In the 2013 edition of the Indian Premier League the strongest team is none other than the team led by the Indian Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Chennai Super Kings. This team is owned by the India Cements Limited and was formed in the year 2008 when the Indian Premier League was launched. The coach of this team is Stephen Fleming and they have their home ground located in the city of Chennai named as M. A. Chidambaram Stadium which has the sitting capacity of 50,000. Bowling coach of this team is Andy Bichel and the fielding coach is Steve Rixon. This is the only team in the whole IPL history which has managed to won the back to back IPL titles for two consecutive years. They did this in the year 2010 and in 2011. Some of its star players are Suresh Raina, Albie Morkel, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin and Dwayne Bravo.. Cris Morris is a great find for CSK. This is the only team which managed to qualify for all the five Ipls and they are almost qualified for the sixth time. 1 time semi fainalist, 4 time finalist & 2 times runner up & 2 times CHAMPS.
Owned by the company named as the Royal Challengers Sports Private Ltd, the team which we have at the number third place in this list is Royal Challengers Bangalore. The captain of this team is young Virat Kohli who has been one of the consistent performers in the whole Indian Premier League. The coach of this team which is based in Bengaluru is Ray Jennings and the bowling coach of this team is Venkatesh Prasad. The best IPL performance of this team was in the year 2009 and again in the year 2011 when they reached the finals of the Indian Premier League. The home ground of this IPL franchise is M. Chinnaswamy Stadium which is in the city of Bengaluru and has the sitting capacity of around 40,000. This team was founded in the year 2008 and some of the star players are Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers and Cheteshwar Pujara.
Mumbai Indians who are based in the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra. This team belongs to the company named as the IndiaWin Sports Pvt Ltd. In this edition the coach of this team is John Wright and the skipper of this team is Australian great Ricky Ponting, who is also one of the best captains of cricket history. The best season for this team was in the year 2010 when they were the runners-up. This team is strongest as they have Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Rohit Sharma, Harbhajan Singh and Kieron Pollard. In this year’s IPL this team has two home grounds and they are Wankhede Stadium which has the capacity of 35,341 and DY Patil Stadium which has the capacity of 55,646. Mrs Nita Ambani is the chief executive of this team.
This very list starts with the team named as Sunrisers Hyderabad at the number ninth position. This Year’s Indian Premier League is the debut season for this team which was formed as the Kochi team was eliminated from the Indian Premier League. The team is owned by Kalanidhi Maran who owns the SUN TV Network. Mr Tom Moody has been appointed as the coach of this IPL team. The skipper of this newly formed franchisee is Kumar Sangakkara who is a star Sri Lankan player. Their home ground is Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium which is situated in Hyderabad and has the sitting capacity of around 55,000. Orange and grey are the colours for this team. Some of the star players in this team is Shikhar Dhawan, Ishant Sharma, Cameron White, Dale Steyn and many more.