IPL 2020 Auction – Here’s what Happened

This year’s IPL 2020 Auction, had a lot of hype around it, as it was filled with surprises. In this year’s Auction, there were around 338 players available, out of which 62 players were bought by the 8 Franchises in total. This year, we also saw Aussie players & new young uncapped players receiving the highest bids in the auction.

This Year, Franchises were highly interested in youngsters like Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Singh, Priyam Garg. As these IPL Franchises shelled out crazy amounts of money to get their hands on these new Players. Rajasthan Royals paid ₹ 2.40 Crore for Yashasvi Jaiswal who had a base price of ₹ 20 lakh. Sunrisers Hyderabad paid ₹ 1.90 crores for Virat Singh and Priyam Garg respectively, who had a base price of ₹ 20 Lakh.

Also there were some unexpected shockers that took place during the IPL 2020 Auction like -Kolkata Knight Riders buying Varun Chakravarthy for ₹ 4 Crore, Chennai Super Kings Shelling out a whopping ₹  6.75 Crore for Piyush Chawala. The one of the most shocking moment during this year’s auction was Kings XI Punjab buying Jimmy Neesham for his base price ₹ 50 Lakh, KXIP got one hell of a deal there!

IPL 2020 Auction

Here’s a look at how this year’s IPL 2020 Auction went-

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) –

Players bought in IPL 2020 Auction –

Piyush Chawla  – INR 6.75 Crore

Sam Curran – INR 5.5 Crore

Josh Hazlewood – INR 2 Crore

R Sai Kishore – INR 20 lakh

Purse after the Auction – INR 15 Lakh

New Squad after the Auction

S Watson, A Rayudu, F Plessis, Suresh Raina, N Jagadeesan (wk), M Vijay, R Gaikwad, MS Dhoni (wk), D Bravo, R Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, M Santner, Monu Singh, SCurran, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Karn Sharma, P Chawla, R Sai Kishore, Lungi Ngidi, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, KM Asif, J Hazlewood.

Delhi Capitals (DC) –

Players bought in IPL 2020 Auction –

Shimron Hetmyer – INR 7.75 Crore

Marcus Stoinis – INR 4.8 Crore

Alex Carey – INR 2.4 Crore

Jason Roy – INR 1.5 Crore

Chris Woakes – INR 1.5 Crore

Mohit Sharma – INR 50 lakh

Lalit Yadav – INR 20 lakh

Purse after the Auction – INR 9 crore

New Squad after the Auction

S Dhawan, A Rahane, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Jason Roy, Rishabh Pant (wk), A Carey (wk), S Hetmyer, Axar Patel, H Patel, Chris Woakes, Marcus Stoinis, Lalit Yadav, R Ashwin, Amit Mishra, S Lamichhane, K Rabada, I Sharma, Keemo Paul, A Khan, M Sharma, Deshpande.

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) –

Players bought in IPL 2020 Auction –

Glenn Maxwell – INR 10.75 Crore

Sheldon Cottrell – INR 8.5 Crore

Chris Jordan – INR 3 Crore

Ravi Bishnoi – INR 2 Crore

Prabhsimran Singh – INR 55 lakh

James Neesham – INR 50 lakh

Deepak Hooda – INR 50 lakh

Ishan Porel – INR 20 lakh

Tajinder Dhillon – INR 20 lakh

Purse after the Auction – INR 16.5 crore

New Squad after the Auction –

KL Rahul (wk), Chris Gayle, M Agarwal, K Nair, Mandeep Singh, Prabhsimran Singh (wk), N Pooran (wk), S Khan, Glenn Maxwell, D Hooda, J Neesham, C Jordan, Murugan Ashwin, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, K. Gowtham, J. Suchith, H Brar, R Bishnoi, T Dhillon,  Shami, Viljoen, A Singh, D Nalkande, S Cottrell, I Porel.

Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR)-

Players bought in IPL 2020 Auction –

Pat Cummins – INR 15.5 Crore

Eoin Morgan – INR 5.5 Crore

Varun Chakravarthy – INR ₹4 Crore

Tom Banton – INR 1 Crore

Rahul Tripathi – INR 60 lakh

Chris Green – INR 20 lakh

M Siddharth – INR 20 lakh

Pravin Tambe – INR 20 lakh

Nikhil Naik – INR 20 lakh

Purse after the Auction – INR 8.5 crore

New Squad after the Auction

 S Gill, Siddesh Lad, Rahul Tripathi, Tom Banton (wk), Nikhil Naik, Dinesh Karthik (wk), R Singh, Eoin Morgan, A Russell, Nitish Rana, Chris Green, S Narine, K Yadav, V Chakravarthy, M Siddharth, Pravin Tambe, Harry Gurney, L Ferguson, K Nagarkoti, S Mavi, P Krishna, S Warrier, P Cummins

