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IPL 2020 Players List: Playing Squad of the Eight Teams.

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After numerous controversies and speculations, the thirteenth season of Indian Premier League is all set to be held in the UAE. The governing body of IPL has received required permission from the Indian government and the tournament will be hosted from September 19th to 10th November. Previously, the tournament was decided to be held in the months of March and April but was delayed due to the ongoing pandemic. All the cricketers from the IPL 2020 Player list are scheduled to travel to Dubai in August.

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Presently there are eight teams playing the tournament, each team has been assigned 24 players cap. However, three teams, Kings XI Punjab, Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad has a capsize of 25, which is the maximum allowed size. Unlike previous sessions, this time the matches will start from 7.30 PM IST. 

Let’s check out the IPL 2020 player list of all the eight teams playing in the 13th season of IPL. 

Chennai Super Kings 

Chennai Super Kings is undoubtedly one of the best teams participating in the tournament. It has won the league thrice, 2010, 2011 and 2018, and has the highest winning percentage. CSK is owned by the Indian Cement. It holds the record of appearing maximum times in the playoffs and the finals, ten and eight respectively. They were the runners up in the 12th session of the IPL. 

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In the 2020 auction, the team retained most of their players from the previous seasons in their IPL 2020 player list. However, they focused on their bowling this time and chose two Indian and two foreign players. The team is captained by the former Indian captain M.S Dhoni, who announced his retirement on 15th August along with Suresh Raina, his CSK teammate. 

Dhoni holds the highest bid-holder among the team and was claimed by the franchise at 15 crores and is followed by Raina at 11 crores and Kedar Jadhav at 7.80 crores. 

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PlayerRolePrice
Ambati Rayadu (R)Batsman2.20 crore
Monu Singh (R)Batsman20 lakhs
Murali Vijay (R)Batsman2 crore
Ruturaj Gaikwad (R)Batsman20 lakhs
Suresh Raina (R)Batsman11 crore
MS Dhoni (R)Wicket Keeper15 crore
Jagadeesan Narayan (R)Wicket Keeper20 lakhs
Asif K M (R)All-Rounder40 lakhs
Dwayne Bravo (R)All-Rounder6.40 crore
Faf du Plessis (R)All-Rounder1.60 crore
Karn Sharma (R)All-Rounder5 crore
Kedar Jadhav (R)All-Rounder7.80 crore
Ravindra jadeja (R)All-Rounder7 crore
Shane Watson (R)All-Rounder4 crore
Sam CurranAll-Rounder5.50 crore
Deepak Chahar (R)Bowler80 lakhs
Harbhajan Singh (R)Bowler2 crore
Imran Tahir (R)Bowler1 crore
Lungisani Ngidi (R)Bowler50 lakhs
Mitchell Santner (R)Bowler50 lakhs
Shardul Thakur (R)Bowler2.60 crore
Piyush ChawlaBowler6.75 crore
Josh HazlewoodBowler2 crore
R. Sai KishoreBowler20 lakhs
Chennai Super Kings

*R- Retained

Mumbai Indians

Owned by the Reliance Industries, Mumbai Indians is the most successful team in the league as they have won four IPL titles. They defeated the CSK in 2013 and won the first IPL, followed by 2015, 2017 and 2019. The team has previously had Sachin Tendulkar, the star cricketer as their icon and captain. 

They have retained 18 of the previously playing cricketers and bought 6 foreign players in their IPL 2020 player list, Nathan-Coulter-Nile being the most expensive one, at 8 crores. 

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The team is currently captained by Rohit Sharma and coached by Mahela Jayawardane. Other star players include Lasith Malinga, who is the leading IPL wicket-taker, Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah.

Rohit Sharma is the highest paid cricketer who was bid 15 crores, followed by Hardik Pandya at 11 crores and Krunal Pandya at 8.80 crores. 

