Since its inception in 2008, the Indian T20 League has only grown in popularity with each passing season. Today, it is said to be the most competitive and entertaining T20 league in the world. The cash-rich extravaganza is returning for its 16th edition this summer. Indian T20 League 2023 will begin on March 31, while the final will be played on May 28.
For the first time since 2019, the Indian T20 League will be organised in the home-and-away format – each team will play seven games on their home ground and seven games away. A total of 70 league-stage matches will be played across 12 venues for over 52 days.
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Mumbai is the most successful team in the Indian T20 League with five titles. Under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, they have won the coveted silverware in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020. The Ambani-owned franchise will be eyeing a record sixth title win this year.
Mumbai Full squad : R Sharma (c), T David, R Singh, T Varma, S Yadav, I Kishan (wk), T Stubbs, D Brevis, J Archer, J Bumrah, A Tendulkar, A Khan, K Kartikeya, H Shokeen, J Behrendorff, A Madhwal, C Green, J Richardson, P Chawla, D Jansen, V Vinod, S Mulani, N Wadhera, R Goyal.
After Mumbai, Chennai is the second-most successful team in the league, having won the title four times – 2010, 2011, 2018 and 2021. All of these titles came under the captaincy of MS Dhoni, who will once again be at the helm of the team this season. Chennai qualified for the playoffs every season they were a part of the tournament up until 2020.
Chennai Full Squad: MS Dhoni (c & wk), D Conway, R Gaikwad, A Rayudu, S Senapati, M Ali, S Dube, R Hangargekar, D Pretorius, M Santner, R Jadeja, T Deshpande, M Chowdhary, M Pathirana, S Singh, D Chahar, P Solanki, M Theekshana, B Varma, A Mandal, K Jamieson, N Sindhu, S Rasheed, B Stokes, A Rahane.
Gujarat, who were one of the two new teams that were added to the tournament last year, won the title in their debut season itself, under the leadership of Hardik Pandya. The team has some of the best T20 players in the world who could win them a second title on the trot this year.
Gujarat Full squad : H Pandya (c), S Gill, D Miller, A Manohar, S Sudharshan, W Saha (wk), M Wade, R Khan, R Tewatia, V Shankar, M Shami, A Joseph, Y Dayal, P Sangwan, D Nalkande, J Yadav, RS Kishore, N Ahmad, M Sharma, J Little, U Patel, S Mavi, KS Bharat, O Smith, K Williamson
Lucknow made it to the playoffs in their debut season, but were not able to make it to the final. Under the leadership of KL Rahul, they will be looking to go one step ahead this year. They will be bolstered by the addition of new players like pacer Jaydev Unadkat and wicketkeeper batsman Nicholas Pooran among others.
Lucknow Full squad : KL Rahul (c), A Badoni, K Sharma, M Vohra, Q de Kock (wk), M Stoinis, K Gowtham, D Hooda, K Mayers, K Pandya, A Khan, M Khan, M Wood, M Yadav, R Bishnoi, Y Charak, N Haq, S Singh, P Mankad, A Mishra, D Sams, R Shepherd , Y Thakur, J Unadkat, N Pooran.
Despite boasting of some of the world-class players in their ranks, Delhi have been able to make it to the final just once, which they lost. With Rishabh Pant ruled out of the tournament after meeting with a car accident, it remains to be seen who is entrusted with the leadership role this season. But in all likelihood, Delhi’s new member David Warner could be at their helm this year.
Delhi Full squad : D Warner, P Shaw, R Patel, R Powell, S Khan, Y Dhull, M Marsh, L Yadav, A Patel, A Nortje, C Sakariya, K Nagarkoti, K Ahmed, L Ngidi, M Rahman, A Khan, K Yadav, P Dubey, V Ostwal, R Rossouw, M Pandey, M Kumar, I Sharma, P Salt (wk)
Punjab is another team that has never won the Indian T20 League. Usually seen as a team that cannot pose too big a threat, Punjab has a few promising players in its ranks who could turn their fortunes around this year.
Punjab Full squad : S Dhawan (c), S Khan, J Bairstow (wk), P Singh, B Rajapaksa, J Sharma, R Bawa, R Dhawan, L Livingstone, A Taide, A Singh, B Singh, N Ellis, K Rabada, R Chahar, H Brar, S Singh. M Rathee, V Kaverappa, H Bhatia, S Raza, S Curran.
A team with a massive fan following because of its former skipper Virat Kohli, Bangalore will be looking to end their trophy drought this year. The team has made three final appearances, losing all (in 2009 to Hyderabad, in 2011 to Chennai and in 2016 to Hyderabad).
Bangalore Full Squad: F Plessis (c), V Kohli, S Prabhudessai, R Patidar, D Karthik (wk), A Rawat, F Allen, G Maxwell, W Hasaranga, S Ahmed, H Patel, D Willey, K Sharma, M Lomror, M Siraj, J Hazlewood, S Kaul, A Deep, S Yadav, A Singh, R Kumar, M Bhandage, W Jacks, H Sharma, R Topley.
