The auctions are done, the teams look fairly settled and now, IPL 2023 promises to be another season of plenty of thrills. Gujarat Titans made an impressive start to their IPL stint by winning the title in their very first season. The IPL 2023 teams have managed to retain their core and have added several new faces. The teams in IPL 2023 look fairly settled and once again, fans can expect a closely-fought contest.
Here are the IPL 2023 teams:
|Team||Home Ground||City||Coach||Captain||1st season|
|Chennai Super Kings||MA Chidambaram Stadium||Chennai||Stephen Fleming||MS Dhoni||2008|
|Delhi Capitals||Arun Jaitley Stadium||Delhi||Ricky Ponting||Rishabh Pant||2008|
|Gujarat Titans||Narendra Modi Stadium||Ahmedabad||Ashish Nehra||Hardik Pandya||2022|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Eden Gardens||Kolkata||Brendon McCullum||Shreyas Iyer||2008|
|Lucknow Super Giants||Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Stadium||Lucknow||Andy Flower||KL Rahul||2022|
|Mumbai Indians||Wankhede Stadium||Mumbai||Mahela Jayawardene||Rohit Sharma||2008|
|Punjab Kings||PCA Stadium||Mohali||Anil Kumble||Mayank Agarwal||2008|
|Rajasthan Royals||Sawai Man Singh Stadium||Jaipur||Kumar Sangakkara||Sanju Samson||2008|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||M Chinnaswamy Stadium||Bengaluru||Sanjay Bangar||Faf du Plessis||2008|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium||Hyderabad||Tom Moody||Kane Williamson||2013|
A lot of money was splurged at the IPL auctions. England all-rounder Sam Curran set a new record for the Indian Premier League (IPL), when he was snapped up by Punjab Kings for Rs 18.5 crore. England Test captain Ben Stokes too was picked up for Rs 16.25 crore which became the joint-third costliest bid in history. He will now play for the Chennai Super Kings.
Five-time IPL champions Mumbai Indians shelled out a whopping Rs 17.5 crore for Australian all-rounder Cameron Green. This made Green the second-most-expensive pick in the history of the IPL.