IPL 2022 Fixtures: The 15th edition of the cash-rich league is set to play with 2 new teams in addition to the existing 8 teams. The IPL 2022 is expected to kick start in its regular window with the mega auction event on February 12th and 13th in Bangalore.
- Jadeja has been named as the new CSK captain ahead of IPL 2022.
- The Afghan player Rahmanullah Gurbaz replaces Jason Roy at Gujarat Titans
- Maharashtra Government is likely to Allow a 25 percent Capacity Crowd for the IPL 2022
- Gujarat Titans player Jason Roy pulls out of IPL 2022 citing Bio-bubble fatigue
- IPL 2022 Fixtures is set to have 55 matches in Mumbai and 15 in Pune. All teams are set to play four games each at the Wankhede, DY Patil Stadium, and three apiece at Brabourne and Pune.
Indian Premier League(IPL) 2022 Schedule
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the schedule on March 6 for TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 which will be held in Mumbai and Pune. A total number of 70 league matches and 4 Playoff games will be played in the duration of 65 days.
The 15th season will start on 26th March at the Wankhede stadium with a blockbuster clash between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders.
The final game of the league stage will be played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Punjab Kings on 22nd May at the Wankhede Stadium.
The schedule for the Playoffs and the TATA IPL 2022 final to be played on 29th May will be announced later.
|1||Saturday||Mar-26||CSK vs KKR||7:30 PM||
|2||Sunday||Mar-27||DC vs MI||3:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|3||Sunday||Mar-27||PBKS vs RCB||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|4||Monday||Mar-28||GT vs LSG||7:30 PM||
|5||Tuesday||Mar-29||SRH vs RR||7:30 PM||
MCA Stadium, Pune
|6||Wednesday||Mar-30||RCB vs KKR||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|7||Thursday||Mar-31||LSG vs CSK||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|8||Friday||Apr-01||KKR vs PBKS||7:30 PM||
|9||Saturday||Apr-02||MI vs RR||3:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|10||Saturday||Apr-02||GT vs DC||7:30 PM||
MCA Stadium, Pune
|11||Sunday||Apr-03||CSK vs PBKS||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|12||Monday||Apr-04||SRH vs LSG||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|13||Tuesday||Apr-05||RR vs RCB||7:30 PM||
|14||Wednesday||Apr-06||KKR vs MI||7:30 PM||
MCA Stadium, Pune
|15||Thursday||Apr-07||LSG vs DC||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|16||Friday||Apr-08||PBKS vs GT||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|17||Saturday||Apr-09||CSK vs SRH||3:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|18||Saturday||Apr-09||RCB vs MI||7:30 PM||
MCA Stadium, Pune
|19||Sunday||Apr-10||KKR vs DC||3:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|20||Sunday||Apr-10||RR vs LSG||7:30 PM||
|21||Monday||Apr-11||SRH vs GT||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|22||Tuesday||Apr-12||CSK vs RCB||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|23||Wednesday||Apr-13||MI vs PBKS||7:30 PM||
MCA Stadium, Pune
|24||Thursday||Apr-14||RR vs GT||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|25||Friday||Apr-15||SRH vs KKR||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|26||Saturday||Apr-16||MI vs LSG||3:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|27||Saturday||Apr-16||DC vs RCB||7:30 PM||
|28||Sunday||Apr-17||PBKS vs SRH||3:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|29||Sunday||Apr-17||GT vs CSK||7:30 PM||
MCA Stadium, Pune
|30||Monday||Apr-18||RR vs KKR||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|31||Tuesday||Apr-19||LSG vs RCB||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|32||Wednesday||Apr-20||DC vs PBKS||7:30 PM||
MCA Stadium, Pune
|33||Thursday||Apr-21||MI vs CSK||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|34||Friday||Apr-22||DC vs RR||7:30 PM||
MCA Stadium, Pune
|35||Saturday||Apr-23||KKR vs GJ||3:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|36||Saturday||Apr-23||RCB vs SRH||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|37||Sunday||Apr-24||LSG vs MI||7:30 PM||
