The new team entering this year in IPL 2022 is Lucknow SuperGiants(LSG).
LSG is a cricket franchise founded in 2021 and it is playing in IPL 2022 representing the capital of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow. It is owned by RPSG group who are the former owners of Rising Pune SuperGiants in 2016 and 2017.
LSG’s captain is KL Rahul, also the former captain of Punjab Kings(PBKS). Its coach is Andy Flower .
Its homeground is Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium popularly known as Ekana Stadium.
The rights of operating Lucknow franchise are won by Sanjiv Goenka, owner of RPSG Group, with a bid of 7090 crore rupees.
KL Rahul retained in IPL auction by LSG franchise made him one of the expensive player in IPL 2022. This franchise also retained Ravi Bishnoi and Marcus Stoinis
Price of LSG players in IPL Auction 2022:-
|S.No.||List Of Players||Retained/Bought||Price|
|1||KL Rahul||Retained||17 crore|
|2||Manish Pandey||Bought||4.6 crore|
|3||Ewin Lewis||Bought||2 crore|
|4||Manan Vohra||Bought||20 Lakh|
|5||Marcus Stoinis||Retained||9.2 crore|
|6||Jason Holder||Bought||8.75 crore|
|7||Krunal Pandya||Bought||8.25 crore|
|8||Deepak Hooda||Bought||5.25 crore|
|9||Krishnappa Gowtham||Bought||90 lakh|
|10||Kyle Mayers||Bought||50 lakh|
|11||Ayush Badoni||Bought||20 lakh|
|12||Karan Sharma||Bought||20 lakh|
|13||Quinton de Kock||Bought||6.25 crore|
|14||Ravi Bishnoi||Retained||4 crore|
|15||Shahbaaz Nadeem||Bought||50 lakh|
|16||Mark Wood||Bought||7.50 crore|
|17||Dushmantha Chameera||Bought||2 crore|
|18||Avesh Khan||Bought||10 crore|
|19||Ankit Rajpoot||Bought||50 lakh|
|20||Mohsin Khan||Bought||20 lakh|
|21||Mayank Yadav||Bought||20 lakh|
Their Kit manufacturers are Puma and their jersey fron side is sponsored by My 11 Circle and the back of the jersey is sponsored by Darwin Platform. The chest branding of the jereey is sponsored by Greenply.
LSG’s matches schedule are given below :-
|GT vs LSG||28 March 2022||7:30 PM|
|LSG vs CSK||31 March 2022||7:30 PM|
|SRH vs LSG||4 April 2022||7:30 PM|
|LSG vs DC||7 April 2022||7:30 PM|
|RR vs LSG||10 April 2022||7:30 PM|
|MI vs LSG||16 April 2022||3:30 PM|
|LSG vs RCB||19 April 2022||7:30 PM|
|LSG vs MI||24 April 2022||7:30 PM|
|PBKS vs LSG||29 April 2022||7:30 PM|
|DC vs LSG||1 May 2022||3:30 PM|
|LSG vs KKR||7 May 2022||7:30 PM|
|LSG vs GT||10 May 2022||7:30 PM|
|LSG vs RR||15 May 2022||7:30 PM|
|KKR vs LSG||18 May 2022||7:30 PM|