Mumbai: As many as 971 cricketers, including 713 Indians and 258 overseas players, will be up for grabs at the IPL players' auction taking place in Kolkata today.
There are 215 capped players, 754 uncapped and two cricketers from Associate Nation, who will compete for the available 73 spots.
Piyush Chawla joins Chennai Super Kings for 6.75 cr.
Debutant Sheldon Cottrell joins Kings XI Punjab for 8.5 cr.
Nathan Coulter-Nile bought by Mumbai Indian for 8 cr.
Jaydev Unadkat is sold to Rajasthan Royals for 3 cr.
Alex Carey joins Delhi Capitals for 2.4 cr.
Chris Morris joins Royal Challengers Bangalore for 10 cr.
— Royal Challengers (@RCBTweets) December 19, 2019
Pacemaster Sam Curran joins Chennai Super Kings at 5.5 cr.
Yusuf Pathan and Colin de Grandhomme also go unsold.
Kolkata Knight Riders buy Pat Cummins at record 15.5 cr.
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) December 19, 2019
Chris Woakes is sold to Delhi Capitals for 1.5 Cr.
Glenn Maxwell joins Kings XI Punjab at a whopping 10.75 cr.
Hanuma VIhari and Cheteshwar Pujara have gone unsold in the first round.
Aaron Finch joins Virat Kohli at RCB for 4.4 cr.
Delhi Capitals bring Jason Roy to the squad at the base price of 1.5 cr.
Kolkata Knight Riders snap up Eoin Morgan for 5.25 crore.
Chris Lynn has joined Mumbai Indians at the base price of 2 cr.
Players bought at the auction:
Mumbai Indians: Chris Lynn, Nathan Coulter-Nile,
Chennai Super Kings: Sam Curran
Delhi Capitals: Jason Roy, Chris Woakes, Alex Carey
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Aaron Finch, Chris Morris, Jaydev Unadkat
Kings XI Punjab: Glenn Maxwell
Kolkata Knight Riders: Eoin Morgan, Pat Cummins
Rajasthan Royals: Robin Uthappa
Kings XI Punjab (INR 42.70 cr) now have the highest salary cap available going into the auction while Royal Challengers Bangalore (12) have the most number of player slots available (including 6 overseas slots). After today’s deadline, Chennai Super Kings (20) have the largest squad size.
Of the eight franchises, Royal Challengers Bangalore (12) have released the most players while Sunrisers Hyderabad (5) have released the least players from their squad.
Here's the detailed list of the IPL squads ahead of the auctions with the salary cap available to buy players.
Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (C), 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.
Salary cap available for auction: 14.60 cr
Delhi Capitals: 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 (traded in), Ajinkya Rahane (traded in).
Salary cap available for auction: 27.85 cr
Kings XI Punjab: KL Rahul (C), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, K Gowtham (traded in), Mohammed Shami, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Arshdeep Singh, Hardus Viljoen, M Ashwin, J Suchith (traded in), Harpreet Brar, Darshan Nalkande.
Salary cap available for auction: 42.70 cr
Kolkata Knight Riders: Dinesh Karthik (C), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Kuldeep Yadav, Shubman Gill, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Sandeep Warrier, Harry Gurney, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Siddhesh Lad (traded in).
Salary cap available for auction: 35.65 cr
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (C), Hardik Pandya, Kieran Pollard, Quinton de Kock, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Krunal Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, Anmolpreet Singh, Trent Boult (traded in), Rahul Chahar, Ishan Kishan, Anukul Roy, Dhawal Kulkarni (traded in), Aditya Tare, Sherfane Rutherford (traded in), Jayant Yadav.
Salary cap available for auction: 13.05 cr
Rajasthan Royals: Steve Smith (C), Sanju Samson, Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Riyan Parag, Shashank Singh, Shreyas Gopal, Mahipal Lomror, Varun Aaron, Manan Vohra, Mayank Markande (traded in), Rahul Tewatia (traded in), Ankit Rajpoot (traded in).
Salary cap available for auction: 28.90 cr
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (C), 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.
Salary cap available for auction: 27.90 cr
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Kane Williamson (C), 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.
Salary cap available for auction: 17.00 cr
Here are the players that were traded before the auction.
Mayank Markande (Mumbai Indians to Delhi Capitals) - ₹20 lakh
Sherfane Rutherford (Delhi Capitals to Mumbai Indians) - ₹6.2 crore
Ravichandran Ashwin (Kings XI Punjab to Delhi Capitals) - ₹7.6 crore
Jagadeesha Suchith (Delhi Capitals to Kings XI Punjab) - ₹20 lakh
Trent Boult (Delhi Capitals to Mumbai Indians) - ₹2.2 crore
Krishnappa Gowtham (Rajasthan Royals to Kings XI Punjab) - ₹6.2 crore
Ankit Rajpoot (Kings XI Punjab to Rajasthan Royals) - ₹3 crore
Dhawal Kulkarni (Rajasthan Royals to Mumbai Indians) - ₹75 lakh
Ajinkya Rahane (Rajasthan Royals to Delhi Capitals) - ₹4 crore
Rahul Tewatia (Delhi Capitals to Rajasthan Royals) - ₹3 crore
Siddhesh Lad (Mumbai Indians to Kolkata Knight Riders)...