10. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)

The Sunrisers Hyderabad is ranked 10th in this list due to the comparatively weaker batting options, with two out of three players not known for their hitting abilities. However, SRH have quality bowling options with the experience to excel in crucial situations. Batters- Pooran, Williamson, Aiden Markram Bowler- Bhuvneshwar Kumar

9. Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

The defending champions have lost both of their league matches in the first week of IPL 2022, but they have the capability and firepower to do well in the upcoming games. They are at ninth rank in this aspect more so due to their age and the overall struggle of the team in the ongoing season. Batters- Moeen Ali, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja Bowler- Dwayne Bravo

8. Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)

The newest team in the tournament has built up a fine squad and packed powerful players in the batting department. This is the reason for them having an upper hand over the CSK team in this ranking. Batters- KL Rahul, Quinton De Kock, Deepak Hooda Bowler- Avesh Khan

7. Delhi Capitals (DC)

One of the finest sides in the last few editions, Delhi Capitals have a strong team in this season too. In particular, the batting unit has all the firepower to chase down any total on the board. The bowlers have not been great with their execution in the past, but possess the capability to do well in crunch moments. Batters- Rishabh Pant, Rovman Powell, David Warner Bowler-Mustafizur Rahman

6. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

The two-time champions KKR have done well in the first week of the 2022 edition and is at second position with two wins in three league matches. They have retained their key overseas performers of the last few editions and bought quality Indian players as well. Batters- Andre Russell, Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana Bowler-Sunil Narine

5. Gujarat Titans (GT)

One of the best sides in this tournament so far, Gujarat Titans have won their first two matches and are at the third position in the points table. The team has equally good batting as well as a bowling department and ranks fifth in this ranking due to the quality players they possess. Batters-Hardik Pandya, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia Bowler- Rashid Khan

4. Punjab Kings (PBKS)

The Punjab Kings have always been a star-studded side, but have lacked the consistency to do well and will hope to improve their performances this season. In the first week of IPL 2022, they won and lost a game each and the players have given a hint about their abilities as well. Batters- Odean Smith, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Shahrukh Khan Bowler – Kagiso Rabada

3. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

The Royal Challengers Bangalore did well in the mega auction to pick a well-balanced team, with all their bases covered. The team has the presence of experienced T20 players, who are known to handle the pressure well. Batters- Faf Du Plessis, Dinesh Karthik, Glenn Maxwell Bowler- Harshal Patel

2. Mumbai Indians (MI)

The five-time IPL champions, Mumbai Indians have been terrific with their performances in both departments. The team has trusted their core players for this edition as well, who are also the biggest hopes for the team in an occasion like super over. Batters- Ishan Kishan, Keiron Pollard, Rohit Sharma Bowler- Jasprit Bumrah

1. Rajasthan Royals (RR)

The Rajasthan Royals put together their strongest team for the 2022 edition of the tournament. The team has explosive T20 batters and experienced bowling options who can help them to clinch the super over fixtures and rank 1st based on their super over combination. Batters-Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Shimron Hetmyer Bowler- Trent Boult