|38||Monday||Apr-25||PBKS vs CSK||7:30 PM||
|39||Tuesday||Apr-26||RCB vs RR||7:30 PM||
MCA Stadium, Pune
|40||Wednesday||Apr-27||GT vs SRH||7:30 PM||
|41||Thursday||Apr-28||DC vs KKR||7:30 PM||
|42||Friday||Apr-29||PBKS vs LSG||7:30 PM||
MCA Stadium, Pune
|43||Saturday||Apr-30||GT vs RCB||3:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|44||Saturday||Apr-30||RR vs MI||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|45||Sunday||May-01||DC vs LSG||3:30 PM||
|46||Sunday||May-01||SRH vs CSK||7:30 PM||
MCA Stadium, Pune
|47||Monday||May-02||KKR vs RR||7:30 PM||
|48||Tuesday||May-03||GT vs PBKS||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|49||Wednesday||May-04||RCB vs CSK||7:30 PM||
MCA Stadium, Pune
|50||Thursday||May-05||DC vs SRH||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|51||Friday||May-06||GT vs MI||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|52||Saturday||May-07||PBKS vs RR||3:30 PM||
|53||Saturday||May-07||LSG vs KKR||3:30 PM||
MCA Stadium, Pune
|54||Sunday||May-08||SRH vs RCB||3:30 PM||
|55||Sunday||May-08||CSK vs DC||3:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|56||Monday||May-09||MI vs KKR||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|57||Tuesday||May-10||LSG vs GT||7:30 PM||
MCA Stadium, Pune
|58||Wednesday||May-11||RR vs DC||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|59||Thursday||May-12||CSK vs MI||7:30 PM||
|60||Friday||May-13||RCB vs PBKS||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|61||Saturday||May-14||KKR vs SRH||7:30 PM||
MCA Stadium, Pune
|62||Sunday||May-15||CSK vs GT||3:30 PM||
|63||Sunday||May-15||LSG vs RR||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|64||Monday||May-16||PBKS vs DC||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|65||Tuesday||May-17||MI vs SRH||7:30 PM||
|66||Wednesday||May-18||KKR vs LSG||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|67||Thursday||May-19||RCB vs GT||7:30 PM||
|68||Friday||May-20||RR vs CSK||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|69||Saturday||May-21||MI vs DC||7:30 PM||
|70||Sunday||May-22||SRH vs PBKS||7:30 PM||
When will IPL 2022 start?
IPL 2022 fixtures is expected to start on 02, April 2022. The IPL fixtures is yet to be finalized from BCCI, we will have clear picture about the start of IPL 2022 and it’s possibility of opening ceremony for this season.
When will IPL 2022 end?
The IPL 2022 is expected to end on 03, June 2022. Since there are 10 teams playing this IPL 2022, the matches and combination of double headers still needs a clear cloud from IPL officials.
IPL 2022 Squad
Chennai Super Kings(CSK)
MS Dhoni, Moeen Ali, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ravindra Jadeja, Robin Uthappa, Dwayne Bravo, Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Tushar Deshpande, Shivam Dube, Maheesh Theekshana, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Simarjeet Singh, Devon Conway, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Subhranshu Senapati, Mukesh Choudhary, Prashant Solanki, C Hari Nishaanth, N Jagadeesan, Chris Jordan, K Bhagath Varma
- Head Coach – Stephen Fleming
- Batting Coach – Michael Hussey
- Bowling Coach– Lakshmipathy Balaji
- Fielding coach – Rajiv Kumar
Rishabh Pant, Axar Patel, Prithvi Shaw, Anrich Nortje, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Shardul Thakur, Mustafizur Rahman, Kuldeep Yadav, Ashwin Hebbar, Sarfaraz Khan, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, KS Bharat, Mandeep Singh, Syed Khaleel Ahmed, Chetan Sakariya, Lalit Yadav, Ripal Patel, Yash Dhull, Rovman Powell, Pravin Dubey, Lungisani Ngidi, Tim Seifert, Vicky Ostwal
- Head Coach – Ricky Ponting
- Batting Coach – Pravin Amre
- Bowling Coach – James Hopes
- Fielding coach – Mohammad Kaif
Hardik Pandya (c), Shubman Gill, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Lockie Ferguson, Abhinav Sadarangani, Rahul Tewatia, Noor Ahmad, R Sai Kishore, Dominic Drakes, Jayant Yadav, Vijay Shankar, Darshan Nalkande, Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph, Pradeep Sangwan, David Miller, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade, Gurkeerat Singh, Varun Aaron, B Sai Sudarshan, Rahmanullah Gurbaz.
