Last Update on: March 6th, 2022 at 05:19 pm
IPL 2022 is set to entertain cricket fans soon. IPL 2022 is set to commence on March 26. The 15th edition of the Indian Premier League will take place for more than two months and the final is scheduled to take place on May 29.
The BCCI has announced the official schedule of IPL 2022 and some key decisions regarding the tournament. IPL 2022 will witness a battle among 10 teams, as two new teams Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans are added to the tournament.
All the 10 teams have developed their squads for the tournament. Last month, IPL auction 2022 took place in Bengaluru, where all the 10 franchises grabbed their favourite players. A total of 204 players were picked by the 10 franchises during the auction. Out of these, there were 67 overseas players and 137 Indian players.
Ishan Kishan was the costliest player in IPL 2022 auction. Mumbai Indians bought the wicketkeeper-batsman for Rs. 15.25 crores during the auction, bringing him back to the side. Deepak Chahar at 14 crores, Shreyas Iyer at Rs. 12.25 crores, and Liam Livingstone at Rs. 11.5 crores were some other big picks during the auction.
IPL 2022 Schedule
The 15th edition of the Indian Premier League will be called TATA IPL 2022 as the TATA Group is the new sponsor of the tournament. IPL 2022 will consist of 74 matches including the playoffs and finals. A total of 70 league matches will be played among the 10 teams.
Two virtual groups have been set up by BCCI for IPL 2022. In group A, there are teams like Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, Delhi Capitals, and Lucknow Super Giants. Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings, and Gujarat Titans are part of group B.
Each team will play two matches against teams of their own group and the one situated on the same spot in the other group. They will play one match against the other teams of the other group. Hence, every team will play a total of 14 games during the league stage.
|Match No.||Day||Date||Match||Time (IST)||Venue|
|1||Saturday||March 26, 2022||CSK vs KKR||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|2||Sunday||March 27, 2022||DC vs MI||3:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|3||Sunday||March 27, 2022||PBKS vs RCB||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|4||Monday||March 28, 2022||GT vs LSG||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|5||Tuesday||March 29, 2022||SRH vs RR||7:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|6||Wednesday||March 30, 2022||RCB vs KKR||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|7||Thursday||March 31, 2022||LSG vs CSK||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|8||Friday||April 1, 2022||KKR vs PBKS||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|9||Saturday||April 2, 2022||MI vs RR||3:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|10||Saturday||April 2, 2022||GT vs DC||7:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|11||Sunday||April 3, 2022||CSK vs PBKS||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|12||Monday||April 4, 2022||SRH vs LSG||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|13||Tuesday||April 5, 2022||RR vs RCB||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|14||Wednesday||April 6, 2022||KKR vs MI||7:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|15||Thursday||April 7, 2022||LSG vs DC||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|16||Friday||April 8, 2022||PBKS vs GT||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|17||Saturday||April 9, 2022||CSK vs SRH||3:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|18||Saturday||April 9, 2022||RCB vs MI||7:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|19||Sunday||April 10, 2022||KKR vs DC||3:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|20||Sunday||April 10, 2022||RR vs LSG||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|21||Monday||April 11, 2022||SRH vs GT||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|22||Tuesday||April 12, 2022||CSK vs RCB||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|23||Wednesday||April 13, 2022||MI vs PBKS||7:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|24||Thursday||April 14, 2022||RR vs GT||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|25||Friday||April 15, 2022||SRH vs KKR||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|26||Saturday||April 16, 2022||MI vs LSG||3:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|27||Saturday||April 16, 2022||DC vs RCB||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|28||Sunday||April 17, 2022||PBKS vs SRH||3:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|29||Sunday||April 17, 2022||GT vs CSK||7:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|30||Monday||April 18, 2022||RR vs KKR||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|31||Tuesday||April 19, 2022||LSG vs RCB||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|32||Wednesday||April 20, 2022||DC vs PBKS||7:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|33||Thursday||April 21, 2022||MI vs CSK||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|34||Friday||April 22, 2022||DC vs RR||7:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|35||Saturday||April 23, 2022||KKR vs GJ||3:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|36||Saturday||April 23, 2022||RCB vs SRH||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|37||Sunday||April 24, 2022||LSG vs MI||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|38||Monday||April 25, 2022||PBKS vs CSK||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|39||Tuesday||April 26, 2022||RCB vs RR||7:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|40||Wednesday||April 27, 2022||GT vs SRH||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|41||Thursday||April 28, 2022||DC vs KKR||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|42||Friday||April 29, 2022||PBKS vs LSG||7:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|43||Saturday||April 30, 2022||GT vs RCB||3:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|44||Saturday||April 