Rajasthan Royals won the inaugural
Indian Premier League (IPL) title with élan after being tagged as
underdogs prior to the start of the highly-acclaimed tournament.
Rajasthan team maintained their royal supremacy right through the
demanding 44 days of the fascinating version of this slam-bang cricket as it is
now fitting to say that Royals' rule Kings'.
outclassed Chennai Super Kings by three wickets in an enthralling grand finale
to lift the coveted IPL trophy.
In addition Royals' got an icing on
the cake after Yusuf Pathan and Shane Watson were duly rewarded with the Man of
the final and Man of the series trophy.
The winners took the purse of
$1.2 million and a glittering DLF IPL trophy while the runners-up had to content