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Indian T20 League : The History

Termed as the richest, most sought after and toughest T20 tournament, the Indian T20 League is a multi-franchise T20 league based in India, played during the months of March, April and May.

The first edition of the league took place in 2008. The league has expanded this year, with 2 more teams in addition to the previous eight teams that will take part in the Indian T20 League 2022. This means more matches, more excitement and more fantasy T20 cricket. You can check out the Indian T20 League live score here.

As the new season is almost upon us and starting on March 26, let’s take a look at the Indian Premier T20 League’s history, the teams, previous winners and much more.

Indian T20 League 2022 Mega Auction

The Indian T20 League 2022 will be a 10-team tournament with the addition of 2 new teams - Lucknow and Gujarat. The mega auction took place on 12th and 13th February. The previous 8 teams were allowed a maximum of 4 retentions and the 2 new teams drafted 3 players. Rest of the players' squad were finalized during the auction.

Check out all the team’s squad players list

Indian T20 League Format

With 10 teams in the tournament, teams will be divided into 2 groups. Teams from the same group play with each other twice in a round-robin format in the group stage. Teams from different groups will meet just once drign the group stage.

After the group stage, the top four teams in the points table qualify for play-offs. The format for play-offs is slightly different from the direct knockout format.

indian-t-league format

Indian T20 League 2022 Match Schedule

The Indian T20 League 2022 will begin on 26th of March, and the final is scheduled for 29th of May. The day games have a start time of 3:30 PM IST, while the evening matches will get underway at 7:30 PM IST.

