Two new IPL teams: discover the new franchises Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants ahead of the 2022 edition
Indian Premier League (IPL) is the most watched cricket league in the world. In the first ever Indian Premier League season in 2008, a total of eight teams participated. And later in 2011 two new teams were introduced in the Indian Premier League, Kochi Tuskers Kerala and Pune Warriors India. Later, both teams including Deccan Chargers, another IPL team, were kicked out of the T20 league due to different reasons. Two other teams, Rising Pune Supergiant and Gujarat Lions, were part of the IPL in 2016 and 2017 seasons replacing two suspended teams Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, eventually disappeared as well. IPL Schedule 2022 Free PDF Download Online: Get Indian Premier League 2022 Matches, Schedule with Match Times and Venue Details.
This year, the TATA Indian Premier League introduced two new teams to the league. Cricket franchise based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants. The Gujarat Titans will be managed by Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya and coached by former Indian bowler Ashish Nehra.
We “launched” our jersey last night, literally! 🚀
— Gujarat Titans (@gujarat_titans) March 14, 2022
The owner of the Gujarat titans franchise is CVC Capital Partners. Gujarat Titans held their inaugural event on March 13, 2022 at the biggest stadium in the world, Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad which is believed to be their home. Apart from Pandya, the other big names that will be in the Gujarat Titans squad are Rashid Khan, Shubman Gill, Mohammad Shami and Lockie Ferguson. IPL captains 2022: Here is a list of the skippers of the 10 Indian Premier League Season 15 teams.
Lucknow Super Giants
.@LucknowIPL are ready to debut, are you ready to welcome them?
— Star Sports (@StarSportsIndia) March 18, 2022
Lucknow Super Giants will play under star Indian batsman KL Rahul and former Zimbabwe Wicket captain Andy Flower as coach. Lucknow Super Giants is owned by RPSG Group, which was last seen as the owners of Rising Pune Supergiant. Lucknow Super Giants have Jason Holder, Quinton de Kock, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Manish Pandey and more in their squad for TATA IPL 2022.
(The story above first appeared on LatestLY on March 20, 2022 at 6:30 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle , log in to our website latestly.com).