- Head Coach – Ashish Nehra
- Batting Coach – Gary Kirsten
- Bowling Coach – Aashish Kapoor(Spin)
- Fielding coach – Will Update soon
Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR)
Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Dar, Baba Indrajith, Chamika Karunaratne, Abhijeet Tomar, Pratham Singh, Ashok Sharma, Sam Billings, Alex Hales, Tim Southee, Ramesh Kumar, Mohammad Nabi, Umesh Yadav, Aman Khan
- Head Coach – Brendon McCullum
- Assistant coach – Abhishek Nayar
- Bowling Coach – Bharat Arun
- Fielding coach – James Foster
Lucknow Super Giants
Manan Vohra, Evin Lewis, Manish Pandey, KL Rahul (c&wk), Quinton de Kock (wk), Ravi Bishnoi, Dushmantha Chameera, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mohsin Khan, Mayank Yadav, Ankit Rajpoot, Avesh Khan, Mark Wood, Marcus Stoinis, Kyle Mayers, Karan Sharma, K Gowtham, Ayush Badoni, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Jason Holder, Andrew Tye
- Head Coach – Andy Flower
- Batting Coach – Will Update soon
- Bowling Coach – Will Update soon
- Fielding coach – Will Update soon
Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Ishan Kishan, Dewald Brevis, Basil Thampi, Murugan Ashwin, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, N Tilak Varma, Sanjay Yadav, Jofra Archer, Daniel Sams, Tymal Mills, Tim David, Riley Meredith, Mohd. Arshad Khan, Anmolpreet Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Rahul Buddhi, Hrithik Shokeen, Arjun Tendulkar, Aryan Juyal, Fabian Allen
- Head Coach – Mahela Jayawardene
- Batting Coach – Robin Singh
- Bowling Coach – Shane Bond
- Fielding coach – James Pamment
Mayank Agarwal, Arshdeep Singh, Shikhar Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Jonny Bairstow, Rahul Chahar, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Prabhsimran Singh, Jitesh Sharma, Ishan Porel, Liam Livingstone, Odean Smith, Sandeep Sharma, Raj Angad Bawa, Rishi Dhawan, Prerak Mankad, Vaibhav Arora, Writtick Chatterjee, Baltej Dhanda, Ansh Patel, Nathan Ellis, Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Benny Howell
- Head Coach – Anil Kumble
- Batting Coach – Will Update soon
- Bowling Coach – Damien Wright
- Fielding coach – Jonty Rhodes
Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB)
Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammed Siraj, Faf Du Plessis, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dinesh Karthik, Josh Hazlewood, Shahbaz Ahamad, Anuj Rawat, Akash Deep, Mahipal Lomror, Finn Allen, Sherfane Rutherford, Jason Behrendorff, Suyash Prabhudessai, Aneeshwar Gautam, Karn Sharma, David Willey, Luvnith Sisodia, Siddharth Kaul, Chama Milind
- Head Coach – Sanjay Bangar
- Batting Coach – Sridharan Sriram
- Bowling Coach – Adam Griffith
- Fielding coach – Malolan Rangarajan
Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, R. Ashwin, Trent Boult, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Riyan Parag, KC Cariappa, Navdeep Saini, Obed McCoy, Arunay Singh, Kuldeep Sen, Karun Nair, Dhruv Jurel, Tejas Baroka, Kuldip Yadav, Shubham Garhwal, Daryl Mitchell, Rassie Van Der Dussen, Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Neesham
- Head Coach – Will Update Soon
- Batting Coach – Amol Mazumdar
- Bowling Coach – Sairaj Bahutule(Spin), Rob Cassell(Fast)
- Fielding coach – Dishant Yagnik
Kane Williamson, Abdul Samad, Umran Malik, Washington Sundar, Nicholas Pooran, T. Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Priyam Garg, Rahul Tripathi, Abhishek Sharma, Kartik Tyagi, Shreyas Gopal, Jagadeesha Suchith, Aiden Markram, Marco Jansen, Romario Shepherd, Sean Abbott, R Samarth, Shashank Singh, Saurabh Dubey, Glenn Phillips, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Vishnu Vinod
- Head Coach – Tom Moody
- Batting Coach – Brian Lara
- Bowling Coach – Dale Steyn
- Fielding coach – Hemang Badani
IPL 2022 Retained Players
IPL 2022 Retained Players List – MI
Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard are retained by Mumbai Indians – Ishan Kishan was not retained, but MI bid INR 15.25CR for him to get back into the squad, which is eventually became the highest bid IPL 2022 Auction
|Rohit Sharma||Batsman||INR 16 Cr|
|Jasprit Bumrah||Bowler||INR 12 Cr|
|Suryakumar Yadav||Batsman||INR 8 Cr|
|Kieron Pollard||All-rounder||INR 6 Cr|
IPL 2022 Retained Players List – RCB
Royal Challengers Banglore retained Virat Kohli in their first retained player slot for Rs. 15 crores, followed by Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell for Rs. 11 crores and their last retention is Siraj where he bagged Rs. 7 crores.
Following are the details of the RCB Retained Players 2022:
|Virat Kohli||Batsman||INR 15 CR|
|Glenn Maxwell||All-rounder||INR 11 CR|
|Mohammed Siraj||Bowler||INR 7 CR|
IPL 2022 Retained Players List – SRH
Kane Williamson will be the first option for SRH in their IPL 2022 players retention. If SRH decides to build a strong bowling unit with Indian players then Natarajan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be the better options, which they brought back in the Auction.