30, 2022||RR vs MI||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|45||Sunday||May 1, 2022||DC vs LSG||3:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|46||Sunday||May 1, 2022||SRH vs CSK||7:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|47||Monday||May 2, 2022||KKR vs RR||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|48||Tuesday||May 3, 2022||GT vs PBKS||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|49||Wednesday||May 4, 2022||RCB vs CSK||7:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|50||Thursday||May 5, 2022||DC vs SRH||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|51||Friday||May 6, 2022||GT vs MI||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|52||Saturday||May 7, 2022||PBKS vs RR||3:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|53||Saturday||May 7, 2022||LSG vs KKR||3:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|54||Sunday||May 8, 2022||SRH vs RCB||3:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|55||Sunday||May 8, 2022||CSK vs DC||3:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|56||Monday||May 9, 2022||MI vs KKR||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|57||Tuesday||May 10, 2022||LSG vs GT||7:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|58||Wednesday||May 11, 2022||RR vs DC||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|59||Thursday||May 12, 2022||CSK vs MI||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|60||Friday||May 13, 2022||RCB vs PBKS||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|61||Saturday||May 14, 2022||KKR vs SRH||7:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|62||Sunday||May 15, 2022||CSK vs GT||3:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|63||Sunday||May 15, 2022||LSG vs RR||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|64||Monday||May 16, 2022||PBKS vs DC||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|65||Tuesday||May 17, 2022||MI vs SRH||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|66||Wednesday||May 18, 2022||KKR vs LSG||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|67||Thursday||May 19, 2022||RCB vs GT||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|68||Friday||May 20, 2022||RR vs CSK||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|69||Saturday||May 21, 2022||MI vs DC||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|70||Sunday||May 22, 2022||SRH vs PBKS||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
IPL 2022 Complete Schedule
IPL 2022 Dates
IPL 2022 will kickstart on March 26 and conclude with the final on May 29. All the league stage matches will be played across 4 venues in Mumbai and Pune.
Wankhede Stadium, Brabourne Stadium, DY Patil Stadium are the three venues of Mumbai where league matches will be played. Pune’s MCA International Stadium is the 4th venue. The venue for playoffs and final will be decided by BCCI later.
Wankhede Stadium and DY Patil Stadium will host 20 matches each while Brabourne Stadium and MCA International Stadium will host 15 games each. Each team will play 4 matches at Wankhede and DY Patil Stadium and 3 matches each at Brabourne Stadium and MCA International Stadium.
IPL 2022 Teams
10 teams are part of IPL 2022. They are Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Punjab Kings, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Lucknow Super Giants, and Gujarat Titans.
Ahead of the auction, the old 8 teams were allowed to retain a maximum of 4 players in their squad. In addition, the two new teams Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans were allowed to pick three draft players in their squads. Hence, after the conclusion of the auction, all the 10 teams have inducted their favourite players into their squads now.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
Chennai Super Kings will be led by MS Dhoni in IPL 2022 too. The four-time IPL winners bought 21 players during IPL auction 2022. Deepak Chahar, Dwayne Bravo, Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar, Shivam Dube, Devon Conway, Mitchell Santner were some crucial players that CSK bought during the mega auction.
CSK Squad: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Shivam Dube, Deepak Chahar, Dwayne Bravo, Robin Uthappa, KM Asif, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana, N Jagadeesan, Hari Nishaanth, Subhranshu Senapati, Mukesh Choudhary, Simarjeet Singh, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Bhagath Varma, Prashant Solanki, Chris Jordan, Dwaine Pretorius, Devon Conway, Adam Milne, Mitchell Santner.
Delhi Capitals (DC)
Delhi Capitals also retained 4 players in their squad ahead of IPL 2022 auction namely Rishabh Pant, Anrich Nortje, Prithvi Shaw, and Axar Patel. During the auction, the IPL 2020 runners-up bought 20 players. Rishabh Pant will lead the team in IPL 2022.
DC Squad: David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, Mitchell Marsh, Rishabh Pant, Sarfaraz Khan, KS Bharat, Mandeep Singh, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakariya, Khaleel Ahmed, Ashwin Hebbar, Ripal Patel, Yash Dhull, Vicky Ostwal, Lungi Ngidi, Tim Seifert, Praveen Dubey, Rovman Powell, Lalit Yadav.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Varun Chakravarthy, and Venkatesh Iyer were the 4 players that Kolkata Knight Riders retained ahead of the auction. During the auction, the two-time IPL champions bought 21 players. The team also nominated Shreyas Iyer as their skipper for IPL 2022.
KKR Squad: Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy, Sam Billings, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Salam, Abhijeet Tomar, Pratham Singh, Aman Khan, Ramesh Kumar, Ashok Sharma, Tim Southee, Alex Hales, Mohammad Nabi, Umesh Yadav, B Indrajith, Chamika Karunaratne.
Mumbai Indians (MI)
Mumbai Indians retained 4 players in their squad during IPL 2022 auction-Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Suryakumar Yadav, and Jasprit Bumrah. They bought 21 players during the auction. Ishan Kishan was bought by MI for Rs. 15.25 crores and become the most expensive player in the auction.
