Cricket buffs can now enjoy the thrill of owning an IPL team by selecting a virtual team of 11 players playing at the real IPL matches in an IPL fantasy league and have a chance to win prizes based on their cricketers’ performances.
The IPL fantasy cricket league is a virtual game that gives cricket fanatics the fun of being an IPL team owner, at no cost. You can create a fantasy cricket game virtual XI, by selecting batsmen, all-rounders, bowlers and one wicket-keeper of different IPL teams. The players included in the IPL fantasy league team will earn points based on the real performance of the real cricketers in IPL matches.
Till date, the IPL matches have been unpredictable and full of excitement. Take the instance of inaugural match of the defending champions CSK against RCB. Though the match was predicted as a high-voltage match, it was not. CSK chased the poor target of 71 runs by RCB, equally poorly, apart from some masterstroke decisions by Dhoni.
Remember all those matches where the winning difference is just 1 run. All IPL T20 fantasy games fans have gone through nail-biting moment we know.
Here is a list of top 8 smallest margins of victories in the IPL. Read on and recollect those matches before you play T20 cricket game online:
Kings XI Punjab
It was the 45th match of IPL on 21 May 2008. Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians were playing at Mumbai. KXIP scored 189/4 and set a target of 190 runs for MI. MI played hard but lost all the wickets at the end of 20 overs scoring 188. KXIP won the match by 1 run.
Kings XI Punjab
It was the 49th match of IPL on 17 May 2009. Kings XI Punjab and Deccan Chargers were playing at Johannesburg. KXIP scored 134/7 and set a target of 135 runs for DC. DC played but couldn’t reach the target at the end of 20 overs and scored 133/8. KXIP again won the match by 1 run.
Delhi Daredevils now Delhi Capitals
It was the 39th match of IPL on 29 April 2012. Delhi Daredevils (name has been changed from this twelfth season of IPL to Delhi Capitals) and Rajasthan Royals were playing at Delhi. DD scored 152/6 and set a target of 153 runs for RR. RR played and scored 151/3 at the end of 20 overs. DD won the match by 1 run.
Mumbai Indians and Pune Warriors were playing at Pune on 3 May 2012 during the 45th match of IPL. MI scored 120/9 and set a target of 121 runs for PW. PW played and scored 119/6 in 20 overs. PW won the match by 1 run.
Chennai Super Kings
It was the 2nd match of IPL on 9 April 2015. Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Daredevils were playing at Chennai. CSK scored 150/7 and set a target of 151 runs for DD. DD played and scored 149/9 in 20 overs. CSK won the match by 1 run.
Gujarat Lions and Delhi Daredevils were playing at Delhi on 27 April 2016 during the 23rd match of IPL. GL scored 172/6 and set a target of 173 runs for DD. DD played and scored 171/5 in 20 overs. DD won the match by 1 run.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kings XI Punjab were playing at Mohali on 9 May 2016 during the 39th match of IPL. RCB scored 175/6 and set a target of 176 runs for KXIP. KXIP played and scored 174/4 in 20 overs. RCB won the match by 1 run.
Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Super-giant were playing at Hyderabad (Deccan) on 21 May 2017during the Final match of IPL 10th edition. MI scored 129/8 and set a target of 130 runs for RPS. RPS played and scored 128/6 in 20 overs. MI won the match by 1 run.
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