IPL Team Owners 2023

In this article, we are going to discuss the IPL team owners list.

1. Preity Zinta-Punjab Kings – IPL Team Owners

Punjab Kings - IPL Team Owners

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Bollywood actress Preity Zinta and businessman Ness Wadia of the Wadia Group jointly own Punjab Kings, an IPL team based in Mohali, Punjab. 

The team also has partnerships with Mohit Burman and Karan Paul. Preity Zinta is known as the face of the team, having had a successful and glamorous career in Bollywood. 

She is passionate about the team, regularly attending matches and believing that her presence brings good luck to the team. Her net worth is estimated to be around $15 million. 

The team, previously known as Kings XI Punjab, is one of the original eight teams of the IPL. 

Wadia is also the managing director of Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation, a company that has holdings in most of the Wadia Group subsidiaries. 

Karan Paul, the chairman of the Apeejay Surrendra Group, and Mohit Burman, an Indian businessman, and the managing director of Elephant Capital plc, are also stakeholders of the team.

2. Parth Jindal (JSW)-Delhi Capitals-IPL Team Owners

Parth Jindal (JSW) Delhi Capitals IPL Team Owner

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The Delhi Capitals team, the runner-up during the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), is co-owned by the GMR Group and the JSW Group. 

The 2020 season was the team’s best performance to date, reaching their first finals under the leadership of Shreyas Iyer. 

The team was previously known as the Delhi Daredevils but changed their name to the Delhi Capitals two years prior after the JSW Group purchased a 50% stake in the team. 

One of the owners, Parth Jindal, has a net worth estimated at around Rs. 706.3 crores and is the youngest franchise owner in the IPL. 

The JSW Group is an Indian multinational conglomerate with various business ventures in steel, energy, infrastructure, cement, and paint, and the GMR Group operates and manages airports, energy utilities, highways, and urban infrastructure facilities. 

The JSW Group’s logo prominently features on the team’s jersey.

3. Manoj Badale And Lalchan Murdoch-Rajasthan Royals-IPL Team Owners

Manoj Badale And Lalchan Murdoch-Rajasthan Royals-IPL Team Owner

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The Rajasthan Royals, the first IPL-winning team based in Jaipur, Rajasthan, is jointly owned by Manoj Badale and Lalchan Murdoch. 

The team and its owners are often referred to as the “Moneyball” team of the IPL due to their past success in the 2008 IPL season under the leadership of former Australian legend spinner Shane Warne. 

The net worth of Rajasthan Royals owner Manoj Badale is 160 million USD. The team is well known for its strategic and analytical approach, which often gives them an edge over its opponents. 

Rajasthan Royals continue to be a strong team in the IPL and their fans have high hopes for the team’s future performance. Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra is also associated with the team and is often seen supporting the team on the ground.

4. United Spirits And Culver Max Entertainment-Royal Challengers Bangalore-IPL Team Owners

United Spirits And Culver Max Entertainment-Royal Challengers Bangalore-IPL Team Owners

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The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is owned by Indian alcoholic beverage company United Spirits and Indian media conglomerate Culver Max Entertainment, which is owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment. 

Despite not winning any seasons yet, the team has been a runner-up three times in 2009, 2011, and 2016 under the leadership of Kevin Pietersen, Daniel Vettori and Virat Kohli. Bollywood star Deepika Padukon is often seen supporting the team at matches. 

United Spirits, the world’s second-largest spirits company by volume, is a major stakeholder in the team.

The Indian fugitive Vijay Mallya earlier owned the RCB but stepped down from a position due to legal and financial issues.

5. Shah Rukh Khan And Juhi Chawla-Kolkata Knight Riders-IPL Team Owners

Shah Rukh Khan And Juhi Chawla Kolkata Knight Riders IPL Team Owners

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One of the most popular teams and two times IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders is owned by Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla under Red Chillies Entertainment.

The team is based in Kolkata, West Bengal. and has a strong fan base, not just in Bengal but across the world.

Under the captaincy of former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir, KKR won the IPL twice in 2012 by defeating and in the 2014 season by defeating Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab. 