SRH couldn’t retain Rashid Khan, who’s was later drafted by Gujarat Titans for Rs 15 crore, which more than the first choice Kane Williamson.
|Kane Williamson||Batsman||INR 14 Cr|
|Abdul Samad||Bowler||INR 4Cr|
|Umran Malik||Bowler||INR 4Cr|
IPL 2022 Retained Players List – PBKS
Punjab Kings needs to utilize this mega auction opportunity to build a strong team that could lift their maiden IPL trophy in the upcoming season.
PBKS retained just 2 players out of 4 players’ options. Mayank Agarwal and Arshdeep Singh were retained by the PBKS ahead of PL 2022 Mega Auction.
Following are the details of the PBKS Retained Players 2022:
|Mayank Agarwal||Batsman||INR 12 Cr|
|Arshdeep Singh||Bowler||INR 4 Cr|
IPL 2022 Retained Players List – CSK
IPL 2022 Squad: Chennai Super Kings looks its all possible way to retain Ruturaj Gaikwad who plays a crucial role in winning IPL 2021 trophy. Notably, Ruturaj Gaikwad is the orange cap holder of IPL 2021.
CSK retained MS Dhoni, R Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad, and Moeen Ali ahead of IPL 2022 Mega Auction.
|Ravindra Jadeja||All-rounder||INR 16 Cr|
|MS Dhoni||Wicket Keeper Batsman||INR 12 Cr|
|Moeen Ali||All-rounder||INR 8 Cr|
|Ruturaj Gaikwad||Batsman||INR 6 Cr|
IPL 2022 Retained Players List – DC
Delhi Capitals all set to retain Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Axar Patel, and Anrich Nortje. Thinking of building a young team DC had to skip their opening batter Dhawan.
|Rishabh Pant||Wicket keeper batsman||INR 16 Cr|
|Axar Patel||Bowler||INR 9 Cr|
|Prithvi Shaw||Batsman||INR 7.50Cr|
|Anrich Nortje||Bowler||INR 6.50 Cr|
IPL 2022 Retained Players List – KKR
IPL 2022 Squad: Venkatesh Iyer made his IPL debut in the IPL 2021 and scored 370 runs with 3 wickets while playing 10 matches of the season. KKR will also not dare to lose Varun Chakaravarthy who plays a vital role in KKR’s success in the past 2 seasons.
Kolkata Knight Riders retained their two all-rounders Sunil Narine and Andre Russell while they want to keep Varun Chakravarty, Venkatesh Iyer as Indian core.
|Andre Russell||All-rounder||INR 12 Cr|
|Varun Chakravarty||Bowler||INR 8 Cr|
|Venkatesh Iyer||All-rounder||INR 8 Cr|
|Sunil Narine||All-rounder||INR 6 Cr|
IPL 2022 Retained Players List – RR
Rajasthan Royals needs to utilize this mega auction opportunity to build a strong team that could lift their second IPL trophy in the upcoming season.
Sanju Samson will continue to captain the side, Jos Buttler is retained alongside young indian opener Yashasvi Jaiswal.
Following are the details of the RR Retained Players 2022:
|Sanju Samson||Wicket keeper batsman||INR 14 Cr|
|Jos Buttler||Wicket keeper batsman||INR 10 Cr|
|Yashasvi Jaiswal||batsman||INR 4Cr|
IPL 2022 Squad Gujarat Titans
CVC Capital is the owner of the Gujarat Titans. CVC Capital won the bidding war for 5625(over 692 million USD) to own the Gujarat Titans. The CVC Capitals’ bid was 160% more than BCCI’s base price for the IPL team.
As per the BCCI’s rules for IPL 2022 Auction, Gujarat Titans can pick a maximum of 3 players from the IPL 2022 Auction pool players before the auction date.
Ahead of IPL 2022, the Gujarat Titans bags Rashid Khan and Hardik Pandya for Rs 15 crores each while the franchise bags Shubman Gill for Rs 8 Crores INR.
It is also learned that Hardik Pandya named as captain of the Gujarat Titans.
Gujarat Titans finalised its coaching staff – they will be led by former India fast bowler Ashish Nehra, and former South Africa batter and head coach Gary Kirsten. Former England batter Vikram Solanki, who is currently Surrey’s head coach, will be the team director.
IPL 2022 Squad Lucknow Super Giants
RPSG Group of Sanjiv Goenka is the owner of the Lucknow Super Giants. RPSG Group won the bidding war for 7090 crores (over 932 million USD) to own the Lucknow team.
As per the BCCI’s rules for IPL 2022 Auction, Lucknow had to pick a maximum of 3 players from the IPL 2022 Auction pool players before the auction date.