PlayerRolePrice
Rohit Sharma (R)Batsman15 crore
Anmolpreet Singh (R)Batsman80 lakhs
Ankul Roy (R)Batsman20 lakhs
Sherfane Rutherford (R)Batsman2 crore
Suryakumar Yadav (R)Batsman3.20 crore
Chris LynnBatsman2 crore
Saurabh TiwaryBatsman50 lakhs
Aditya Tare (R)Wicket Keeper20 lakhs
Ishan Kishan (R)Wicket Keeper6.20 crore
Quinton de Kock (R)Wicket Keeper2.80 crore
Hardik Pandya (R)All-Rounder11 crore
Kieron Pollard (R)All-Rounder5.40 crore
Krunal Pandya (R)All-Rounder8.80 crore
Rahul Chahar (R)All-Rounder1.90 crore
Digvijay DeshmukhAll-Rounder20 lakhs
Prince Balwant Rai SinghAll-Rounder20 lakhs
Dhawal Kulkarni (R)Bowler75 lakhs
Jasprit Bumrah (R)Bowler7 crore
Jayant Yadav (R)Bowler50 lakhs
Lasith Malinga (R)Bowler2 crore
Mitchell McClenaghan (R)Bowler1 crore
Trent Boult (R)Bowler3.20 crore
Nathan Coulter-NileBowler8 crore
Mohsin KhanBowler20 lakhs
Mumbai Indians IPL 2020 player list

Royal Challengers Bangalore

The Royal Challengers Bangalore is the franchise of the liquor brand Royal Challenge. The team has never won the league but has been part of the final match three times as runners up. RCB holds the highest as well as lowest totals in the IPL list, 263/5 and 49 respectively. 

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RCB after beating SRH in their last league match.
RCB has the best batting line up but a comparatively weaker bowling side.

The team has probably the best line up of batting but their bowling line up has always let them down. The team retained 13 players from its previous seasons and in this year’s auctions, they filled just 8 spots of their IPL 2020 list, when they had the scope of filling 12 spots. 

Indian captain, Virat Kohli captains this team and is the highest-paid cricketer in the league with 17 crore value. He is followed by AB de Villiers who is paid 11 crores and Christopher Morris at 10 crores. 

PlayerRolePrice
Virat Kohli (R)Batsman17 crore
AB de Villiers (R)Batsman11 crore
Devdutt Padikkal (R)Batsman20 lakhs
Gurkeerat Singh (R)Batsman50 lakhs
Aaron FinchBatsman4.40 crore
Shahbaz AhamadWicket Keeper20 lakhs
Joshua PhilippeWicket Keeper20 lakhs
Pathiv Patel (R)Wicket Keeper1.70 crore
Pawan Negi (R)All-Rounder1 crore
Shivam Dube (R)All-Rounder5 crore
Moeen Ali (R)All-Rounder1.70 crore
Isuru UdanaAll-Rounder50 lakhs
Pavan DeshpandeAll-Rounder20 lakhs
Christopher MorrisAll-Rounder10 crore
Kane RichardsonBowler4 crore
Dale SteynBowler2 crore
Mohammed Siraj (R)Bowler2.60 crore
Navdeep Saini (R)Bowler3 crore
Umesh Yadav (R)Bowler4.20 crore
Washington Sundar (R)Bowler3.20 crore
Yuzvendra Chahal (R)Bowler6 crore
RCB IPL 2020 player list

Delhi Capitals

The Delhi Capitals is the only team out of the eight teams to have never appeared in the finals. It is owned by the GMR and JSW Groups and has the Arun Jaitley Stadium as their home ground. 

Delhi Capitals, the team to look out for in IPL 2020.
Shreyas Iyer leads the Delhi Capitals

The team retained 14 players from their previous team and had 11 slots to fill in the 2020 auction. They bagged best of the foreign cricketers and had a mix of both batsmen and bowlers in the IPL 2020 player list. The team is captained by the young Shreyas Iyer and coached by the Australian star cricketer Ricky Ponting. The most paid cricketer in this team is Shimron Heymyer at 7.75 crores, followed by  Ravichandran Ashwin at 7.60 crores. The team is known for its strong bowling lineup. 

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PlayerRolePrice
Shreyas Iyer (R)Batsman7 crore
Ajinkya Rahane (R)Batsman5.25 crore
Keemo Paul (R)Batsman50 lakhs
Prithvi Shaw (R)Batsman1.20 crore
Shikhar Dhawan (R)Batsman5.20 crore
Shimron HeymyerBatsman7.75 crore
Jason RoyBatsman1.50 crore
Rishabh Pant (R)Wicket Keeper15 crore
Alex CareyWicket Keeper2.40 crore
Marcus StoinisAll-Rounder4.80 crore
Lalit YadavAll-Rounder20 lakhs
Chris WoakesAll-Rounder1.50 crore
Avesh Khan (R)Bowler70 lakhs
Ravichandran Ashwin (R)Bowler7.60 crore
Sandeep Lamichhane (R)Bowler20 lakhs
Axar Patel (R)Bowler5 crore
Harshal Patel (R)Bowler20 lakhs
Ishant Sharma (R)Bowler1.10 crore
Kagiso Rabada (R)Bowler4.20 crore
Mohit SharmaBowler50 lakhs
Tushar DeshpandeBowler20 lakhs
Amit Mishra (R)Bowler4 crore
Complete player list of IPL 2020, RCB

