mumbai Indians 5 run outs in their innings is a record in the IPL[11]

21 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
v
Chennai Super Kings (H)
112/8 (20 overs)
Rahul Dravid 47 (39)
Albie Morkel 4/32 (4 overs)
Stephen Fleming 45 (40)
Anil Kumble 3/14 (4 overs)
Bangalore won by 14 runs
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Umpires: Daryl Harper and Ivaturi Shivram
Player of the match: Anil Kumble (Bangalore)
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to bat.

22 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
v
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Umpires: Arani Jayaprakash and Brian Jerling
  • Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to field.
  • Kings XI Punjab qualified for playoffs, and Kolkata Knight Riders were eliminated as a result of this match.

23 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Deccan Chargers
175/4 (20 overs)
v
Kings XI Punjab (H)
178/4 (19.3 overs)
Rohit Sharma 50 (27)
Ramesh Powar 1/20 (4 overs)
Shaun Marsh 60 (46)
Pragyan Ojha 2/30 (4 overs)
Punjab won by 6 wickets
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali
Umpires: Asad Rauf and Steve Davis
Player of the match: Shaun Marsh (Punjab)
  • Kings XI Punjab won the toss and elected to field.

24 May 2008
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Rajasthan Royals
211/5 (20 overs)
v
Chennai Super Kings (H)
201/7 (20 overs)
Graeme Smith 91 (51)
Albie Morkel 2/35 (4 overs)
Albie Morkel 71 (40)
Sohail Tanvir 3/33 (4 overs)
Rajasthan won by 10 runs
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Umpires: Daryl Harper and Suresh Shastri
Player of the match: Albie Morkel (Chennai)
  • Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to bat.

24 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Mumbai Indians
176/8 (20 overs)
v
Delhi Daredevils (H)
179/5 (19.5 overs)
Sanath Jayasuriya 66 (42)
Yo Mahesh 4/36 (4 overs)
Dinesh Karthik 56* (32)
Dwayne Smith 2/22 (3 overs)
Delhi won by 5 wickets
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Umpires: Billy Bowden and Krishna Hariharan
Player of the match: Dinesh Karthik (Delhi)
  • Delhi Daredevils won the toss and elected to field.

25 May 2008
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Deccan Chargers
165 all out (20 overs)
v
Herschelle Gibbs 47 (34)
Vinay Kumar 3/27 (4 overs)
Misbah-ul-Haq 34 (28)
Dwaraka Ravi Teja 1/19 (2 overs)
Bangalore won by 5 wickets
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
Umpires: Asad Rauf and Rudi Koertzen
Player of the match: Vinay Kumar (Bangalore)
  • Deccan Chargers won the toss and elected to bat.

25 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Kings XI Punjab
174/6 (20 overs)
v
Kolkata Knight Riders (H)
175/7 (19.4 overs)
Kumar Sangakkara 64 (45)
Umar Gul 4/23 (4 overs)
Sourav Ganguly 86* (53)
VRV Singh 2/28 (4 overs)
Kolkata won by 3 wickets
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Umpires: Steve Davis and Ivaturi Shivram
Player of the match: Umar Gul (Kolkata)
  • Kings XI Punjab won the toss and elected to bat.

26 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Mumbai Indians
145/7 (20 overs)
v
Rajasthan Royals (H)
146/5 (20 overs)
Sanath Jayasuriya 38 (37)
Sohail Tanvir 4/14 (4 overs)
Niraj Patel 40* (29)
Dilhara Fernando 2/27 (4 overs)
Rajasthan won by 5 wickets
Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Umpires: Billy Bowden and Krishna Hariharan
Player of the match: Sohail Tanvir (Rajasthan)
  • Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field.
  • Delhi Daredevils qualified for playoffs as a result of this match.

27 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Deccan Chargers
147/8 (20 overs)
v
Chennai Super Kings
148/3 (19.2 overs)
Venugopal Rao 46 (46)
L Balaji 2/34 (4 overs)
Suresh Raina 54* (43)
Sarvesh Kumar 1/38 (2 overs)
Chennai won by 7 wickets
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
Umpires: Brian Jerling and Amiesh Saheba
Player of the match: Suresh Raina (Chennai)
  • Deccan Chargers won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Chennai Super Kings qualified for playoffs, and Mumbai Indians were eliminated as a result of this match.

28 May 2008
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Royal Challengers Bangalore
122/9 (18 overs)
v
Mumbai Indians
126/1 (16 overs)
Cameron White 26 (20)
Dilhara Fernando 4/18 (4 overs)
Sanath Jayasuriya 54 (37)
Dale Steyn 1/14 (4 overs)
Mumbai won by 9 wickets
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Umpires: Billy Bowden and Arani Jayaprakash
Player of the match: Dilhara Fernando (Mumbai)
  • Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to field.
  • Rain reduced play to 18 overs per side.

28 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
(H) Kings XI Punjab
221/3 (20 overs)
v
Rajasthan Royals
180/7 (20 overs)
Shaun Marsh 115 (69)
Yusuf Pathan 1/24 (2 overs)
Niraj Patel 57 (39)
Piyush Chawla 3/35 (4 overs)
Punjab won by 41 runs
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali
Umpires: Steve Davis and Krishna Hariharan
Player of the match: Shaun Marsh (Punjab)
  • Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field.