MI Squad: Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Dewald Brevis, Kieron Pollard, Jasprit Bumrah, M Ashwin, Basil Thampi, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, Sanjay Yadav, Ramandeep Singh, Aryan Juyal, Arjun Tendulkar, Tilak Varma, Hrithik Shokeen, Rahul Buddhi, Arshad Khan, Tymal Mills, Jofra Archer, Fabian Allen, Daniel Sams, Anmolpreet Singh, Tim David, Riley Meredith.
Punjab Kings (PBKS)
Punjab Kings retained only two players in their squad ahead of IPL 2022 who were Mayank Agarwal and Arshdeep Singh. During the auction, the franchise grabbed 23 players.
Shikhar Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Jonny Bairstow, and Liam Livingstone are some popular players that PBKS bought during the auction. Mayank Agarwal will lead the team in IPL 2022.
PBKS Squad: Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma, Prabhsimran Singh, Odean Smith, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Ishan Porel, Sandeep Sharma, Atharva Taide, Vaibhav Arora, Ansh Patel, Raj Angad Bawa, Benny Howell, Rishi Dhawan, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Baltej Singh, Writtick Chatterjee, Nathan Ellis, Prerak Mankad.
Rajasthan Royals retained Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, and Yashasvi Jaiswal in their squad ahead of IPL 2022 auction. They later bought 21 players during the auction.
Some key players in the RR squad are Devdutt Padikkal, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna, and R Ashwin. Prasidh Krishna was the team’s costliest player at Rs. 10 crores.
Devdutt Padikkal, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, R Ashwin, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna, KC Cariappa, Navdeep Saini, Tejas Baroka, Anunay Singh, Kuldeep Sen, Dhruv Jurel, Kuldip Yadav, Shubham Garhwal, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rassie van der Dussen, James Neesham, Daryl Mitchell, Karun Nair, Obed McCoy.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Royal Challengers Bangalore retained Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, and Mohammed Siraj ahead of IPL auction 2022. During the auction, the three-time runners-up bought 19 players.
Faf du Plessis, Dinesh Karthik, Josh Hazlewood, Wanindu Hasaranga, and Harshal Patel were some of the costliest players for RCB. Virat Kohli left the captaincy of the team after last season and the team is yet to appoint a new skipper for the team in IPL 2022.
RCB Squad: Faf du Plessis, Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Anuj Rawat, Dinesh Karthik, Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Josh Hazlewood, Mohammed Siraj, Akash Deep, Suyash Prabhudesai, Luvnith Sisodia, Aneeshwar Gautam, Jason Behrendorff, Karn Sharma, David Willey, Siddarth Kaul, Chama Milind, Mahipal Lomror, Sherfane Rutherford, Finn Allen.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
Sunrisers Hyderabad retained Kane Williamson, Abdul Samad, and Umran Malik ahead of the auction. During the auction, they bought 20 players. Nicholas Pooran was the team’s costliest player at Rs. 1075 crores.
SRH Squad: Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Kane Williamson, Nicholas Pooran, Aiden Markram, Priyam Garg, Abdul Samad, Washington Sundar, Marco Jansen, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, J Suchith, Shreyas Gopal, Kartik Tyagi, T Natarajan, Umran Malik, Saurabh Dubey, Shashank Singh, Sean Abbott, R Samarth, J Suchith, Romario Shepherd, Vishnu Vinod, Glenn Phillips, Fazalhaq Farooqi.
Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)
Lucknow Super Giants is one of the two new franchises in IPL 2022. They bought three draft players ahead of auction namely KL Rahul, Marcus Stoinis, and Ravi Bishnoi. During the auction, the team picked 18 players.
Avesh Khan, Krunal Pandya, Deepak Hooda, Jason Holder, Quinton De Kock, and Manish Pandey were a few other key players that Lucknow bought. KL Rahul is going to lead the team in IPL 2022.
LSG Squad: KL Rahul, Quinton de Kock, Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya, Jason Holder, K Gowtham, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan, Mark Wood, Dushmantha Chameera, Ankit Rajpoot, Shahbaz Nadeem, Manan Vohra, Mohsin Khan, Ayush Badoni, Karan Sharma, Mayank Yadav, Kyle Mayers, K Gowtham, Evin Lewis.
Gujarat Titans (GT)
Gujarat Titans is the other new team that will take part in IPL 2022. Ahead of the IPL auction 2022, the franchise picked Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan, and Shubman Gill. During the auction, Gujarat Titans bought 20 players.
Jason Roy, Rahul Tewatia, Mohammed Shami, Lockie Ferguson, David Miller, and Alzarri Joseph are some key players that the team bought during the auction. Hardik Pandya will lead the team in IPL 2022.
GT Squad: Shubman Gill, Jason Roy, Wriddhiman Saha, Abhinav Manohar, Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya, Rahul Tewatia, Dominic Drakes, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Lockie Ferguson, Yash Dayal, Jayant Yadav, R Sai Kishore, Noor Ahmad, Alzarri Joseph, Pradeep Sangwan, David Miller, Matthew Wade, Gurkeerat Singh, B Sai Sudharshan.
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