'R'(2nd Position), '3' and '4' are the positions of the respective teams in the tournament. Their win against Royal Challengers Bangalore was made possible by Albie Morkel, who scored 28 runs from the 19th over bowled by Virat Kohli, and Jadeja who hit a boundary off the last ball of the match to see his side chase down the target of 206. The match started at 16:50 due to rain, but was not shortened. Fate presented it to him on the night of the IPL final, A city that has long lived on the fringes of sporting success has finally hit the headlines for the right reasons, Reactions to Kolkata Knight Riders' victory over Chennai Super Kings in a thrilling IPL final, KKR won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining). ", "IPL spot-fixing: Mohnish Mishra admits and aplogises", "Spot-fixing in IPL: Tainted cricketer Mohnish Mishra apologises, Pune suspends him", "Shah Rukh Khan's smoking row: Rajasthan police serves notice to the actor", "Shah Rukh Khan banned from Mumbai stadium after row", "Australian cricketer Pomersbach arrested on assault charges", "Pomersbach case: Defamation notice for Sidhartha Mallya for his tweets", "Busted rave party in Mumbai was advertised on Facebook: Cops", "Mumbai police bust rave party, two IPL players questioned", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2012_Indian_Premier_League&oldid=981755728, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Match started at 22:30 and reduced to 12 overs per side. 857 wickets fell in the whole of the tournament. The Super Kings then lost to Mumbai Indians off the last ball of the match. Time limits and T&Cs apply. Match Trivia - Following his 69-ball 132*-run blitz against RCB, KL Rahul holds the record for the highest score for an Indian in an IPL innings. After the fall of Kallis in the 19th over, KKR needed 16 runs to win from 7 balls. Opener Murali Vijay, who had a quiet season until then, came to his own striking a century (113 runs from 60 deliveries, 15 fours and four sixes) to take his team to 222/5.

It was the Chennai crowd that was celebrating for the first half of the game. 731 sixes were also scored, which was another record for a season.

[35] The rating continued to fall as the cumulative number of people who tuned in to watch the first 16 games also declined from 127.40 million in 2011 to 122.44 million. Ajinkya Rahane smashed 6 consecutive fours off an S. Aravind over – which was a first for the IPL. [8] The cumulative reach for 74 IPL 5 matches was recorded at 163 million against 162 million for 73 matches in IPL 4, and the final match had a higher reach than any previous final. The opening stands for other sides in IPL finals have been 19, 0, 20, 1, 1, 3. [9][10] Near the end of the season, the season faced various hurdles including a spot fixing case, which allegedly included 5 players caught on a sting operation carried on by a local news channel. The ceremony included some performances by Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor, Salman Khan, Prabhu Deva, Colonial Cousins, and Katy Perry.

https://www.iplt20.com/video/30961/ipl-2012-match-50-rcb-vs-dc-ab-de-villiers The team, founded in 2010, was bought for ₹1,550 crore and the consortium has to pay a bank guarantee of ₹1.56 billion every year until 2020. Had the Royal Challengers Bangalore qualified for the playoffs, they would play the match in Bengaluru, switching which venue hosts which match if necessary.[26]. The loss severely dented CSK's chances of progressing to the Playoffs.
In the reams of articles in the build-up to the final, there had been plenty written about those two, but virtually no one spoke about Bisla. Overall, 6 centuries were scored. Raina slog-swept into the stands and later deposited the ball near the sightscreen as Narine was handed his most expensive figures of the tournament.

[15] The opening game was held in the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, the home venue of the reigning champions Chennai Super Kings. The team competed in the 2012 IPL and finished at the third place, thus qualified for the 2012 Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20).