IPL auction 2020, which was held last week saw each team completing the trading of players. They have retained some players and some were released. After bidding, here is the exact amount that each of the franchises has at their disposal.
Money Remaining With Each IPL Team After Players Retention
Chennai Super Kings (CSK):
CSK is one of the top fan-based teams in the IPL. Owned by India Cements managing director N.Srinivasan. The core players are MS Dhoni(c, wk), Suresh Raina, Ravinder Jadeja, Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh and foreign players like Shane Watson, Imran Tahir, Faf du Plessis. For the IPL 2020, this team has released Mohit Sharma, David Willey, Dhruv Shorey, Chaitanya Bishnoi, and Sam Billings. Now, there are 20 players in the team, of which 6 are overseas players. The total money they spent at this auction was Rs 70.40 crores. Five more slots are available to complete the squad with Rs 14.60 crores remaining in their hands.
Mumbai Indians (MI):
Mumbai Indians is a premier team that won the IPL championship 4 times. It is owned by one of India’s topmost business barons Mukesh Ambani. The core players of this team are Rohit sharma©, Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, and few overseas players, such as Lasith Malinga and Kieron Pollard, They spent Rs 71.95 crores for this auction. They have 7 slots available for Indian and 2 for overseas players. They are left with more than Rs 13.05 crores in their kitty.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR):
This year KKR spent a huge sum on their team’s players. Owned by Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan, this team’s core players are Dinesh karthik©, Kuldeep Yadav, Nitish Rana and overseas players in Sunil Narine and Andre Russell. They have released players like Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, and Piyush Chawla for this auction. After having spent Rs. 49.35 crores, KRR has Rs. 35.65 crores left in its hands. They are 11 slots available in this, of which 4 are overseas.
Delhi Capitals (DC):
This team is jointly owned by the GMR and JSW groups. It has roped in seasoned players like Ravichandran Ashwin, Rishabh Pant, Ajinkya Rahane, Ishant Sharma, Shikar Dhawan, and Axar Patel. Their prominent overseas player is Rabada. They spent Rs 57.15 crores at the auction have Rs 27.85 crores remaining in their accounts with 11 available slots, including five overseas players.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH):
This team is owned by the Kalanithi Maran of SunTV. This team has retained players like Manish Pandey, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar and overseas players, including Kane Williamson, Dawid Warner, and Rashid Khan. In this auction, this franchise spent around Rs 68 crores and is left with Rs 17 crores It has 7 slots available, of which 2 are for overseas players.
Rajasthan Royals (RR):
This team, owned by the Manoj Badale, for 2020 IPL has retained players like Varun Aaron, Shreyas Gopal, and the overseas players, such as Steve Smith and Ben Stokes. This auction has seen them spend around Rs 56.10 crores. With Rs. 28.90 crores left, they have 11 slots available, of which 2 are for overseas players.
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP):
Bollywood actress Preity Zinta is the founder of the team, which has spent Rs. 42.30 crores. It is left with Rs. 42.70 crores in its hands. In this auction, it has retained players like KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, and Murugan Ashwin from India and overseas players like Chris Gayle and Nicholas Pooran. It has released Ravichandran Ashwin, David Miller, and Varun Chakravarthy It has 9 available slots, with 4 of them being overseas.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB):
This team is owned by Sanjeev Churiwala. It has retained its ranks Virat Kohli, Yuzvendra Chahal, Umesh Yadav and overseas players like Moeen Ali and AB de Villers. Players like Dale Steyn, Shimron Hetmeyer, and others have been released. The franchise has spent Rs 57.10 crores till now and has Rs. 27.90 crores are left in its account to buy 12 available slots, with 6 of them being overseas.