IPL 2012 Squad
The most awaited 5th edition of Indian Premier League 2012 tournament is set to begin soon in India. The opening ceremony will be held on 3rd April 2012 with a total of nine teams featuring in the action that will begin from 4th April 2012 and end on 27th May 2012. This tournament is a festival that brings cricketers together.
Following is the list of teams all set to sweat and compete for the DLF Indian Premier League 2012 trophy.
- Rajasthan Royals
- Chennai Super Kings
- Bangalore Royal Challengers
- Kolkata Knight Riders
- Delhi Dare Devils
- Kings XI Punjab
- Mumbai Indians
- Deccan Chargers
- Pune Warriors
|IPL 2012 Teams|
|Chennai Super Kings||Deccan Chargers||Delhi Daredevils|
|Kings XI Punjab||Kolkata Knight Riders||Mumbai Indians|
|Pune Warriors||Rajasthan Royals||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
As decided by the new IPL governing body headed by Rajiv Shukla along with the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI), the Kochi Tuskers Team will not be playing in the 5th IPL season 2012.
The Kochi Tuskers even though tried really hard could not make it for this year but the players of the team are all set for the auction 2012.
This year 76 matches will be played by the teams where the first would be played between the Chennai Super Kings and the Mumbai Indians at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on 4th April 2012 at 20:00 IST.
All the nine teams will play two matches that includes one match at home ground and other at the rival grounds to get into the semi finals.
It has been reported that the Pune Warriors team is headed by Saurav Ganguly. It also says that the Kolkata Riders coach, Dav has resigned and Trevor Baylis will be the new coach for the squad. In accordance with the current information on Indian Premier League 2012, The Bangalore Royal Challengers retains Chris Gayle in their team although it is not confirmed by the IPL and the BCCI board.
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