IPL Auction 2020: Complete list of retained and released players by franchises :- 127 players, including 35 overseas cricketers have been retained by the eight IPL franchises, following the deadline for franchises to extend Player Contracts on Friday.
IPL Auction 2020
The league is usually held in April-May every year and this year players’ auction is being conducted in Kolkata for the first time on December 19. While the franchises were allotted Rs 82 crore each for IPL 2019, Rs 85 crore per team has been earmarked for the 2020 season. Also, every franchise will also have an additional purse of Rs three crore in addition to the balance in their kitties from the last auction.
Kings XI Punjab have the biggest balance of Rs 42.70 crores, followed by Kolkata Knight Riders at Rs 35.65 crore and Rajasthan Royals at Rs 28.90 crore. Out of the eight franchises, Royal Challengers Bangalore (12) has released the most players while Sunrisers Hyderabad (5) has released the least players from their squad.
IPL Auction 2020 date & Time
Teams like Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, and Delhi Capitals have opted to rebuild their squad whereas Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians have their first team sorted with fewest slots remaining to fill.
Here is the list of players released and retained by different franchises:
- Chennai Super Kings
Players Released: Chaitanya Bishnoi, Sam Billings, Dhruv Shorey, David Willey, and Mohit Sharma.
Players 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.
Purse Remaining: Rs 14.60 crore
- Mumbai Indians
Players Released: Yuvraj Singh, Evin Lewis, Adam Milne, Jason Behrendorff, Barinder Sran, Ben Cutting and Pankaj Jaiswal, Beuran Hendricks, Rasikh Salam, and Alzarri Joseph.
Players 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.
Purse Remaining: Rs 13.05 crore
- Royal Challengers Bangalore
Players Released: Shimron Hetmeyer, Dale Steyn, Marcus Stoinis, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Southee.
Players Retained: Squad: 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.
Purse Remaining: Rs 27.90 crore
- Sunrisers Hyderabad
Players Released: Shakib al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Martin Guptill, Deepak Hooda, and Ricky Bhui.
Players 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.
Purse Remaining: Rs 17.00 crore
- Rajasthan Royals
Players Released: Ashton Turner, Oshane Thomas, Shubham Ranjane, Prashant Chopra, Ish Sodhi, Aryaman Birla, Jaydev Unadkat, Rahul Tripathi, Stuart Binny, Liam Livingstone, Sudheshan Midhun.
Players 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
Purse Remaining: Rs 28.90 crore
- Delhi Capitals
Players Released: Chris Morris, Colin Ingram, Hanuma Vihari, Ankush Bains, Colin Munro, Bandaru Ayyappa, Manjot Kalra, Jalaj Saxena, Nathu Singh.
Players 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.
Purse Remaining: Rs 27.85 crore
- Kolkata Knight Riders
Players Released: Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Anrich Nortje, Piyush Chawla, Joe Denly, Yarra Prithviraj, Nikhil Naik, KC Cariappa, Matthew Kelly, Shrikant Mundhe and Carlos Brathwaite.
Players 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.
Purse Remaining: Rs 35.65 crore
- Kings XI Punjab
Players Released: David Miller, Moises Henriques, Sam Curran, Andrew Tye, Varun Chakravarthy, Prabhsimran Singh, Agnivesh Ayachi.
Players 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, Darshan Nalkande.
Purse Remaining: Rs 42.70 crore