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IPL 2020 auction: Pat Cummins, Glen Maxwell top overseas buys; Piyush Chawla biggest Indian buy

The team managements went out of the day to pay top dollar for the players they wanted.

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MUMBAI: It was a day of records at the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 auctions in Kolkata on 19 December. When the hammer went down on the acquisition of Australian pacer Pat Cummins at Rs 15.5 crore by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), it announced a record for the highest price paid for a player in the league’s history. Compatriot Glen Maxwell was bought for Rs 10.75 crore by Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). The two were amongst the top foreign buys, while Indians player Piyush Chawla was picked by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for Rs 6.75 crore.

In the thirteenth season of IPL, 332 cricketers went under the hammer. The eight franchisees bagged players with an aim to balance their sides.

The spotlight was on the English players- Jason Roy, Chris Woakes and Sam Curran and Eoin Morgan, South Africans player Chris Morris, Indians players- Piyush Chawla, Robin Uthappa and Jaydev Unadkat, Australian players- Alex Carrey, Glen Maxwell, Pat Cummins, Chris Lynn, Nathan Coulter Nile and Aaron Finch and Windies player Sheldon Cottrell.

Here is the list of the players bought by the teams.

Delhi Capitals

Players bought: Jason Roy (Rs 1.5 crore), Chris Woakes (Rs 1.5 crore), Alex Carrey (Rs2.4 crore)

Players retained: Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, R Ashwin, Amit Mishra, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Keemo Paul, Avesh Khan

Total players in the squad: 17. No of open players slot:8 (6 domestic, 2 overseas). Purse left: Rs 22.45 crore.

 

Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

Players bought: Sam Curran (Rs 5.5 crore), Piyush Chawla (Rs 6.75 crore).

Players retained: Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, N Jagadeesan, M Vijay, Rituraj Gaikwad, MS Dhoni (wk), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Monu Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Karn Sharma, Lungi Ngidi, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, KM Asif.

Total players in the squad: 21. No of open players slot: 3 (2 domestic, 1 overseas). Purse left: Rs 2.35 crore.

Kings XI Punjab

Players bought: Glen Maxwell (Rs 10.75 crore), Sheldon Cottrell (Rs 8.5 crore), Deepak Hooda (Rs 50 lakh), Ishan Porel (Rs 20 lakh), Ravi Bishnoi (Rs 2 crore)

Players retained: KL Rahul (wk), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Mandeep Singh, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Sarfaraz Khan, Murugan Ashwin, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, K. Gowtham, J. Suchith, Harpreet Brar, Mohammed Shami, Hardus Viljoen, Arshdeep Singh, Darshan Nalkande.

Total players in the squad: 21. No of open players slot: 6 (3 domestic, 3 overseas). Purse left: Rs 22.95 crore.

 

Kolkata Knight Riders

Players bought: Eoin Morgan (Rs 5.25 crore), Pat Cummins (Rs 15.5 crore), Rahul Tripathi (Rs 60 lakh), Varun Chakravarthy (Rs 4 crore).

Players retained: Shubman Gill, Siddesh Lad, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Rinku Singh, Nitish Rana, Sunil Narine, Kuldeep Yadav, Harry Gurney, Lockie Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Prasidh Krishna, Sandeep Warrier.

Total players in the squad: 18. No of open players slot: 7 (5 domestic, 2 overseas). Purse left: Rs 10.90 crore.

 

Mumbai Indians

Players bought: Chris Lynn (Rs 2 crore), Nathan Coulter Nile ( Rs 8 crore).

Players retained: Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Quinton de Kock (wk), Aditya Tare (wk), Anmolpreet Singh, Kieron Pollard, Ishan Kishan (wk), Sherfane Rutherford, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Anukul Roy, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Trent Boult, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mitchell McClenaghan.

Total players in the squad: 20. No of open players slot: 5 (5 domestic). Purse left: Rs 3.05 crore.

 

Rajasthan Royals

Players bought: Robin Uthappa (Rs 3 crore), Jaydev Unadkat (3 crore), Yasashvi Jaiswal (Rs 2.40 crore), Anuj Rawat (Rs 80 lakh), Kartik Tyagi (Rs 1.3 crore).

Players retained: Jos Buttler (wk), Steve Smith, Sanju Samson (wk), Manan Vohra, Riyan Parag, Ben Stokes, Mahipal Lomror, Shashank Singh, Shreyas Gopal, Rahul Tewatia, Mayank Markande, Jofra Archer, Ankit Rajpoot, Varun Aaron.

Total players in the squad: 19. No of open players slot: 7 (3 domestic, 4 overseas). Purse left: Rs 18.40 crore.

 

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Players bought: Aaron Finch ( Rs 4.40 crore), Chris Morris (Rs 10 crore)

Players retained: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Devdutt Padikkal, Parthiv Patel (wk), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj.

Total players in the squad: 15. No of open players slot: 10 (6 domestic, 4 overseas). Purse left: Rs 13.50 crore.

 

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Player sold: Virat Singh (Rs 1.9 crore), Priyam Garg (Rs 1.9 crore).

Players retained: David Warner, Kane Williamson, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Manish Pandey, Sreevats Goswami (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Vijay Shankar, Mohammad Nabi, Abhishek Sharma, Rashid Khan, Shahbaz Nadeem, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Basil Thampi, T. Natarajan, Billy Stanlake.

Total players in the squad: 20. No of open players slot: 5 (3 domestic, 2 overseas). Purse left: Rs 13.2 crore.

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