Jaipur Rajasthan Royals
Rajasthan Royals, the first champions of IPL Cricket Season 1 is the franchise representing the Pink City Jaipur. Last year, it was lead by Share Warne, this year the captain is yet to be decided. The new thing in IPL Cricket 2009 for Rajasthan Royals is that it will now have a new owner from Bollywood, Shilpa Shetty along with beau Raj Kundra.
Mohali Kings XI Punjab
Kings XI Punjab is the franchise for Mohali. In IPL Cricket 2008, Kinga XI Punjab Team was led by Yuvraj Singh, this year the captain is yet to be declared. This IPL Cricket 2009 Team is owned by Bollywood Actress Preity Zinta, Ness Wadia of Bombay Dyeing and Karan Paul of Apeejay Surendera Group.
Chennai Super Kings
Super Kings Team is the franchise for Chennai. In 2008, Chennai Super Kings IPL Team was led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, this year the captain is yet to be declared. This IPL Cricket 2009 Team is owned by India Cements. This team gave tough competition to Rajasthan Royals in IPL Cricket Season 1 Finals.
DareDevils is the proud franchise of Delhi state for Indian Premier League. In 2008, IPL Cricket, this team was led by Virender Sehwag and this year the captain is yet to be declared. Delhi DareDevils IPL Cricket 2009 Team is owned by GMR group. Delhi DareDevils Team was promoted by Bollywood Actor, Akshay Kumar, who won’t promote it in 2009.
Indians is the franchise for Mumbai city of Maharashtra. In 2008, this IPL Cricket Team was led by Sachin Tendulkar and this year the captain is yet to be declared. Mumbai Indians is owned by Reliance Industries Limited. Mumbai Indians IPL Cricket 2009 Team was in breaking news for Harbhajan Singh’s slap to Sreesanth.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Knight Riders is the franchise for Kolkata city of West Bengal. Last year, Kolkata Knight Riders was led by Saurav Ganguly and this year the captain is yet to be declared. This IPL Cricket Team was popular because of its superhit owner, Shah Rukh Khan. Kolkata Knight Riders Team started well but all went wrong after two matches in 2008.
Bangalore Royal Challengers
Royal Challengers is the franchise for Bangalore city. In 2008, Royal Challengers IPL Team was led by Rahul Dravid and this year the captain is yet to be declared. Bangalore Royal Challengers is owned by Vijay Mallya and was promoted by Katrina Kaif. This was of the IPL Cricket 2008 teams that didn’t performed well throughout the series.
Hyderabad Deccan Chargers
Deccan Chargers is the franchise for Hyderabad. It was led by V.V.S. Laxman and this year the captain is yet to be declared. Hyderabad Deccan Chargers is owned by Deccan Chronical, the famous media group. This IPL Cricket team too was one of the bad performers in IPL Cricket Season 1.