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Updated: 30 January 2022

The 15th edition of the Indian Premier League is around the corner. The 2022 season of IPL will be a ten-team affair with the addition of two new franchises-Lucknow and Ahmedabad. Earlier this month, the BCCI confirmed that TATA will be the title sponsor for the next two years replacing Chinese mobile manufacturing company VIVO.

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IPL 2022 Format

The 2022 edition of IPL will be similar to the 2011 edition of the tournament wherein ten teams were divided into two groups (five each). Within each group, every team will face each other twice. Group A and Group B teams will face each other once. Each team will play 14 matches on the league stage. There will be two qualifiers, one eliminator, and a final match.

Group A:

  1. Chennai Super Kings
  2. Kolkata Knight Riders
  3. Punjab Kings
  4. Royal challengers Bangalore
  5. Lucknow

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Group B:

  1. Mumbai Indians
  2. Delhi Capitals
  3. Rajasthan Royals
  4. Sunrisers Hyderabad
  5. Ahmedabad

IPL 2022, RCB Players List & Retention

RCB retained – Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell & Md Siraj before the mega auction. (12 & 13 Feb, Bengaluru) . The final player’s list will come after the auction.

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RCB Schedule IPL 2022

VIVO IPL 2021 part 2 has been played in UAE due to the covid-19 pandemic. But BCCI has made it clear that this year IPL will be played in India. The BCCI has not released the official schedule of IPL 2022 yet. But according to sources, the tournament is set to begin on March 27 and end up in May last week. The BCCI is planning to conduct the matches in Mumbai and Pune. This time also cricket fans will not be allowed in stadiums.

IPL 2022 RCB schedule (Tentative)

2DC vs RCBWankhede Stadium28 March7.30 pm
7Ahmedabad vs RCBBrabourne Stadium02 April3.30 pm
11MI vs RCBDY Patil 05 April7.30 pm
16CSK vs RCBMCA, Pune09 April7.30 pm
20Lucknow vs RCB Wankhede12 April7.30 pm
24PBKS vs RCBBrabourne 16 April7.30 pm
28RR vs RCB DY Patil20 April7.30 pm
31SRH vs RCBMCA 23 April3.30 pm
35KKR vs RCB Wankhede 27 April 7.30 pm
38DC vs RCB Brabourne 29 April7.30 pm
42Ahmedabad vs RCB Wankhede1 May 7.30 pm
45MI vs RCB MCA4 May7.30 pm
49CSK vs RCB Wankhede 8 May3.30 pm
54Lucknow vs RCB DY Patil 12 May7.30 pm
59PBKS vs RCB Pune 16 May 7.30 pm
65RR vs RCB Brabourne 21 May7.30 pm

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RCB Captain IPL 2022 – Not yet decided

RCB Head Coach IPL 2022- Sanjay Bangar.