Two-time champions Kolkata will be looking to win their first title since 2014. This year, they will be led by new skipper Shreyas Iyer, who has previously led Delhi in the past. Kolkata boast of some T20 specialists like Andre Russell and Sunil Narine, who have played a crucial role for the side over the years.
Kolkata Full squad : Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Lockie Ferguson, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakravarthy, Anukul Roy, Rinku Singh, S A Hasan. Mandeep Singh, L Das, K Khejroliya, D Wiese, S Sharma, V Arora, N. Jagadeesan.
Hyderabad joined the Indian T20 League in 2012 and won their maiden title in 2016 under the captaincy of David Warner. They are yet to announce a new captain for this season.
Hyderabad Full squad : A Samad, A Markram, R Tripathi, G Phillips, A Sharma, M Jansen, W Sundar, F Farooqi, K Tyagi, B Kumar, T Natarajan, U Malik, A Singh, A Hosein, NK Reddy, M Dagar, U Yadav, S Singh, S Vyas, V Sharma, M Markande, A Rashid, H Klaasen, M Agarwal, H Brook.
After winning the title in the inaugural edition of the league in 2008, Rajasthan are yet to win a second title. They made it to the final in 2022, but were outdone by the eventual champions Gujarat.
Rajasthan Full squad : S (c & wk), Y Jaiswal, S Hetmyer, D Padikkal, J Buttler, D Jurel, R Parag, P Krishna, T Boult, O McCoy, N Saini, K Sen, K Yadav, R Ashwin, Y Chahal, KC Cariappa, J Root, Abdul P A, A Vashisht, M Ashwin, KM Asif, A Zampa, K Rathore, D Ferreira, J Holder.
Top 10 wicket-takers in Indian T20 League
Dwayne Bravo, who played for Chennai until last season, is the tournament’s highest wicket-take with 183 wickets from 161 matches. Check the list of top 10.
Top 10 run-scorers in Indian T20 League
Virat Kohli, who has been with Bangalore since the tournament’s inception in 2008, is its highest run-scorer. In 223 matches, Kohli has scored 6624 runs.
|Sr no||Player||Matches||Runs||Average||Strike Rate||100s||50s||Highest Score|
|6||AB de Villiers||184||5162||39.7||151.68||3||40||133*|
Indian T20 League winners over the years
Mumbai are the most successful team in the league with five titles, followed by Chennai who have four titles and Kolkata who have two titles.
|YEAR||WINNER||WON BY||RUNNER UP||VENUE|
|2022||Gujarat Titans||7 wickets||Rajasthan Royals||Ahmedabad|
|2021||Chennai super kings||27 runs||Kolkata Knight Riders||Dubai|
|2020||Mumbai Indians||5 wickets||Delhi Capitals||Dubai|
|2019||Mumbai Indians||1 run||Chennai Super Kings||Hyderabad|
|2018||Chennai Super Kings||8 wickets||Sunrisers Hyderabad||Mumbai|
|2017||Mumbai Indians||1 run||Rising Pune Supergiants||Hyderabad|
|2016||Sunrisers Hyderabad||8 runs||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Bangalore|
|2015||Mumbai Indians||41 runs||Chennai Super Kings||Kolkata|
|2014||Kolkata Knight Riders||3 wickets||Kings XI Punjab||Bangalore|
|2013||Mumbai Indians||23 runs||Chennai Super Kings||Kolkata|
|2012||Kolkata Knight Riders||5 wickets||Chennai Super Kings||Chennai|
|2011||Chennai Super Kings||58 runs||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Chennai|
|2010||Chennai Super Kings||22 runs||Mumbai Indians||Mumbai|
|2009||Deccan Chargers||6 runs||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Johannesburg|
|2008||Rajasthan Royals||3 wickets||Chennai Super Kings||Mumbai|
|1.||31 Mar||Gujarat vs Chennai||Ahmedabad||7:30 PM|
|2.||1 April||Punjab vs Kolkata||Mohali||3:30PM|
|3.||1 April||Lucknow vs Delhi||Lucknow||7:30 PM|
|4.||2 April||Hyderabad vs Rajasthan||Hyderabad||3:30 PM|
|5.||2 April||Bangalore vs Mumbai||Bengaluru||7:30 PM|