Lucknow Super Giants ropes KL Rahul for INR 17 crores followed by Marcus Stoinis for INR 9.2 crores and uncapped Ravi Bishnoi for INR 4 crores.
IPL 2022 Remaining Purse Value – All Teams
|Team||Purse Reaming||Total Players|
|Punjab Kings||3.45 CR||25|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||0.10 CR||23|
|Rajasthan Royals||0.95 CR||24|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||1.55 CR||22|
|Chennai Super Kings||2.95 CR||25|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||0.45 CR||25|
|Mumbai Indians||0.10 CR||25|
|Delhi Capitals||0.10 CR||24|
|Gujarat Titans||0.15 CR||23|
|Lucknow Super Giants||0 CR||21|
IPL 2022 News
Here you can find the latest news and updates on the upcoming IPL 2022 which is set to kick start from March 26.
*latest at top
- Star Sports will be revealing the Gujarat-based IPL franchise official name in the pre-show tomorrow at 12.30 pm.
- England players will be available for the full IPL season this year.
- Hugh Edmeades was confirmed as the auctioneer for IPL 2022 Mega Auction. He’ll be auctioning in his 4th straight IPL auction.
- The Lucknow-based franchise has officially announced their team name as Lucknow Super Giants through their social network. It will now be shortly known as LSG in the Indian Premier League.
- The BCCI plans to start the IPL 2022 from March 27, almost a week ahead of the planned start of the tournament.
- Lucknow ropes KL Rahul for INR 17 crores followed by Marcus Stoinis for a pay of INR 9.2 crores and uncapped Ravi Bishnoi for INR 4 crores.
- Lucknow IPL team will enter the IPL 2022 Mega Auction with a purse value of 58 crores.
- Ahmedabad ropes Hardik Pandya and Rashid Khan for 15 crores each, Shubman Gill will get 8 crores.
- Ahmedabad IPL franchise will be having a purse of 52 crores in IPL 2022 Mega Auction.
- Slice will be the principal sponsor for Mumbai Indians for the next 3 years for 90 crores.
- Online food ordering and delivery platform Swiggy is all set to become the sixth official on-ground sponsor of the IPL.
- Lucknow ropes KL Rahul for INR 15 crores followed by Marcus Stoinis for a pay of INR 11 crores and uncapped Ravi Bishnoi for INR 4 crores.
- Lucknow IPL team will enter the IPL 2022 Mega Auction with a purse value of 60 crores.
- Ahmedabad to pay Hardik Pandya and Rashid Khan 15cr each, Shubman Gill will get 7cr.
- Ahmedabad IPL franchise will be having a purse of 53cr in IPL 2022 Mega Auction.
- Ben Stokes has joined Joe Root in deciding not to enter the auction for the 2022 edition of the IPL.
- Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan, and Shubman Gill are set to be Ahmedabad IPL franchise draft picks.
- KL Rahul, Marcus Stoinis, and Ravi Bishnoi are likely to be 3 draft picks of the Lucknow IPL franchise. KL Rahul is expected to lead the side.
- KKR ropes Bharat Arun as their bowling coach for IPL 2022 season.
- The BCCI is likely to stage IPL 2022 in South Africa or Sri Lanka as their Plan B if they’re unable to host in India due to the COVID19 situation.
- 2 New IPL teams have given January 22, 5 PM as the deadline to complete their signings.
- Mitchell Starc is considering to enroll his name in the mega auction for IPL 2022.
- Ahead of IPL 2022, the TATA group replace VIVO as the title sponsor of the season for the same rate.
- The BCCI is confident of pulling off the auction on February 12 and 13 but has kept the option of postponing it by a week pending the CVC settlement. The dates are expected to be formally made public after the GC meeting.
- The two new teams are expected to be given at least two weeks for player signing.
- Hardik Pandya will be the captain of Ahmedabad based IPL franchise.
- Ahmedabad franchise officially gets BCCI clearance, receives Letter of Intent (LOI) from the cricket board.
- Vikram Solanki has been appointed as the Director of Cricket for the Ahmedabad-based IPL franchise.
- Gary Kirsten has been named as the Mentor of the Ahmedabad-based IPL franchise.
- Lucknow IPL franchise have kept Marcus Stoinis and Kagiso Rabada in backup if they fail to pick Rashid Khan.
- Lucknow and Ahmedabad IPL franchise set to get time till January 31st to decide the draft picks for IPL 2022.
- “BCCI is exploring all options which include overseas IPL as well. But the focus is to host the IPL in India for sure. As of now, the priority is the auction, and the board will soon take a call,” – BCCI official.