Sr. No Match Date Time Location/Stadium
1 Chennai vs Kolkata March 26, Saturday 7:30 PM Mumbai
2 Delhi vs Mumbai March 27, Sunday 3.30 PM Mumbai
3 Punjab vs Bangalore March 27, Sunday 7.30 PM Navi Mumbai
4 Gujarat vs Lucknow March 28, Monday 7:30 PM Mumbai
5 Hyderabad vs Rajasthan March 29, Tuesday 7.30 PM Pune
6 Bangalore vs Kolkata March 30, Wednesday 7:30 PM Navi Mumbai
7 Lucknow vs Chennai March 31, Thursday 7.30 PM Mumbai
8 Kolkata vs Punjab April 01, Friday 7.30 PM Mumbai
9 Mumbai vs Rajasthan April 02, Saturday 3:30 PM Navi Mumbai
10 Gujarat vs Delhi April 02, Saturday 7:30 PM Pune
11 Chennai vs Punjab April 03, Sunday 7:30 PM Mumbai
12 Hyderabad vs Lucknow April 04, Monday 7.30 PM Navi Mumbai
13 Rajasthan vs Bangalore April 05, Tuesday 7:30 PM Mumbai
14 Kolkata vs Mumbai April 06, Wednesday 7:30 PM Pune
15 Lucknow vs Delhi April 07, Thursday 7:30 PM Navi Mumbai
16 Punjab vs Gujarat April 08, Friday 7:30 PM Mumbai
17 Chennai vs Hyderabad April 09, Saturday 3:30 PM Navi Mumbai
18 Bangalore vs Mumbai April 09, Saturday 7:30 PM Pune
19 Kolkata vs Delhi April 10, Sunday 3:30 PM Mumbai
20 Rajasthan vs Lucknow April 10, Sunday 7:30 PM Mumbai
21 Hyderabad vs Gujarat April 11, Monday 7:30 PM Navi Mumbai
22 Chennai vs Bangalore April 12, Tuesday 7:30 PM Navi Mumbai
23 Mumbai vs Punjab April 13, Wednesday 7:30 PM Pune
24 Rajasthan vs Gujarat April 14, Thursday 7.30 PM Navi Mumbai
25 Hyderabad vs Kolkata April 15, Friday 7:30 PM Mumbai
26 Mumbai vs Lucknow April 16, Saturday 3:30 PM Mumbai
27 Delhi vs Bangalore April 16, Saturday 7:30 PM Mumbai
28 Punjab vs Hyderabad April 17, Sunday 3:30 PM Navi Mumbai
29 Gujarat vs Chennai April 17, Sunday 7:30 PM Pune
30 Rajasthan vs Kolkata April 18, Monday 7:30 PM Mumbai
31 Lucknow vs Bangalore April 19, Tuesday 7:30 PM Navi Mumbai
32 Delhi vs Punjab April 20, Wednesday 7:30 PM Pune
33 Mumbai vs Chennai April 21, Thursday 7:30 PM Navi Mumbai
34 Delhi vs Rajasthan April 22, Friday 7:30 PM Pune
35 Kolkata vs Gujarat April 23, Saturday 3:30 PM Navi Mumbai
36 Bangalore vs Hyderabad April 23, Saturday 7:30 PM Mumbai
37 Lucknow vs Mumbai April 24, Sunday 7:30 PM Mumbai
38 Punjab vs Chennai April 25, Monday 7:30 PM Mumbai
39 Bangalore vs Rajasthan April 26, Tuesday 7:30 PM Pune
40 Gujarat vs Hyderabad April 27, Wednesday 7:30 PM Mumbai
41 Delhi vs Kolkata April 28, Thursday 7:30 PM Mumbai
42 Punjab vs Lucknow April 29, Friday 7:30 PM Pune
43 Gujarat vs Bangalore April 30, Saturday 3.30 PM Mumbai
44 Rajasthan vs Mumbai April 30, Saturday 7.30 PM Navi Mumbai
45 Delhi vs Lucknow May 01, Sunday 3.30 PM Mumbai
46 Hyderabad vs Chennai May 01, Sunday 7.30 PM Pune
47 Kolkata vs Rajasthan May 02, Monday 7.30 PM Mumbai
48 Gujarat vs Punjab May 03 , Tuesday 7.30 PM Navi Mumbai
49 Bangalore vs Chennai May 04, Wednesday 7.30 PM Pune
50 Delhi vs Hyderabad May 05, Thursday 7.30 PM Mumbai
51 Gujarat vs Mumbai May 06, Friday 7.30 PM Mumbai
52 Punjab vs Rajasthan May 07, Saturday 3.30 PM Mumbai
53 Lucknow vs Kolkata May 07, Saturday 7.30 PM Pune
54 Hyderabad vs Bangalore May 08, Sunday 3.30 PM Mumbai
55 Chennai vs Delhi May 08, Sunday 7.30 PM Navi Mumbai
56 Mumbai vs Kolkata May 09, Monday 7.30 PM Navi Mumbai
57 Lucknow vs Gujarat May 10, Tuesday 7.30 PM Pune
58 Rajasthan vs Delhi May 11, Wednesday 7.30 PM Navi Mumbai
59 Chennai vs Mumbai May 12, Thursday 7.30 PM Mumbai
60 Bangalore vs Punjab May 13, Friday 7.30 PM Mumbai
61 Kolkata vs Hyderabad May 14, Saturday 7.30 PM Pune
62 Chennai vs Gujarat May 15, Sunday 3.30 PM Mumbai
63 Lucknow vs Rajasthan May 15, Sunday 7.30 PM Mumbai
64 Punjab vs Delhi May 16, Monday 7.30 PM Navi Mumbai
65 Mumbai vs Hyderabad May 17, Tuesday 7.30 PM Mumbai
66 Kolkata vs Lucknow May 18, Wednesday 7.30 PM Navi Mumbai
67 Bangalore vs Gujarat May 19, Thursday 7.30 PM Mumbai
68 Rajasthan vs Chennai May 20, Friday 7.30 PM Mumbai
69 Mumbai vs Delhi May 21, Saturday 7.30 PM Mumbai
70 Hyderabad vs Punjab May 22, Sunday 7.30 PM Mumbai
Play-offs
71 QUALIFIER 1 TBD 7:30 PM Ahmedabad
72 ELIMINATOR TBD 7:30 PM Ahmedabad
73 QUALIFIER 2 TBD 7:30 PM Ahmedabad
74 FINAL May 29, Sunday 7:30 PM Ahmedabad

How to Play Indian Fantasy T20 Premier League on Howzat

Select a virtual team of real players by picking players from the two teams that are going to play and compete with other participants. Your team scores points based on your players’ performance in the match.