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)

The Kings XI Punjab is based in Chandigarh and is owned jointly by Mohit Burman, Ness Wadia, Preity Zinta and Karan Paul. In the total 12 seasons, the Kings XI Punjab has made only one playoff appearances and in 2014 season, they topped the charts, ending up being the runners up. 

The KXIP has made only one playoff appearances in the IPL history.
The highest grossing player of the team is KL Rahul.

In the 2020 auction, the team retained 16 players from its previous team and added 9 more players, 5 of whom are all-rounders. The team achieved high by adding Glen Maxwell, the Australian spin-allrounder to their IPL 2020 player list. 

The team is captained by KL Rahul who is also the highest-grossing player of the team at 11 crores. He is closely followed by Glenn Maxwell at 1.75 crores. 

PlayerRolePrice
Andre Russell (R)Batsman8.50 crore
Harry Gurney (R)Batsman75 lakhs
Kamlesh Nagarkoti (R)Batsman3.20 crore
Lockie Ferguson (R)Batsman1.60 crore
Nitish Rana (R)Batsman3.40 crore
Prasidh Krishna (R)Batsman20 lakhs
Rinku Singh (R)Batsman80 lakhs
Shubham Gill (R)Batsman1.80 crore
Siddhesh Lad (R)Batsman20 lakhs
Eoin MorganBatsman5.25 crore
Tom BantonBatsman1 crore
Rahul TripathiBatsman60 lakhs
Dinesh Karthik (R)Wicket Keeper7.40 crore
Nikhil Shankar NaikWicket Keeper20 lakhs
Sunil Narine (R)All-Rounder12.50 crore
Pat CumminsAll-Rounder15.5 crore
Shivam Mavi (R)All-Rounder3 crore
Varun ChakaravarthyAll-Rounder4 crore
Chris GreenAll-Rounder20 lakhs
Kuldeep Yadav (R)Bowler5.80 crore
Sandeep Warrier (R)Bowler20 lakhs
Pravin TambeBowler20 lakhs
M SiddharthBowler20 lakhs
The complete list of players

Rajasthan Royals

Commonly known as the ‘money-ball’ team of the IPL, the Rajasthan Royals team is definitely the team of the high potential players. The team won the inaugural edition of the league in 2013, under Shane Warne’s captaincy. In the 2013 Champions League Twenty20 match, it became the runners-up under the captaincy of Rahul Dravid. 

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The team has retained 14 players from its existing team and has filled all the 11 spots in the auction to join their IPL 2020 player list. The team is captained by Steve Smith who is the highest-grossing cricketer of the team with 12.5 crores along with Ben Stokes. 

PlayerRolePrice
Riyan Parag (R)Batsman20 lakhs
Shashank Singh (R)Batsman30 lakhs
Steve Smith (R)Batsman12.50 crore
Robin UthappaBatsman3 crore
David MillerBatsman75 lakhs
Manan Vohra (R)Batsman20 lakhs
Jos Butler (R)Wicket Keeper4.40 crore
Sanju Samson (R)Wicket Keeper8 crore
Anuj RawatWicket Keeper80 lakhs
Ben Stokes (R)All-Rounder12.50 crore
Mahipal Lomror (R)All-Rounder20 lakhs
Shreyas Gopal (R)All-Rounder20 lakhs
Yashasvi JaiswalAll-Rounder2.40 crore
Tom CurranAll-Rounder1 crore
Ankit Rajpoot (R)Bowler3 crore
Jofra Archer (R)Bowler7.20 crore
Mayank Markande (R)Bowler2 crore
Rahul Tewatia (R)Bowler3 crore
Varun Aaron (R)Bowler2.40 crore
Jaydev UnadkatBowler3 crore
Kartik TyagiBowler1.30 crore
Andrew TyeBowler1 crore
Oshane ThomasBowler50 lakhs
Anirudha Ashok JoshiAll-Rounder20 lakhs
Akash SinghBowler20 lakhs
Rajasthan Royals Playing Squad 2020

Kolkata Knight Riders

Representing the city of Kolkata, Kolkata Knight Riders has attracted limelight due to its connection with Bollywood stars. The team is owned jointly by Juhi Chawla and Shah Rukh Khan. 

