Sanjiv Goenka’s RPSG group is one of the winners of the 2 auctions for new IPL equipment organized by BCCI in Dubai on October 25, 2021.
Sanjiv Goenka’s RPSG group won the auction war for 7,090 crore (over $ 932 million). RPSG’s offer was 250% above BCCI’s base price of INR 2000 crore for IPL equipment.
Lucknow IPL Team 2022 Owner
Sanjiv Goenka’s RPSG group is the owner of the Lucknow IPL team. RPSG won the bidding war for 7,090 crore (over US $ 932 million) to own Lucknow’s equipment.
RP – The Sanjiv Goenka Group, with an asset base of US $ 6 billion and revenues of US $ 4 billion, is one of the fastest growing conglomerates in India with a significant global presence.
The Group’s businesses include electricity and energy, carbon black manufacturing, retail, IT services, consumer goods, media and entertainment, and agriculture.
The group has a turnover of 26,900 crore (US $ 3.6 billion) in 2020 with a total asset value of ₹ 47,405 crore (US $ 6.3 billion). The Group has more than 50,000 employees and more than 100,000 shareholders.
Sanjiv Goenka has served as President of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), as well as the Management Institute of India (AIMA) and a member of the Prime Minister’s Council for Trade and Industry.
He is also the current Chairman of the Board of Directors of Woodlands Medical Center Ltd, Kolkata. Born in 1961, Sanjiv Goenka is currently Canada’s Honorary Consul in Kolkata.
In April 2001, he assumed the post of youngest President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), was appointed Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT-KGP) and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata (IIM-Kolkata).
Lucknow IPL 2022 team coach
The Lucknow IPL franchise has approached Ashish Nehra and Gary Kirsten to be their head coach and consultant for the 2022 season.
Lucknow IPL 2022 team captain
KL Rahul will likely lead the Lucknow team at IPL 2022. Lucknow’s team captain will be announced after the 2022 IPL auction.
As for reports, Shreyas Iyer / KL Rahul will be the captains of the Lucknow squad. Both players have shown no interest in continuing to play for their old franchise.
Lucknow IPL Team 2022 Players
The list of Lucknow players will be listed below, right after IPL Mega Auction 2022. Stay tuned for regular updates.
According to the BCCI rules for the IPL 2022 auction, Lucknow can choose a maximum of 3 players from the player pool for the IPL 2022 auction before the auction date.
Lucknow IPL 2022 team logo
Each team will have a unique logo to represent them in this cash rich league. The Lucknow IPL team logo will be updated here once officially announced.
Lucknow IPL Team 2022 Jersey
IPL teams will have a unique jersey with unique color combinations to represent them in IPL matches. The official Lucknow jersey will be updated here once officially announced by the franchise.
IPL 2022 Auction date
The window for the 8 existing teams to retain players will be from November 1, 2021 to November 30, 2021.
The 2 new IPL teams will have the opportunity to retain players from December 1, 2021 to December 25, 2021.
Immediately after this retention period, BCCI will organize the IPL 2022 auction in late December or early January 2022.
IPL 2022 retention rules
It is established that a team can keep up to three Indian players (with / without limit) and two foreign players with a total number of catches not exceeding four.
He made it clear that a team cannot have more than two players without a cap.
Depending on the conditions, the team management may retain three Indian players and one foreign player or two Indian players and two foreign players.
Two new IPL teams can choose 2 Indian players and 1 foreign player from the Mega Auctions pool before the start of the 2022 auction.
Additionally, new teams can only choose one player with no limit before the auction. There will also be no Right to Match (RTM) cards for the 2022 IPL Mega Auction.
BCCI also explained the salary cap for retained players based on the team’s decision on the number of retained players.