Here are the steps on how to play Indian T20 Fantasy League cricket on Howzat:

  • Step 1: Sign up/Register on our official website Howzat.com or download the fantasy app
  • Step 2: Select any match of your choice from the list of matches available on the app.
  • Step 3: Create a team of 11 players by selecting players from both the teams using the 100 credit points provided.
  • Step 4: Choose your captain and vice-captain for the match and save the team.
  • Step 5: Pay entry fee and join any number of contests from the list available for the particular match.
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Indian T20 Fantasy League Points System

Getting the hang of the scoring system is crucial, and it helps you select the right players in your team. Once you understand the scoring system, half the battle is won!

  • Batter score points on every run scored, and on hitting a boundary/ six. There are additional points for high strike rates/reaching 50 or 100 and few others.
  • Bowlers get points on every wicket taken. There are additional points for bowled/lbw dismissals and few others.
  • Fielders are awarded points for catches and run outs while wicket keepers get additional points for stumpings.

If you are a beginner, you should check out the game rules and the Howzat fantasy scoring system.With practice, you can easily become a highly skilled player.

Indian Fantasy T20 Cricket League Winning Tips

Millions of users play the Indian Fantasy League on Howzat. The Indian T20 Fantasy League requires a good knowledge of players and analytical skills to win.

  • Pick more top-order batters for the T20 format.
  • Select a good number of all-rounders to earn points from both batting and bowling perspectives.
  • Go for a good mixture of experienced and new players in your team.
  • Choose your captain and vice captain wisely as they give your 2x and 1.5x points, respectively.
  • Read Howzat blog posts for a detailed analysis of the game, which includes the team previews, pitch reports, key players and probable 11, etc.

Click here to read more such fantasy cricket tips on how to create your fantasy teams and maximize your chances of winning the Indian T20 fantasy league.

Indian T20 League Winners

Over the past 14 seasons, multiple teams have got their hands on the prestigious Indian T20 League trophy. Because it is regarded as the toughest T20 League among many, the winning team and its key players are celebrated a long time after the tournament is over.

Mumbai is the most successful side, winning the trophy 5 times while Chennai have been winners 4 times, including the last time. Kolkata have won the trophy twice.

Previous Winners of the Indian T20 League

    • Season
    • 2021
    • 2020
    • 2019
    • 2018
    • 2017
    • 2016
    • 2015
    • 2014
    • 2013
    • 2012
    • 2011
    • 2010
    • 2009
    • 2008
    • Winners
    • CHN
    • MUM
    • MUM
    • CHN
    • MUM
    • HYD
    • MUM
    • KOL
    • MUM
    • KOL
    • CHN
    • CHN
    • DEC
    • RAJ
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Indian T20 League Orange Cap & Purple Cap Winners

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  • Purple Cap Winner

For a batter, winning the Orange Cap holds a testimony to the consistency with the bat throughout a season in the toughest T20 league. Over the years, some of the biggest names in the sport have worn the prestigious Orange Cap. Let us take a peek into the history books to find out the Orange Cap winners of the Indian T20 League.

Past Winners of the Indian T20 League Orange Cap

    • Season
    • Winner
    • Innings
    • Runs
    • Highest Score
    • Average
    • Strike Rate
    • 50s
    • 100s
    • 2021
    • Ruturaj Gaikwad (CHN)
    • 16
    • 635
    • 101*
    • 45.35
    • 136.26
    • 4
    • 1
    • 2020
    • KL Rahul (PUN)
    • 14
    • 670
    • 132*
    • 55.83
    • 129.34
    • 5
    • 1
    • 2019
    • David Warner (HYD)
    • 12
    • 692
    • 100
    • 69.2
    • 143.87
    • 8
    • 1
    • 2018
    • Kane Williamson (HYD)
    • 14
    • 24
    • 18.66
    • 6.69
    • 4/16
    • 3
    • 0
    • Season
    • 2020
    • 2019
    • 2018
    • 2017
    • Winner
    • KL Rahul (PUN)
    • David Warner (HYD)
    • Kane Williamson (HYD)
    • David Warner (HYD)
    • Innings
    • 14
    • 12
    • 17
    • 14
    • Runs
    • 670
    • 692
    • 735
    • 641
    • Highest
      Score
    • 132*
    • 100
    • 84
    • 126
    • Average
    • 55.83
    • 69.2
    • 52.5
    • 58.27
    • Strike Rate
    • 129.34
    • 143.87
    • 142.44
    • 141.81
    • 50s
    • 5
    • 8
    • 8
    • 4
    • 100s
    • 1
    • 1
    • 0
    • 1

A batter may win his team a few games but a bowler can win the tournament for his side. Winning the Purple Cap holds a testimony to the consistent wicket taking ability throughout a season in the toughest T20 league. Over the years, many champion bowlers have worn the prestigious Purple Cap.

