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IPL 2022 Full List of Teams & Retained Players: IPL Mega Auction

There can hardly be any sports lover who is not a fan of the IPL T20 cricket tournament. The IPL 2021 is the 14th edition of the Indian Premier T20 league. The league was first played in 2008 with 8 franchises. Though cricket league matches are happening in different parts of the globe, the Indian premium league is very popular. You have foreign players from almost all cricket-playing nations participate in the IPL T20 games. The number of IPL tournaments that have been held so far is 14. The champions of the 2021 IPL tournament are Chennai Super Kings. The fans are eagerly awaiting the IPL 2022. They are also excited about the addition of IPL 2022 new teams.

An Overview of The Teams for IPL 2022

The stage is now set for IPL 2022. The team managements are busy working out strategies to participate in the IPL auction 2022. However, the BCCI has not yet published the IPL 2022 schedule officially. However, news from trusted sources is that the Indian Premier League number 15 is supposed to start in April 2022. It will go on till June 2022. Two new teams have been added to the Indian premier league 15 or 2022. Therefore, the total number of teams participating in the IPL 2022 is 10. Let us take a look at the teams participating in the IPL 2022. It includes

  • Chennai super kings
  • Delhi capitals
  • Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad
  • Mumbai Indians
  • Punjab Kings
  • Rajasthan Royals
  • Lucknow Nawabs
  • Ahmedabad Lions

Ahmedabad Lions and Lucknow Nawabs are the two new teams set to participate in the IPL 2022 mega auction and the IPL T20 game that will follow.

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Pre-Auction Scenario

You might be aware that the IPL teams have the right to retain certain players for their team before the IPL auction 2022. Usually, the teams try to retain Indian and foreign players who contribute to the team’s success; However, each one of the existing franchises can retain only four players. The last date for submitting the retained player list before the IPL 2022 mega auction was November 3o. Therefore, we now have the complete list of players that each of the eight franchises have retained. Let us take a look at the retained players and their teams.

Chennai Super Kings

  1. Ruturaj Gaekwad
  2. Moeen Ali
  3. M S Dhoni
  4. Ravindra Jadeja

Delhi Capitals

  1. Anrich Nortje
  2. Axar Patel
  3. Prithvi Shaw
  4. Rishabh Pant

Kolkata Knight Riders

  1. Sunil Naraine
  2. Varun Chakravarthy
  3. Venkatesh Iyer
  4. Andre Russel

Royal Challengers Bangalore

  1. Mohammad Siraj
  2. Glenn Maxwell
  3. Virat Kohli

Sunrisers Hyderabad

  1. Umran Malik
  2. Abdul Samad
  3. Kane Williamson

Mumbai Indians

  1. Jasprit Bumrah
  2. Suryakumar Yadav
  3. Kieron Pollard
  4. Rohit Sharma

Punjab Kings

  1. Arshdeep Singh
  2. Mayank Agarwal

Rajasthan Royals

  1. Yashashvi Jaiswal
  2. Jos Butler
  3. Sanju Samson

However, the above-mentioned list is not indicative of the order of retention. The order of retention is important in the IPL 2022 auction point of view because the first retained player will be retained for 16 crores, the second for Rs. 12 crores, the third for Rs. 8crore, and the fourth player is for 6 Crore. Therefore this will influence the purse amount left for the teams in IPL mega auction 2022. The teams have also come up with a list of released players. Let us consider some of the eminent players on the list. It includes shikar Dawan, Kagiso Rabada, KL Rahul, Ravi Bishnoi, Jofra Archer, Ishan Kishan, and Hardik and Kunal Pandya.

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The Purse Value of The 8 Teams

Since the franchises have released the list of retained players, it is easy to estimate the purse value of the teams as they go in for the IPL mega auction 2022. The purse value of the teams are as follows:

Team Purse Value
Chennai Super Kings Rs. 57 Cr
Delhi Capitals Rs. 47.5 Cr
Kolkata Knight Riders Rs. 48 Cr
Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 57 Cr
Sunrisers Hyderabad Rs. 68 Cr
Mumbai Indians Rs. 48 Cr
Punjab Kings Rs. 72 Cr
Rajasthan Royals Rs. 62 Cr

The purse value of the new IPL teams 2022 namely Lucknow Nawabs and Ahmedabad Lions, are 60 and 53 crore rupees, respectively. This is because the Lucknow Nawabs have chosen three players, namely KL Rahul-15 crore, Marcus Stoinis 11Cr, and Ravi Bishnoi 4 Crores, from the list of released players. Similarly, Ahmedabad Lions have chosen three players, Hardik Pandya and Rashid Khan, for 15 crores each and Shubman Gill for Rs. 7 Crore. You might be aware that as per the IPL rules, the new IPL teams 2022 can only choose three players from the pool of released players. Also, they can choose only one foreign player.

All About the IPL Mega Auction 2022

Reports suggest that about 1000 players have registered their names for the auction. However, 250 of them will be shortlisted for the Tata IPL MEGA Auction 2022. It is called TATA IPL 2022 because they are the title sponsors of the IPL Championship Tournament 2022. Out of the total 27 Players retained in the eight existing teams 19 of them are Indian Capped players. You have 4 capped foreign players and 4 uncapped foreign players.

The TATA IPL Mega Auction 2022 Date & Time

The IPL mega auction 2022 will be held on the 12th and 13th of February 2022. All 10 teams will participate in the mega auction event. The teams are well aware of the purse amount left with them by now. As mentioned earlier, each team’s purse amount depends on the number of players they have retained and the cost at which they have retained or chosen them. In this light, Punjab Kings has retained just two players, and they have a huge purse amount of Rs.72 Crore. The venue for IPL auction 2022 is Bangalore. Therefore, you can say that the stage is now set for the mega auction and tightly fought IPL tournament following the IPL 2022 mega auction.

The IPL fever is on, and the team franchises and the fans are eagerly awaiting the start of the mega tournament. The first step is the Mega Auction that will happen this month.

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