Mumbai Indians (MI)-

Players bought in IPL 2020 Auction –

Nathan Coulter-Nile – INR 8 Crore

Chris Lynn – INR 2 Crore

Saurabh Tiwary – INR 50 Crore

Mohsin Khan – INR 20 lakh

Digvijay Deshmukh – INR 20 lakh

Prince Balwant Rai Singh – INR 20 lakh

Purse after the Auction – INR 1.95 crore

New Squad after the Auction –

Rohit Sharma, S Yadav, Quinton de Kock (wk), A Tare (wk), A Singh, Chris Lynn, K Pollard, Ishan Kishan, Sherfane Rutherford, Saurabh Tiwary, H Pandya, K Pandya, P Balwant Rai, R Chahar, J Yadav, A Roy, Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Trent Boult, D Kulkarni, M McClenaghan, N Coulter-Nile, M Khan, D Deshmukh

Rajasthan Royals (RR)-

Players bought in IPL 2020 Auction –

Robin Uthappa – INR 3 Crore

Jaydev Unadkat – INR 3 Crore

Yashasvi Jaiswal – INR 2.4 Crore

Kartik Tyagi – INR 1.3 Crore

Tom Curran – INR 1 Crore

Andrew Tye – INR 1 Crore

Anuj Rawat – INR 80 lakh

David Miller – INR 75 lakh

Oshane Thomas – INR 50 lakh

Anirudha Joshi – INR 20 lakh

Akash Singh – INR 20 lakh

Purse after the Auction – INR 14.75 crore

New Squad after the Auction –

Jos Buttler (wk), Steve Smith, S Samson (wk), M Vohra, R Uthappa, Y Jaiswal, A Rawat (wk), R Parag, D Miller, Ben Stokes, Mahipal Lomror, S Singh, S Gopal, Rahul Tewatia, M Markande, A Joshi, J Archer, A Rajpoot, V Aaron, J Unadkat, A Singh, K Tyagi, O Thomas, T Curran, A Tye

Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) –

Players bought in IPL 2020 Auction –

Chris Morris – INR 10 Crore

Aaron Finch – INR 4.4 Crore

Kane Richardson – INR 4 Crore

Dale Steyn – INR 2 Crore

Isuru Udana – INR 50 lakh

Josh Philippe – INR 20 lakh

Pavan Deshpande – INR 20 lakh

Shahbaz Ahamad – INR 20 lakh

Purse after the Auction – INR 6.4 crore

New Squad after the Auction –

Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, D Padikkal, Parthiv Patel (wk), A Finch, J Philippe (wk), S Ahamad (wk), G Singh Mann, P Deshpande, M Ali, S Dube, C Morris, I Udana, Y Chahal, W Sundar, P Negi, U Yadav, N Saini, M Siraj, K Richardson, D Steyn

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) –

Players bought in IPL 2020 Auction –

Mitchell Marsh – INR 2 Crore

Virat Singh – INR 1.9 Crore

Priyam Garg – INR 1.9 Crore

Fabian Allen – INR 50 lakh

Sandeep Bavanaka – INR 20 lakh

Abdul Samad – INR 20 lakh

Sanjay Yadav – INR 20 lakh

Purse after the Auction – INR 10.10 crore

New Squad after the Auction –

 D Warner, Kane Williamson, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Manish Pandey, Sreevats Goswami (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Virat Singh, Priyam Garg, Sanjay Yadav, Vijay Shankar, M Nabi, A Sharma, Mitchell Marsh, Sandeep Bavanaka,  Samad, R Khan, S Nadeem, F Allen, B Kumar, S Kaul, K Ahmed, S  Sharma, Basil Thampi, T. Natarajan, B Stanlake

Here’s our list of Best 11 Players sold in this IPL 2020 Auction –

1. Yashasvi Jaiswal ( RR)

2. Aaron Finch (RCB)

3. Shimron Hetmyer (DC)

4. Glenn Maxwell (KXIP)

5. Eoin Morgan (c) (KKR)

6. Alex Carey (wk) (DC)

7. Chris Jordan (KXIP)

8. Pat Cummins (KKR)

9. Dale Steyn (RCB)

10. Jaydev Unadkat (RR)

11. Piyush Chawla (CSK)

Here’s our list of Most Expensive Players sold in this IPL 2020 Auction –

1. Pat Cummins – INR 15.5 CR (KKR)

2. Glenn Maxwell – INR 10.75 CR (KXIP)

3. Chris Morris – INR 10 CR (RCB)

4. Sheldon Cottrell – INR 8.5 CR (KXIP)

5. Nathan Coulter-Nile – INR 8 CR (MI)

6. Shimron Hetmyer – 7.75 CR (DC)

7. Piyush Chawla – 6.5 CR (CSK)

8. Sam Curran – 5.50 CR (CSK)

9. Eoin Morgan – 5.25 CR (KKR)

10. Marcus Stonis – 4.80 CR (DC)