Preparations for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) have begun. The mega player auction will be held in Bangalore next month. Along with this, it will also be decided which team will add which player with them. Recently, all teams had retained some players, while other players were put up for auction. In the next season, Lucknow and Ahmedabad teams will join this tournament and the total number of teams will be 10. Apart from this, in IPL 2022, many teams will take the field under the new captain. Let’s get to know about these equipments.
1. After taking command of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for many years, Virat Kohli announced he was stepping down as captain last year. This team will participate in the tournament this time with the new captain. There is speculation that Glenn Maxwell may be the new team captain.
2. The Punjab Kings team will also take to the field with the new captain this year. KL Rahul, who was captain until last season, will participate in the auction. He has indicated in the past that he may go to a new team. There is a possibility that Mayank Agarwal could be the next Punjab captain.
3. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is one of the most successful teams in IPL history, but the captain of this team has been continually changing. The franchise did not retain its former captain Eoin Morgan. The team is looking for a new captain. Andre Russell may reportedly become the team’s next captain.
4. The team from Lucknow will play in the IPL for the first time. Shreyas Iyer sees himself at the forefront in the race for the captain of this new team. Iyer has been captain of Delhi Capitals for many years and is also a great batsman.
5. The Ahmedabad team will also participate in the IPL for the first time. According to media reports, KL Rahul may get the team captaincy. Although starter David Warner is also included in this list. At the moment nothing has been said officially from the side of the franchise.