Pragyan Ohja and Imran Tahir are the only spinners to win this prestigious award over the 14-years history of the league. Let us look into the history books to find out the Purple Cap winners of the Indian T20 League.

Past Winners of the Indian T20 League Purple Cap

    • Season
    • Winner
    • Matches
    • Wickets
    • Average
    • Economy
    • Best Figures
    • 4W
    • 5W
    • 2021
    • Harshal Patel (BLR)
    • 15
    • 32
    • 14.34
    • 8.14
    • 5/27
    • 1
    • 0
    • 2020
    • Kagiso Rabada (DEL)
    • 17
    • 30
    • 18.26
    • 8.34
    • 4/24
    • 2
    • 0
    • 2019
    • Imran Tahir (CHN)
    • 17
    • 26
    • 16.57
    • 6.69
    • 4/12
    • 2
    • 0
    • 2018
    • Andrew Tye (PUN)
    • 14
    • 24
    • 18.66
    • 6.69
    • 4/16
    • 3
    • 0
    • 2017
    • Bhuvneshwar Kumar
      (HYD)
    • 14
    • 26
    • 14.19
    • 7.05
    • 5/19
    • 0
    • 1
    • Season
    • 2020
    • 2019
    • 2018
    • 2017
    • Winner
    • Kagiso Rabada (DEL)
    • Imran Tahir (CHN)
    • Andrew Tye (PUN)
    • Bhuvneshwar Kumar(HYD)
    • Matches
    • 17
    • 17
    • 14
    • 14
    • Wickets
    • 30
    • 26
    • 24
    • 26
    • Average
    • 2020
    • 2019
    • 2018
    • 2017
    • Economy
    • 18.26
    • 16.57
    • 18.66
    • 14.19
    • Best Figures
    • 8.34
    • 6.69
    • 8
    • 7.05
    • 4W
    • 2
    • 2
    • 3
    • 0
    • 5W
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 1

Teams Participating in the Indian T20 League 2022

Starting from this year, there will be a total of 10 teams, representing different cities or regions of India, that compete against each other in the tournament. The teams are owned by popular Bollywood celebrities, industrialists and other big names of the business world.

FAQs: Indian T20 League

When is the Indian T20 League 2022 starting ?

The Indian T20 League 2022 is expected to begin on 26th of March, and the final is scheduled for 29th of May. The schedule for the upcoming edition will be announced soon.

How to watch the Indian T20 League 2022 matches?

You can watch the live telecast of all the Indian T20 League 2022 matches on Star Sports channels on TV and on Hotstar App on your laptop/mobile phones.

Who is likely to win the Indian T20 League 2022?

3 teams - Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore look the strongest teams on paper based on the auction. However, what happens when the tournament begins is anyone's guess now.

How many teams are playing in the Indian T20 League 2022?

Lucknow and Gujarat have joined the previous 8 teams to bring the team’s total to 10. The team names, captains and venues have been announced.

How many matches will be played in the Indian T20 League 2022?

There will be 74 matches played - an increase of 14 games from the previous count of 60 matches. All teams will play 14 matches each in the group stages.

How many players from each category can I select for my team ?

You can select from 4 categories of players - wicket keepers, batters, all-rounders and bowlers - as follows:

    • Category
    • Wicketkeeper
    • Batters
    • All-Rounders
    • Bowlers
    • Minimum
    • 1
    • 1
    • 1
    • 1
    • Maximum
    • 3
    • 6
    • 3
    • 6

You can have any number of combinations from the table above, within the minimum and maximum criteria. The total number of players must be 11 and credits used should be 100 or less.

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