5. Sunrisers Hyderabad
Sunrisers Hyderabad had a horrible season in this year of IPL as they finished the league at the bottom of the points table. The management made some weird decisions by axing their most successful captain David Warner in the middle of the season.
4. Rajasthan Royals
Rajasthan Royals have not been a phenomenal name in the IPL after their first triumph in the inaugural season. The team has been in the second half of the points table for the most number of times and has qualified only thrice after their first season.
3. Punjab Kings
The team would now at least look to keep their managing and playing core sides consistent for the future, to get better stable results. Ravi Shastri would have been in the minds of the owners to carry their side to the maiden victory.
The management will be keen to build a high-quality team culture from the beginning. And so, Ravi Shastri could be the apt person to build the team with strong core players who would be in the team for the next few seasons.
After the league was enlarged to a 10-team tournament, the IPL has gained fame further. One of the new teams to feature in this season’s IPL is CVC Capital’s unnamed Ahmedabad team. This new franchise is yet to announce its head coach.