IPL is one of the most popular T20 leagues in the world. Every year teams participating in the league fight against each other to be the IPL winner. IPL 2022 has also been going on with intense competition among the teams. This year has got two new teams in the league with the participation of Lucknow SuperGiants and Gujarat Titans, making the competition tougher for all the teams. Lets analyse who will win IPL 2022.
After the intense competition among ten teams, one team can only be the IPL winner in 2022. And it is very hard to predict which team will be the IPL 2022 winner. This season has been at the last stage, and many things have been pretty clear here.
The most two successful teams in the league history –
Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings – have already got eliminated from the season in the league stage. Now, it is getting simpler to predict which team will be the IPL 2022 winner. Out of four places for playoffs, the two new teams have got the first two positions in the point table as of now, making their selection for the playoffs quite certain.
Which is the best playing team in IPL 2022?
After going through different factors in the season like win percentage, team squad, and attacking play in the season, we can conclude that the best playing teams are the new teams – Gujrat Titans and Lucknow SuperGiants. They have won most of their matches in the league stage, dominating their games since the start of the season.
If we analyze the teams on their batting and bowling performances, then we can say that Gujrat Titans’ batting line-up is very strong with the presence of Shubhman Gill, Hardik Pandya, and Rahul Trewatia. They scored runs consistently to give tough competition to other teams. And the bowling could not have been better with the dominance of Shami and Rashid with the support of Locky and other bowlers.
Similarly, the Lucknow team has the best batting lineup in the presence of Rahul who has been the most consistent batsman for the last five years by scoring more than five hundred runs. The team gets a good start with the support of De Cock along with Rahul. Deepak Hooda takes care of the middle order with Kunal Pandya and Stoinis. Lucknow got Avesh Khan, the second-highest wicket-taker of the last season in the auction.
Predictions made before the season
Many cricket analysts made different predictions after going through this year’s auction. Some of them have been correct, and some have gone completely wrong.
Cricket analysts made predictions based on certain factors like team squad, history of previous IPL season, team bonding, their disadvantages, and advantages.
Many predicted that this year too the two most successful teams will be dominating the league. However, it has been completely wrong, and they have got the bottom two positions in this team.
Predictions on teams like Rajasthan Royals have been correct. As many predicted that the team will be one of the strongest teams to qualify for playoffs. And it has gone correct with Rajasthan making it to the playoffs.
People were divided into two sides for the new teams. Some said that they would do very well, and some predicted they would have disadvantages for it being their first season. Now, the scene has been crystal clear.
Who is predicted to win IPL 2022?
At the end of the season, it is quite easy to predict which team can be the IPL 2022 winner. There are different factors based on which we can say which can be the IPL 2022 winner. The top two contenders for the IPL trophy are Gujrat Titans and Lucknow Giants.
Let’s see in detail why they have a good chance to win IPL 2022.
- Gujarat Titans are the top contender for the trophy. They are likely to finish the league stage being on the top. They have shown great performances in the season with ten wins out of fourteen matches. Gujaraj Titans could build the team with their retention and auction clever auction strategy despite having a low budget.
Gujarat Titans’ key player’s players for IPL 2022
- Hardik Pandya
- David Miller
- Shubman Gill
- Md Shami
- Rahul Tewatia
- Rashid Khan
- Lockie Ferguson
The above players are the team’s key players who have won matches for the team. And the team is a top contender for winning the season.
Lucknow SuperGiants is the next contender for winning the season after GT. The team is a new one, but it doesn’t stop him from being the title contender. They have a top batting lineup as well as a good bowling lineup.
Lucknow Super Giants’ key Players in IPL 2022
- KL Rahul
- D Chameera
- K Pandya
- Deepak Hooda
- Ayush Badoni