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Upcoming Indian Premier League in 2022

The upcoming Indian Premier League Competition, a professional Twenty20 cricket league, organized by the Board of Control for Cricket in India, will be in its fifteenth season. The league will grow this season with two additional clubs, announced soon. 

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Tata IPL 2022 is the name of the fifteenth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which the Board of Control established for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2007. 

The upcoming Indian Premier League Competition, a professional Twenty20 cricket league, organized by the Board of Control for Cricket in India, will be in its fifteenth season. The league will grow this season with two additional clubs, announced soon. 

Following the 2011 event, this will be the second season in which ten teams will compete. CSK are the incumbent champions, having won their fourth championship in the previous season.

Background Of The Upcoming Indian Premier League

Despite rumors that two more clubs would be added in the previous season, the BCCI confirmed at their 89th AGM that the league would only be expanded in 2022. 

And also, the BCCI announced in August 2021 that two new teams would join the league for the 2022 season. The franchises will be headquartered in two of the BCCI’s six nominated cities: Ahmedabad, Cuttack, Dharamshala, Guwahati, Indore, and Lucknow.

RPSG Group and CVC Capital won bids for the two clubs in a closed auction on October 25, 2021. RPSG paid $7,090 crore (US$940 million) for Lucknow, while CVC paid $5,625 crore (US$750 million) for Ahmedabad. 

On January 24, 2022, the Lucknow squad was renamed the Lucknow Super Giants, while the Ahmedabad team was renamed the Gujarat Titans on February 9, 2022.

On January 11, 2022, Vivo stepped down as the tournament’s title sponsor. Vivo has inked a deal as title sponsor through 2023, having previously walked out as a sponsor in 2020. 

the balance of Vivo’s deal, the Tata Group has been designated as the title sponsor.

Personnel Changes

A maximum of four players were permitted to be retained by each current club, while each of the two new teams selected three before the auction. 

The current eight clubs that would retain players were revealed on November 30, 2021, while the players for the two new teams were unveiled on January 22, 2022. 

The auction was held in Bangalore on the 12th and 13th of February, 2022. 

The most expensive purchase in the auction was Ishan Kishan, which the Mumbai Indians purchased for Rs. 15.25 crore (US$2.0 million). 

And also, Liam Livingstone was the most expensive foreign player, having been purchased by Punjab Kings for Rs. 11.50 crore (US$1.5 million).

Upcoming Indian Premier League Overview

Following the IPL super auction, all attention has been focused on the next 15th season of the cash-rich competition, which begins in May. According to plans, the IPL 2022 season would be staged exclusively in India. 

Following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic situation, the BCCI was forced to relocate the IPL 2020 edition to the United Arab Emirates. 

Similarly, the Indian cricket board was forced to relocate the second half of the IPL 2018 edition to the Middle East due to the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the 15th season of the IPL will be held in India.

According to a source in Sportstar, the BCCI is expected to organize the competition at six different locations. 

It has been decided to use five sites in Maharashtra to prevent air travel during these difficult times throughout the country, while Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium will host the knockout games.

For those unfamiliar with the IPL, the 15th season will see the addition of two new clubs, the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and the Gujarat Titans (GT), and an increase in the number of games played in the league. 

There will be a league stage of 70 matches, followed by the playoffs (with the total being 74). Taking place in India from March 27 to May 28, the 15th season will be the 15th overall. 

According to the source, the BCCI, under the leadership of Sourav Ganguly, is also interested in staging a few of the games at Jio Stadium in Navi Mumbai. 

Meanwhile, most games will be played at the Wankhede Stadium, Brabourne Stadium, Dr. D.Y. Patil Sports Stadium, and Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium (all located in Pune) during the league stage. 

Maharashtra is one of the legal states in India, comprising a large chunk of the Deccan Plateau in the western and central peninsular regions. It is India’s second-most populated state and the world’s second-most populous national subdivision.

According to the analysis, the national cricket body is anticipated to release the entire schedule for the next season by the end of February. 

After winning the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the fourth time in 2021, the MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are the tournament’s defending champions.

Upcoming Indian Premier League 2022 Team

The 15th season of the Upcoming Indian Premier League will include ten teams, whose names are as follows.

  1. Chennai Super Kings
  2. Delhi Capitals
  3. Punjab Kings
  4. Kolkata Knight Riders
  5. Mumbai Indians
  6. Rajasthan Royals
  7. Royal Challengers Bangalore
  8. Sunrisers Hyderabad
  9. Gujarat Lions
  10. Lucknow Super Giants

All the names of the stadiums where the 15th edition of the upcoming Indian Premier League is set to be played are,

  1. Wankhede Stadium
  2. M.A.Chidambaram Chepauk Stadium
  3. Narendra Modi Stadium
  4. Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium
  5. M.Chinnaswmy Stadium
  6. Eden Gardens Stadium
  7. BRSABV Ekana Cricket Stadium 

IPL Schedule 2022

The Indian Premier League (IPL) will return in 2022. As stated before, the clubs have already revealed their retained and released players. 

The official board is also ready to announce the official dates for the following phases, such as the auction or the day on which the IPL matches will begin.

Numerous sports gurus have speculated on the IPL 2022 schedule despite the lack of official information. IPL matches are usually held in April and May. 

According to current estimates, the IPL 2022 is expected to begin around the end of March or April 2022. Fans of the IPL are now waiting for the final schedule of matches to be released.

However, many analysts now expect the IPL 2022 matches to begin in the first week of April. Especially, the matches will begin at 7:30 PM on all days.

IPL 2022 Auction Live Telecast Channel & App

IPL fans may watch the live auction on Star Sports or Disney Hotstar by downloading the Disney+Hotstar app on their smartphones. 

On Disney Hotstar, you may also view facts and extras regarding the IPL 2022 player auction.


As IPL’s popularity grows, the organization has chosen to add two extra feathers to its wing. This refers to the addition of two additional teams in the IPL 2022. 

The new teams are Ahmedabad and Lucknow, and additional matches will be added to the current ones. 

The leagues will be computed and planned such that all clubs have an opportunity to play each other.


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