2022 season Championship: Final Update Of Squads, Odds and Our Expert Predictions
The 2022 IPL is just a couple of weeks away, and IPL fans worldwide are eagerly waiting for the start of this season. This season will be special because the 2022 IPL will feature the addition of two new teams, bringing it to a total of 10 IPL teams in all. The two new IPL franchises are the Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans. The 2022 IPL starts on March 26.
2022 IPL – Odds
The 2022 IPL will feature all-new squads as most IPL franchises have undergone a complete overhaul. Therefore it is difficult to predict which team will win because each team looks very different this season.
Bookmakers have the former champs Mumbai Indians and Delhi Chargers as the two favorites with odds of 6.0, Punjab Kings, who have struggled to make the playoffs in most seasons, are ranked third with odds of 6.5 while current champions Chennai Super Kings are in fourth with odds of 8.0.
Royal Challengers Bangalore, who have a new captain, are in the 5th spot with odds of 8.5, while Rajasthan Royals are in 6th with odds of 9.0. Lucknow Super Kings have odds of 11, while Kolkata Knight Riders and Gujarat Titans have odds of 11. The team with the lowest odds are Sunrisers Hyderabad.
2022 Season Squads
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (C), 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.
Delhi Capitals: Rishabh Pant (C&WK), Mitchell Marsh, Anrich Nortje, Prithvi Shaw, Lalit Yadav, Shardul Thakur, David Warner, Ripal Patel, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Ashwin Hebbar, Vicky Ostwal, Mustafizur Rahman, Sarfaraz Khan. Lungi Ngidi, KS Bharat (wk), Khaleel Ahmed, Yash Dhull, Chetan Sakariya, Mandeep Singh, Praveen Dubey, Rovman Powell, Kuldeep Yadav, Tim Seifert (wk), Yash Dhull.
Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (C), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, 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.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shreyas Iyer (C), Venkatesh Iyer, Varun Chakravarthy, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Pat Cummins, Tim Southee, Alex Hales, Mohammad Nabi, Shivam Mavi, Sam Billings, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Salam, Umesh Yadav, Pratham Singh, Aman Khan, Ramesh Kumar, Ashok Sharma, Abhijeet Tomar, B Indrajith, Chamika Karunaratne.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Faf du Plessis (C), 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.
Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson (C), Devdutt Padikkal, Yashasvi Jaiswal, 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.
Punjab Kings: Mayank Agarwal (C), Arshdeep Singh, Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Kagiso Rabada, Liam Livingstone, Shahrukh Khan, Rahul Chahar, Odean Smith, Sandeep Sharma, Harpreet Brar, Ishan Porel, Rishi Dhawan, Jitesh Sharma, Prabhsimran Singh, Atharva Taide, Ansh Patel, Raj Bawa, Vaibhav Arora, Benny Howell, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Baltej Singh, Nathan Ellis, Writtick Chatterjee, and Prerak Mankad.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Kane Williamson (C), Umran Malik, Abdul Samad, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Nicholas Pooran, Washington Sundar, Rahul Tripathi, T Natarajan, Aiden Markram, Marco Jansen, Abhishek Sharma, Romario Shepherd, Kartik Tyagi, Shreyas Gopal, J Suchith, R Samarth, Shashank Singh, Priyam Garg, Saurabh Dubey, Glenn Phillips, Vishnu Vinod, and Fazalhaq Farooqi.
Lucknow Super Giants: KL Rahul (C), Manish Pandey, Quinton de Kock, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Marcus Stoinis, Jason Holder, Ravi Bishnoi, K Gowtham, Avesh Khan, Dushmantha Chameera, Mark Wood, Ankit Rajpoot, Manan Vohra, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mohsin Khan, Karan Sharma, Ayush Badoni, Mayank Yadav, K Gowtham, Kyle Mayers, Evin Lewis.
Gujarat Titans: Hardik Pandya (C), Jason Roy, Shubman Gill, Abhinav Manohar, Wriddhiman Saha, Vijay Shankar, Lockie Ferguson, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, David Miller, Dominic Drakes, Jayant Yadav, Yash Dayal, R Sai Kishore, Gurkeerat Singh, Alzarri Joseph, Pradeep Sangwan, Noor Ahmad, Matthew Wade, B Sai Sudharshan.
2022 IPL: Expert Predictions
Our experts predict that the top three teams to watch out for this season are the Chennai Super Kings, Gujarat Titans and Delhi Capitals.