They have won the title twice, once in 2012, defeating the Chennai Super Kings and the other in 2014, winning over the Kings XI Punjab. The team also has the record for the longest winning streak by an Indian team in the T20 cricket. 

KKR is currently training under Brenden McCullum for the 2020 edition.
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In the 2020 edition of the IPL, the Kolkata Knight Riders have retained 14 of its previous players and added 9 more new players in the team. The team also made headlines by buying Pat Cummins at 15.5 crores, which is the highest amount paid in the IPL history ever for any foreign player. 

The team is captained by Dinesh Karthik and coached by Brendon McCullum. The highest-paid players are Pat Cummins at 15.5 crores and Sunil Narine at 12.5 crores in their IPL 2020 player list. 

PlayerRolePrice
Andre Russell (R)Batsman8.50 crore
Harry Gurney (R)Batsman75 lakhs
Kamlesh Nagarkoti (R)Batsman3.20 crore
Lockie Ferguson (R)Batsman1.60 crore
Nitish Rana (R)Batsman3.40 crore
Prasidh Krishna (R)Batsman20 lakhs
Rinku Singh (R)Batsman80 lakhs
Shubham Gill (R)Batsman1.80 crore
Siddhesh Lad (R)Batsman20 lakhs
Eoin MorganBatsman5.25 crore
Tom BantonBatsman1 crore
Rahul TripathiBatsman60 lakhs
Dinesh Karthik (R)Wicket Keeper7.40 crore
Nikhil Shankar NaikWicket Keeper20 lakhs
Sunil Narine (R)All-Rounder12.50 crore
Pat CumminsAll-Rounder15.5 crore
Shivam Mavi (R)All-Rounder3 crore
Varun ChakaravarthyAll-Rounder4 crore
Chris GreenAll-Rounder20 lakhs
Kuldeep Yadav (R)Bowler5.80 crore
Sandeep Warrier (R)Bowler20 lakhs
Pravin TambeBowler20 lakhs
M SiddharthBowler20 lakhs
KKR IPL 2020 player list

Sunrisers Hyderabad

This team was founded after the Deccan Chargers team was terminated from the IPL in 2012 and is owned by the Sun TV Network. The team is captained by David Warner. In their first series, in 2013, the team reached the playoffs and in 2016 won the IPL finals. In the 2018 series, the team reached the finals but lost to the CSK by 8 wickets. It is admired for its best bowling line up. 

The Sunrisers Hyderabad has won one edition of the IPL.
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David Warner has the leading score for the team and has won the orange cup three times, once in 2015, 2017 and 2019. The team has retained 18 of its players from the previous team and filled the 7 slots available by buying 5 all-rounders in the 2020 auction. 

PlayerRolePrice
Kane Williamson (R)Batsman3 crore
Abhishek Sharma (R)Batsman55 lakhs
David Warner (R)Batsman12.50 crore
Manish Pandey (R)Batsman11 crore
Priyam GargBatsman1.90 crore
Virat SinghBatsman1.90 crore
Jonny Bairstow (R)Wicket Keeper2.20 crore
Shreevats Goswami (R)Wicket Keeper1 crore
Wridhhiman Saha (R)Wicket Keeper1.20 crore
Vijay Shankar (R)All-Rounder3.20 crore
Mitchell MarshAll-Rounder2 crore
Mohammad Nabi (R)All-Rounder1 crore
Fabian AllenAll-Rounder50 lakhs
Sandeep BavanakaAll-Rounder20 lakhs
Sanjay YadavAll-Rounder20 lakhs
Abdul SamadAll-Rounder20 lakhs
Basil Thampi (R)Bowler95 lakhs
Bhuvneshwar Kumar (R)Bowler8.50 crore
Billy Stanlake (R)Bowler50 lakhs
Rashid Khan (R)Bowler9 crore
Sandeep Sharma (R)Bowler3 crore
Shahbaz Nadeem (R)Bowler3.20 crore
Siddarth Kaul (R)Bowler3.80 crore
Syed Khaleel Ahmed (R)Bowler3 crore
T Natarajan (R)Bowler40 lakhs
The Sunrisers Hyderabad Playing Squad, 2020

The teams have reached Dubai where their safety measurements as well as practice sessions are being monitored closely. The tournament will be held behind the closed doors, without spectators.

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