The Indian Premier League (IPL) is the most popular T20 league in the world and also very influential. Since its inception in 2008, it has given youngsters the opportunity to showcase their talents. In this article, let’s have a look at the most valuable teams of IPL 2022.
1. Mumbai Indians
Mumbai Indians is one of the most influential teams in the history of the IPL. They have a market value of USD 1.3 billion. The team has revenue of USD 33 million to its name and an operating income of USD 5.5 million shows its value as a team. The team is owned by Reliance Industries and has Rohit Sharma as the captain of the team.
2. Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings is one of the biggest names that IPL has ever produced. One of the main reasons for its success is because of MS Dhoni and the team’s association with India Cements. The side is currently valued at USD 1.15 billion. The side’s revenue is around USD 41.2 million and its operating income of USD 14.8 million.
3. Kolkata Knight Riders
KKR has been one of the most popular teams in the history of the IPL. KKR’s value is at USD 1.1 billion in 2022 and a high revenue of USD 41.2, The side has an operating income of USD 14.1 million. The team is based out of Kolkata and enjoys a hugely loyal fanbase.
4. Lucknow Super Giants
Lucknow Super Giants is the first team to be based out of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and the new addition in IPL. KL Rahul is leading the side and the team has already gained popularity and loyal fans. With some popular names like Rahul, Bishnoi, Pandya, Stoinis, and Hooda on the side, they are valued at USD 1.075 billion.
5. Delhi Capitals
Delhi Capitals has been a very persistent side in the last few years. The structure and entire squad have been through a huge transformation. Delhi Capitals is currently valued at USD 1.035 billion and has a revenue of USD 35.4 million with an operating income of USD 8.3 million.
6. Royal Challengers Bangalore
RCB couldn’t win a single season in IPL till now but has some of the most popular names. Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis, and Glenn Maxwell are the face of the team, they have managed to attract a huge amount of attention as well. The team’s value is USD 1.025 billion. RCB has revenue of USD 36.4 million and an operating income of USD 9.7 million.
7. Rajasthan Royals
RR has been a very entertaining team in IPL. They were the inaugural champions and did not take part in 2016 and 2017. RR has a monetary value of USD 1 billion to its name, this franchise has been improving in every aspect of the game. It has a huge revenue of USD 31.7 million as well. The team is owned by Emerging Media Ltd. and its operating income is 6.6 MILLION.
8. Sunrisers Hyderabad
This franchise had a poor performance in the 2021 season, but they picket solid bowlers in the mega auction. SRH is valued at USD 970 million in 2022 and the revenue of the team is around USD 31.8 million with an operating income of USD 3.2 million.
9. Punjab Kings
The Punjab Kings is in the ninth position on this list. Over the years, they also have had some really great performances and memorable games. The team is valued at USD 925 million. The Kings have been a part of the IPL since 2008, and have reached the finals once in 2014. The revenue is around USD 31.2 million and the operating income stands at USD 9.8 million.
10. Gujarat Titans
Gujarat Titans are the newly added team in the IPL 2022. The team is being led by Hardik Pandya and has given exceptional performance and right now, they are sitting at the top of the points table. Currently, the team is valued at USD 850 million. The team is owned by CVC Capital Partners. and their home ground is the Narendra Modi International Stadium.