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The first game of any IPL season is always exciting. The first game of TATA IPL 2022, the grandest festival of cricket will begin today at 7:30 pm at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Chennai Super Kings, the defending champions will be taking on Kolkata Knight Riders. So, which are the other teams that have played the first game of the season? What are the records like in these matches? Here is a look: 

TATA IPL 2022: List of First Matches. 

IPL Season First Match Result Man of the Match 
2008 RCB VS KKR KKR won by 140 runs. Brendon McCullum. 
2009 Mumbai Indians VS Chennai Super Kings Mumbai Indians win by 19 runs.  Sachin Tendulkar
2010 KKR VS Deccan Chargers KKR won by 11 runs Angelo Matthews. 
2011 Kolkata Knight Riders VS Chennai Super Kings Chennai Super Kings win by 2 runs Aniruddh Srikanth. 
2012 Mumbai Indians VS Chennai Super Kings Mumbai Indians win by 8 wickets Richard Levi. 
2013 Kolkata Knight Riders VS Delhi Daredevils KKR won by 8 wickets Sunil Narine
2014 Mumbai Indians VS Kolkata Knight Riders KKR won by 41 runs Jacques Kallis. 
2015 Mumbai Indians VS Kolkata Knight Riders KKR won by 7 wickets. Morne Morkel. 
2016 Mumbai Indians VS Rising Pune Super Giants. Rising Pune Super Giants won by 7 wickets. Ajinkya Rahane
2017 Sunrisers Hyderabad VS Royal Challengers Bangalore SRH won by 35 runs. Yuvraj Singh
2018 Mumbai Indians VS Chennai Super Kings Chennai Super Kings won by 1 wicket. Dwayne Bravo
2019 Chennai Super Kings VS Royal Challengers Bangalore Chennai Super Kings won by 7 wickets. Harbhajan Singh
2020 Mumbai Indians VS Chennai Super Kings Chennai Super Kings won by 5 wickets. Ambati Rayudu
2021 Mumbai Indians VS Royal Challengers BangaloreRoyal Challengers Bangalore won by 2 wickets. Harshal Patel
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Unmukt Chand’s off-stump was shattered by Brett Lee in the first match of the league on the first ball itself!! IMG SRC: TOI.

TATA IPL 2018 First Match: 

The 2018 TATA IPL match was one of the most iconic games. The match was featuring the Chennai Super Kings after a 2-year break. Every cricket fan was glad to see the men in yellow back on the field. MS Dhoni was back as the leader of the “Army of Dads”. The game went down to the wire with Chennai Super Kings almost down and out. Before Dwayne Bravo showed his blitz with the bat in hand. Bravo smoked Jasprit Bumrah for 20 runs in an over. The ending of the game was as dramatic as that of a movie. An injured Kedar Jadhav came out to bat and seal the game for the Chennai Super Kings.  

TATA IPL 2013 First Match: 

The first game of TATA IPL 2013 is very important. The game featured Brett Lee smashing the stumps of Unmukt Chand on the very first ball of the season. The game also saw the birth of a sensation in the IPL. Sunil Narine unleashed his best in this game. He is a top spinner in the game today.  

To know more go to the official website of the BCCI.