KKR has seen its fair share of ups and downs in performance over the years but remains one of the most popular teams in the league. The team also holds the record for the longest winning streak by any team in the t20s.

6. Kalanithi Maran-Sunrisers Hyderabad-IPL Team Owners

Kalanithi Maran-Sunrisers Hyderabad-IPL Team Owners

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The two times IPL champions Sunrisers Hyderabad is owned by Kalanithi Maran under the Sun TV Network which is one of the biggest entertainment and media company based in Hyderabad. 

The Sunrisers Hyderabad, formerly known as the Deccan Chargers, was founded in 2008 and is owned by the Deccan Chronicle group. 

After the Deccan Chargers went bankrupt, the Sun TV network purchased the franchise and renamed it the Sunrisers Hyderabad. 

The franchise has won the IPL twice, first in 2009 under Australian cricketer Adam Gilchrist’s leadership and subsequently in 2016 under Australian cricketer David Warner’s captaincy. 

Kalanithi Maran runs a media empire with 33 television networks and 45 FM radio stations. His net worth is believed to be approximately 240 billion US dollars.

7. N Srinivasan-Chennai Super Kings-IPL Team Owners

N Srinivasan-Chennai Super Kings-IPL Team Owners

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The four-time IPL champions Chennai Super Kings led by the greatest captain MS Dhoni is owned by N Srinivas the head of the India Cement. 

CSK has won the IPL four times in 2010, 2011, 2018, and 2021. The team holds the reputation of being the only team in the IPL to have appeared in all playoffs except the 2020 season. 

CSK also has the record for the most appearances in the IPL finals. However, following a spot-fixing incident in 2015, the Justice Lodha Committee suspended the team for two years. 

The owner of the team N Srinivasan is the former Chairman of ICC and the President of the BCCI.

8. Mukesh Ambani-Mumbai Indians-IPL Team Owner

Mukesh Ambani-Mumbai Indians-IPL Team Owner

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The Chairman of Reliance Industries and one of the richest men in the World Mukesh Ambani owns the 5 times IPL champion Mumbai Indians.   

The team is known for its association with some of the greatest cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar, and has the highest number of IPL wins, with 5 titles under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma. 

The team is owned by Mr Mukesh Ambani, who is the richest IPL team owner and also the 2nd richest sports team owner in the world, just behind Steve Balmer, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA. It is no surprise that being the sole owner of the team, 

Mr Ambani has invested heavily in the team making them one of the strongest contenders in the league.

9. Sanjiv Goenka-Lucknow Super Giants-IPL Team Owner

Sanjiv Goenka-Lucknow Super Giants-IPL Team Owner

Sanjiv Goenka, the owner of the RPSG group own the newest IPL team Lucknow Super Giant led by Indian star batsman KL Rahul.

The RPSG Group, headed by Sanjiv Goenka, won the rights to the Lucknow-based Indian Premier League (IPL) team in an auction held by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on October 25, 2021, in Dubai. 

The group’s bid of 7090 crores was significantly higher, about 250% more than the base price of 2000 crore set by the BCCI. The RPSG Group is a multinational conglomerate with a diverse range of businesses including power and energy, carbon black manufacturing, retail, IT-enabled services, 

FMCG, media and entertainment, infrastructure and education. The group has reportedly bid the highest amount of 7,000 crores for the new IPL team of 2022.

10. CVC Capitals-Gujarat Titans-IPL Team Owners

CVC Capitals-Gujarat Titans-IPL Team Owners

CVC Capital Partners, a French private equity and investment advisory firm based in Luxembourg is the owner of the one-time champion Gujarat Titans led by Indian star allrounder Hardik Pandya.

The CVC Capitals emerged victorious in the bidding war for an Indian Premier League (IPL) team, by placing a bid of 5625 crores (over 692 million USD). 

This bid was significantly higher, around 160% more than the base price set by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). 

The team, Gujarat Titans, led by Hardik Pandya, went on to make history by winning the IPL 2022 title against Rajasthan Royals. They won by seven wickets, becoming the first debut team to win the finals of the IPL.

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