IPL 2022: Predicting the captains of all eight IPL franchises for the IPL 2022.
IPL 2022: The fifteenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will get underway in its usual window of March-May in the year 2022. Unlike this year’s IPL, which was first made compact with more doubleheaders and then suspended due to multiple covid cases inside the bubbles. The Indian Premier League 2022 will be immense in various aspects of the game.
As reported earlier, two new IPL franchises will be inducted in the next year’s IPL to make the competition a ten teams affair. Moreover, the board will also conduct the Mega Auction which will give a fair chance for all the franchises including the two new to fetch some good players. We will not have many discussions about the two new franchises in this article.
Furthermore, the board will also try to bring back the fans to the stadiums with all the safety protocols. The year 2022 could embark on the revival of cricket in India, in terms of fans and their presence.
There will be a lot of back and forth situations in the next year’s IPL due to the Mega Auction and a couple of other big events. Many players will get shuffled and a lot will get their first-ever bid to enter the big stage.
Besides all these, every management will look to retain their key players and keep their skippers intact in the position for next few more years.
In this very article, we will predict the captains of all eight IPL franchises for IPL 2022.
IPL 2022: Predicting the captains of all eight IPL franchises for the IPL 2022:
8. Rajasthan Royals (RR):
The Rajasthan Royals management will show faith in their new skipper for a couple of more years. Sanju Samson who was appointed the leader of the side after the removal of Steve Smith ahead of the IPL 2021 Auction, will continue with his position in the next year’s IPL.
It will be unfair for any captain, especially a young captain to get sacked after just one year’s captaincy. Moreover, his best will begin to come out from IPL 2022 with one year’s captaincy experience.
Samson has been good with his leadership role for now, at least for the debutant skipper. He has led his team to three wins in seven games in IPL 2021 first half.