The 15th edition of the IPL is here. And you cannot deny the fact that IPL has evolved a lot in the last 15 years. From DLF IPL to now TATA IPL, IPL has come a long way. Be it sponsors, rules, locations, teams; everything has changed a lot. In this post we are going to discuss everything about IPL teams 2022.
After 2011 years, 10 teams are going to play in this version of the IPL.
2 new teams will make their debut, Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants. Hardik Pandya is going to lead Gujarat Titans while KL Rahul is going to lead Lucknow Super Giants. We will discuss everything about these 2 teams in detail in this post. Apart from teams, we will discuss the schedule of the upcoming IPL and all news related to the game. So, first of all let’s discuss about
New IPL teams in 2022: Gujarat Titans & Lucknow Super Giants
2 brand new franchises are making debuts.
Gujarat Titans was founded in 2021, with a base at Ahmedabad. Home stadium of Gujarat Titans is Narendra Modi Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad.
Hardik Pandya is the captain and Ashish Nehra is the coach of this team. Team is owned by London based CVC capital partners.
Apart from Hardik Pandya, Gujarat Titans had retained 2 more players, Rashid Khan and Shubhman Gill, ahead of the mega auction 2022.
Team has appointed Garry Kirsten as their batting coach and ex English player, Vikram Solanki as their team director.
A quick reminder that India had won the 2011 world cup under the guidance of Garry Kirsten as the chief coach. Here is the complete list of teams.
Lucknow Super Giants
Lucknow Super Giants is another brand new team with a home stadium at Lucknow.
K L Rahul is the captain of this team and former Zimbabwe player Andy Flower is the chief coach. Apart from K L Rahul, the team has purchased Marcus Stoinis and spinner Ravi Bisnoi.
The team is owned by RPSG group, which earlier owned Rising Pune Super Giant.
Here is the complete list of team players.
About IPL match schedule 2022
This year, the IPL is scheduled between 26th March and 29th May. Opening match will be played at Wankhede Stadium between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders on 26th March. As there are 10 teams in IPL 2022, more teams means a bigger IPL will be played, this time a total of 74 matches will be played. It means you can play more fantasy cricket this time!
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