Cricket Plays brings to you the Ful update on Vivo IPL 2020 Auction Action, for the 13th edition of the IPL, as it happened. The VIVO IPL Player Registration was closed on 30th November with 971 players (713 Indian and 258 overseas players) signing up to be a part of the VIVO IPL 2020 Player Auction, set to take place today, in Kolkata. But again, the list was filtered to 338, so a total of 332 cricketers will go under the hammer in the IPL 2020 auction with only 73 slots to be filled by the eight franchises. Today is the day to fill the holes in a franchise for the upcoming IPL season, which will decide their fate, come next year.
Let’s start with the Champions of the Vivo IPL 2019. ( T- Traded in players )
Purse remaining: Rs 13.05 crore
Retained Players: Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Quinton de Kock, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Krunal Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, Anmolpreet Singh, Trent Boult (T), Rahul Chahar, Ishan Kishan, Anukul Roy, Dhawal Kulkarni (T), Aditya Tare, Sherfane Rutherford (T), Jayant Yadav.
The runners-up of Vivo IPL 2019:
Chennai Super Kings
Purse Remaining: Rs 14.60 crore
Players Retained– MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, M Vijay, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, Kedar Jadhav, Lungi Ngidi, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Monu Kumar, N Jagadeesan, Harbhajan Singh, Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Purse remaining: Rs 27.90 crore
Players 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
Purse remaining: Rs 28.90 crore
Players retained– Steve Smith, Sanju Samson, Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Riyan Parag, Shashank Singh, Shreyas Gopal, Mahipal Lomror, Varun Aaron, Manan Vohra, Mayank Markande (T), Rahul Tewatia (T), Ankit Rajpoot (T)
Kolkata Knight Riders
Purse remaining: Rs 35.65 crore
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 (T).
Purse remaining: Rs 27.85 crore
Players retained: Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kagiso Rabada, Keemo Paul, Axar Patel and Harshal Patel.
Kings XI Punjab
Purse remaining: Rs 42.70 crore
Players Retained– KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, K Gowtham (T), Mohammed Shami, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Arshdeep Singh, Hardus Viljoen, M Ashwin, J Suchith (T), Harpreet Brar, Darshan Nalkande
Purse remaining: Rs 17 crore
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.
Players to go Unsold:
Che Pujara, Yusuf Pathan, Stuart Binny, Hanuma Vihari, Colin De Grandhome, Heinrich Klaasen, Mushfiqur Rahim, Naman Ojha, Mohit Sharma, Shai Hope, Kusal Perrera, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Adam Zampa, Hayden Walsh, Zahir Khan, Manjot Kalra, Rohan Kadam, Harpreet Bhatia, Daniel Sams, Pavan Deshpande, Shahrukh Khan, K S Bharat, Kedar Devdhar, Prabhsimran Singh, Ankush Bains, Vishnu Vinod, Kulwant Khejroliya, Tushar Deshpande, K.C.Cariappa, Riley Meredith, Midhun Sudhesan, R Sai Kishore, Noor Ahmad, Evin Lewis, Manoj Tiwary, Colin Ingram, Martin Guptill, Carlos Braithwaite, Andile Phehlukwayo, Colin Munro, rishi dhawan, Ben Cutting, Anrich Nortje, Barinder Sran, Mark Wood, Alzarri Joseph, Mustafizzur Rahman, Adam Milne, Ayush Badoni, Pravin Dubey, Shams Mulani, Shahbaz Ahamad, Rahul Shukla, Jason Holder, Sean Abbot, Matt Henry, Sumit Kumar, Aryan Juyal, Kuldeep Sen, James Pattinson, Liam Plunkett, Yudhvir Charak, Sujit Nayak, Nathan Ellis, Kesrick Williams, George Garton, Vaibhav Arora, Saurabh Dubey, Daniel Sams , Vinay Kumar.
And that brings us to the END of the Vivo IPL AUCTION-ACTION 2020. Some interesting buys & big monies spent here in Kolkata.
See you guys with more IPL 2020 Updates, till then-