Lucknow became the most expensive franchise in IPL history

Lucknow became the most expensive franchise in IPL history- Savjeev Gaoenka Group bought Lucknow Team for 7090 Crore in IPL Auction 2022 

The Goenka Group has bought the Lucknow franchise in the Indian Premier League for 7090 crores making it the most expensive franchise in IPL history. Lucknow Super Giants has spent a purse amount of 7 thousand 90 crores in the auction of players in the IPL auction. The Lucknow franchise has named KL Rahul, Ravi Bishnoi and Marcus Stoinis as the retained players ahead of the auction.

RPSG Group owner Sanjeev Goenka has once again invested in IPL. This time one of the two new teams included in the IPL, Lucknow Super Giants became the most expensive franchise. The team is owned by RPSG Group, which previously owned the Rising Pune Supergiant franchise between 2016 and 2017. Here we are talking about the price of all the IPL teams, in which the Lucknow team is the most expensive.

On 25 October 2021, during the auction in Dubai, Sanjeev Goenka, owner of RPSG Group, bought the team of Lucknow for 7 thousand 90 crores. With this, Lucknow has become the most expensive franchise in IPL history. Earlier, Mumbai was the most expensive franchise in IPL history, which cost 839 crores.

Lucknow Franchise makes KL Rahul highest-paid Cricketer in IPL History 

Indian Cricket team vice-captain KL Rahul will captain the Lucknow IPL Franchise Team. Lucknow’s team bought KL Rahul as a draft Player for 17 Crores and he has been signed as the captain of the team. The 29-Year-old has now become the joint Highest Paid Player in the IPL History along with Virat Kohli of Royal Challengers Bangalore. 

Along with Rahul, the Lucknow franchise also drafted Australia all-rounder Marcus Stoinis (INR 9.2 crores) and uncapped leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi (INR 4 crores). Lucknow has also invested in the auction with a remaining purse of INR 59.89 crores.

IPL 2022 Auction: Lucknow becomes the most expensive franchise in IPL history

After buying this team, Sanjeev Goenka said, “Very happy to be back in IPL. It was a long wait. We had planned a lot for this bid. I would like to thank all the people who have joined the league. This comeback has been immense. Pleasant.”

Not much 7 thousand 90 crores

After buying the Lucknow franchise, Sanjay Goenka said that the amount of 7 thousand 90 crores for a franchise is not much. On forming the team, he said, “We are confident that BCCI will bring us on par with the old owners. We will not suffer any kind of loss. We have the experience of creating new teams in IPL even before this. We have seen Rising Pune Supergiants in similar situations. The team was formed. This experience will come in handy and we will be in a better position.”

The amount of Lucknow is more than the total amount of 8 teams of IPL 

The cost of the Lucknow franchise, which was sold for 7 thousand 90 crores, is more than the starting price of the eight franchises already involved in this tournament. There are already eight franchises involved in the IPL, whose total starting price is 5 thousand 425 crores. In this sense, the cost of Lucknow is 1 thousand 665 crores more than the total sum of the rest of the teams. At the same time, Ahmedabad has become the second most expensive team in IPL history, which has been bought by CVC Capitals Group for 5 thousand 166 crores.

आईपीएल की सभी टीमों की कीमत

फ्रेंचाइजी  मालिक राशि (रुपयों में)
लखनऊ गोयनका ग्रुप 7090 करोड़
अहमदाबाद सीवीसी कैपिटल पार्टनर्स 5625 करोड़
मुंबई  मशहूर उद्योगपति मुकेश अंबानी 839 करोड़
बैंगलोर यूनाइटेड स्पिरिट ग्रुप  837 करोड़ 
हैदराबाद डेक्कन क्रॉनिकल 802 करोड़
चेन्नई  इंडिया सीमेंट्स 682 करोड़
दिल्ली जीएमआर ग्रुप 630 करोड़
मोहाली बॉलीवुड अभिनेत्री प्रीति जिंटा, व्यवसायी नेस वाडिया, करण पॉल और डाबर के मोहित बर्मन 570 करोड़
कोलकाता शाहरुख खान की रेड चिलीज एंटरटेनमेंट 563 करोड़ 
राजस्थान इमर्जिंग मीडिया 502 करोड़

People expressed happiness over Lucknow becoming the most expensive team

The people of Uttar Pradesh have expressed happiness over the Lucknow franchise becoming the most expensive team in the IPL. This is the first time that an IPL team has been named after a city in the country’s largest state, Uttar Pradesh. People believe that this will boost their state and attract more tourists. With the increase in tourism in the state, the infrastructure here will be better and people will get more employment.

Lucknow IPL Team Players List

IPL Schedule & Team List 

Tata IPL Match List & Time Table 

Lucknow Super Giants IPL Team LSG Players List 

Deepak Hooda’s sign was something that caught the attention of all the supporters. After their troubles last year, fans will be interested to see Hooda and Pandya play together. It will be interesting to see when the Lucknow team gets a chance to play as many matches at their home ground.

Player Name  Auction Price  Nation  Role 
Manan Vohra  INR 20 Lakhs  India  Batsman 
Evin Lewis  INR 2 Crore  West Indies Batsman 

h Pandey 

INR 4.60 Crore India  Batsman 
KL Rahul (c & wk) INR 13 crores (Drafted) India Wk-batsman 
Quinton De kock (wk) INR 6.75 Crore  South Africa  wk-Batsman 
Ravi Bishnoi  INR 4 Crore (Drafted) India  Bowler 
Dushmantha Chameera INR 2 Crores  Sri Lanka  Bowler 
Shahbaz Nadeem INR 50 Lkahs  India Bowler 
Mohsin Khan INR 20 Lakhs  India  Bowler 
Mayank Yadav INR 20 Lakhs  India Bowler 
Ankit Rajpoot INR 50 Lakhs  India Bowler 
Avesh Khan INR 10 Crore  India Bowler 
Mark Wood INR 7.50 Crores  England  Bowler 
Marcus Stoinis INR 9.2 Crore (Drafted) Australia  All-Rounder 
Kyle Mayers INR 50 Lakhs  West Indies  All-Rounder 
Karan Sharma INR 20 Lakhs  India  All-Rounder 
K Gowtham INR 90 Lakhs  India  All-Rounder 
Ayush Badoni INR 20 Lakhs  India  All-Rounder 
Deepak Hooda INR 5.75 Crore  India All-Rounder 
Krunal Pandya INR 8.25 Crore  India  All-Rounder 
Jason Holder INR 8.75 Crore West Indies  All-Rounder 

LSG Matches Home Ground Ekana Stadium

There have been a lot of matches in the Ekana Stadium in the recent past. This stadium is also known as Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Stadium. It has a seating capacity of about 50,000 spectators. In July 2019, the BCCI declared it the third home ground of the Afghanistan cricket team in India. In 2019, all the matches between Afghanistan and West Indies were hosted by this ground. Now Lucknow Team will play their home matches in this stadium.

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