IPL 2021 starts on April 9, 2021, with the first match between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. The match will be played at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, which is one of the six venues of IPL 2021. No team will get the home advantage in IPL 2021 as all the matches will be played at neutral venues. IPL 2021 will conclude with the final match at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmadabad on May 30, 2021.
Indian Premier League has seen many exciting matches in its last 13 seasons. Back in IPL 2012, Kolkata Knight Riders won their first IPL trophy. The team, led by Gautam Gambhir, successfully chased 192 runs against Chennai Super Kings and won the title. IPL 2012 witnessed many nail-biting matches that were amazing to watch. Here we will look at the 3 most exciting matches of IPL 2012.
IPL History: 3 Most Exciting Matches Of IPL 2012
Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai)
Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore match in IPL 2012 is an excellent example of a high run-chase. Royal Challengers Bangalore batted first in the match and with Chris Gayle (68) and Virat Kohli’s (57) half-centuries, the team put up mammoth 205-8 on the scoreboard.
While chasing, Faf du Plessis gave a fabulous start to Chennai Super Kings. He scored 71 runs off 46 balls. Later, MS Dhoni also played a blistering knock of 41 runs off 24 deliveries. In the final over, CSK needed 15 runs to win. Dwayne Bravo smashed 2 sixes and took the game to just 2 runs off 1 ball. Ravindra Jadeja hit a boundary on the final ball and bagged victory for his team.