Playoffs

Semi-finalsFinal
30 May — Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
1Rajasthan Royals192/9 (20 overs)
1 June — DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai
4Delhi Daredevils87 (16.1 overs)
SF1WRajasthan Royals164/7 (20 overs)
31 May — Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
SF2WChennai Super Kings163/5 (20 overs)
2Kings XI Punjab112/8 (20 overs)
3Chennai Super Kings116/1 (14.5 overs)

Semi-final 1

30 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Rajasthan Royals
192/9 (20 overs)
v
Delhi Daredevils
87 (16.1 overs)
Shane Watson 52 (29)
Farveez Maharoof 3/34 (4 overs)
Tillakaratne Dilshan 33 (22)
Shane Watson 3/10 (3 overs)
Rajasthan won by 105 runs
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Umpires: Billy Bowden and Rudi Koertzen
Player of the match: Shane Watson (Rajasthan)
  • Delhi Daredevils won the toss and elected to field.

Semi-final 2

31 May 2008
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Kings XI Punjab
112/8 (20 overs)
v
Chennai Super Kings
116/1 (14.5 overs)
Ramesh Powar 28* (21)
Manpreet Gony 2/14 (4 overs)
Suresh Raina 55* (34)
Irfan Pathan 1/24 (4 overs)
Chennai won by 9 wickets
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Umpires: Asad Rauf and Daryl Harper
Player of the match: Makhaya Ntini (Chennai)
  • Kings XI Punjab won the toss and elected to bat.

Final

1 June 2008
20:15 (D/N)
Scorecard
Chennai Super Kings
163/5 (20 overs)
v
Rajasthan Royals
164/7 (20 overs)
Suresh Raina 43 (30)
Yusuf Pathan 3/22 (4 overs)
Yusuf Pathan 56 (39)
Albie Morkel 2/25 (4 overs)
Rajasthan won by 3 wickets
DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai
Umpires: Billy Bowden and Rudi Koertzen
Player of the match: Yusuf Pathan (Rajasthan)
  • Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field.

Statistics

Most runs

Player Team Mat Inns Runs HS
Shaun Marsh Kings XI Punjab 11 11 616 115
Gautam Gambhir Delhi Daredevils 14 14 534 86
Sanath Jayasuriya Mumbai Indians 14 14 514 114*
Shane Watson Rajasthan Royals 15 15 472 76*
Graeme Smith Rajasthan Royals 11 11 441 91

  The tournament's leading scorer wore an orange cap when fielding.[12]

Most wickets

Player Team Mat Wkts BBI
Sohail Tanvir Rajasthan Royals 11 22 6/14
Shane Warne Rajasthan Royals 15 19 3/19
Sreesanth Kings XI Punjab 15 19 3/29
Shane Watson Rajasthan Royals 15 17 3/10
Piyush Chawla Kings XI Punjab 15 17 3/25

  The tournament's leading wicket taker wore a purple cap when fielding.[13]

Note: Economy rate acts as a tie-breaker if players are level for most wickets.

Controversies

Cheerleaders

Cheerleaders during a match between Mumbai Indians and Deccan Chargers at the D Y Patil stadium.

The IPL received criticism from a few politicians and feminists for bringing in foreign cheerleaders, which was seen by many to not be in the traditional spirit of the game, as well as being against some Indian sensibilities.[14] Two cheerleaders from London were asked to leave the ground at Mohali "because of the colour of their skin" by Wizcraft International Entertainment, which handled the team Kings XI Punjab. Ellesha Newton and Sherinne Anderson, both from London and of African ancestry were allegedly barred from entering the stadium by employees of Wizcraft International Entertainment on the pretext that "people don't like dark girls here".[15] Both girls alleged that an employee referred to them with the racial slur "nigger".[16]

The BCCI said a probe would be initiated by the IPL only if the two women officially complain to IPL commissioner Lalit Modi.

The BCCI and IPL officials later expressed surprised that the two cheerleaders did not complain about the alleged racist behaviour while they were in India and spoke about it only after they returned to London.

"We have not received any complaint from any cheerleaders that they were asked to leave by the Mohali-based Kings XI Punjab franchise recently because of the colour of their skin." BCCI joint secretary M. P. Pandove said in Mohali.[17]

Sreesanth – Harbhajan Singh altercation

On 25 April 2008, following the Kings XI Punjab's victory over the Mumbai Indians at Mohali, Kings XI Punjab player Sreesanth was slapped under his eye by Harbhajan Singh, the stand-in captain of Mumbai Indians. The incident came to light as Sreesanth was caught by TV cameras sobbing inconsolably on the field before the presentation ceremony. Sreesanth had since downplayed the incident saying he had no complaints against Singh who was "like an elder brother" to him. Singh's team had lost their third consecutive match, and he apparently reacted violently to Sreesanth's approaching him and reportedly saying "hard luck". The footage of the slap has not yet been released for public viewing. The BCCI launched an investigation into the incident and decided to ban Singh for the remaining 11 matches of his season.[18][19][20][21]

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