Indian Premier League (IPL) is one of the biggest cricket tournaments in the world. The fifteenth edition of IPL will be played in April 2022. The avid fans of IPL are waiting for the release of the schedule for the inaugural match of the 15th edition. Being one of the richest tournaments globally, the IPL was first held in 2008 as an initiative of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
The list of IPL teams has also been changed, but some players remain the same from the previous edition. Also, two new teams are added to the 2022 IPL, making ten teams to be featured in the tournament. Since it is a very popular tournament and the huge fan base is waiting for the new schedule to be released, we have provided all the important details regarding the IPL 2022 teams and players.
List of IPL 2022 Teams
This latest 15th edition of the Indian Premium League will be more fun and exciting as two new teams are invited to join the biggest event in cricket. You might be wondering exactly how many teams in IPL are playing this year. By including the two new teams, ten teams are going to fight for the IPL trophy. The list of the teams in IPL 2022 is as follows:
- Chennai Super Kings. CSK comes in the top IPL winners list as it is one of the most popular franchises and was launched in 2008 by BCCI. This year the Captain of CSK will be the Ravindra Jadeja, an all-rounder who has been a part of the team for a long time.
- Kolkata Knight Riders. Knight Riders is considered one of the most successful franchises in the Indian Premier League. It was launched in 2008 and has won the IPL title twice. The team is owned by Shah Rukh Khan, actress Juhi Chawla and her spouse Jay Mehta.
- Mumbai Indians. It is one of the most popular franchises among Indian cricket fans and was established in 2008. MI has won the most IPL titles, including two times in a row and five. The Captain of MI is the same as for the past few seasons, Rohit Sharma, and he is proven to be a great captain.
- Delhi Capitals. Gurgaon-based company GMR Group owns the Delhi Capitals. This team was established in 2008 and has won no IPL titles. Rishabh Pant is going to captain DC this season. And he is an opening batsman for India in international matches and has been a part of the team for a very long now.
- Kings XI Punjab. Punjab is one of the few teams drafted with the inauguration of the IPL in 2008. KXIP has been doing well since the start of the tournament, and the captain of the team is Mayank Agarwal, who has been an opening batsman and has been a part of it for the last few seasons.
- Rajasthan Royals. The team is owned by Manoj Badale and Lachlan Murdoch and was also formed in 2008 as a part of the Indian Premier League. Sanju Samson is the team’s current captain and is the top right-handed batsman. Rajasthan was the first team who has won the IPL title in the first edition in 2008.
- Royal Challengers Bangalore. It is another most popular IPL team among the IPL fans owned by United Spirits Limited, which is a leading shareholder in terms of alcohol. The team captain of the team is Faf du Plessis, who has been appointed for the first time after the long-time Captain Virat Kolhi.
- Sunrises Hyderabad. Sunrises Hyderabad was a replacement for the team Deccan Chargers and was founded in 2012. This season the team is captained by the New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson. The team also won one IPL trophy in the year 2016.
- Gujarat Titans. It is one of the new IPL teams 2022 and was only launched this season. Gujarat Titans are owned by the CVC Capital Partners and one of the most successful venture capital firms. Hardik Pandya is the captain of this team and is currently considered the best batsman globally.
- Lucknow Super Giants. It is the second team introduced in this season of IPL and is owned by Sanjiv Goenka, the chairperson of the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group. The team is captained by KL Rahul, who was bought by the bid of 17 crores, a former captain of Kings Eleven Punjab.
These are the total IPL teams and players that will play in the fifteenth edition of the Indian Premier League. So if you want to watch this tournament live in the ground, get your tickets now and don’t miss out.