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Gujarat Titans - Winners Of The 15th Edition Of TATA IPL 2022

On May 29, 2022, Gujarat Titans (GT) led by Captain Hardik Himanshu Pandya won the 15th edition of TATA sponsored Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 and lifted their maiden IPL trophy in their first IPL season, by defeating Rajasthan Royals (RR) at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The league took place from 26 March 2022 to 29 May 2022.

A total of 10 teams participated in which two new teams were included, Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Supergiants.

  • IPL took place in India after the decline of Covid-19 pandemic in open doors, as spectators were allowed to watch from cricket stadiums.

Winner – Gujarat Titans (GT):

Captain – Hardik Pandya (India)

Head coach – Ashish Nehra (India)

Batting coach – Gary Kirsten (South Africa)

Major Sponsor – Ather

In the Final of 2022 Tata IPL, Rajasthan Royals won the toss and decided to bat first, in which they posted the total of 130 for 9 (wickets) in 20 overs, later Gujarat Titans chased the target of 131 in 18.1 overs and won the game by 7 wickets.

  • Gujarat Titans were awarded the TATA IPL 2022 trophy with the prize amount of Rs 20 crore.
  • Followed by them, Runner-up team Rajasthan Royals was awarded with the prize amount of Rs 12.5 crore.
  • Third-placed Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), who lost by seven wickets to RR in Qualifier 2, received a cheque of Rs 7 crore.
  • The fourth-placed Lucknow SuperGiants received Rs 6.5 crore after going down to RCB in the Eliminator.
  •  Hardik Pandya was awarded as the Player of the match in the Final for his match winning contribution of 34 runs (30 balls) with the bat and 3/17 (4 overs) with the ball.


A total of 6 stadiums were used to play the 2022 TATA IPL,

  • League stages – Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, Cricket Club of India (CCI) in Mumbai, DY Patil stadium in Navi Mumbai and Maharashtra Cricket Association stadium in Pune (Maharashtra).
  • Playoffs-  Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat and Eden Gardens in Kolkata, West Bengal.

Awards in TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022:

Orange Cap (Batting)Jos Buttler (England) Rajasthan Royals
(863 Runs)
Rs 10 lakh
Purple Cap (Bowling)Yuzvendra Chahal (India) Rajasthan Royals
(27 wickets)
Rs 10 lakh
Most Valuable PlayerJos Buttler (England) Rajasthan RoyalsRs 10 lakh
Game changer of the seasonJos Buttler (England) Rajasthan RoyalsRs 10 lakh
Emerging player of the seasonUmran Malik (India) Sunrisers HyderabadRs 10 lakh
Sixes of the Season awardJos Buttler (England) Rajasthan RoyalsRs 10 lakh
Four of the Season awardJos Buttler (England) Rajasthan RoyalsRs 10 lakh
Super Striker of SeasonDinesh Karthik (India) Royal Challengers BangaloreTATA Punch car
Fair Play awardGujarat Titans and Rajasthan RoyalsAward (Shared)
Powerplayer of SeasonJos Buttler (England) Rajasthan RoyalsRs 10 lakh
Fastest Delivery of seasonLockie Ferguson (New Zealand) Gujarat TitansRs 10 lakh
Best CatchEvin Lewis (West Indies) Lucknow SupergiantsRs 10 lakh

Records Created in IPL 2022:

  • A record total of 1000+ sixes has been hitted by players in 2022 IPL. Higher than any season.

Dwayne Bravo:

  • Dwayne Bravo (West Indies) playing for Chennai Super Kings became the highest wicket-taker in the Indian Premier League surpassing Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka, IPL – retired).

Rohit Sharma

  • Rohit Sharma (India) playing for Mumbai Indians becomes 2nd Indian after Virat Kohli to score 10,000 runs in Twenty 20 Internationals.

Ravichandran Ashwin

  • Ravichandran Ashwin (India) playing for Rajasthan Royals becomes the first player to get retired-out (2022 season) in IPL history.

Shikhar Dhawan

  • Shikhar Dhawan (India) playing for Punjab Kings becomes first player to hit 700 fours in IPL.

KL Rahul 

  • KL Rahul becomes (India) playing for Lucknow Supergiants becomes the first player to score 600-plus runs in 4 IPL seasons

Ashish Nehra 

  • Ashish Nehra becomes the first Indian Headcoach (Gujarat Titans) to win an IPL trophy.

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

  • The BCCI has set the Guinness World Record by creating the world’s largest cricket jersey. The jersey, measuring 66 x 42 meters. The jersey was made to mark 15 years of IPL.

Key Changes in Rules & Regulations:

i. New batsmen take strike after catch dismissals even if the nonstriker has crossed.

  • The Marylebone Cricket Club officially tweaked the laws of the game.

ii. The matches per side in the league stage will remain 14, but the 10 teams have been divided into two groups of five each.

  • The 2022 IPL will give its 10 teams seedings and place them in two ‘virtual’ groups during the league phase of the tournament.

iii. If a ball was hit at the ‘TATA Punch car’ which was placed inside the stadium for every match, the TATA motors would donate Rs 5 lakh to kaziranga national park, Kanchanjuri, Assam for each and every time when the ball hit the car.

IPL 2021 Partners:

  • Title Sponsor – TATA
  • Official Partners – Dream11, Unacademy, CRED, Upstox, RuPay and Swiggy Instamart
  • Official Broadcasters – Star Sports
  • Official Digital Streaming Partners – Disney+Hotstar
  • Umpire Partners – PayTM

About IPL:

Founded – 2008

Founder – Lalit Modi

1st Title Winner – Rajasthan Royals (Captain – Shane Warne)

Most IPL Titles – Mumbai Indians (5 Titles – 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020)

Women’s T20 Challenge 2022

The Fourth edition of Women’s T20 Challenge (2022) took place in India, in which a total of 3 teams participated. Supernovas women (Supernovas) won the Women’s T20 Challenge 2022, defeating Velocity by 4 runs in the final of the tournament, which was held at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune, Maharashtra.

  • Women’s T20 Challenge was first held in 2018 and Supernovas won three editions (2018, 2019, 2022) and in 2020 Trailblazers were crowned the champions.


  • Winners – Supernovas – Rs 25 Lakhs 
  • Runners Up –  Velocity 
  • My11Circle Performer of the Match (Player of the Final) – Deandra Dottin (Supernovas) – 62 runs off 44 balls – Rs 1 Lakh
  • NFT Winning moment – Sophie Ecclestone (Supernovas) – Rs 1 Lakh
  • Flash Superstar of the day – Deandra Dottin (Supernovas) – 94 points – Rs 1 Lakh
  • Boost stamina star of the match – Deandra Dottin (Supernovas) – 262 points – Rs 1 Lakh
  • My11 Circle Champion Performer of the Tournament (Player of the Series) –Deandre Dottin (Supernovas) – 137 points – Rs 2.50 Lakhs

Leading Run-scorer and Wicket-taker:

Harmanpreet Kaur

  • Harmanpreet Kaur was the Captain of Supernovas.
  • Harmanpreet Kaur (India) playing for Supernovas was the leading run scorer of the tournament by scoring 151 runs in 3 innings.

Pooja Vastrakar

  • Pooja Vastrakar (India) playing for Supernovas was the leading wicket-taker by picking 6 wickets in 3 innings.


The 2022 edition will be the last of its kind as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), has confirmed that a franchise-based annual women’s T20 tournament will be held from 2023 which will effectively replace the Indian Women’s T20 Challenge.