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Five IPL teams that no longer exist

Five IPL teams that no longer exist

Indian Premier League (IPL) established in 2008 and currently consists of eight teams who are battling hard for the trophy, but let's take a look at five teams that no longer exists.

" Rising Pune Supergiant "

Pune based franchise has played just two seasons, but gained massive success in short tenure. They were the runner-ups of last year's IPL where they had lost in the final against Mumbai Indians by just 1 run.

" Gujarat Lions "

Gujarat Lions has made entry into IPL as one of the replacements of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, who were out for 2 years due to suspension. They played just two seasons under the captaincy of Suresh Raina.

" Pune Warriors India "

The team was a disaster in all their three seasons of IPL. They withdrew from IPL due to the financial issues with BCCI. Overall, they played 46 matches in which they won 12 and lost 33 (1 no-result).

" Deccan Chargers "

The team of destruction Deccan Chargers had big names in the first season of IPL. The winners of 2009 IPL Deccan Chargers was sold out to Sun TV network and now named as Sunrisers Hyderabad.

" Kochi Tuskers Kerala "

Kochi based franchise had played just one season of IPL and then terminated due to breach of agreement and their dispute with BCCI. According to Muttiah Muralitharan, the franchise has only paid 60% from the salary.