The 2019 IPL player auction saw some surprising picks by the franchises in Jaipur. A total amount of Rs 106.80 was spent as all eight franchises aimed at strengthening their squads ahead of the 12th edition of the competition next year.
Here’s how the teams look after the auction.
Chennai Super Kings: Total players 25
Retained: MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, M Vijay, Ravindra Jadeja,Sam Billings, Mitchell Santner, David Willey, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Karn Sharma, Dhruv Shorey, N Jagadeesan, Shardul Thakur, Monu Kumar, Chaitanya Bishnoi.
Bought: Mohit Sharma (Rs 5 crore) and Ruturaj Gaikwad (Rs 20 lakh).
Purse: Rs 8.4 crore
Spent: Rs 5.2 crore
Delhi Capitals: Total players 25
Retained: Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Rahul Tewatia, Jayant Yadav, Manjot Kalra, Colin Munro, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Sandeep Lamichhane, Trent Boult and Shikhar Dhawan.
Bought: Colin Ingram (Rs 6.4 crore), Axar Patel (Rs 5 crore), Hanuma Vihari (Rs 2 crore), Sherfane Rutherford (Rs 2 crore), Ishant Sharma (Rs 1.1 crore), Keemo Paul (Rs 50 lakh), Jalaj Saxena (Rs 20 lakh), Ankush Bains (Rs 20 lakh), Nathu Singh (Rs 20 lakh), Bandaru Ayyappa (Rs 20 lakh).
Purse: Rs 25.50 crore
Spent: RS 17.80 crore
Kings XI Punjab- Total players 23
Retained: KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Andrew Tye, Mayank Agarwal, Ankit Rajpoot, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Karun Nair, David Miller, Ravichandran Ashwin and Mandeep Singh.
Bought: Varun Chakaravarthy (Rs 8.4 crore), Sam Curran (Rs 7.2 crore), Mohammed Shami (Rs 4.8 crore ), Prabhsimran Singh (Rs 4.8 crore), Nicolas Pooran (Rs 4.2 crore ), Moises Henriques (Rs 1 crore), Hardus Viljoen (Rs 75 lakh), Darshan Nalkande (Rs 30 lakh), Sarfaraz Khan (Rs 25 lakh), Arshdeep Singh (Rs 20 lakh), Agnivesh Ayachi (Rs 20 lakh), Harpreet Brar (Rs 20 lakh), Murugan Ashwin (Rs 20 lakh).
Purse: Rs 36.20 crore
Spent: Rs 32.50 crore
Kolkata Knight Riders: Total players 21
Retained: Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Shivam Mavi, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Kamlesh Nagarkoti.
Bought: Carlos Brathwaite (Rs 5 crore), Lockie Ferguson (Rs 1.6 crore), Joe Denly (Rs 1 crore ), Harry Gurney (Rs 75 lakh), Nikhil Naik (Rs 20 lakh), Shrikant Mundhe (Rs 20 lakh), Prithvi Raj Yarra (Rs 20 lakh) and Anrich Nortje (Rs 20 lakh).
Purse: RS 15.20 crore
Spent: Rs 9.15 crore
Mumbai Indians: Total players 24
Retained: Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Mayank Markande, Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy, Siddhesh Lad, Aditya Tare, Kieron Pollard, Evin Lewis, Ben Cutting, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, Jason Behrendorff and Quinton de Kock.
Bought: Barinder Singh Sran (Rs 3.4 crore), Lasith Malinga (Rs 2 crore), Yuvraj Singh (Rs 1 crore), Anmolpreet Singh (Rs 80 lakh), Pankaj Jaswal (Rs 20 lakh), Rasikh Dar (Rs 20 lakh).
Purse: Rs 11.15 crore
Spent: Rs 7.60 crore
Rajasthan Royals: Total players 25
Retained: Ajinkya Rahane, Krishnappa Gowtham, Sanju Samson, Shreyas Gopal, Aryaman Birla, S. Midhun, Prashant Chopra, Stuart Binny, Rahul Tripathi, Ben Stokes, Steve Smith, Jos Buttler, Jofra Archer, Ish Sodhi, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mahipal Lomror.
Bought: Jaydev Unadkat (Rs 8.4 crore), Varun Aaron (Rs 2.4 crore), Oshane Thomas (Rs 1.1cr), Ashton Turner (Rs 50 lakh), Liam Livingstone (Rs 50 lakh), Shashank Singh (Rs 30 lakh), Riyan Parag (Rs 20 lakh), Manan Vohra (Rs 20 lakh), Shubham Ranjane (Rs 20 lakh).
Purse: Rs 20.95 crore
Spent: Rs 13.80 crore
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Total players 24
Retained: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Parthiv Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Pawan Negi, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Moeen Ali, Mohammed Siraj, Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kulwant Khejroliya, Marcus Stoinis.
Bought: Shivam Dube (Rs 5 crore), Shimron Hetmyer (Rs 4.2 crore), Akshdeep Nath (Rs 3.6 crore), Prayas Barman (Rs 1.5 crore), Himmat Singh (Rs 65 lakh), Gurkeerat Singh Mann (Rs 50 lakh), Heinrich Klaasen (Rs 50 lakh), Devdutt Padikkal (Rs 20 lakh), Milind Kumar (Rs 20 lakh).
Purse: Rs 18.15 crore
Spent: Rs 16.35 crore
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Total players 23
Retained: Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Hooda, Manish Pandey, T Natarajan, Ricky Bhui, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul, Shreevats Goswami, Khaleel Ahmed, Yusuf Pathan, Billy Stanlake, David Warner, Kane Williamson, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Shakib Al Hasan, Abhishek Sharma, Vijay Shankar, Shahbaz Nadeem.
Bought: Jonny Bairstow (Rs 2.2 crore), Wriddhiman Saha (Rs 1.2 crore) and Martin Guptill (Rs 1 crore).
Purse: Rs 9.70 crore
Spent: Rs 4.40 crore