Updated: 29 May 2022
Who Will Win IPL 2022. The much-awaited 15th edition of the Indian Premier League, i.e, IPL 2022 will kick off on 26th March 2022 with a spectacular clash between CSK and KKR at the Wankhede Stadium. The tournament league stage matches will be conducted in Mumbai and Pune with 25% audience capacity in stadiums. Matches will be played in Wankhede Stadium, DY Patil Stadium, Brabourne stadium & MCA Pune Stadium.
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Almost all team’s squad have already joined their respective camps ahead of IPL 2022 with the tournament set to start in just a few days’ time and the pre-season training campaign is ongoing. The franchises are thus fully ready for the season. All 10 teams of IPL will try their best to lift the IPL 2022 trophy.
In this article, we shall be discussing the most exciting question ahead of IPL 2022 – Which team will lift the trophy this season, or who will win IPL 2022?
Who Will Win IPL 2022, Prediction
After considering all the factors including squad strength, team chemistry, history in the IPL, disadvantages, and advantages, we have come to the conclusion that the two teams who have the highest possibility of winning the IPL 2022 are the Gujarat Titans (GT) and Lucknow Super (LSG) Kings. In the following segment, we discuss the two teams in detail and explain why we think that they have a good chance of becoming the champions of IPL 2022.
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1. Gujarat Titans – Gujarat Titans have undoubtedly the best and the strongest squad in IPL 2022. They had great retention and despite being low on a budget in the Mega Auction, they were able to build the most powerful squad due to their cunning auction strategy. Titans are on top in IPL 2022 points table. They are performing consistently and have won 10 out of 14 matches. GT is the first team to qualify for IPL 2022 playoff.
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Gujarat Capitals (GT) Chances To Win IPL 2022
Gujarat Titans’ Differential players for IPL 2022
Rashid Khan & Lockie Ferguson
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The above-mentioned names are the key players in the GT squad and all of them are capable enough of delivering a match-winning performance.
The signing of Rashid Khan and Shubman Gill particularly has added a great deal of depth in the squad and they are expected to dominate in IPL 2022. Titans have also filled their ranks with Yash Dayal & Alzharri Joseph.
Lucknow Super Giants Chances To Win IPL 2022
Lucknow Super Giants – Like all 9 teams of IPL 2022, LSG had the 90 cr purse value ahead of IPL 2022 Mega Auction as they draft 3 players, and let’s just put it in this way they made full use of that massive purse value.
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LSG has one of the strongest squads in IPL 2022 after GT and might even have the most balanced playing XI on paper. They have both a strong batting lineup and also a very strong bowling lineup.
D Chameera, Avesh Khan, M Stoinis, and Ravi Bishnoi make up one of the strongest bowling lineups in IPL 2022 while their batting lineup has T20 experts like KL Rahul, Quinton de Kock, Deepak Hooda, and Manish Pandey.
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Lucknow Super Giants’ Differential Players in IPL 2022
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Apart from the star players like Rahul, Quinton, and Avesh Khan LSG also signed some underrated gems like Ayush Badoni, D Chameera, and Bishnoi. The young uncapped player, Ayush has shown his class in some matches.
Our Prediction: It is true that both Gujarat Titans & Lucknow Super Giants are new teams but IPL 2022 might finally be their season. Their lack of title experience can not undermine the fact that they have two totally sensational squads.
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Although both GT and LSG are equally capable of winning the title, we have to give a slight edge to Gujarat Titans just because of the fact that they have a slightly better squad and they have had a fantastic winning record this season so far.
Moreover, KL Rahul is a tested captain in the IPL unlike GT’s captain Hardik Pandya and this would give an advantage to LSG.
Gujarat’s performance in the tournament has been excellent so far, but Bangalore and Rajasthan are also strong contenders to win the title this year.