The ninth season of the Indian Premier League, abbreviated as Vivo IPL 2016, was the Twenty20 cricket league established by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2007. The tournament was played between 9 April 2016 and 29 May 2016.
The season have two new teams -- Rising Pune Supergiants and Gujarat Lions, based in Puns and Rajkot, replacing the two franchises Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, which were suspended for two seasons till 2017.
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo was awarded the title sponsorship for the 2016 and 2017 seasons after PepsiCo terminating a five-year deal.
The Sunrisers Hyderabad were crowned the champions of VIVO IPL 2016 after they won the Final played against Royal Challengers Bangalore at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore. This was the maiden IPL title for the Sunrisers Hyderabad franchise.
Champions - Sunrisers Hyderabad (1st title)
Participants - 8
Matches played- 60
Player of the series - Virat Kohli (RCB)
Most runs (Orange Cap) - 973 (Virat Kohli, RCB)
Most wickets (Purple Cap) - 23 (Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sunrisers Hyderabad)
Official website - www.iplt20.com
- Sunrisers Hyderabad (Winner)
- Royal Challengers Bangalore (Runner)
- Gujarat Lions
- Kolkata Knight Riders
- Mumbai Indians
- Delhi Daredevils
- Rising Pune Supergiants
- Kings XI Punjab
Delhi Daredevils Squad (11-Mar-2016)Jean-Paul Duminy, Pawan Suyal, Jayant Yadav, Sam Billings (Wicket Keeper), Carlos Brathwaite, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Joel Paris, Khaleel Ahmed, Akhil Herwadkar, Mahipal Lomror, Rishabh Pant (Wicket Keeper), Sanju Samson (Wicket Keeper), Pawan Negi, Karun Nair, Quinton de Kock (Wicket Keeper), Imran Tahir, Chris Morris, Mayank Agarwal, Shreyas Iyer, Zaheer Khan (Captain), Chama Milind, Amit Mishra, Mohammed Shami, Shahbaz Nadeem, Pratyush Singh
Gujarat Lions Squad (11-Mar-2016)Suresh Raina (Captain), Dwayne Bravo, Dwayne Smith, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Andrew Tye, Dale Steyn, Brendon McCullum (Wicket Keeper), Akshdeep Nath, Ishan Kishan (Wicket Keeper), Shivil Kaushik, Pravin Tambe, Pradeep Sangwan, Sarabjit Ladda, Paras Dogra, Amit Mishra Jr., Eklavya Dwivedi, Ravindra Jadeja, Shadab Jakati, Dinesh Karthik (Wicket Keeper), Dhawal Kulkarni, Praveen Kumar, Jaydev Shah, Umang Sharma
Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad (11-Mar-2016)Shikhar Dhawan, Aditya Tare (Wicket Keeper), Yuvraj Singh, Trent Boult, Kane Williamson, Ben Cutting, Moises Henriques, Eoin Morgan, Mustafizur Rahman, David Warner (Captain), Tirumalasetti Suman, Barinder Sran, Vijay Shankar, Ashish Reddy, Ricky Bhui, Bipul Sharma, Deepak Hooda, Siddarth Kaul, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Abhimanyu Mithun, Ashish Nehra, Naman Ojha (Wicket Keeper), Karn Sharma
Kings XI Punjab Squad (11-Mar-2016)David Miller (Captain), Manan Vohra, Mitchell Johnson, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Armaan Jaffer, Nikhil Naik, Pardeep Sahu, Swapnil Singh, Murali Vijay, Shardul Thakur, Sandeep Sharma, Kyle Abbott, Farhaan Behardien, Anureet Singh, KC Cariappa, Rishi Dhawan, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Axar Patel, Wriddhiman Saha (Wicket Keeper), Mohit Sharma, Hashim Amla
Kolkata Knight Riders Squad (11-Mar-2016)Gautam Gambhir (Captain), John Hastings, Brad Hogg, Chris Lynn, Morne Morkel, Jason Holder, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, Colin Munro, Sheldon Jackson, Umesh Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Ankit Rajpoot, Rajagopal Sathish, Jaidev Unadkat, Robin Uthappa (Wicket Keeper), Suryakumar Yadav, Manan Sharma
Mumbai Indians Squad (11-Mar-2016)Rohit Sharma (Captain), Martin Guptill, Kieron Pollard, Lendl Simmons, Deepak Punia, Jitesh Sharma (Wicket Keeper), Akshay Wakhare, Nathu Singh, Kishore Kamath, Krunal Pandya, Nitish Rana, Siddhesh Lad, Marchant de Lange, Jos Buttler (Wicket Keeper), Mitchell McClenaghan, Vinay Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Unmukt Chand, Shreyas Gopal, Harbhajan Singh, Hardik Pandya, Parthiv Patel (Wicket Keeper), Ambati Rayudu, Jagadeesha Suchith, Corey Anderson, Tim Southee, Jerome Taylor
Rising Pune Supergiants Squad (11-Mar-2016)MS Dhoni (Captain/Wicket Keeper), Mitchell Marsh, Steven Smith, Adam Zampa, Peter Handscomb, Thisara Perera, Kevin Pietersen, Faf du Plessis, Murugan Ashwin, Albie Morkel, Saurabh Tiwary, Usman Khawaja, Scott Boland, RP Singh, Ishant Sharma, Ankit Sharma, Baba Aparajith, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ankush Bains, Rajat Bhatia, Deepak Chahar, Ashok Dinda, Jaskaran Singh, Ishwar Pandey, Irfan Pathan, Ajinkya Rahane, George Bailey
Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad (11-Mar-2016)Virat Kohli (Captain), David Wiese, Tabraiz Shamsi, Chris Gayle, Adam Milne, Kane Richardson, Mitchell Starc, Shane Watson, Travis Head, Akshay Karnewar, Vikas Tokas, Praveen Dubey, Harshal Patel, AB de Villiers (Wicket Keeper), Sachin Baby, Varun Aaron, Abu Nechim, Sreenath Aravind, Stuart Binny, Yuzvendra Chahal, Iqbal Abdulla, Kedar Jadhav, Sarfaraz Khan, Vikramjeet Malik, Mandeep Singh, Parvez Rasool, Lokesh Rahul, Chris Jordan
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