The Indian Premier League or the IPL is all set to begin in the next couple of days. IPL can rightly be credited as a game-changer for the sport in the country. Undoubtedly, IPL is the biggest cricketing league in the world. The league’s fan following is not only limited to India but all across the world. The tournament is nothing less than a festival for cricket fans. The league is a perfect balance of glamour, glitz, and sports. This tournament is the most viewed cricketing league in the world. The IPL has transformed the game at a global level. IPL team owners and players are all set to compete in the 14th edition of the mega cricket festival.-- Advertisement --
There are a total of 8 teams in the tournament. An auction is organized every year for franchises to retain and release players which determines the fate of the players. The teams have a fixed amount of money that they can spend on buying new players. Hence, the selection of players has to be very planned and calculative. Here we bring the IPL team owners list and their net worth.
IPL Team Owners
1. Punjab Kings Owner (Kings XI Punjab) – Preity Zinta
Preity Zinta’s IPL Team, Punjab Kings, is based in Mohali, Punjab. The Punjab Kings team is jointly owned by Ness Wadia of the Wadia Group and Bollywood actress Preity Zinta. Mohit Burman and Karan Paul have partnerships in the franchise too. However, the face of Punjab Kings is Preity Zinta. The bubbly girl of Bollywood has had a very successful and glamorous career in Bollywood. She regularly marks her presence in all the matches of Punjab Kings. Whenever we think of Preity Zinta IPL team, we can imagine her waving the team’s flag from the stands.-- Advertisement --
Punjab Kings Owner is extremely passionate about the team. She believes that she is the good luck of the team, so, she wants to be there with the team in every match. Preity Zinta currently has a net worth of about 10 million US dollars.
2. IPL Team Owner- Delhi Capitals Owner – Parth Jindal (JSW)
Delhi Capitals, the runner-up of the 2020 edition of IPL, has been the team to look forward to in 2021, under the captaincy of Rishabh Pant. The team is co-owned by the GMR group and the JSW group. The 13th edition of the IPL was the best season for the team. Delhi Capitals played their first-ever finals in the year 2020 under Shreyas Iyer. The team was named Delhi Daredevils back in 2008, but it was changed to Delhi Capitals, 2 years back when the 50 % stake was sold to the JSW group.
The net worth of Parth Jindal of the JSW group is estimated to be somewhere between 1 to 5 million USD. Parth Jindal (30, Delhi Capitals owner) is the youngest franchise owner of IPL.
3. IPL Team Owner- Rajasthan Royals Owner – Manoj Badale (British Asian Trust)
This IPL team belongs to Jaipur, Rajasthan. It has been one of the most celebrated franchises. Rajasthan Royals owners and team are often referred to as the Moneyball team of IPL. The team won the inaugural edition of the league in 2008. Though the team has been unsuccessful in winning any title since then. The team is jointly owned by Manoj Badale and Lachlan Murdoch.
Rajasthan Royals owner Manoj Badale has a net worth of 160 million USD.
4. IPL Team Owner- Royal Challengers Bangalore Owner – United Spirits Ltd.
In the year 2021, Royal Challengers Bangalore is owned by United Spirits Ltd. It is one of the most competitive teams in the league. The Royal Challengers Bangalore team has not been able to win any season till now. However, the team has been runner-up on three occasions in 2009, 2011, and 2016. The team is owned by United Spirits Ltd.
5. IPL Team Owner- Kolkata Knight Riders owner – Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla (Red Chillies Entertainment)
Kolkata Knight Riders is based in the city of Kolkata, West Bengal. Team KKR is one of the most successful teams in the league. The team has won two titles to date, in 2012 and 2014, led by Gautam Gambhir. The owner of KKR is Red Chillies Entertainment and the Mehta group (Red Chillies having a major stake). The team is a very popular one amongst the fans because of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan.
The net worth of Shah Rukh Khan is around 640 million USD.
6.IPL Team Owner- Sunrisers Hyderabad Owner – Kalanithi Maran (Sun TV Network)
The team of Sun risers Hyderabad belongs to Hyderabad, Telangana. It has won the title twice in the year 2016 and 2009 (named Deccan Chargers). DC was established in the year 2008, it was owned by the Deccan Chronicle group. After Deccan Chargers went bankrupt, the Sun TV network became the new owners and named the team Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Sun TV Network is one of the biggest entertainment and media co. in India. The network owns 32 TV channels and 45 FM radio stations. The Sunrisers Hyderabad owner, Kalanithi Maran’s net worth is estimated to be 1.6 billion USD.
7. Chennai Super Kings Owner – N Srinivasan (India Cements)
Chennai Super Kings, king of IPL, is one of the most loved teams in the league. The team has won the title on 3 occasions, 2010, 2011, and 2018. Chennai Super Kings or CSK is led by former Indian captain MS Dhoni. Team CSK has the highest winning percentage in the IPL. CSK holds a unique record of being the only team in IPL to have appeared in all playoffs, except 2020. The record of the highest number of final appearances also belongs to CSK. In the year 2015, the team was banned for 2 years after the spot-fixing scandal by the Justice Lodha Committee.
N Srinivasan, head of India Cements is the CSK, Chennai Super Kings owner. Mr. Srinivasan has an approximate worth of 80 million USD.
8. Mumbai Indians Owner – Mukesh Ambani (Reliance)
The most successful team in the 13 seasons of the IPL is Mumbai Indians. The team has won the title 5 times. Mumbai Indians Owner is India’s biggest business tycoon and chairman of Reliance group, Mr. Mukesh Ambani. He is the sole owner of the team. It is no surprise that the team owner is also the 2nd richest sports team owner in the world, only behind Steve Balmer, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA.
Mukesh Ambani has a net worth of 75 billion USD.
Complete List Of All IPL Team Owners 2021
|IPL Team||Owners Name||Best IPL Season|
|Chennai Super Kings||Chennai Super Kings Cricket Limited||Champions (2010, 2011, 2018)|
|Delhi Capitals||GMR Group and JSW Group||Finalists (2020)|
|Punjab Kings||Mohit Burman, Ness Wadia, Preity Zinta, Karan Paul||Finalists (2014)|
|Mumbai Indians||Reliance Industries||Champions (2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020)|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Red Chillies Entertainment and Mehta Group||Champions (2012 and 2014)|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||Sun TV Network||Champions (2016)|
|Rajasthan Royals||Manoj Badale, Lachlan Murdoch||Champions (2008)|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||United Spirits||Finalists (2016)|