IPL Auction: List of Player retained, released & traded

The Trading Window for IPL 2020 closed on Friday 15th November. All the 8 IPL Franchises announced the list of players that they have retained, released or traded before the Upcoming IPL auction. 127 Cricket Players, Including 35 Overseas cricketers were retained by 8 IPL Franchises. This Year, Franchises have made interesting changes in their Roosters.

After the window closed, we saw that Kings XI Punjab (INR 42.70 CR) now has the highest salary Cap available for this year’s auction. We also observed that Royal Challengers Bangalore has the highest number of Player slots available (including 6 overseas player slots). Chennai Super Kings has the largest Squad Size in the upcoming 2020 IPL season with 20 players.

Out of the 8 Franchises, RCB has released the maximum number of Players (12), whereas Sunrisers Hyderabad has released the least number of players (5).

For IPL 2019 each Franchise was allotted by INR 82 Crore, But this year each team has been allotted with INR 85 Crore. Each Team has received an extra 3 Crore in their Kitty along with the Balance of last Year’s Auction.

Teams like RCB, KKR, DC have decided to rebuild their Team. KXIP has the biggest Balance of 42.70 Cr followed by KKR with 35.65 Cr for this year’s IPL Auction.

List of Player retained, released & Traded ahead of IPL Auction
Franchise No of Player No of
Overseas
Player
Total Money
Spent(INR)
Salary Cap
Available
Available
Slots
Overseas Slots
CSK 20 6 70.20 cr 14.60 cr 5 2
DC 14 3 57.15 cr 27.85 cr 11 5
KXIP 16 4 42.30 cr 42.70 cr 9 4
KKR 14 4 49.35 cr 35.65 cr 11 4
MI 18 6 71.65 cr 13.06 cr 7 2
RR 14 4 56.10 cr 28.90 cr 11 4
RCB 13 2 57.10 cr 27.90 cr 12 6
SRH 18 6 68.00 cr 17.00 cr 7 2
Total 127 35 472.35 cr 207.65 cr 73 29

IPL 2020 – List of Players Released & Retained – Team Wise

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) –


Players Released by CSK –

Chennai Super Kings released 6 Player for this IPL Season. Out of these 6 player, 3 are overseas Player.

Player  
Chaitanya Bishnoi  
David Willey*  
Dhruv Shorey  
Mohit Sharma  
Sam Billings*  
Scott Kuggeleijn*  
No of Players 6
No of Overseas Players 3
CSK IPL 2020 Team Structure
CSK
Player Salary
Ambati Rayudu 220
Asif K M 40
Deepak Chahar 80
Dwayne Bravo* 640
Faf du Plessis* 150
Harbhajan Singh 200
Imran Tahir* 100
Jagadeesan Narayan 20
Karn Sharma 500
Kedar Jadhav 780
Lungisani Ngidi* 50
Mitchell Santner* 50
Monu Singh 20
MS Dhoni 1500
Murali Vijay 200
Ravindra Jadeja 700
Ruturaj Gaikwad 20
Shane Watson* 400
Shardul Thakur 260
Suresh Raina 1100
No of Players 20
No of Overseas Players 6
Total money spent 7040
Salary cap available 1460

Delhi Capitals (DC) –


Players Released by DC–

This year Delhi Capitals have released 9 player from their team, 3 of which are from other countries.

Player  
Ankush Bains  
Bandaru Ayyappa  
Chris Morris*  
Colin Ingram*  
Colin Munro*  
Hanuma Vihari  
Jalaj Saxena  
Manjot Kalra  
Nathu Singh  
No of Players 9
No of Overseas Players 3
DC IPL 2020 Team Structure
DC
Player Salary
Ajinkya Rahane (T) 525
Amit Mishra 400
Avesh Khan 70
Axar Patel 500
Harshal Patel 20
Ishant Sharma 110
Kagiso Rabada* 420
Keemo Paul* 50
Prithvi Shaw 120
Ravichandran Ashwin (T) 760
Rishabh Pant 1500
Sandeep Lamichhane* 20
Shikhar Dhawan 520
Shreyas Iyer 700
No of Players 14
No of Overseas Players 3
Total money spent 5715
Salary cap available 2785

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)-


Players Released by KXIP –

KXIP released 7 Players before IPL Auction. Out of 7,  4 are from abroad.

