IPL 2022 Groups: Ahead of the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League, BCCI adds 2 new IPL teams and successfully hosts the IPL 2022 Mega Auction where all 10 teams formed their IPL 2022 Squad with a minimum of 18 players to a maximum of 25 players.
In the 2 day mega event, Ishan Kishan becomes the most expensive player in IPL 2022 Auction.
BCCI confirms that the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League will be played in a bio-secure environment at a single hub to avoid air travel which is considered as a major threat for the spread of COVID-19 infection, thereby affecting the players and the League/matches.
Earlier IPL chairman Brijesh Patel confirms the IPL 2022 start date as March 26 with finals on May 29, 2022.
IPL 2022 Groups
IPL 2022 Groups List: Based on the trophy count all 10 teams and appearances in finals, teams are divided into 2 groups of 5 teams each. If a team failed to lift a trophy their final appearance count is taken to allocate their position in the group.
IPL Winners and Final List
5 times IPL winners Mumbai Indians has been placed at the first position of group A while the next highest(4 times) IPL trophy winner CSK has been placed in the first position of Group B.
KKR, who won the trophy for a couple of times has been placed in the second position of Group A, whereas SRH who won the trophy in 2016 has been placed at the second position of Group B.
The highest number of final appearances made SRH(2) to hold the position compared to the RR(1) who also won the trophy one time.
The third place of Group B has been granted to RCB who made a final appearance 3 times. Following are the details of the IPL 2022 groups.
|Group A||Group B|
|Mumbai Indians||Chennai Super Kings|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Sunrisers Hyderabad|
|Rajasthan Royals||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|Delhi Capitals||Punjab Kings|
|Lucknow Super Giants||Gujarat Titans|
IPL 2022 Format
As per IPL 2022 rules, all 10 teams will play a total of 14 league matches (7 home matches and 7 away matches) totalling to 70 league matches, followed by the 4 playoff matches.
Each team will play 5 teams twice and the remaining 4 teams only once (2 only home and 2 only away).
To explain it clearly a team from one group will have to play 2 matches against the same aligned team of opposite group.
Which Team Face Twice in Opposite Group?
- MI will face CSK for 2 times
- KKR will face SRH for 2 times
- RR will face RCB for 2 times
- DC will face PBKS for 2 times
- LSG will face GT for 2 times
In Group A: Lucknow Super Giants will play 2 matches each against MI, KKR, RR, DC of the same group and will also play 2 matches against Gujarat Titans on group B. Lucknow team will play 1 match against remaining teams of Group B which are – SRH, RCB, PBKS, and CSK.
In Group B: Chennai Super Kings will play 2 matches each against SRH, RCB, PBKS, GT of the same group and will also play 2 matches against Mumbai Indians on Group A. CSK will play 1 match against the remaining teams of Group A which are – KKR, RR, DC, LSG.
IPL 2022 Matches for All Teams
Formation following are the elaborate detail of the matches played by each team in IPL 2022 based on the IPL 2022 Groups.
1,2 – Indicates the number of matches going to play by a team
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
- 2 vs CSK, SRH, PBKS, GT, RR
- 1 vs MI, KKR, DC, LSG
- 2 vs KKR, DC, LSG, RR, CSK
- 1 vs GT, RCB, SRH, PBKS
Chennai Super Kings:
- 2 vs RCB, PBKS, GT, MI, SRH
- 1 vs KKR, RR, LSG, DC
Lucknow Super Giants:
- 2 vs RR, DC, MI, KKR, GT
- 1 vs PBKS, RCB, SRH, CSK
Kolkata Knight Riders:
- 2 vs SRH, DC, LSG, RR, MI
- 1 vs CSK, RCB, PBKS, GT
- 2 vs RCB, KKR, CSK, GT, PBKS
- 1 vs MI, RR, DC, LSG
- 2 vs PBKS, LSG, KKR, MI, KKR
- 1 vs RCB, GT, SRH, CSK
- 2 vs DC, GT, SRH, RCB, CSK
- 1 vs MI, RR, LSG, KKR
- 2 vs RCB, SRH, CSK, GT, DC
- 1 vs LSG, KKR, MI, RR
- 2 vs RCB, MI, KKR, LSG, DC
- 1 vs SRH, CSK, GT, PBKS
IPL 2022 Venues:
A total of 70 league matches will be played across four international standard venues in Mumbai and Pune. The venue for the playoff matches will be decided later.
- 4 matches each at Wankhede Stadium and DY Patil Stadium.
- 3 matches each at Brabourne Stadium (CCI) and MCA International Stadium, Pune.
- The 10 teams will play a total of 14 league matches (7 home matches and 7 away matches) totalling 70 league matches, followed by the 4 playoff matches.
Number of Matches
|Mumbai – Wankhede Stadium||20 Matches|
|Mumbai – Brabourne Stadium (CCI)||15 Matches|
|Mumbai – DY Patil Stadium||20 Matches|
|Pune – MCA International Stadium||15 Matches|