Indian premier league fever is on! A whopping amount of Rs. 106.80 crores was spent in the IPL 2019 auction that was done in Jaipur last week. Lets look at how the teams look like in the 12th season of IPL.
Chennai Super Kings Team and Player List
Chennai Super Kings spent a total of Rs. 5.2 crore and were left with Rs. 3.2 crore on Tuesday in the IPL Auction 2019. They bought 2 new players which were Mohit Sharma at Rs. 5 crore and Ruturaj Gaikwad at Rs. 20 lakh.
The Chennai Super Kings player list has a total of 25 players out of which 17 are Indians and 8 overseas players.
Chennai Super Kings Retained Players
MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, M Vijay, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Billings, Mitchell Santner, David Willey, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Karn Sharma, Dhruv Shorey, N Jagadeesan, Shardul Thakur, Monu Kumar, Chaitanya Bishnoi
Delhi Capital Team and Player List
Delhi Capital which were earlier known by Delhi Daredevils has made a lot of changes in the team, 10 changes in total which include, Colin Ingram at Rs 6.4 crore, Axar Patel at Rs 5 crore, Hanuma Vihari at Rs 2 crore, Sherfane Rutherford at Rs 2 crore, Ishant Sharma at Rs 1.1 crore, Keemo Paul at Rs 50 lakh, Jalaj Saxena at Rs 20 lakh, Ankush Bains at Rs 20 lakh, Nathu Singh at Rs 20 lakh, Bandaru Ayyappa at Rs 20 lakh.
Delhi Capital Retained Players
Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Rahul Tewatia, Jayant Yadav, Manjot Kalra, Colin Munro, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Sandeep Lamichhane, Trent Boult, Shikhar Dhawan
Kolkata Knight Riders Team and Players List
KKR has always been a team who gets a steady start but looses the momentum in between. This time around the KKR 2019 team looks like pretty solid with 8 new players bought which include, Carlos Brathwaite (Rs 5cr), Lockie Ferguson (Rs 1.6cr), Joe Denly (Rs 1cr), Harry Gurney (Rs 75 lakh), Nikhil Naik (Rs 20 lakh), Shrikant Mundhe (Rs 20 lakh), Prithvi Raj Yarra (Rs 20 lakh), Anrich Nortje (Rs 20 lakh).
KKR List of Retained Players
Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Shivam Mavi, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Kamlesh Nagarkoti
Kings XI Punjab Team and Players List
Kings XI Punjab was one of the teams that spent a good amount in the IPL Auction 2019. They spent a whopping amount of Rs. 32.50 Crore and bought 13 players in total.
Players who were bought include, Varun Chakaravarthy (Rs 8.4cr), Sam Curran (Rs 7.2cr), Mohammed Shami (Rs 4.8cr), Prabhsimran Singh (Rs 4.8cr), Nicolas Pooran (Rs 4.2cr), Moises Henriques (Rs 1cr), Hardus Viljoen (Rs 75 lakh), Darshan Nalkande (Rs 30 lakh), Sarfaraz Khan (Rs 25 lakh), Arshdeep Singh (Rs 20 lakh), Agnivesh Ayachi (Rs 20 lakh), Harpreet Brar (Rs 20 lakh), Murugan Ashwin (Rs 20 lakh)
KXIP Retained Players
KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Andrew Tye, Mayank Agarwal, Ankit Rajpoot, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Karun Nair, David Miller and Ravichandran Ashwin, Mandeep Singh
Mumbai Indians Team and List of Players
Mumbai Indians with the lights of Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Ben Cutting and many more looks to be a very promising sqaud and spent Rs. 7.60 Crore in the IPL Auction in Jaipur.
The Mumbai Indians team bought 6 players which include, Barinder Singh Sran (Rs 3.4cr), Lasith Malinga (Rs 2cr), Yuvraj Singh (Rs 1cr), Anmolpreet Singh (Rs 80 lakh), Pankaj Jaswal (Rs 20 lakh), Rasikh Dar (Rs 20 lakh).
Mumbai Indians Retained Players
Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Mayank Markande, Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy, Siddhesh Lad, Aditya Tare, Kieron Pollard, Evin Lewis, Ben Cutting, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, Jason Behrendorff, Quinton de Kock
Rajasthan Royals Team and List of Players
Rajasthan Royals have been a solid team on papers in the previous versions of Indian Premier League and this time around they left no stone unturned with bidding on the highest sold player of the last season, Jaydev Unadkat. The RR team in IPL 2019 has bought in total 9 players which include,
Jaydev Unadkat (Rs 8.4cr), Varun Aaron (Rs 2.4cr), Oshane Thomas (Rs 1.1cr), Ashton Turner (Rs 50 lakh), Liam Livingstone (Rs 50 lakh), Shashank Singh (Rs 30 lakh), Riyan Parag (Rs 20 lakh), Manan Vohra (Rs 20 lakh), Shubham Ranjane (Rs 20 lakh).
Rajasthan Royals Retained Players
Ajinkya Rahane, Krishnappa Gowtham, Sanju Samson, Shreyas Gopal, Aryaman Birla, S. Midhun, Prashant Chopra, Stuart Binny, Rahul Tripathi, Ben Stokes, Steve Smith, Jos Buttler, Jofra Archer, Ish Sodhi, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mahipal Lomror
Royal Challengers Banglore Team and List of Players
RCB has been a team with a smart captain and list of world class players which includes my favorite AB De Villiers but has struggled to make a mark in the Indian Premier League.
In 12th Season of IPL, they have bought quite a few players which include, Shivam Dube (Rs 5cr), Shimron Hetmyer (Rs 4.2cr), Akshdeep Nath (Rs 3.6cr), Prayas Barman (Rs 1.5cr), Himmat Singh (Rs 65 lakh), Gurkeerat Singh Mann (Rs 50 lakh), Heinrich Klaasen (Rs 50 lakh), Devdutt Padikkal (Rs 20 lakh), Milind Kumar (Rs 20 lakh).
RCB spent close to Rs. 16.35 Crore and bought 9 players to strengthen their IPL squad for the 12th Season.
RCB Retained Players
Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Parthiv Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Pawan Negi, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Moeen Ali, Mohammed Siraj, Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kulwant Khejroliya, Marcus Stoinis
Sunrisers Hyderabad Team and Players List
Sunrisers Hyderabad was one of the squads that spent on the lower side in the IPL Auction 2019. They spent Rs. 4.40 Crore and bought only 3 new players which include, Jonny Bairstow (Rs 2.2cr), Wriddhiman Saha (Rs 1.2cr), Martin Guptill (Rs 1cr)
Sunrisers Hyderabad Retained Players
Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Hooda, Manish Pandey, T Natarajan, Ricky Bhui, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul, Shreevats Goswami, Khaleel Ahmed, Yusuf Pathan, Billy Stanlake, David Warner, Kane Williamson, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Shakib Al Hasan, Abhishek Sharma, Vijay Shankar, Shahbaz Nadeem