Player  
Agnivesh Ayachi  
Andrew Tye*  
David Miller*  
Moises Henriques*  
Prabhsimran Singh  
Sam Curran*  
Varun Chakaravarthy  
No of Players 7
No of Overseas Players 4
KXIP IPL 2020 Team Structure –
KXIP
Player Salary
Arshdeep Singh 20
Chris Gayle* 200
X`Darshan Nalkande 30
Gowtham Krishnappa (T) 620
Hardus Viljoen* 75
Harpreet Brar 20
Jagadeesha Suchith (T) 20
Karun Nair 560
KL Rahul 1100
Mandeep Singh 140
Mayank Agarwal 100
Mohammad Shami 480
Mujeeb Zadran* 400
Murugan Ashwin 20
Nicholas Pooran* 420
Sarfaraz Khan 25
No of Players 16
No of Overseas Players 4
Total money spent 4230
Salary cap available 4270

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) –


Players Released by KKR –

Kolkata Knight Riders released 11 cricketer from their team. Out of which 5 are overseas Player.

Player  
Anrich Nortje*  
Carlos Brathwaite*  
Chris Lynn*  
Joe Denly*  
KC Cariappa  
Matt Kelly*  
Nikhil Naik  
Piyush Chawla  
Prithvi Raj Yarra  
Robin Uthappa  
Shrikant Mundhe  
No of Players 11
No of Overseas Players 5
KKR IPL 2020 Team Structure-
KKR
Player Salary
Andre Russell* 850
Dinesh Karthik 740
Harry Gurney* 75
Kamlesh Nagarkoti 320
Kuldeep Yadav 580
Lockie Ferguson* 160
Nitish Rana 340
Prasidh Krishna 20
Rinku Singh 80
Sandeep Warrier 20
Shivam Mavi 300
Shubman Gill 180
Siddhesh Lad (T) 20
Sunil Narine* 1250
No of Players 14
No of Overseas Players 4
Total money spent 4935
Salary cap available 3565

Mumbai Indians (MI) –


Players Released by MI –

Mumbai Indians released 10 Player for this IPL Season. Out of these 10 player, 6 are overseas Player.

Player  
Adam Milne*  
Alzarri Joseph*  
Barinder Sran  
Ben Cutting*  
Beuran Hendricks*  
Evin Lewis*  
Jason Behrendorff*  
Pankaj Jaswal  
Rasikh Dar  
Yuvraj Singh  
No of Players 10
No of Overseas Players 6
MI IPL 2020 Team Structure-
MI
Player Salary
Aditya Tare 20
Anmolpreet Singh 80
Anukul Roy 20
Dhawal Kulkarni (T) 75
Hardik Pandya 1100
Ishan Kishan 620
Jasprit Bumrah 700
Jayant Yadav 50
Kieron Pollard* 540
Krunal Pandya 880
Lasith Malinga* 200
Mitchell McCleneghan* 100
Quinton de Kock* 280
Rahul Chahar 190
Rohit Sharma 1500
Sherfane Rutherford (T)* 200
Surya Kumar Yadav 320
Trent Boult (T)* 320
No of Players 18
No of Overseas Players 6
Total money spent 7195
Salary cap available 1305

Rajasthan Royals (RR) –


Players Released by RR –

This year Rajasthan Royals have released 11 player from their team, 4 of which are from other countries.