- BCCI is considering an option to start IPL around the 4th week of March to reduce the doubleheaders in IPL 2022
- The 2 new teams – Lucknow and Ahmedabad – are expected to be given at least 15 days once the CVC issue is resolved for signing its players and that could have a rub-on effect on other IPL activities.
- Ahead of the rapid spread of the COVID Omicron variant, the BCCI may extend the IPL 2022 Auction date by a week or 10 days. But as of now, BCCI sticks to the February 12-13 auction dates as pre-planned.
- My11Circle – A Fantasy sports platform has signed up as the title sponsor for the Lucknow-based new IPL team for a period of 3 years.
- IPL 2022 Mega Auction might be shifted from Bangalore due to the rise in COVID19 cases.
- Gary Kirsten is likely to be the mentor of the Ahmedabad franchise for IPL 2022.
- Former Indian Cricketer Ashish Nehra set to become the head coach of the Ahmedabad IPL franchise in IPL 2022.
- IPL 2022 draft is expected on January 10, 2022.
- Rising Pune Supergiants’ Instagram account officially turned into Lucknow IPL Team account. Updates are expected to deliver in the official Lucknow team Instagram account soon.
- BCCI decides to host the IPL 2022 mega auction on February 12 and 13 in Bangalore. Notably, India will play the 3rd ODI against West Indies at Kolkata on February 12.
- Gary Kirsten, Ashish Nehra, Vikram Solanki are likely to be part of the coaching staff of the Ahmedabad IPL franchise.
- The BCCI is planning to hold the two-day mega Indian Premier League auction on February 7 and 8 in Bengaluru, a senior BCCI official said.
- The IPL 2022 Mega Auction is likely to host during February 2022.
- Mega Auction is unlikely to happen before the 3rd week of January as the decision on CVC Capital ownership is still pending.
- Odisha Captain Subhranshu Senapati called for trials by Chennai Super Kings for IPL 2022.
- Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir appointed as the mentor of Lucknow IPL franchise
- Lucknow franchise confirmed Andy Flower will be the head of their new IPL team, he will visit Uttar Pradesh on new year
- Andy Flower is the front runner to become the head coach of Lucknow in IPL 2022
- Dale Steyn is likely to be roped in as SRH’s bowling coach.
- Tom Moody has been appointed as Head Coach of Sunrisers Hyderabad
- Former India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh is expected to officially announce his retirement from competitive cricket around next week.
- CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan explains why CSK retained MS Dhoni and says Dhoni ‘controls the team’ and has remained the mainstay for the Super Kings.
- Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori predicts the reason why MI releases Hardik Pandya and feels that KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya might be roped by the same franchise in the upcoming IPL 2022 mega auction.
- Andy Flower and Trevor Bayliss, the coaches of Punjab Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad respectively, have resigned from their positions ahead of the 2022 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
- India’s former opening batter, Aakash Chopra feels that franchises will have to break the bank to buy the likes of Hardik Pandya, Harshal Patel, Rahul Chahar, Deepak Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, and Shikhar Dhawan.
- CVC capital set to get the nod from the BCCI for the IPL franchise.
- IPL Governing Council to meet on December 3rd to decide on the IPL media rights.
- The deadline for 8 IPL franchises to submit the retention players list is at 12 pm IST today(November 30).
- IPL retention will be live on Star Sports and Hotstar from 09:30 PM IST on November 30th. Check how to watch IPL 2022 Retention live for free!!!
- TVS Eurogrip join hands with Chennai Super Kings as the principal sponsor for the next three years(2022-21).
- The four-time IPL trophy winner CSK plans to retain MS Dhoni, Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad, and Moeen Ali.
- Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard are set to be retained by Mumbai Indians – chances of Ishan Kishan being retained is high for his wicketkeeper cum aggressive opening batsman role.
- Meanwhile, Kolkata Knight Riders are likely to retain their two all-rounders Sunil Narine and Andre Russell while they want to keep Varun Chakravarty too. It is learnt that KKR is still deciding on whether to retain Shubman Gill or Venkatesh Iyer.
- Delhi Capitals all set to retain Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Axar Patel, and Anrich Nortje. Thinking of building a young team DC might skipped their opening batter Dhawan.
- Royal Challengers Banglore set to retain Virat Kohli and Glenn Maxwell ahead of IPL 2022. As ABD announces his retirement from all forms of cricket RCB might try to retain KS Bharat for his wicketkeeper cum batter role.
- KL Rahul is likely to lead one of the new IPL teams (Lucknow) in IPL 2022.
- Chennai Super Kings is all set to retain MS Dhoni in IPL 2022 Mega Auction.
- IPL 2022 final is likely to be held in the first week of June.
- CSK likely to face Mumbai Indians in the season opener of IPL 2022 at Chepauk on 2nd April.
