2022 IPL teams – IPL enters it’s 15th year with the addition of two new teams this season. The league will be completely held at India this time around after being moved to UAE in the last couple of seasons due to COVID. The tournament will feature a total of 74 games and will run from March 26 till 29 May.
Now let’s take a look at the ten teams that are going to feature this season.
1. Chennai Super Kings
The defending champions have retained most of their players from last season and would look to successfully defend the title.
Captain – MS Dhoni
Coach – Stephen Fleming
Principal Sponsor – TVS Eurogrip
Jersey Colour – Yellow
2. Mumbai Indians
The five time IPL champions has invested a lot on the future with some exciting and as a result had to settle for a squad with some glaring issues.
Captain – Rohit Sharma
Coach – Mahela Jayawardene
Principal Sponsor – Slice
Jersey Colour – Blue & Gold
|Chennai Super Kings||MS Dhoni||S Fleming|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Shreyas Iyer||B McCullum|
|Delhi Capitals||Rishabh Pant||R Ponting|
|Mumbai Indians||Rohit Sharma||M Jayawardane|
|Rajasthan Royals||Sanju Samson||K Sangakkara|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||K Williamson||T Moody|
|Punjab Kings||Mayank Agarwal||A Kumble|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||Faf du Plessis||S Bangar|
|Lucknow SuperGiants||KL Rahul||A Flower|
|Gujarat Titans||Hardik Pandya||A Nehra|
3. Royal Challengers Bangalore
The Bangalore based franchise will once again begin their quest for their first ever IPL title this season under a new captain in Faf du Plessis.
Captain – Faf du Plessis
Coach – Sanjay Bangar
Principal Sponsor – MPL
Jersey Colour – Dark Blue & Red
4. Kolkata Knight Riders
The runners-up from last season would look to go one up this year to get to their third IPL trophy under a young new captain in Shreyas Iyer.
Captain – Shreyas Iyer
Coach – Brendon McCullum
Principal Sponsor – WinZO
Jersey Colour – Purple & Gold
5. Delhi Capitals
They’ve made the playoffs in the last three seasons but are yet to win a IPL trophy. With a young energetic Rishabh Pant at the helm, DC would aim for their first ever IPL trophy.
Captain – Rishabh Pant
Coach – Ricky Ponting
Principal Sponsor – BOLT
Jersey Colour – Blue & Red
6. Sunrisers Hyderabad
Tom Moody is back as the head coach and the squad looks fresh in the absence of Warner, Rashid and Bairstow. Williamson will look to lead the side to their second IPL title.
Captain – Kane Williamson
Coach – Tom Moody
Principal Sponsor – Cars24
Jersey Colour – Orange
7. Punjab Kings
The Punjab Kings have built an explosive batting unit after the departure of KL Rahul and seem like genuine contenders for the IPL title this season under the new captain Mayank Agarwal.
Captain – Mayank Agarwal
Coach – Anil Kumble
Principal Sponsor – BKT
Jersey Colour – Red & Gold
8. Rajasthan Royals
The inaugural champions haven’t won the trophy since 2008 and would look to win it this time under Sangakkara and Samson.
Captain – Sanju Samson
Coach – Kumar Sangakkara
Principal Sponsor – Happilo
Jersey Colour – Pink & Blue
9. Lucknow SuperGiants
Sanjeev Goenka has some unfinished business in the IPL after his previous franchise, Rising Pune SuperGiants lost the finals in 2017. Gambhir mentor the team which has Rahul and Flower as captain and coach.
Captain – KL Rahul
Coach – Andy Flower
Principal Sponsor – My11Cricle
Jersey Colour – Green(rumoured)
10. Gujarat Titans
Gujarat Titans seems to have the weakest squad among all franchises. They are new to the league and would look to start well under the leadership of Hardik and Nehra.
Captain – Hardik Pandya
Coach – Ashish Nehra
Principal Sponsor – Ather Energy
Jersey Colour – Blue
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