Player  
Aryaman Vikram Birla  
Ashton Turner*  
Ish Sodhi*  
Jaydev Unadkat  
Liam Livingstone*  
Oshane Thomas*  
Prashant Chopra  
Rahul Tripathi  
Shubham Ranjane  
Stuart Binny  
Sudhesan Midhun  
No of Players 11
No of Overseas Players 4
RR IPL 2020 Team Structure-
RR
Player Salary
Ankit Singh Rajpoot (T) 300
Ben Stokes* 1250
Jofra Archer* 720
Jos Buttler* 440
Mahipal Lomror* 20
Manan Vohra 20
Mayank Markande (T) 200
Rahul Tewatia (T) 300
Riyan Parag 20
Sanju Samson 800
Shashank Singh 30
Shreyas Gopal 20
Steve Smith* 1250
Varun Aaron 240
No of Players 14
No of Overseas Players 4
Total money spent 5610
Salary cap available 2890

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)-


Players Released by RCB–

RCB released 12 Players before 2020 IPL Auction. Out of 12, 7 are from abroad.

Player  
Akshdeep Nath  
Colin de Grandhomme*  
Dale Steyn*  
Heinrich Klasse*  
Himmat Singh  
Kulwant Khejroliya  
Marcus Stoinis*  
Milind Kumar  
Nathan Coulter-Nile*  
Prayas Ray Barman  
Shimron Hetmyer*  
Tim Southee*  
No of Players 12
No of Overseas Players 7
RCB IPL 2020 Team Structure-
RCB
Player Salary
AB de Villiers* 1100
Devdutt Padikkal 20
Gurkeerat Singh 50
Moeen Ali* 170
Mohammed Siraj 260
Navdeep Saini 300
Parthiv Patel 170
Pawan Negi 100
Shivam Dube 500
Umesh Yadav 420
Virat Kohli 1700
Washington Sundar 320
Yuzvendra Chahal 600
No of Players 13
No of Overseas Players 2
Total money spent 5710
Salary cap available 2790

 SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) –


Players Released by SRH–

SunRisers Hyderabad released 5 cricketer from their team. Out of which 2 are overseas Player.

Player  
Deepak Hooda  
Martin Guptill*  
Ricky Bhui  
Shakib Al Hasan*  
Yusuf Pathan  
No of Players 5
No of Overseas Players 2
SRH IPL 2020 Team Structure-
SRH
Player Salary
Abhishek Sharma 55
Basil Thampi 95
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 850
Billy Stanlake* 50
David Warner* 1250
Jonny Bairstow* 220
Kane Williamson* 300
Manish Pandey 1100
Mohammad Nabi* 100
Rashid Khan* 900
Sandeep Sharma 300
Shahbaz Nadeem 320
Shreevats Goswami 100
Siddarth Kaul 380
Syed Khaleel Ahmed 300
T Natarajan 40
Vijay Shankar 320
Wriddhiman Saha 120
No of Players 18
No of Overseas Players 6
Total money spent 6800
Salary cap available 1700

List of Player traded ahead of the IPL Auction

List of Player retained, released & Traded ahead of IPL Auction

FAQ –

When is the 2020 IPL Auction?

2020 IPL Auction will take place on 16th December 2019, in Kolkata.

Who is the Highest Paid Cricketer in IPL?

Highest Paid cricketer Team Wise –

KXIP- KL Rahul – INR 11 Crore

KKR – Sunil Narine – INR 12.5 Crore

RR – Ben Stokes & Steve Smith – INR 12.5 Crore

SRH – David Warner – INR 12.5 Crore

DC –  Rishabh Pant  – INR 15 Crore

MI – Rohit Sharma – INR 15 Crore

CSK – MS Dhoni – INR 15 Crore

RCB – Virat Kohli – INR 17 Crore

How are IPL Players paid?

IPL has 2 types of Contracts –

1st is called the firm agreement, in it, the player gets a fixed amount from BCCI, and the difference between the Bid Amount and fixed Fees is kept by the BCCI.

2nd is called a Basic Agreement, this agreement gives a player the liberty to take home the amount he has been bid for in the IPL Auction. Each player earns an around an average of INR 80 Lakhs in one season.