- RCB star player AB de Villiers announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on November 19, 2021.
- Ravi Shastri, Bharat Arun, and R Sridhar are likely to be in the coaching staff of the Ahmedabad franchise in IPL 2022.
- Sony is in talks with Amazon prime video to jointly bid for the broadcasting rights of the IPL for the next five years.
- Lucknow IPL franchise has approached Ashish Nehra and Gary Kirsten to be its head coach and consultant for the 2022 season.
- VVS Laxman has informed Sunrisers Hyderabad of his decision to quit as Mentor of the team
- RCB appoints Sanjay Bangar as the RCB head coach for the next 2 years.
- MS Dhoni requests CSK not to retain him inorder to build a future CSK team. “MS Dhoni doesn’t want CSK to lose money trying to retain him”, says N Srinivasan
- The window for 8 IPL teams to retain players is from November 1 to November 30 and 2 new IPL teams pick players from December 1 to 25.
- The likely deadline date for IPL retention will be December 3rd.
- Shreyas Iyer is preparing to leave Delhi Capitals. Iyer is keen to become captain that’s why he wants to enter the auction.
- Shreyas Iyer is unlikely to be a part of the Delhi Capitals set up in the next year’s IPL.
- David Warner Confirms that he’ll be putting his name in the Mega auction for the IPL 2022.
- Hardik Pandya is unlikely to be retained by Mumbai Indians for IPL 2022. Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, and Kieron Pollard could be MI’s retentions.
- “There are many players apart from KL Rahul, firstly. One player does not make up a team, I’ve always said that. Any team that hinges too much on one player, that does prove beyond a point liability.” – Punjab Kings Co-owner.
- IPL teams will be allowed to retain 4 players for IPL 2022.
- KL Rahul is likely to part ways with Punjab Kings before IPL 2022.
- BCCI decides to organize the much-awaited IPL 2022 mega auction in December.
IPL 2022 Auction Date
- The window for the 8 existing teams to retain the players will be from the 1st November 2021 to 30th November 2021.
- The 2 new IPL teams will have the window to retain the players starting from 1st December 2021 to 25th December 2021.
- Right after this retention window period, BCCI will organize the IPL 2022 Auction at the end of December or at the beginning of January 2022.
IPL 2022 Retention Rules
- A team is set to be allowed to keep up to three Indian(capped/uncapped) and two foreign players with the total number of retentions not exceeding four.
- It has clearly said that a team cannot keep more than two uncapped players.
- As per the conditions, the team management can either retain three Indian players and one overseas player or two Indian players and two overseas players.
- Two New IPL teams can pick any 2 Indian and 1 foreign player from the Mega auction pool before the start of the auction 2022.
- Also, new teams can pick only one uncapped player before the auction.
- There will also be no Right to Match (RTM) cards for the IPL 2022 Mega Auction.
- It has also been conveyed to the existing eight franchises that the two New IPL teams can pick any 3 players from the Mega auction pool before the start of the auction 2022.
IPL 2022 Salary Cap
BCCI also explained the salary cap for the retained players based on the team’s decision of the number of players retention.
- If a team retains 4 players, Rs 42 crore will be cut from the player purse.
- If a team retains 3 players, Rs 33 crore will be cut from the player purse.
- If a team retains 2 players, Rs 24 crore will be cut from the player purse.
- If a team retains only one player, it will lose Rs 14 crore from its purse value.
- Each uncapped player retained will cost Rs 4 crore each.
If a team retains 4 of its player then the salary cap of the four players will be as follows:
*below mentioned will be the player’s annual salary
|Deductions for 4 Players||INR 42 Cr(Total)|
|Player 1||INR 16 Cr|
|Player 2||INR 12 Cr|
|Player 3||INR 8 Cr|
|Player 4||INR 6 Cr|
If a team retains 3 of its player then the salary cap of the three players will be as follows:
|3 players deduction||INR 33 Cr(Total)|
|Player 1||INR 15 Cr|
|Player 2||INR 11 Cr|
|Player 3||INR 7 Cr|
If a team retains 2 of its player then the salary cap of the two players will be as follows:
|2 Players deduction||INR 24 Cr(Total)|
|Player 1||INR 14 Cr|
|Player 2||INR 10 Cr|
If a team keeps only one player, then the team has to pay a total of INR 14 crores
|1 Player deduction||INR 14 Cr|
IPL 2022 Points Table Rules
During the league stage, two points are awarded to a side for a win and one in case of a washout.
- For a Win, the winning team gets 2 points
- In case of match abandoned or ends abruptly or No Result, each team will be awarded 1 point.
- In case of loss, the defeated team get 0 points
In the case of a tie, in the IPL score table, the following points will be taken into consideration.
