IPL 2020 auction: Full list of players retained and released, which team has how much money left in purse
The most important thing to keep in mind for these franchises would be to know how much they want to spend on a particular player and it is these permutations and combinations that makes the IPL auction such a fascinating draw for cricket fans.Updated: Dec 02, 2019 14:11 IST
The big auction day is almost upon us as the Indian Premier League franchises are busy trying to zero in on the players they would want to go after on December 19. A long list of players have been released and that will make for an interesting round of bidding at the auction. The most important thing to keep in mind for these franchises would be to know how much they want to spend on a particular player and it is these permutations and combinations that makes the IPL auction such a fascinating draw for cricket fans.
Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad – released the final list of retained, released and traded players on Friday. Franchises like KKR, RCB and RR let go off a bunch of cricketers. A total of 127 cricketers, including 35 overseas ones were retained. Apart from the trimmed squads, one also has to keep an eye on the purses of the franchises as it will determine who will go strong in auctions next month.
Chennai Super Kings: Least number of players released
Players Retained: 20, Overseas Players: 6, Available Indian Slots: 5, Available Overseas Slots: 2
Amount Spent: 70.40 crore, Available Amount: 14.60 cr
Released: Sam Billings, David Willey, Mohit Sharma, Dhruv Shorey, Scott Kuggeleijn, Chaitanya Bishnoi.
Retained: MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, M Vijay, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Monu Kumar, N Jagadeesan, Harbhajan Singh, Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif.
Delhi Capitals: Strong squad, need overseas seamer
Players Retained: 14, Overseas Players: 3, Available Indian Slots: 11, Available Overseas Slots: 5
Amount Spent: 57.15 crore, Available Amount: 27.85 cr
Released: Chris Morris, Colin Ingram, Hanuma Vihari, Ankush Bains, Colin Munro, Bandaru Ayyappa, Manjot Kalra, Jalaj Saxena, Nathu Singh.
Retained: Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kagiso Rabada, Keemo Paul, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, R Ashwin, Ajinkya Rahane.
Kings XI Punjab: The biggest purse
Players Retained: 16, Overseas Players: 4, Available Indian Slots: 9, Available Overseas Slots: 4
Amount Spent: 42.30 crore, Available Amount: 42.70 cr
Released: David Miller, Moises Henriques, Sam Curran, Andrew Tye, Varun Chakravarthy, Prabhsimran Singh, Agnivesh Ayachi.
Retained: KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, K Gowtham, Mohammed Shami, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Arshdeep Singh, Hardus Viljoen, M Ashwin, J Suchith, Harpreet Brar, and Darshan Nalkande.
Kolkata Knight Riders: In search of quality seamers
Players Retained: 14, Overseas Players: 4, Available Indian Slots: 11, Available Overseas Slots: 4
Amount Spent: 49.35 crore, Available Amount: 35.65 cr
Released: Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Anrich Nortje, Piyush Chawla, Joe Denly, Yarra Prithviraj, Nikhik Naik, KC Cariappa, Matthew Kelly, Shrikant Mundhe and Carlos Brathwaite.
Retained: Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Kuldeep Yadav, Shubman Gill, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Sandeep Warrier, Harry Gurney, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Siddhesh Lad.
Mumbai Indians: Released Yuvraj Singh, lowest on purse
Players Retained: 18, Overseas Players: 6, Available Indian Slots: 7, Available Overseas Slots: 2
Amount Spent: 71.95 crore, Available Amount: 13.05 cr
Released: Evin Lewis, Adam Milne, Jason Behrendorff, Beuran Hendricks, Ben Cutting, Yuvraj Singh, Mayank Markande (Traded out), Barinder Sran, Rasikh Salam, Pankaj Jaswal, Siddhesh Lad (Traded out), Alzarri Joseph.
Retained: Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Kieran Pollard, Quinton de Kock, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Krunal Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, Anmolpreet Singh, Trent Boult, Rahul Chahar, Ishan Kishan, Anukul Roy, Dhawal Kulkarni, Aditya Tare, Sherfane Rutherford, Jayant Yadav.
Rajasthan Royals: In search of Indian batsmen
Players Retained: 14, Overseas players: 4, Available Indian Slots: 11, Available Overseas Slots: 4
Amount Spent: 56.10 crore, Available Amount: 28.90 cr
Released: Ashton Turner, Oshane Thomas, Shubham Ranjane, Prashant Chopra, Ish Sodhi, Aryaman Birla, Jaydev Unadkat, Rahul Tripathi, Stuart Binny, Liam Livingstone, Sudheshan Midhun.
Retained: Steve Smith (captain), Sanju Samson, Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Riyan Parag, Shashank Singh, Shreyas Gopal, Mahipal Lomror, Varun Aaron, Manan Vohra, Mayank Markande, Rahul Tewatia, Ankit Rajpoot.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Only 2 overseas cricketers retained
Players Retained: 13, Overseas Players: 2, Available Indian Slots: 12, Available Overseas Slots: 6
Amount Spent: 57.10 crore, Available Amount: 27.90 cr
Released: Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetymer, Akshdeep Nath, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Colin De Grandhomme, Prayas Ray Barman, Tim Southee, Kulwant Khejroliya, Himmat Singh, Heinrich Klaasen, Chama Milind, Dale Steyn.
Retained: Virat Kohli, Moeen Ali, Yuzvendra Chahal, AB de Villiers, Parthiv Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Gurkeerat Mann, Devdutt Padikkal, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: In search of Indian batsman
Players retained: 18, Overseas Players: 6, Available Indian Slots: 7, Available Overseas Slots: 2
Amount Spent: 68 crore, Available Amount: 17 cr
Released: Shakib al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Martin Guptill, Deepak Hooda and Ricky Bhui.
Retained: Kane Williamson, David Warner, Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Abhishek Sharma, Jonny Bairstow, Wriddhiman Saha, Shreevats Goswami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul, Shahbaz Nadeem, Billy Stanlake, Basil Thampi, T Natarajan.