|6.||3 April||Chennai vs Lucknow||Chennai||7:30 PM|
|7.||4 April||Delhi vs Gujarat||Delhi||7:30 PM|
|8.||5 April||Rajasthan vs Punjab||Guwahati||7:30 PM|
|9.||6 April||Kolkata vs Bangalore||Kolkata||7:30 PM|
|10.||7 April||Lucknow vs Hyderabad||Lucknow||7:30 PM|
|11.||8 April||Delhi vs Rajasthan||Guwahati||3:30 PM|
|12.||8 April||Mumbai vs Chennai||Mumbai||7:30 PM|
|13.||9 April||Gujarat vs Kolkata||Ahmedabad||3:30 PM|
|14.||9 April||Punjab vs Hyderabad||Hyderabad||7:30 PM|
|15.||10 April||Bangalore vs Lucknow||Bengaluru||7:30 PM|
|16.||11 April||Delhi vs Mumbai||Delhi||7:30 PM|
|17.||12 April||Chennai vs Rajasthan||Chennai||7:30 PM|
|18.||13 April||Punjab vs Gujarat||Mohali||7:30 PM|
|19.||14 April||Kolkata vs Hyderabad||Kolkata||7:30 PM|
|20.||14 April||Bangalore vs Delhi||Bengaluru||3:30 PM|
|21.||15 April||Lucknow vs Punjab||Lucknow||7:30 PM|
|22.||16 April||Mumbai vs Kolkata||Mumbai||3:30 PM|
|23.||16 April||Gujarat vs Rajasthan||Ahmedabad||7:30 PM|
|24.||17 April||Bangalore vs Chennai||Bengaluru||7:30 PM|
|25.||18 April||Hyderabad vs Mumbai||Hyderabad||7:30 PM|
|26.||19 April||Rajasthan vs Lucknow||Jaipur||7:30 PM|
|27.||20 April||Punjab vs Bangalore||Mohali||3:30 PM|
|28.||20 April||Delhi vs Kolkata||Delhi||7:30 PM|
|29.||21 April||Chennai vs Hyderabad||Chennai||7:30 PM|
|30.||22 April||Lucknow vs Gujarat||Lucknow||3:30 PM|
|31.||22 April||Mumbai vs Punjab||Mumbai||7:30 PM|
|32.||23 April||Bangalore vs Rajasthan||Bengaluru||3:30 PM|
|33.||23 April||Kolkata vs Chennai||Kolkata||7:30 PM|
|34.||24 April||Hyderabad vs Delhi||Hyderabad||7:30 PM|
|35.||25 April||Gujarat vs Mumbai||Gujarat||7:30 PM|
|36.||26 April||Bangalore vs Kolkata||Bengaluru||7:30 PM|
|37.||27 April||Rajasthan vs Chennai||Jaipur||7:30 PM|
|38.||28 April||Punjab vs Lucknow||Mohali||7:30 PM|
|39.||29 April||Kolkata vs Gujarat||Kolkata||3:30 PM|
|30.||29 April||Delhi vs Hyderabad||Delhi||7:30 PM|
|41.||30 April||Chennai vs Punjab||Chennai||3:30 PM|
|42.||30 April||Mumbai vs Rajasthan||Mumbai||7:30 PM|
|43.||1 May||Lucknow vs Bangalore||Lucknow||7:30 PM|
|44.||2 May||Gujarat vs Delhi||Ahmedabad||7:30 PM|
|45.||3 May||Punjab vs Mumbai||Mohali||7:30 PM|
|46.||4 May||Lucknow vs Chennai||Lucknow||3:30 PM|
|47.||4 May||Hyderabad was Kolkata||Hyderabad||7:30 PM|
|48.||5 May||Rajasthan vs Gujarat||Jaipur||7:30 PM|
|49.||6 May||Chennai vs Mumbai||Chennai||3:30 PM|
|50.||6 May||Delhi vs Bangalore||Delhi||7:30 PM|
|51.||7 May||Gujarat vs Lucknow||Ahmedabad||3:30 PM|
|52.||7 May||Bangalore vs Hyderabad||Jaipur||7:30 PM|
|53.||8 May||Kolkata vs Punjab||Kolkata||7:30 PM|
|54.||9 May||Mumbai vs Bangalore||Mumbai||7:30 PM|
|55.||10 May||Chennai vs Delhi||Chennai||7:30 PM|
|56.||11 May||Kolkata vs Rajasthan||Kolkata||7:30 PM|
|57.||12 May||Mumbai vs Gujarat||Mumbai||7:30 PM|
|58.||13 May||Hyderabad vs Lucknow||Hyderabad||3:30 PM|
|59.||13 May||Delhi vs Punjab||Delhi||7:30 PM|
|60.||14 May||Rajasthan vs Bangalore||Jaipur||3:30 PM|
|61.||14 May||Chennai vs Kolkata||Chennai||7:30 PM|
|62.||15 May||Gujarat vs Hyderabad||Ahmedabad||7:30 PM|
|63.||16 May||Lucknow vs Mumbai||Lucknow||7:30 PM|
|64.||17 May||Punjab vs Delhi||Dharamshala||7:30 PM|
|65.||18 May||Hyderabad vs Bangalore||Hyderabad||7:30 PM|
|66.||19 May||Punjab vs Rajasthan||Dharamshala||7:30 PM|
|67.||20 May||Delhi vs Chennai||Delhi||3:30 PM|
|68.||20 May||Kolkata vs Lucknow||Kolkata||7:30 PM|
|69.||21 May||Mumbai vs Hyderabad||Mumbai||3:30 PM|
|70.||21 May||Bangalore vs Gujarat||Bengaluru||7:30 PM|
|71.||TBD||TBC vs TBC||TBD||7:30 PM|
|72.||TBD||TBC vs TBC||TBD||7:30 PM|
|73.||TBD||TBC vs TBC||TBD||7:30 PM|
|74.||28 May||Final||Ahmedabad||7:30 PM|