- Team with a higher number of points
- If points are equal, the higher number of team wins will be considered
- If still, the points are equal, the net run rate is seen
- If still there is a tie, the team with the lower bowling strike rate will be considered
- If still there is equality, it results in a head-to-head meeting.
IPL 2022 Rules
The IPL 2022 format is not something unfamiliar to the IPL cricket community. The format has been used in 2011 IPL where the tournament is played with a total of 10 teams.
- The ten teams are divided into two groups of five.
- A random draw was used to determine the groups and who plays whom across the groups once and twice.
- In the group stage, each team plays 14 games facing the other four teams in their group two times each (one home and one away game), four teams in the other group once, and the remaining team two times.
- The team winning a match will be awarded 2 points. The losing team will not receive any points. In case of a draw or no result, both teams will be awarded 1 point.
IPL 2022 Playoff Formats
The first Qualifier will be played between the top two teams in the points table. The winner of qualifier 1 will bags the spot for the finals of the season.
The Eliminator is played between teams who finish at the third and fourth position in the points table. The winner of this match goes into Qualifier 2.
Qualifier 2: The loser of Qualifier 1 and the winner of the Eliminator play this game. The team winning this game moves into the final.
IPL Finals will be played between the winner of Qualifier 1 and the winner of Qualifier 2.
IPL 2022 live telecast channel list
Sky Sports Cricket, Sky Sports Main Event
|United States||Willow TV|
Fox Sports, Yupp TV
beIN Sports (beIN Sports 3)
Geo Super (TBC)
Sky Sport NZ (Sky Sport 2)
Flow Sports (Flow Sports 2)
Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA)
Yupp TV, Net TV Nepal, SimTV Nepal
Yupp TV, SLRC, Dialog TV, PeoTV
Yupp TV, Medianet
Disney + Hotstar (StarHub TV+)
Disney + Hotstar, Yupp TV, Foxtel
|Cricket Radio, 89.1 Radio 4 FM, Gold 101.3 FM, Talksport|
IPL 2022 TV Channel List
In the Indian subcontinent, IPL 2022 will be broadcast on the Star India Network that will offer coverage in eight languages – Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Marathi, Malayalam, and Kannada.
The broadcast partners to provide live coverage for the Indian Premier League 2022:
- Star Sports (India and its Sub-continent)
- Fox Sports (Australia)
- Sky Sports Cricket (the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland)
- SuperSport (South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa)
- Willow TV (USA, Canada)
- Sky Sport NZ (New Zealand)
- Geo Super (Pakistan)
- Flow Sports (Caribbean)
- Gazi TV (Bangladesh)
- Radio Television Afghanistan (Afghanistan)
- Fox Networks Group (South East Asia)
- Digicel (Pacific Islands)
- Yupp TV (Australia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Japan, Bhutan, Maldives, Central Asia, Continental Europe, Central & South America, and Southeast Asia (except Malaysia, Singapore)
- StarHub TV+ (Singapore, Malaysia & Hong Kong).
- Star Sports – Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports Select 1 SD, Star Sports Select 1 HD, Star Sports 3, Star Sports HD 3 (English), Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 HD (Hindi), Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu, Star Sports 1 Kannada, Star Sports 1 Bangla, Star Sports 1 Marathi, Star Sports 1 Malayalam, and Suvarna Plus (Kannada), Jalsha Movies (Bengali), Maa Movies (Telegu), Star Pravah HD (Marathi), Star Gold, Star Gold HD, Vijay Super SD, Asianet Plus (Sunday matches).
- Sky Sports is also available on Virgin Media, Virgin Media Ireland, Sky UK, BT TV via Now TV, TalkTalk TV, eir Vision, Now TV, Sky Go, Virgin TV Go.
- SKY Sport NZ is also available on Vodafone TV, Sky Go, Sky Sport Now, Fan Pass.
- ATN Cricket Plus is also available on Bell Fibe TV, Optik TV, VMedia.
- Willow TV is also available on Sling TV, Prism TV, Google Fiber also added Sling TV as a streaming option.
IPL 2022 Team Captains
A captain plays a key role in the team’s success in every tough situation. As a captain, players have to keep the team intact on and off-field which is the core for their success. Following are the individual team captains for the IPL 2022 tournament.
|Chennai Super Kings||MS Dhoni|
|Delhi Capitals||Rishabh Pant|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Shreyas Iyer|
|Mumbai Indians||Rohit Sharma|
|Punjab Kings||Mayank Agarwal|
|Rajasthan Royals||Sanju Samson|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||TBA|
|Lucknow Super Giants||KL Rahul|
|Gujarat Titans||Hardik Pandya|
TBA- To Be Announced