A total of 10 teams are to participate in the 15th season of the Indian Premier League. Till last season only 8 teams played in the tournament. Two new teams Lucknow and Ahmedabad were added for the new season. Lucknow made its name and logo official long ago. According to the information, Ahmedabad has also finalized the name of the team.
Ahmedabad, the new team that joined IPL 2022, has decided its name. According to the information, this team will be fielded in the tournament under the name of Ahmedabad Titans. The logo of the team is yet to be decided but the name is reported to have surfaced. All-rounder Hardik Pandya will captain this franchise team. Apart from this, veteran Afghanistan spinners Rashid Khan and Shubman Gill have also been included in the team.
CVC Capital acquires Ahmedabad team for Rs 5625 crore:
On October 25 last year, the BCCI announced the names of two new teams to play in the new IPL season. Lucknow was bought by RPSG Ventures Ltd for Rs 7090 crore while Ahmedabad was bought by CVC Capital for Rs 5625 crore.
Lucknow and Ahmedabad selected captains:
The Lucknow team, which is joining the IPL, chose KL Rahul (agreement for 17 crores) as its captain, while Hardik (will get 15 crores) decided to give the captaincy of the team to Ahmedabad. Apart from this, the team of Lucknow included Ravi Bishnoi by paying 4 crores while Marcus Stoinis was included in the team by paying 9.2 crores. Rashid Khan (15 crores) and Shubman (8 crores) were included in the Ahmedabad team.